Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 registration begins on May 28, 2012. This season was presented by actor, Amitabh Bachchan and it started airing on September 7, 2012. According to reports, Bachchan’s pay package is amounting to 135-Million for each episode of KBC, which makes him the highest paid television actor of all time. Season 6 ended on January 26, 2013. Season 6’s tagline is ‘Sirf Gyaan Hi Aapko Aapka Haq Dilata Hai’ or Just the knowledge that draws your right as you. Similar to seasons four and five, 13 questions were asked to the contestants. During the opening of KBC, it received positive response gaining 6.7 TRP, breaking all the records on the channel. KBC was broadcasted on Express Entertainment channel in Pakistan.
In Season 6, the show has presented a new segment called Dusra Mauka, where the socially undeveloped people will make a special appearance in the show. Sonali Mukherjee, an acid throwing victim, appeared in the show, along with actress and beauty queen, Lara Dutta. Also, on January 13, 2013, the Mahadalit, Manoj Kumar also appeared in the show together with actor, Manoj Bajpayee.
The guest stars for this season are:
• 'Sridevi' and Gauri Shinde played to promote their comedy drama film, English Vinglish and won a total of ₹640,000.
• Karan Johar, Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra played to promote their film titled Student of the Year and they won a total of ₹640,000.
• Falguni Pathak made a special performance in celebration of the Navrati festival.
• Shah Rukh Khan and Katrina Kaif played to promote their romantic drama film, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and they won a total of ₹2,500,000.
• Ajay Devgan and Sonakshi Sinha played to promote their Bollywood action comedy film, Son of Sardaar and they won a total of ₹320,000.
• Ram Kapoor, Amrita Mukherjee and Sakshi Tanwar played for the Christmas Special Episode of KBC. They won a total of ₹1,250,000.
• Sharad Kelkar and Kritika Kamra also played for the Christmas Special Episode of KBC. They won a total of ₹640,000.
• Anil Kapoor played to promote the Bollywood action thriller film, Race 2.