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Amitabh Bachcchan expresses 'sadness' as Kaun Banega Crorepati 9 draws to a close

KBC enjoyed a successful season topping the TV ratings, for a short time.

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The new season of Kaun Banega Crorepati launched recently is coming to a close. Host Amitabh Bachchan tweeted about shooting on the penultimate day feeling sad that the season is over.

With a few tweaks to the format, the ninth season was aired on five days a week from 28 August. A spokesperson from the channel informed that the final episode will be aired on 3 November.

The season has proved to be a success with Kaun Banega Crorepati topping the TV ratings. As per BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) data, the show topped the Hindi GEC (General Entertainment Channels) ratings in week 40 (30 September to 6 October) bagging 11,533  (impressions in 000s).

With a successful season, one cannot rule out Bachchan, now 75, returning with another season next year. The actor will resume shooting for Yash Raj Films’ Thugs of Hindostan.