As the ninth edition of Kaun Banega Crorepati has kicked off with two episodes already being aired on Sony Entertainment Television, Abhishek Bachchan is likely to share screen space with his father Amitabh Bachchan, who is the iconic quizmaster of the show. Junior Bachchan along with his Pro Kabaddi team Jaipur Pink Panthers is all set to appear as special guest in the show. Sources informed indianexpress.com that Abhishek along with his team shot for the special episode on Saturday and the telecast is likely to happen soon.
During the launch function of KBC which took place in Mumbai last week, it was announced that this season will not have any movie promotions as the makers want to concentrate totally on the game. The report also stated that makers of the show want to invite real life heroes for the show and want them not just to participate, but also share their motivational stories and reach out to the country for their cause. Even the current promo of KBC shows Women Indian Cricket Team players Mithali Raj, Jhulan Goswami and Harmanpreet Kaur being the special guests this Friday.
Speaking to indianexpress.com, sources revealed, “As Abhishek owns the Pro Kabbadi team Jaipur Pink Panthers, he joined the teammates to play the game. Abhishek and Amitabh share a great bond and the warmth was quite visible on the shoot.”
“Big B was also quite welcoming to his son’s team and together they had a blast. Abhishek and his teammates also shared a lot about their game and how they have finally managed to gain some recognition,” sources added further.
According to various reports, the ongoing edition of Kaun Banega Crorepati will have only 30-35 episodes. The first episode of the ninth season of the game show was aired on August 28 on Sony Entertainment Television and as promised by the makers, it was a retreat for viewers to see the ever charming and charismatic Amitabh Bachchan starting off the episode with his patient dialogue, ‘Deviyoon aur Sajanno’…
The makers have added some interesting changes in the show. Apart from making the game faster, it also has a new life line called ‘jodidaar’. Abhishek has earlier came on the game show during the fourth and eighth season.