Host- Amitabh Bachchan
Winner/Won- Harshvardhan Navathe/ INR 10,000,000
Channel – Star Plus
Running time- 90 minutes
Date: 3 July 2000
Guests: Aamir Khan, Sonali Bendre, Shahrukh Khan, Rani Mukerji, Sanjay Dutt, Anil Kapoor, Sachin Tendulkar, Madhuri Dixit, SmritiIrani, Amar Upadhyay, SakshiTanwar, ShwetaKawatra
Life Lines: Audience Poll, Phone a Friend, Fifty-Fifty (50/50)
The game show of Kaun Banega Crorepati, with a prize money of One crore rupees was started for the first time in 2000.. Famous actor Amitabh Bacchan was the Anchor for the show, who would ask 15 questions with multiple choice of four answers. The Game had three stages, first at the 5th question offering Rs 10,000, second at the 10th question assuring Rs 3,20,000 and one at the 15th question for the player to become the Crorepati.
The player will also be given three life lines, one referring to a friend for assistance called ‘phone a friend’, another removing two wrong answers out of four limiting the choice to two called 50:50 and the third one asking the audience to vote for the right answer called ‘audience poll’. The show was recognized as the Best Show of the Year 2000 award given by Indian Telly Awards and few other prestigious awards.