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Kaun Banega Crorepati 9: Abhishek Bachchan or Super 30’s Anand Kumar, which episode tops TRP rating?

Kaun Banega Crorepati soars to slot 1 according to Broadcast Audience Research Council India (BARC) Ratings
Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk New Delhi September 17, 2017 14:21 IST
India TV Entertainment Desk

Last Friday’s Kaun Banega Crorepati episode took the audience by surprise when Abhishek Bachchan made a surprise entry on the show. Viewers were enthralled to see the father-son duo Amitabh Bachchan-Abhishek Bachchan on screen together after a long time. Likewise, the episode where founder of Super 30 and a mathematician Anand Kumar featured gained no less popularity.  But can you guess which episode topped the TRP ratings? While most of the Bollywood fans could’ve expected Abhishek Bachchan episode to be the most popular one on KBC 9, but  surprisingly the episode which feature Super 30’s Anand Kumar topped the target rating point (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 TV on September 2, is said to have received 6,798,000 impressions. The episode saw the maths genius Anand Kumar as the special guest under the initiative ‘Nayi Chah, Nayi Raah’. Anand won Rs. 25 lakh with his partner and former student Anup Kumar. He answered up to seven questions. 

A biopic is also being helmed on the life and works of Kumar by Queen-director Vikas Bahl. Hrithik Roshan is currently being said to play the role of Anand Kumar on screen. 

(With IANS Inputs)