We often had a dream of getting up in the morning as a crorepati. But success isn’t that easy to achieve. But what after achieving success? It’s even more paramount to use the money you earned in good effect.
Kaun Banega Crorepati changed lives of countless people. Some were even luckier to become crorepatis. But some of them totally lost it and could not utilize the money efficiently. Let’s have a look at the winners of KBC , and how their life changed after winning the show.
1. Harshwardhan Nawathe, Winner of KBC Season 1
Harshwardhan Nawathe, an aspiring civil service candidate become the first ever contestant to win a life changing amount of Rs. 1crore. After wining the amount, Nawathe changed his mind and didn’t appear for his civil service exams and instead pursued a degree in MBA from a university in UK. He now works with Mahindra & Mahindra. His family includes his wife and two children.
2. Ravi Mohan Saini, Winner of KBC Junior
Ravi Mohan Saini was the first Junior KBC winner. He’s quite a pro though – he has been on quiz shows ever since he was four-years-old. But more than the crore, says Saini, the biggest price was meeting Big B. Answering all the questions confidently, Ravi took away with him a winning amount of Rs.1 crore. Ravi is now grown up and serves the country as an officer in IPS.
Rahat Taslim, Winner of KBC Season 4
KBC season 4 was aired in the year 2010, this season saw the return of Mr. Amitabh Bachchan as the host. Rahat Taslim was the only winner of KBC season 4 and completed her dream to own a garment showroom in a mall at Giridih in Jharkhand, where she lives.
Sushil Kumar, Winner of KBC Season 5
This is the most shocking thing you will read. Season 5 saw a big chance with the prize money raised to a whopping Rs. 5 crore. This chance was grabbed by Sushil Kumar who won the big prize money of 5 crores. But unfortunately wasted them all in developing his personal assets like house, property and much more and ended jobless and with a struggling life. He is currently bankrupt.
Sunmeet Kaur, Winner of KBC Season 6
Season 6 of KBC witnessed two winners Manoj kumar and Sunmeet Kaur. The story of Sunmeet Kaur is more inspiring. Despite a degree in fashion designing she was not able to pursue her designing dream because of family pressure. But the amount of Rs 5 crore proved to be like a key to change her life. She now owns a fashion house.
Taj Mohammed Rangrez, Winner of KBC Season 7
Season 7, winner Taj Mohammed Rangrez was a history teacher by profession. He said that people’s perception have changed about him, and now he is more fondly called “crorepati Rangrez”. He used the prize amount to gift vision to his daughter who was undergoing a treatment for partial impairment. He even funded marriages of two orphaned girls. Hats off to him!
Achin Narula and Sarthak Narula, Winners of KBC Season 8
In season 8, brothers Achin Narula and Sarthak Narula created history by winning a huge amount of prize money of Rs 7 crore. The duo had struggled for nearly 10 years to reach the hot seat. This was the most dramatic episode ever because Sarthak single handedly won them the prize money with his great knowledge and acumen. The prize money was rightfully used for cancer treatment of her mother and also starting a successful business.