The season 9 of Kaun banega Crorepati, which hosted it’s first show on 28th August, has once again struck the right chord with Amitabh Bachchan bringing back the nostalgia and excitement on small screen with his muscular tone and clamor.\

With the iconic tune of Kaun Banega Crorepati giving us goosebumps, the episode started with a two minute short film written and directed by Nitesh Tiwari, after which Amitabh bachchan spoke on societal issues likes gender biasness and social  background. He also urged the audience to raise their voices against discrimination and question whatever is happening in our society.

There were initial rumours before the start of this season that either Aishwarya Rai Bachchan or Madhuri Dixit would be hosting the season 9 of the iconic show and not Big B, but every rumor was in vain as nobody could replace Mr Bachchan.

Mr Bachchan is the reason why KBC is loved throughout India and the only season this show failed to register high TRP’s was when Mr Bachchan didn’t host it. Mr Bachchan keeps the audience gripped with his meaningful dialogues and humorous nature.

But have you ever wondered how much does he charge per episode for hosting this iconic show?

According to sources, he was charging a whopping Rs 2 crore per episode in the last season of KBC. This time round, his fee has been increased to Rs 2.75 to Rs 3 crores, after he demanded a wage rise.

A report in DNA suggests that Mr. Bachchan would charge a huge Rs 2.75 to Rs 3 crores per episode and negotiations are going on with the channel to increase it further.