‘The city of Kohima belongs to which country?’ A. China B. Nepal C. India D. Bhutan.
A rather unusual way to start a quiz. The new teaser for Kaun Banega Crorepati’s 2014 season gives you the feels. But it also holds a very large mirror to your face. For every time you have made a racist joke thinking it’s only a harmless jab at your friends from the North East, this will make you feel hot under the collar.
A spate of brutal attacks on people from India’s North East and a general feeling of alienation among its people prompted the popular quiz series to launch a whole season with inclusiveness as its main theme.
“For years, the show and it’s superstar celebrity host have brought together people from diverse regions, cultures, languages and aspirations for its viewers to watch and appreciate. All the while bringing families together in front of the television. KBC has challenged, inspired and helped thousands of Indians to earn knowledge, money and fame in the most engaging and entertaining fashion,” read a description of the video on the SET India YouTube channel.
The show has won popularity all over the world. KBC was played on various channels in Pakistan and was hugely followed by Pakistani audience. The show also won acclaim in UK, USA and Canada.
The eight season was called (KBC 8) Was also hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. for the sevent time