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Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 9: All that happened in Episode 1


Mumbai: The ninth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati is finally here and superstar Amitabh Bachchan is back to host the show with an innovative style on the small screen.

During the first show, after welcoming viewers without wasting anytime Big B started the game with the fastest finger first. The first contestant was Saroj Verma, who is a school teacher from Haryana’s Hisar. She took 5.77 seconds to answer the question.

Big B quickly explained the rules and informed that the contestant will get 45 seconds to answer questions on level one and one minute in the second level. This time, along with audience vote and 50/50, there are two new lifelines. The contestant can video call a friend for help and in another lifeline any jodidar of the contestant can join him or her on the hot seat.

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Saroj answered nine questions on the show and took home prize money of Rs. 10,000 only.

After Saroj, the next contestant to play the game was Shri Kisan Yadav, who is also from Haryana and professionally he is a doctor. The contestant will continue the show today also.

KBC 9 is aired on Sony from Monday-Friday.

How to participate in KBC 9?

On the show, the contestant try their luck by giving answer to questions and win big amount to fulfil their dream. Some basic rules are, there like you can make your way to the hot seat by sending your answer via an SMS to 509093, or call the IVR number 5052525, or log on to or download the app SonyLiv. There is no participation fee applicable to anyone other than the data, SMS or IVR call charges. Mode of activation via SMS and IVR is available in certain circles of select operators.