Mumbai : Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Comedy Nights Kapil SHarma are enjoying great equation and it has in fact reflected in Big B’s upcoming season of KBC 8, as the show will have comedian Kapil Sharma as his first guest on the eighth season of his hit game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)
Kapil will feature in the opening episode of the show, which will be shot on August 2 and the same will be aired on the commencing date of 17th August @ 8:30 PM on Sony. The 71-year-old “Yudh” star shared the news on his blog.
Big B’s blog read “So episodes over, its rehearsals for the Surat show with some incomparable people like Kapil Sharma,” he captioned a picture in his blog of Comedy Nights with Kapil star and himself from the show’s sets.
Amitabh Bachchan, who is also the brand ambassador of Gujarat, is set to shoot the launch episode of his hugely popular TV reality game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 8 in Surat.
The idea is to commence the new season of the game show in great style, grandeur and mass appeal with the brand Big B.
The knowledge-based show will, for the first time, be uniquely shot live amidst Surat residents and telecast on Sony Entertainment Television at a later date, which is yet to be announced, said a statement
It’s payback time for Bachchan as he has already been a guest on Kapil’s comedy show and had a great fun enjoying the humorous act of Kapil and even pulled a prank on Sunil Grover that almost made him to run in to tears and finally ending up in a burst of laughing.
The event scheduled for Aug 2nd at Surat will be shot at the International Exhibition and Convention Centre, Althan-Sarsana Road, Surat.
The registrations for the event commenced on July 22, and the selection of contestants to qualify will be done in two rounds. The shortlisted participants will get a chance to play the fastest finger round, and the one who answers the question correctly quickest, will get an opportunity to be on the much-celebrated KBC hot seat.
The channel is promoting the season with a unique concept on humanity and oneness, which was acclaimed by the audience and created an extraordinary hype in the market too.