Harshvardhan Navathe was the first top prize winner of the Indian (Hindi) version of Who Wants to be a Millionaire known as Kaun Banega Crorepati. October 19, 2000, he answered all 15 questions correctly and win Rs. 10,000,000.

WWTBAM Run

Fastest Finger First

Fastest Finger First Question
Arrange the following presidents who succeeded fakhruddin Ali Ahmed in chronological order.
• A: Giani • B: R Venkataraman
• C: Sanjeev Reddy • D: Shankar Dayak Sharma
The correct order was C-A-B-D. Harshvardhan was the fastest.

Harshvardhan's Run to the Million

र1,000 (1 of 15) - Not Timed
Which is the largest key on a computer keyboard?
• A: Enter • B: Back space
• C: Number Lock • D: Space bar
र2,000 (2 of 15) - Not Timed
If you visit the Tirupati temple which state would you be in?
• A: Karnataka • B: Andhra Pradesh
• C: Tamil Nadu • D: Kerala
र3,000 (3 of 15) - Not Timed
Who composed the bhajan "Pag ghungroo bandh Meera naachi re"?
• A: Tukaram • B: Surdas
• C: Meerabai • D: Chaitanya
र5,000 (4 of 15) - Not Timed
Which angle is formed by the hour and minute hands of a clock when it's exactly 3 o'clock?
• A: 45° • B: 90°
• C: 360° • D: 180°
र10,000 (5 of 15) - Not Timed
What name is given to the zodiac sign usually represented by a lion?
• A: Cancer • B: Taurus
• C: Leo • D: Pisces
र20,000 (6 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Asian Games gold medallist played Bheema in the TV serial 'Mahabharatha'?
• A: Bhim Singh • B: Praveen Kumar
• C: Dara Singh • D: Pangal Singh
र40,000 (7 of 15) - Not Timed
What was the first name of the wife of the last Viceroy of India?
• A: Diana • B: Sara
• C: Elizabeth • D: Edwina
र80,000 (8 of 15) - Not Timed
Which of these do not reproduce by laying eggs?
• A: Whales • B: Hens
• C: Crocodiles • D: Snakes
र160,000 (9 of 15) - Not Timed
The rivers Brahmaputra and Sutlej originate near which source in the upper Himalayas?
• A: Gangothri • B: Siachen
• C: Manasasarovar • D: Yamunanatri
र320,000 (10 of 15) - Not Timed
Who is the President of Pakistan?
"Audience Poll" lifeline used
• A: Musharraf • B: Ghulam Ishaq Khan
• C: Rafiq Tarar • D: Farooq Ahmed Leghari
He used his first lifeline, Audience Poll, but he went against them and still won र320,000.
र640,000 (11 of 15) - Not Timed
In one-day cricket how many fielders can stay outside the 15 yard circle for the first 15 overs?
• A: 3 • B: 4
• C: 5 • D: 2
र1,250,000 (12 of 15) - Not Timed
Who was the world's first woman Prime Minister?
• A: Indira Gandhi • B: Golda Meir
• C: Srimavo Bandarnaike • D: Margaret Thatcher
र2,500,000 (13 of 15) - Not Timed
In the Mahabharatha, who was Draupadi's twin brother?
• A: Parikshit • B: Drupada
• C: Dhristadyumna • D: Ikshvaku
र5,000,000 (14 of 15) - Not Timed
Which Indian state has the highest percentage of Hindus?
"50:50" lifeline used
• A: Uttar Pradesh • B: Madhya Pradesh
• C: Himachal Pradesh • D: Orissa
He used his 50:50, but it’s unknown which two answers were eliminated.
र10,000,000 (15 of 15) - Not Timed
Who among these does the Indian Constitution permit to take part in the proceedings of Parliament?
"Phone a Friend" lifeline used
• A: Solicitor General • B: Attorney General
• C: Cabinet Secretary • D: Chief Justice
He used his last lifeline, Phone a Friend to call his friend, Brah Patel in Mumbai, but he doesn’t know the answer. He then went with B: Attorney General and won the top prize.

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