Sunday, 17 November, 2019

Kaun Banega Crorepati 11

Kaun Banega Crorepati faced heat from Twitter over Chhatrapati Shivaji answer option on Wednesday episode Kaun Banega Crorepati faced heat from Twitter over Chhatrapati Shivaji answer option on Wednesday episode
Lora Ball | 08 November, 2019, 23:41

And the options for the answer were - Maharana Pratap, Rana Sanga, Maharaja Ranjit Singh, and Shivaji.

On Wednesday, host Amitabh Bachchan had asked a question to the hot seat contestant Shaheha Chandran, and its options did not go down well with a section of the public.

Sony Entertainment Television's most popular and audience's favourite show Kaun Banega Crorepati has landed in trouble.

The Amitabh Bachchan-hosted Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) faced some heat after a question on the quiz show referred to Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as Shivaji, resulting in an apology from Sony TV.

People wrote on Twitter: "First take care of people who killed Shiva Ji still living in Maharashtra and they are very proud of it!" Hashtags #BoycottSonyTv, #Boycott_KBC_SonyTv and #Boycott_KBC_SonyTv episode were trending on Twitter.

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Sony TV issued an apology after the controversy erupted, saying the "inaccurate reference to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj during Wednesday's KBC episode" was "due to inadvertence".

Kaun Banega Crorepati has become the talking point once again. Some Social media users also demanded an apology from Amitabh Bachchan for the same.

Sony TV recently ran a ticker with an apology for an inadvertent inaccurate reference to Chhatrapati Shivaji.

Since the episode, viewers have called to boycott KBC for mentioning the Maratha ruler's name simply as "Shivaji", without the title.

Viewers started posting on Twitter people should avoid such a show which misrepresents historical facts.

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