MUMBAI – An episode of “Kaun Banega Crorepati” Season 9 featuring Anand Kumar, a mathematician and founder of the educational program, ‘Super 30,’ has topped the Target Rating Points (TRP).
A post from the social media 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, Bachchan, who hosts the show, replied: “Oh. Did not realize this. Thank you, world.”
The episode, which aired on Sony Entertainment Television Sept. 2, is said to have received 6,798,000 impressions.
Kumar was invited as a special guest on the knowledge-based game show. After answering seven questions, with assistance from his former student Anup Kumar, Anand won Rs. 25 lakh.
A biopic on the math genius is also in the works. To be helmed by director Vikas Bahl, the film will reportedly star actor Hrithik Roshan.