Kaun Banega Crorepati, the most popular quiz show that had started long back in year 2000 on Star Plus channel topped the TRP of Indian serials. The show gained popularity because it was hosted by great Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan. This show gave chance to participants to win crores of money and fame by using their general knowledge in a single day. The show successfully completed 8 seasons and now 9th season is on air at Sony channel. This game provided platform to many Indian citizens to sit on the “Hot Seat” and meet the actor Amitabh Bachchan. The overnight fame and bags of money had changed the life of KBC winners.
Let us have a look at the life of some of the KBC winners . How they have utilized the prize money and how their life has changed. For some it brought luck, some changed their ambition and some actually utilized the money in setting up business.
Sushil Kumar from Motihari, Bihar winner of 5 crore rupees from season 5 used the money in building his house for a family of 19 members. Recently he cleared Bihar Teacher’s Eligibility Test and will soon serve as a teacher in government school.
Harshvardhan Nawathe from Mumbai, the first winner of season 1 of Kaun Banega Crorepati who won 1 crore rupees. He used the money in getting a MBA degree from a university in Edinburgh, UK. He bought his first car and house in Mumbai. Now he is working with Mahindra and Mahindra and living a happy life.
Sanmeet Kaur from Mumbai, winner of 5 crore rupees from season 6. The prize money changed her life. From a home maker to an owner of a fashion brand Phir Desi fashion. She used the money in getting her dreams by starting a fashion brand label and a big house in Mumbai. Now she is successful entrepreneur.
Taj Mohammed Rangrez
Taj Mohammed Rangrez from Kanore, Rajasthan, won 1 crore rupees in season 6, he used the prize money in treatment of his partially blind daughter followed by paying the money for two orphan girls of his own village. Also he bought a new house and made some investments.
Rahat Taslim, from Giridh, Jharkand, winner of 1 crore rupees in season 4. She was an ordinary home maker from a small Muslim family but took the risk of spending all her prize money in setting up a business. She managed to open a garment showroom in mall in 2012. With all her confidence and belief, she succeeded and now doing well in business.
Achin Narula and Sarthak Narula
Achin Narula and Sarthak Narula from Delhi, winner of 7 crore rupees season 8, this fame bought them many marriage proposals. This victory was the result of ten years hard work to appear on the show together. The duo brothers used the portion of money in cancer treatment of their mother. Side by side, they spent the money in their business and now running it productively.
Kaun Banega Crorepati brought happiness in lives of many Indian citizens with utilization of prize money in getting their dreams come true and fulfilling their necessities. The program successfully hooked the people and enhance their knowledge capsule. Also, people showed their interest and craze for making the show popular then other television serials in terms of TRP and beating the trend of daily soaps. The show, copied UK’s game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire“, but kept us stuck to the TV. The show with every new season always brings new hopes to the common man out there to earn huge amount of money. The life of KBC winners have definitely changed and you can also try your luck in the 9th season or by playing on your Jio application.