Kaun Banega Crorepati 5
was hosted by
. The show started on August 15, 2011; the same day of India’s
and finished on November 17, 2011. The tagline for this season was Koi Bhi Sawaal Chota Nahi Hota or No Question is Small. Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 5 becomes India’s most prominent show in year 2011. The show was a big hit to the audience and beat the TRPs of other shows. KBC and Bachchan also received the Indian of the Year – Entertainment Award by CNN IBN and gained various major awards in 2011.
A Manchaha Padav was included in the money tree while Ghadiyal Babu was replaced by Mrs. Tick-Ticki. The ‘Ghar Baithe Jeeto Jackpot’ contest also let the audience to send their answers through an SMS message during the show; 100,000 Rupees will be given to the chosen winner. He/She can double or even triple his/her winnings by answering more questions correctly.
The guest stars for this season are:
appeared for the first time in KBC and played to promote their film, Mausam. The two won a total of ₹1,250,000.
played to promote their romantic comedy film, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan and won a total of ₹1,250,000.
played to promote their musical romantic drama film, Rockstar and won a total of ₹1,250,000.
Shah Rukh Khan
played to promote their sci-fi superhero film, Ra. One and won a total of ₹5,000,000.