Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 15 – a show hosted by Amitabh Bachchan – has got its second Crorepati. However, he was unable to answer this Rs 7 crore question that made him quit the show.
Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 15 – a show hosted by Amitabh Bachchan – has got its second crorepati.(Image from SonyLIV)
Woah! Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 15 – a show hosted by Amitabh Bachchan – has got its second Crorepati. The contestant – Jasnil Kumar, has bagged the second 'Crorepati’ title. However, soon after he cleared the Rs 1 crore stage, he was unable to answer the next question (worth Rs 7 crores) following which he decided to quit the show.
What was the question?
The question was: Leena Gade, a person of Indian origin is the first female race engineer to win which of the following races? The options presented to this multiple-choice question were A) Indianapolis 500, B) 24 Hours of Le Mans, C) 12 Hours of Sebring, and D) Monaco Grand Prix.
The correct answer to this question is option ‘B’.
Notably, Leena Gade, a British race engineer, has held the position of lead race engineer in both the FIA World Endurance Championship and the IndyCar race series. Her remarkable achievements include making history in 2011 when she became the inaugural female race engineer to secure victory at the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans.
What happened on the set of KBC?
Soon after Jasnil felt that he was unable to answer the question, he decided to quit the show. With this, he took home Rs 1 crore as the prize money.
Claps thundered after the audience witnessed Jasnil’s performance. Soon, Amitabh Bachchan asked him to choose an option for the question posed to him. To this, Jasnil replied, option B. Knowing this, Amitabh then said, "Khel jaate toh 7 crores jeet jaate aaj (Had you played you would have won 7 crores today)."
What is KBC 15 all about?
Kaun Banega Crorepati is an Indian television game show that serves as the authorized Hindi adaptation of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? franchise. The program made its debut in the year 2000, with the iconic actor Amitabh Bachchan assuming the role of the host.