Date: 24th October 2000

India Launches Show With Biggest Cash Prize

Hoping to top India's most popular TV show, Kaun Banega Crorepati (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire), the Indian satellite channel Zee TV has launched a new game show in which the top prize will be $2.3 million. The show, Sawal Dus Crore Ka (The 100 Million Rupee Question) was described Monday as "a killer game show and well devised" by its host, Anupam Kher, a popular Indian movie actor. Speaking to reporters at a Bombay news conference, Kher said that the show "deals with dreams and aspirations." He did not explain.

Source: Studio Briefing