New Delhi: DD Kashir, the regional subsidiary television station of Doordarshan in Jammu and Kashmir, is set to launch Kashmir Version of KBC shortly and it has called for Registration stating from 16th March 2019.
The show has been titled “Kus Banikoshur Crorepaet” and RJ Rayees from RedFM – Srinagar station, will host it in Koshur language. Siddharth Basu’s Big Synergy is producing the KBC Kashmir version in association in with Studio NXT a subsidiary of Sony Pictures.
While the show may not be commercially viable for the Kashmir market, Ministry of Home Affairs, as part of its initiative to establish peace and harmony in the disturbed region, had been working towards setting up KBC in Kashmir in collaboration with DD Kashir .
On 11th September 2017 Rajnath Singh, Minister for Home Affairs had on his visit to state capital announced Rs 41 crores outlay for programme revival on DD Kashir. In that visit he had also announced that a Kashmiri version of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ (KBC) with a budget of Rs 18 crore would soon begin from DD Kashir. However, the same has started little later due to the subsequent political scenario in the valley.
Meet Raees Mohiuddin, host of #KusBaniKoshurKarorpaet Young, informed, articulate, witty. A popular entertainer & stand-up comic with a huge youth connect in the valley; seasoned RJ & occasional actor. Looking forward to him hosting the show with a difference @rayees_ud pic.twitter.com/eGDMDrS6VJ
— Siddhartha Basu (@babubasu) March 16, 2019
The show producers had announced Call for entries to Kashmiri speaking people throughout the country – lines are now open for a shot at the hot seat of for one whole week, from Mar 16-21. Call or log in to the number or app given below. Contest details on http://doordarshan.gov.in/ddkashir