Kon Hoeel Marathi Crorepati
Kon Hoeel Marathi Crorepati is an Indian game show presented in Marathi on E-TV Marathi. It is the official Indian Marathi adaptation of the internationally renowned Sony Pictures, television-owned game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire? and its successful Hindi adaptation Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by Amitabh Bachchan.
As opposed to its Hindi counterpart, the Marathi version of this reality show will be featuring the famous Marathi actor Sachin Khedekar as the anchor. The third season is being hosted by Superstar Swapnil Joshi.Later the show mainly hosted by Nagraj Manjule a famous Marathi Director who also started a serious "Karamveer" in the show, about people who did extraordinary work in social sector. First Karamveer is being called on show was Adhik Kadam who worked for the children of Jammu and Kashmir since 1997 and helping communities with emergency medical services by providing Ambulances, doctors, paramedics but mostly love and respect.
Sachin Khedekar will ask a set of 15 questions, and the contestant to answer all of them correctly will be awarded a prize of Rupees 1 crore.
The initial questions will have a time limit of 30 seconds per question. The contestant obligatorily will decide the number of time-bound multiple choice questions. The game will have 3 life lines, which are the following:
- 50-50, where 2 incorrect options are remo
- ons out of 4 are deleted.
- Phone A Friend, where the contestant can make a phone call to any known person of his/her choice.
- Audience Poll, where the audience will vote on the question asked to the contestant and select an option of their choice. The options with their corresponding votes will be graphically represented and the contestant will have to make a choice among those.
The contestant will have the power to quit at any moment of the show with the won amount. Selecting a wrong answer will lead to immediate termination and the contestant will have to leave with a certain amount.
The award prize in Season 1 was Rs. 1 crore. In Season 2, the award prize has been increased to Rs. 2 crores. Season 3 was hosted by Swapnil Joshi
This show started in May 2013 on local ETV Marathi channel at 8.30 PM to 10.30 PM from Monday to Wednesday.
The 4th season is going to be aired soon.It will be hosted by Director Nagraj Manjule.
Current Life Lines:
- Phone A Friend
- Chat Room