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This is the thirteenth season of Kaun Banega Crorepati, Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. Hosted by Amitabh Bachchan. The top prize was 70,000,000 rupees.

Changes

The set has been redesigned again, this time copying elements of the British set of 2018, but with many changes. The audience is again present in the studio, the lifeline Audience Poll replaced Phone-a-Friend. In addition, the FFF has undergone a change and returned to the 3-question tournament structure that was used in Season 7 and in 2016 season of Tamil version. It was officially named Fastest Finger First - Triple Test. In addition, the celebrity specials have changed their name from Karamveer to Shaandaar Shukravaar. In addition to this change in names, other terms were also affected, for example, the timer was named Dhuk Dhuki Ji.

Lifelines

Episodes

  • Episode 1 (23rd August 2021)
Gyan Raj (Rs. 320,000 - Lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
Dr Neha Bathla (Rs. 2,000, continued)
  • Episode 2 (24th August 2021)
Dr Neha Bathla (Rs. 1,250,000)
Swati Shrilekha (Rs. 20,000, continued)
  • Episode 3 (25th August 2021)
Swati Shrilekha (Rs. 640,000)
Nimisha Ahirwar (Rs. 160,000, continued)
  • Episode 4 (26th August 2021)
Nimisha Ahirwar (Rs. 320,000 - Lost on Rs. 640,000)
Ashish Suvarna (Rs. 640,000)
Desh Bandhu Pandey (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 5 (27th August 2021)
Desh Bandhu Pandey (Rs. 320,000 - Lost on Rs. 640,000)
Shraddha Khare (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 40,000)
  • Episode 6 (30th August 2021)
Himani Bundela (Rs. 5,000,000, continued)
  • Episode 7 (31st August 2021)
Himani Bundela (Rs. 10,000,000)
Bikram Kumar Singh (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
Aman Bajpai (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 8 (1st September 2021)
Aman Bajpai (Rs. 1,250,000)
Samiksha Shrivastava (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 9 (2nd September 2021)
Samiksha Shrivastava (Rs. 640,000)
Aayesh (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 10 (3rd September 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Sourav Ganguly and Virender Sehwag (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 11 (6th September 2021)
Kalpana Singh (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Tushar Bharadwaj (Rs. 40,000, continued)
  • Episode 12 (7th September 2021)
Tushar Bharadwaj (Rs. 2,500,000)
Kinnari Joshi (Rs. 160,000, continued)
  • Episode 13 (8th September 2021)
Kinnari Joshi (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Ashutosh Shukla (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 2,500,000)
Kalpana Datta (Rs. 2,000, continued)
  • Episode 14 (9th September 2021)
Kalpana Datta (Rs. 1,250,000)
Dr. Sanchali Chakraboty (Rs. 160,000, continued)
  • Episode 15 (10th September 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Deepika Padukone and Farah Khan (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 16 (13th September 2021)
Dr. Sanchali Chakraboty (Rs. 640,000)
Deepti Tupe (Rs. 160,000)
Prasad Subhash Menkudale (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
  • Episode 17 (14th September 2021)
Akshajyot Ratnoo (Rs. 640,000)
Akash Waghmare (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 18 (15th September 2021)
Akash Waghmare (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 2,500,000)
Vijay Kumar Meshram (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 19 (16th September 2021)
Manju Seth (Rs. 40,000)
Dr. Monika Gurupanchayan (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 20 (17th September 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Neeraj Chopra and P.R. Sreejesh (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 21 (20th September 2021)
Pankaj Kumar Singh (Rs. 1,250,000)
Oshin Patwa (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 22 (21st September 2021)
Oshin Patwa (Rs. 640,000)
Namrata Ajay Shah (Rs. 3,000, continued)
  • Episode 23 (22nd September 2021)
Namrata Ajay Shah (Rs. 2,500,000)
Pranshu Tripathi (Rs. 2,000, continued)
  • Episode 24 (23rd September 2021)
Pranshu Tripathi (Rs. 5,000,000)
  • Episode 25 (24th September 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 26 (27th September 2021)
Sandhya Makhija (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 20,000)
Sarbjeet Singh (Rs. 320,000, continued)
  • Episode 27 (28th September 2021)
Sarbjeet Singh (Rs. 640,000)
Savita Bhati (Rs. 1,250,000, continued)
  • Episode 28 (29th September 2021)
Savita Bhati (Rs. 5,000,000)
Dr. Ashwani Kumar Sinha (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 29 (30th September 2021)
Dr. Ashwani Kumar Sinha (Rs. 640,000)
Hanshu Ravidas (Rs. 5,000, continued)
  • Episode 30 (1st October 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Pratik Gandhi and Pankaj Tripathi (Rs. 1,250,000)
  • Episode 31 (4th October 2021)
Hanshu Ravidas (Rs. 640,000)
Manisha Sharma (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 32 (5th October 2021)
Manisha Sharma (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Chirag Mandot (Rs. 640,000, continued)
  • Episode 33 (6th October 2021)
Chirag Mandot (Rs. 640,000)
Rashmi Rajendra Kadam (Rs. 1,250,000)
Divya Sahay (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 34 (7th October 2021) - Navaratri Special
Divya Sahay (Rs. 640,000)
Pratap Singh Bhati (Rs. 5,000, continued)
  • Episode 35 (8th October 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 36 (11th October 2021) - Durga Puja Special (1)
Pratap Singh Bhati (Rs. 640,000)
Hussain Vohra (Rs. 40,000, continued)
  • Episode 37 (12th October 2021) - Durga Puja Special (2)
Hussain Vohra (Rs. 5,000,000)
Anuj Agarwal (Rs. 5,000, continued)
  • Episode 38 (13th October 2021) - Durga Puja Special (3)
Anuj Agarwal (Rs. 320,000, lost on 1,250,000)
Sumit Kaushik (Rs. 80,000, continued)
  • Episode 39 (14th October 2021) - Durga Puja Special (4)
Sumit Kaushik (Rs. 2,500,000)
Pushpa Satarkar (Rs. 10,000, lost on 40,000)
  • Episode 40 (15th October 2021) - Durga Puja Special (5) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Hema Malini and Ramesh Sippy (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 41 (18th October 2021)
Bhagyashree Tayde (Rs. 1,250,000)
Mohit Kumar Joshi (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 42 (19th October 2021)
Mohit Kumar Joshi (Rs. 640,000)
Insia Arora (Rs. 2,000, continued)
  • Episode 43 (20th October 2021)
Insia Arora (Rs. 640,000)
Sahil Ahirwar (Rs. 40,000, continued)
  • Episode 44 (21st October 2021)
Sahil Ahirwar (Rs. 10,000,000)
Pallavi Mahida (Rs. 40,000, continued)
  • Episode 45 (22nd October 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Shaan and Sonu Nigam (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 46 (25th October 2021)
Pallavi Mahida (Rs. 320,000 - Lost on Rs. 640,000)
Dhaval Nanda (Rs. 1,250,000)
  • Episode 47 (26th October 2021)
Hema Sahu (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
Aditya Bose (Rs. 20,000, continued)
  • Episode 48 (27th October 2021)
Aditya Bose (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
Kumar Saurav (Rs. 1,250,000, continued)
  • Episode 49 (28th October 2021)
Kumar Saurav (Rs. 2,500,000)
Shivshankar Dewangan (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 50 (29th October 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 51 (1st November 2021) - Diwali Special (1)
Ruchi Jain (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
Amitbhai Deepakbhai Jadav (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 52 (2nd November 2021) - Diwali Special (2)
Amitbhai Deepakbhai Jadav (Rs. 2,500,000)
Rishabh Bansal (Rs. 160,000, continued)
  • Episode 53 (3rd November 2021) - Diwali Special (3)
Rishabh Bansal (Rs. 1,250,000)
Dr. Taranjot Kaur (Rs. 80,000)
Indrajit Dey (Rs. 1,000, continued)
  • Episode 54 (4th November 2021) - Diwali Special (4)
Indrajit Dey (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 55 (5th November 2021) - Diwali Special (5) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif (Rs. 20,000, Katrina replaced by Rohit)
Akshay Kumar and Rohit Shetty (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 56 (8th November 2021)
Yuvarajappa B.C. (Rs. 1,250,000)
Geeta Singh Gour (Rs. 40,000, continued)
  • Episode 57 (9th November 2021)
Geeta Singh Gour (Rs. 10,000,000)
Anil Gupta (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 58 (10th November 2021)
Anil Gupta (Rs. 640,000)
Dr. Vishali Sharma (Rs. 160,000, continued)
  • Episode 59 (11th November 2021)
Dr. Vishali Sharma (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 2,500,000)
Jayshreeba Gohil (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 60 (12th November 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Sonu Sood and Kapil Sharma (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 61 (15th November 2021) - Students Week (1)
Krishiv Khandelwal (Rs. 1,250,000)
Vanshi Chauhan (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 62 (16th November 2021) - Students Week (2) - 1,000th episode
Vanshi Chauhan (Rs. 80,000)
Aradhay Gupta (Rs. 20,000, continued)
  • Episode 63 (17th November 2021) - Students Week (3)
Aradhay Gupta (Rs. 1,250,000)
Manas Anil Gaikwad (Rs. 5,000, continued)
  • Episode 64 (18th November 2021) - Students Week (4)
Manas Anil Gaikwad (Rs. 5,000,000)
Vaishnavi Amit Sharma (Rs. 5,000, continued)
  • Episode 65 (19th November 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
Siddhant Chaturvedi and Sharvari Wagh (Rs. 20,000, replaced by Saif and Rani)
Saif Ali Khan and Rani Mukherji (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 66 (22nd November 2021) - Students Week (5)
Vaishnavi Amit Sharma (Rs. 640,000)
Advait Sharma (Rs. 160,000, continued)
  • Episode 67 (23rd November 2021) - Students Week (6)
Advait Sharma (Rs. 640,000)
Shrot Bajaj (Rs. 320,000, lost on Rs. 640,000)
Riddhima Chawla (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 68 (24th November 2021) - Students Week (7)
Riddhima Chawla (Rs. 640,000)
Naivedya Agarwal (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 69 (25th November 2021) - Students Week (8)
  • Episode 70 (26th November 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
  • Episode 71 (29th November 2021)
  • Episode 72 (30th November 2021)
  • Episode 73 (1st December 2021)
  • Episode 74 (2nd December 2021)
  • Episode 75 (3rd December 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
  • Episode 76 (6th December 2021)
  • Episode 77 (7th December 2021)
  • Episode 78 (8th December 2021)
  • Episode 79 (9th December 2021)
  • Episode 80 (10th December 2021) - Shaandaar Shukravaar special
  • Episode 81 (13th December 2021)
  • Episode 82 (14th December 2021)
  • Episode 83 (15th December 2021)
  • Episode 84 (16th December 2021)
  • Episode 85 (17th December 2021) - Season Finale

Trivia

  • In this season's celebrity specials (Shaandaar Shukravaar):
    • The 10th episode saw the appearance of Sourav Ganguly, the host of Bengali version of KBC.
    • The 40th episode is specially known as "Sholay Reunion", indicating a reunion of the cast from the film Sholay.
    • The 50th episode is used to promote the film Hum Do Hamare Do.
    • The 55th episode is used to promote the film Sooryavanshi.
    • The 65th episode is used to promote the film Bunty Aur Babli 2.
  • This season so far there were three crorepatis:
    • In the 9th episode, Himani Bundela became the first blind contestant to win Rs. 1 Crore.
    • Sahil Ahirwar won a crore on the 44th episode, becoming the second contestant this season to do so. He is the first male crorepati since Ajeet Kumar in November 2019.
    • Geeta Singh Gour won a crore on the 57th episode, becoming the third contestant this season to do so.
      • Unlike the other two contestants who have won a crore prior where both two have used up all of their lifelines before reaching the final question, Geeta saved two lifelines for the final question. However, she walked away without using any of her remaining lifelines.
  • The weeks of November 15 and 22, 2021 are Students Week, on all of these episodes:
    • There is a different FFF introduction, using back the classic FFF introduction which was used back in the first few seasons of KBC.
    • All contestants, which consisted of those who are below 18 years old, will earn points instead of rupees. The points will be turned into money once they turned 18.
    • At the end of a contestant's game, the on-screen graphic message was changed to "Total Pts. [amount]", instead of "Total Prize [amount]".
    • The graphic message after a contestant answered a question correctly was changed to "Pts. [amount]", instead of "र [amount]".
  • On November 16, 2021, the 1,000th episode aired. For 1,000 episodes, a total of over Rs. 1,527,910,000 have been won by over 1,532 contestants.

Sources

Preceded by
Season 12
Indian Series
Season 13
Succeeded by
Season 14
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