The September 15 episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 began with roll-over contestant Akash Waghmare. He had won Rs 10,000 in the previous episode. The 27-year-old contestant works as a delivery person in Pune. He has completed his MA and is currently preparing for competitive exams to secure the job of police sub-inspector. Akash took home Rs 3.2 lakh. He gave an incorrect answer for the Rs 25 lakh question and lost Rs 9.3 lakh. During the episode, host Amitabh Bachchan talked about
AKASH WAGHMARE LOST RS 9.3 LAKH ON KBC 13, WON RS 3.2 LAKH
Akash Waghmare used two of his lifelines, 50:50 and Ask The Expert, for the 12th question and won Rs 12.5 lakh. For the next question, Akash wasn't sure about the answer. He said that he has never seen a big amount as Rs 12.5 lakh. He was confused about the answer, but, still went ahead with it, which turned out to be incorrect. He lost Rs 9.3 lakh and went home with Rs 3,20,000. The question that stumped Akash Waghmare was - The spacecraft Hope became the first probe from the middle east to enter the orbut of Mars. which country's mission was Hope? The four options were Iran, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Qatar. The correct answer was United Arab Emirates.
BIG B TURNED DELIVERY PERSON FOR AKASH
Akash Waghmare revealed that he lives in an under-construction building and his only aim in life is to get a secure job and buy a house for his family and give them a better future. He shared that he delivers food to everyone but wishes someone could get food delivered to him at his doorstep. He wanted to tip the delivery personnel himself. But, he can’t afford it and has to manage with whatever is made at home.
Expressing his feelings, contestant Akash Waghmare said, "From the last 5 months I'm working with an online food delivery app. At times, I feel that the work I do of online food delivery, someone should do it for me also, so I can tip them. But, it’s not affordable, whatever we make in the house, we eat that only. For the last 1 year, we've been staying in this under-construction house. There are little difficulties here, but we're happy that our family is together."
Hence, Big B turned into a delivery person for him to fulfill his one wish. Taking everyone by a surprise, Amitabh Bachchan collected the parcel and turned into delivery personnel for Akash. He said, "Hum hai delivery personnel aaj aur aaj ka bhojan yeh raha aapke liye (I am the delivery personnel for you. And here is today's food for you)." To which the contestant said teared up and said, "Dhanya ho gaya main (I am obliged)."
CONSTABLE VIJAY KUMAR MESHRAM WON RS 6.4 LAKH
After Akash Waghmare left the hot seat, constable Vijay Kumar Meshram from Tirodi village in Balaghat, Madhya Pradesh, took the hot seat. He used his first lifeline, the Audience Poll, for the 7th question and won Rs 40,000. Vijay used his last lifeline for the 11th question, 50: 50, and won Rs 6.4 lakh. He was not sure about the 12th question. Hence, he decided to quit the show. The question that Vijay failed to answer was - Mitra Shakti is the joint training exercise between the armies of Indian and which other country? The four options were Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Maldives. The correct answer was: Sri Lanka.
BIG B RECALLS THE TIME A SNAKE SAT ON HIS CHEST DURING SHOOT
Big B asked a question about reptiles to Vijay. After giving the right answer, the contestant shared his knowledge about snakes, impressing Amitabh Bachchan. The Bollywood superstar then shared an anecdote from his life. He shared that he has to shoot with snakes at times. The actor also recalled an incident when a snake crawled and sat on his chest while filming a scene. He got scared and did not shake or move at all. After a while, Amitabh Bachchan started apologising to the snake if he has angered him in any way. He later said that he is very scared of snakes.