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This is the fifth season of Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu, Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. It's hosted by Jr NTR. Top prize is 1 Crore.

This season the show was attended by clock: to answer the questions 1-5 the contestant has 45 seconds, on questions 6-11 he has 60 seconds, and from 11th to 15th questions the clock was absent.

in this season, in FFF, in total 8 opponents instead of 10 appeared. All questions and options are duplicated in English.

Lifelines

In this season these lifelines used:

Episodes

  • Episode 1 (22nd August 2021) - Curtain Raiser
Ram Charan (Rs. 80,000, continued)
  • Episode 2 (23rd August 2021)
Ram Charan (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 3 (24th August 2021)
Swetha Lakkaraju (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
Duggerogu Sunny (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 4 (25th August 2021)
Duggerogu Sunny (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Attivilli Suryanarayana (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 20,000)
  • Episode 5 (26th August 2021)
Chundru Anuradha Chowdary (Rs. 1,250,000)
  • Episode 6 (30th August 2021)
Abhiram (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
  • Episode 7 (31st August 2021)
Manish Maryada (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 8 (1st September 2021)
Karishma (Rs. 160,000)
Santosh Naidu (Rs. 2,000, continued)
  • Episode 9 (2nd September 2021)
Santosh Naidu (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 20,000)
K.S.S Gowthami (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
  • Episode 10 (6th September 2021)
Simhachalam (Rs. 1,250,000, continued)
  • Episode 11 (7th September 2021)
Simhachalam (Rs. 1,250,000)
Mamatha (Rs. 160,000)
  • Episode 12 (8th September 2021)
Gopinath (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
Jahnavi (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 13 (9th September 2021)
Jahnavi (Rs. 1,250,000)
  • Episode 14 (13th September 2021)
Anjani Kumar (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 15 (14th September 2021)
Gnanaprasuna (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 16 (15th September 2021)
Anand (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 20,000)
Suneetha (Rs. 40,000, continued)
  • Episode 17 (16th September 2021)
Suneetha (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Dayasagar (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 40,000)
  • Episode 18 (20th September 2021) - Celebrity Special
SS Rajamouli and Koratala Siva (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 19 (21st September 2021)
Manas Teja (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 20 (22nd September 2021)
Chiranjeevi (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 21 (23rd September 2021)
Sreenivasa Rao (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
  • Episode 22 (27th September 2021)
Ravindranath Tagore (Rs. 1,250,000, continued)
  • Episode 23 (28th September 2021)
Ravindranath Tagore (Rs. 1,250,000)
Shaik Khaja Nayab Rasool (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
  • Episode 24 (29th September 2021)
Monisha (Rs. 640,000, continued)
  • Episode 25 (30th September 2021)
Monisha (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
Ravi Prakash (Rs. 320,000, continued)
  • Episode 26 (4th October 2021)
Ravi Prakash (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Suraj (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
Prathyusha (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 27 (5th October 2021)
Prathyusha (Rs. 1,250,000, continued again)
  • Episode 28 (6th October 2021)
Prathyusha (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 5,000,000)
Nagarani (Rs. 80,000, continued)
  • Episode 29 (7th October 2021)
Nagarani (Rs. 640,000)
Hemalatha (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 40,000)
  • Episode 30 (11th October 2021)
Padmalatha (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
Swapna (Rs. 3,000, continued)
  • Episode 31 (12th October 2021)
Swapna (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 1,250,000)
Akshitha (Rs. 3,000, continued)
  • Episode 32 (13th October 2021)
Akshitha (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 33 (14th October 2021) - Celebrity Special
Samantha Ruth Prabhu (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 34 (18th October 2021)
Sharmila (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 35 (19th October 2021)
Surendranath (Rs. 640,000, continued)
  • Episode 36 (20th October 2021)
Surendranath (Rs. 1,250,000)
Indraneel (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
  • Episode 37 (21st October 2021)
Mahathi (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 38 (25th October 2021)
Srinivasa Rao (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 160,000)
  • Episode 39 (26th October 2021)
Dhanush Reddy (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
Narasimha Rao (Rs. 5,000, continued)
  • Episode 40 (27th October 2021)
Narasimha Rao (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Achutha (Rs. 3,000, continued)
  • Episode 41 (28th October 2021)
Achutha (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
Muralidhar (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 20,000)
  • Episode 42 (1st November 2021)
Ramya (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 160,000)
Chandra Sekar (Rs. 2,000, continued)
  • Episode 43 (2nd November 2021)
Chandra Sekar (Rs. 0 - lost on Rs. 5,000)
Sai Chand (Rs. 0 - lost on Rs. 1,000)
Jagannadha Sarma (Rs. 80,000, continued)
  • Episode 44 (3rd November 2021)
Jagannadha Sarma (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 160,000)
Maneesh (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 45 (4th November 2021) - Diwali Special
Devi Sri Prasad and Ghantasala Sai Srinivas (Rs. 2,500,000)
  • Episode 46 (8th November 2021)
Umakanth (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 20,000)
Preritha (Rs. 20,000, continued)
  • Episode 47 (9th November 2021)
Preritha (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 40,000)
Gowthami (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 48 (10th November 2021)
Venunath (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
  • Episode 49 (11th November 2021)
Venkata Ravi (Rs. 160,000)
  • Episode 50 (15th November 2021)
Raja Ravindra (Rs. 1,250,000, continued)
  • Episode 51 (16th November 2021)
Raja Ravindra (Rs. 10,000,000)
  • Episode 52 (17th November 2021)
Chandrashekar (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Padmavathi (Rs. 0, continued)
  • Episode 53 (18th November 2021)
Padmavathi (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
Goutham (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 54 (22nd November 2021)
Goutham (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
Yashasvini (Rs. 10,000, continued)
  • Episode 55 (23rd November 2021)
Yashasvini (Rs. 20,000)
Rajesh (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 80,000)
Krishna Harsha (Rs. 0 - lost on Rs. 10,000)
  • Episode 56 (24th November 2021)
Bhavani (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 57 (25th November 2021)
Kancherla Phaneendra (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 320,000)
Tirumalasetty Sadhana Lakshmi Sravanthi (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 40,000)
  • Episode 58 (29th November 2021)
Shaik Khaja Vali (Rs. 10,000 - lost on Rs. 160,000)
Durga Prasad (Rs. 0 - lost on Rs. 10,000)
  • Episode 59 (30th November 2021)
Mounika (Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode 60 (1st December 2021)
Shivani (Rs. 320,000 - lost on Rs. 640,000)
  • Episode - (2nd December 2021) - The Best of EMK

Trivia

  • In 10th and 26th episodes, all 8 opponents made right order.
  • Contestant Prathyusha become first to reach the penultimate question and to answer wrong. She lost Rs. 2,180,000.
  • 43rd episode became very "unlucky" in Telugu version's history. Contestant Chandra Sekar is first in this season to go with nothing. He answered the 4th question wrong, using all 3 lifelines. But Sai Chand also walked away with nothing, answered the very 1st question wrong, not believing the majority of the audience (48%), which was right.
  • Raja Ravindra became first Top Prize winner in Telugu version's history.
  • Yashasvini took the smallest money in this season (Rs. 20,000).

Sources

Preceded by
Season 4
Indian Series
Season 5
Succeeded by
None
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