Amitabh Bachchan returns to host season 12 of Kaun Banega Crorepati
Quiz show, Kaun Banega Crorepati is all set to for season 12
Kaun Banega Crorepati (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire) is set to return for another season, with none other than Amitabh Bachchan hosting the show.
Having been diagnosed with the coronavirus in July, the 77 year old actor was taken to hospital to receive treatment, and was given the all clear at the beginning of August. After recovering from the health scare, Bachchan returned to the hosting seat to film a new season of the quiz show.
Amitabh took to social media to tell his fans he was back to work with an Instagram post captioned, “it’s back to work .. in a sea of blue PPE .. KBC 12 .. started 2000 .. today year 2020 .. 20 years ! Amaze .. that’s a lifetime !!”. The star shared a sneak preview of what the tv set looks like whilst filming during coronavirus. The image shows the tv crew wearing blue personal protective equipment including hazmat suits, gloves and masks whilst handling equipment. The other half of the image featured a black and white image of Bachchan smiling.
The first season of Kaun Banega Crorepati first aired in 2000, and Amitabh Bachchan has been at the helm of the show ever since. Since it’s tv debut 20 years ago, Bachchan’s likeable charm has seen the series grow immensely, making it the most popular quiz show in the whole of India. Its viewing figures are still increasing, and it seems the demand for Amitabh Bachchan is stronger than ever.
The new season of the show looks like it’s almost set to air. An official release date is yet to be announced.