Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to make a comeback to the small screen with the fifth season of hit quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati on Sony Entertainment Television in August.
His look this time will be styled by noted designer Rohit Bal.
'Yes ... KBC back in August ...and this time for a longer duration than
last time ...and yes welcome to all entrants ...come join me...,'
Amitabh posted on micro-blogging site Twitter.
'Designer for KBC of my clothes, by Rohit 'Gudda' Bal ... dynamic and so
good with colors ... a kid in shorts in Srinagar, now celeb! (sic),' he
The 68-year-old actor shot for the first promo
for the season with photographer Avinash Gowariker, brother of ace
filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker.
'Promo photo shoot by
Avinash Gowariker ... brilliant as always...used a new lighting
system... excellent ... and Rohit Bal on dress,' added Big B.
The promo will be out soon in the market, according to the actor, who
changed the face of Indian television when he hosted the first season of
'Kaun Banega Crorepati' on Star Plus in 2000.
returned for its second season in 2005 with Amitabh, but superstar Shah
Rukh Khan was roped in as the host of its third season on Star Plus.
Sony Entertainment Television brought back the show with Amitabh in
2010, and it repeated its success story. The channel signed up the actor
for the next two seasons in January.
'Sony and I have
signed on for KBC for the next two seasons... your blessings and
encouragement needed in abundance!' Amitabh had posted after signing the
Kaun Banega Crorepati is the Indian version of internationally popular show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?