Surat girl Deepa Jagtiani wins KBC 8 live

Surat girl, named Deepa Jagtiani who played the game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ live opening episode has won 640,000 lakh. The eighth season of KBC was launched by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. Deepa, who helps her brother in his business used three lifelines, ‘audience poll’ and ‘phone a friend’ and ‘triguni’.

The new season will start in style by Amitabh Bachchan in a jam packed Surat International Exhibition and Convention Centre. Kapil Sharma is the first celebrity guest and he entertained the audience with his jokes.

"Nobody will go empty handed from the show. We will win hearts," said Amitabh, who sported blue jeans, a cream jacket and a shirt.

"If people are capable, they will go with a big prize," he added. This time the prize money is Rs.7 crore, and Big B tagged it "Kaun Banega Mahacrorepati".

The episode will be aired on Aug 17 on Sony Entertainment Television.