The quiz game Kaun Banega Crorepati, which is one of the most popular programmes on Indian television networks, is returning for its 14th season. It is currently one of the most popular series on Indian television and has a significant fan base.
Amitabh Bachchan, the well Indian actor who has hosted the show since its beginning, will preside over KBC 14 once more.
But have you ever wondered how much he is paid to host each episode?
Below is a detailed breakdown of Amitabh Bachchan’s earnings for each episode, starting with the first season.
The first season of Kaun Banega Crorepati premiered in the year 2000. For each episode of season 1, Big B charged somewhere around Rs 25 lakh.
Big B’s compensation was increased as the show’s popularity rose from season to season.
Big B is claimed to have received between 1.5 and 2 crore rupees for each episode throughout the fifth, sixth, and seventh seasons.
His fees had risen to Rs 3 crore by the time the tenth season of KBC aired.
Amithabh Bachchan is expected to demand a price of between 4 and 5 crores for each episode of Season 14, for a total fee of between 400 and 500 crores for the full season.
To commemorate India’s 75th anniversary of independence, the top prize for the show has also been increased to 7.5 crore.