Popular game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ season 12, hosted by veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan, found its fourth crorepati in Dr Neha Shah, from Ghatkopar, Mumbai.
Shah managed to bag Rs 1 crore by successfully answering a difficult question aided by using the ‘expert advice’ lifeline.
The question was – Who was the first Chinese to go into space, abroad the Shenzhou 5 spacecraft?
The options: A) Nie Haisherg B) Yang Liwei C) Fei Junlong D) Jing Haipeng.
The correct answer was: B) Yang Liwei
Dr Shah moved on to the mega jackpot Rs 7 crore question which was related to former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Question – The historic Indo-Pak talks of 1972 between Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto were held at which place in Shimla?
The options – A) Viceregal Lodge B) Gorton Castle C) Barnes Court D) Cecil Hotel.
The correct answer was: C) Barnes Court
Dr Shah quit the show upon failing to answer the question which could have made her the first contestant to bag Rs 7 crore in this season.
The previous winners who won Rs 1 crore on Amitabh Bachchan’s game show are Anupa Das – a teacher from Chhattisgarh, IPS officer Mohita Sharma who was then posted at Jammu and Kashmir, and Nazia Nasim – a Delhi-based communication manager.
Surprisingly, this season has seen women seal the deal as crorepatis so far.