Colors Bangla will air “Ke Hobe Banglar Kotipoti” – the Bengali version of the popular quiz game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)
Produced by Big Synergy Media Limited, this game show is also popular around the globe as ‘Who Wants to be a Millionaire’ and is fondly known in India as KBC. Its Bangla version will premiere on 16 July 2018, every Monday to Friday at 9.00 pm on Colors Bangla.
Taking the reigns as the Host will be the very charming and Bengali Cinema’s stalwart, Prosenjit Chatterjee. The National award–winning actor has a huge fan base and is loved by viewers across age groups for his superlative acting skills and humble disposition. Arguably the most successful game show worldwide, ‘Ke Hobe Bangla r Kotipoti’ will give a chance to the Bengali speaking audiences residing in Bengal to showcase their awareness, intelligence and judgement. Auditions have been conducted in various cities like Kolkata, Malda, Siliguri, Kharagpur, Durgapur, Howrah.
After successfully adapting the show previously in Marathi, said Ravish Kumar, Head – Regional Entertainment Viacom18, “The regional entertainment market is extremely dynamic in nature and the viewer appetite for quality content is fast increasing. KBC Bangla, with its superior production value will be a visual treat while the very format allows everyday Bengalis to turn extraordinary by harnessing their aptitude. In Prosenjit we have the quintessential Bengali host with the right mix of intellectual appeal and grandeur. I am confident of KBC working both as a show and dialing up COLORS Bangla’s share in the discerning Bengali market.”
Speaking about the launch Superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee said, “KBC is a reckoned format that has taken India by storm and I have always considered this show as an inspiring platform that drives individuals to relentlessly follow their dreams. This show will give them an opportunity to showcase their intellect while winning a sizeable amount of money. As the host and their advisor, I’m looking forward to help viewers play this iconic game and hopefully witness a few Crorepatis during the course of the show.”
Rahul Chakravarti, Business Head – COLORS Bangla & Odia said, “We are upping the ante on our content line-up this year and a marquee show like KBC is a step in that direction. The show has been a massive hit worldwide and has been widely appreciated for its edutainment content.Bengalis are known for their wealth of knowledge and now is the time for them to showcase their talent to the world. Every question counts and contestants will have to apply strategy and carefully progress while weighing the risks they’re willing to take. We welcome Prosenjit onboard as the Host and Presenter of the very first season of the show on Colors Bangla. Prosenjit is a phenomenon across Bengal and I’m sure his enthusiasm will make all Bengali viewers believe in the opportunity to transform their life through this remarkable show.”
So, get ready to test your intellect and make a mark on “Ke Hobe Bangla r Kotipoti”
Starting July 16th every Monday to Friday at 9.00 PM, on COLORS Bangla!