KBC Winners What They Are Doing Now !!

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KBC Winners What They Are Doing Now

 

“Kaun Banega Crorepati” is unquestionably the biggest quiz show ever on the Indian television till date, as it gives the participants the opportunity to make millions by using their knowledge and reasoning ability.

 

The show, modelled on the UK game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”, kept us hooked to the television for an hour everyday and we saw Amitabh Bachchan make an explosive comeback via the small screen. The prize money was huge and every one wanted to try out their luck.

 

In 15 years, the show made 7 common people a millionaire. But what these millionaires are doing now? Perhaps no one knows about that.  Here’s a list of the contestants who won the highest prize money and what they’re up to now.

 

1.Harshwardhan Nawathe

Season: 1st 

Prize Money: 1 Crore

 

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Harshvardhan Nawathe, an aspiring civil services candidate, became the first ever contestant to win Rs 1 crore prize money on “Kaun Banega Crorepati” in 2000. He became a mini-celebrity after winning the money and the fame  took the focus away from studies and he did not sit for UPSC exam. Later, he went for MBA from a University in UK. Now married with two children, Nawathe presently works with Mahindra & Mahindra.

 

2. Ravi Mohan Saini

Season: Winner of KBC Junior

Prize Money: 1 Crore

 

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Ravi Mohan Saini, was in Class X of the Naval Public School in Andhra Pradesh when he won Rs 1 crore on Junior KBC in 2001. He was only 14 then. The talented boy didn’t stop winning in life. He is all grown up now and serves the country in the capacity of an officer in the Indian Police Service (IPS).

3. Brajesh Dubey

Season: 2nd

Prize Money: 1 Crore

 

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“Kaun Banega Crorepati” came back with its second season in 2005, after a considerable gap of four years. This season, Brijesh Dubey became Crorepati on the show. The electrical engineer is the son of national hockey umpire, K N Dubey.

 

While another crore worth of prize money was bagged by the celebrity couple, Ajay Devgan and Kajol in a special episode.

 

4. Rahat Taslim

Season: 4th

Prize Money: 1 Crore

 

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Coming from a rather conservative family, Rahat Taslim was preparing for her medical entrance examination when she was married off. Before she came on the show, Taslim would stitch clothes at home to make ends meet. After winner of the grand prize of Rs 1 crore, she opened a garment showroom in a mall in Giridih, where she lives. It wasn’t just the money that she won, but also her independence and self-confidence.

 

5. Sushil Kumar

Season: 5th

Prize Money: 5 Crore

 

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Sushil Kumar, a small computer operator from Champaran, Bihar, made headlines when he became the first contestant to win Rs 5 crore, in the show’s fifth season.  The money gave him name and fame. But apparently he didn’t invest it wisely. His dream of taking coaching in New Delhi to become an IAS officer never fructified.

 

According to the reports, he received a sum of 3.6 crores after the deduction of taxes. He spent it in building a house, buying farmland in his village, and establishing his kin and family. He is reportedly jobless and struggling for money.

 

6. Sunmeet Kaur

Season: 6th

Prize Money: 5 Crore

 

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Sunmeet Kaur’s story is quite filmy. Despite a degree in fashion designing, she was not allowed to pursue a career in designing by her in-laws. But she did not give up on her dreams and started a tiffin service centre. Unfortunately, her business flopped following an accident that left her bed-ridden for six months. Thereafter, she started to take tuitions for children, and the knowledge gained led her to win 5 crore in KBC.

 

The last we heard of her was that she had started a fashion house with a friend, of which she is no longer a partner.

 

7. Taj Mohammed Rangrez

Season: 7th

Prize Money: 1 Crore

 

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Based in Kanore, a hamlet in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district, Rangrez is a history teacher. He lives with his mother, wife, sister and partially blind daughter. He was the first contestant to win 1 crore in season 7 of KBC. He utilized the money in his daughter’s treatment for partial vision impairment, bought a house and funded the marriage of two orphaned girls. He remained a teacher after winning the money and today he is known as a successful person.

 

8. Achin Narula and Sarthak Narula

Season: 7th

Prize Money: 7 Crore

 

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Theirs has been the biggest victory on the show so far. Brothers Achin and Sarthak Narula created history on KBC by winning an incredible prize money of Rs 7 crore in Season 8 of the show, which was aired in 2014. The brothers used the money for their mother’s cancer treatment and open a business of their own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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