The moment came to a standstill when host Mr. Amitabh Bachchan of India's most loved quiz game show Kaun Banega Maha Crorepati tossed the next question in front of the hot seat contestant Taj Mohammed Rangrez and said "barwah sawal Ek Crore ke liye, yeh raha apke saamne". Taj Mohammed Rangrez a history teacher from Udaipur, Rajasthan is the first contestant this season to walk away with the most desired title of a "Crorepati" on this life changing game show.
On being crowned as the first crorepati of Kaun Banega Maha Crorepati, an elated Taj said, "It is a moment to rejoice & celebrate and extremely difficult to believe that I am a Crorepati . It is splendid indeed to know that I am also the first contestant this season to have won Rs. 1 Crore. I was confident of the game and did not want to exhaust my lifelines at the start of the game itself. Now that I have won, my priority remains in treating my 7 year old daughter who is partially blind. Also I wish to buy a house, educate three underprivileged girls and get two orphan girls married."
Taj Mohammed Rangrez has basked in the glory of being the first contestant from the city of Palaces - Udaipur to win One crore in Kaun Banega Maha' Crorepati. Taj seemed very confident from the very beginning and there was no looking back for him after acing the Fastest Finger First round. A history teacher in Fatehgarh school, Taj Mohammed has been teaching for the past 10 years. He made his intentions clear when he answered every question confidently and kept away from using the lifelines until the 9th question for Rs 12.50 lakhs. Amidst all these, Taj added that he was playing this game for his daughter who is partially blind. The amount that he wins will be used to add a ray of hope to his daughter's life.
Taj was joined on stage by his elder sister who took in the moment of becoming a Crorepati family. Mr. Bachchan also complimented the fact on how well Taj played and that they already have a Crorepati in the second week of the show.