KBC episode featuring maths genius tops TRP rating

Consumer Infoline News Desk / On 2017-09-18 00:00:00

An episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" season nine featuring Anand Kumar, a mathematician and founder of educational programme Super 30, has topped the Target rating points (TRP). A post from the handle Bachchan World read: "Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) ratings: Week 36 (2017); KBC soars up to 1 slot. The magic of Amitabh Bachchan continues."

To which, Amitabh, who hosts the show, replied: "Oh. Did not realise this. Thank you world." The episode, which aired on Sony Entertainment Television on September 2, is said to have received 6,798,000 impressions. Anand was invited as a special guest on the knowledge-based game show. After answering to seven questions, with assistance from his former student Anup Kumar, Anand won Rs 25 lakh. A biopic on Anand is also in the works. To be helmed by director Vikas Bahl, the film will reportedly star actor Hrithik Roshan.

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