Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 11 got its first crorepati in Sanoj Raj on Friday, September 13. Even though he failed to get the right answer for the jackpot question worth Rs 7 crore and quit the show without attempting. Sanoj was greeted with many cheers by the crowd and show host Amitabh Bachchan.
Sanoj, who has been aspiring for UPSC Civil Services examination for over a year bared much about how he prepared for KBC in an exclusive interview with News Nation. The Bihar boy also revealed that only a couple of days before getting a call from KBC, he got selected for the post of Assistant Commandant in Paramilitary forces.
When asked about his favourite actor, Sanoj chose Ayushmann Khurrana for his versatile acting chops and a wide range of subjects he takes up in his films.
Watch full interview here:
Sanoj Raj hails from Bihar's Jehanabad. His father is a farmer and mother is a homemaker. The overnight crorepati stays in a joint family along with his grandparents, uncle, aunt, brothers and a sister. An engineer by education, Sanoj was earlier working at Tata Consultancy Services in Delhi.
Sanoj Raj is our season's first Crorepati! He will attempt the jackpot question for Rs 7 Crores now. Will he succeed? Find out on #KBC, this Thursday and Friday at 9 PM @SrBachchan pic.twitter.com/eVEuX7esNb— Sony TV (@SonyTV) September 10, 2019
Sanoj was accompanied to the show by his father and uncle. The question that made Sanoj a crorepati was: "The father of which Chief Justice of India was once chief minister of an Indian state?"