- Shweta and Navya Nanda attend the 1000th episode of KBC
- Big B has hosted all the seasons of KBC except one
- He started hosting KBC in 2000
Who wants to be a millionaire broadcastIts 1000th episode on December 3, 2021. The quiz show which started on 3rd July 2000 holds a special place in our hearts. In fact, most of us were in school when Amitabh Bachchan’s iconic voice swiftly ruled the screens at 9 pm. We don’t know about you but we are feeling a little nostalgic here. So what did the makers do in the special episode? He asked the veteran actor’s daughter Shweta Bachchan and his niece Navya Naveli Nanda to come on stage. During the episode, we can see Amitabh Bachchan’s wife, actress Jaya Bachchan joining the trio through the virtual screen.
When Shweta Bachchan asked the veteran actor to share how he was feeling on the 1000th episode, Amitabh Bachchan said, “Actually, it’s been 21 years. It was started in San 2000. And we didn’t know at the time. Everyone is saying that you are going from film to television, from big screen to small screen, your image will suffer., [So, it’s been 21 years since the show first aired in 2000. I remember people telling me that this switch [from the big screen to small screen] Will affect my image.]”
Explaining the reason behind joining the show, Mr Bachchan said, “Some of our own circumstances were such that I felt that I was not getting the work that I had in films. [Actually, at that time I wasn’t getting much work.]
Sharing the response to the show after the first episode, Amitabh Bachchan said,But after the first show, the way the reactions started coming, then it seemed that the whole world has changed., [The response that we had received after the first episode made me feel that the world has changed.],
The second half of the clip contained some of the best throwback moments from the show. In the end, we see Amitabh Bachchan in tears watching the whole journey.
Shweta Bachchan and Navya Naveli Nanda have been sharing BTS moments from the 1000th episode on Instagram. And, we’re not complaining. Take a look at this photo dump dedicated to her mother by Navya Naveli Nanda. “Yeah mom, you’re always right,” it read. And, Shweta Bachchan replied emphatically yes. She wrote, “Haha. Always.”
Next, we have a set of pictures of Navya Naveli Nanda, mother Shweta Bachchan and grandfather Amitabh Bachchan. “21 years and 999 episodes later,” wrote Navya.
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