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Amitabh Bachchan returns to host Kaun Banega Crorepati 13

The makers of the show have posted a teaser on Instagram.

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NEW DELHI: At a time when the nation is reeling under the pall of the Covid2019 pandemic, TV audiences have been offered a ray of hope with the announcement of a new season of Kaun Banega Crorepati. The game show is one of the most popular programmes ever broadcasted on Indian television. One reason for the show’s enduring appeal is superstar Amitabh Bachchan's warm and engaging anchorship. Now, Big B is all set to return as host of 13th season of KBC. 

The makers of the show, Sony TV Entertainment broke the news by posting a teaser on their Instagram page. In the video, Amitabh Bachchan can be seen in his full swag, as he informs us that registrations for KBC will begin on 10 May. He also shares that he and the hot seat are waiting for people, and that they too should gear up for the show now.

In another promotional video, the iconic actor can be seen watching out for a contestant who will sit opposite him on the hot seat. 

It was in 2000 that Kaun Banega Crorepati had its pilot season with Amitabh Bachchan in the role of the host. The third season of the show was presented by Shah Rukh Khan, while the remaining 11 seasons were hosted by Bachchan. 

During the filming of the 12th season of KBC, Amitabh Bachchan was diagnosed with Covid. After recovering, Bachchan completed the shoot while adhering to all safety protocols. 

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