Amitabh Bachchan has shared a picture from the KBC 12 (Kaun Banega Crorepati) sets, adding that this year has marked the end of 20 years with this very popular game show. He has been hosting this show for the past twenty years with great success.
This very respected and famous Bollywood star has resumed shooting for this successful game show. This picture has been shared on the Instagram handle of the veteran actor. He posts that he is back to work in a sea of blue..PPE (personal protection equipment) . He also posts that this game show, KBC, started in the year 2000, and now it is 2020. This means it is 20 years. He finds this amazing.
This first season of this game show was an adaptation of the British show, ‘Who Wants To Be a Millionaire’? This season was aired from the year 2000-2001.
The registration of this game show, KBC12 took place from the 9th of May till the 22nd of May. The Head of Business Planning and Communication, Mr. Amit Raisinghani, issued a statement that this was the first time in the KBC history that selection and screening is being managed digitally. He also said that this can be called ‘a season of firsts’ and that he was sure that this would redefine the power of knowledge.
Prior to this resuming of the shooting of KBC12, this legendry actor had shot for a day in the month of May with the ongoing lockdown. Many of his fans had objected to this. He had mentioned that maximum precautions had been taken and the shooting which was scheduled for a period of 2 days was completed in only 1 day.
Last week, on his blog, Amitabh Bachchan had given details of how he was going back to shoot for KBC 12 with all the precautions taken. He said that there were lots of preparation and presentation for the promo shoots of KBC12. There is a detailed protocol on how the shoot will take place with the maximum of precautions.
It was in the month of July 2020, this actor had tested ’positive’ for the coronavirus. He had informed this on Twitter. He tested negative only after spending around 20 days in the Nanavati Hospital in Mumbai. He was back home in early August and had ensured that he stayed home from then. Abhishek Bachchan, wife, Aishwarya Rai, and daughter, Aaradhya Bachchan were also diagnosed with the COVID-19.
He stepped out on his mother, Teji Singh’s birth anniversary, to plant some saplings in his own garden.
This veteran actor, Amitabh Bachchan, has a number of films that are in different stages of post-production. These include ‘Brahmastra’ of Ayan Muherji with Alia Bhat and Ranbir Kapoor, ‘Jhund and Chehre’ of Nagraj Manjule with Emran Hashmi.
The star witnessed the release of his movie, Gulabo Sitabo, with Ayushman Khurrana on the OTT platform during the lockdown. There is a general excitement among the people who are ‘die-hard’ fans of this game show.