Nowadays, when everything is going digital due to COVID-19 pandemic, which has locked people in their homes, one of India’s most popular game show KBC (Kaun Banega Crorepati) has also recorded virtually.
Sony Entertainment, which went the digital way with the audition process, has registered more than 2.5 million entries on the first day of registration. However, the online registration process was started from May 9 to May 22. Every night at 9’o clock, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan asked new questions to the audience, which they answered via SMS or SonyLIV app.
For KBC season 12, participation through SonyLIV has gone up by over 360 percent as compared to previous seasons. This underlines the trend towards acceptance of digital as the preferred mode for registration.
With an increase in digital consumption among users, the entire show has been planned virtually to enhance engagement and drive participation. The show makers said, the change of knowledge test and video submission, announced as a part of the selection process, is being well-received by users.
For KBC 2020, the channel has opted for virtual auditions due to the current situation of COVID-19 and lockdown. The whole process will be conducted via the SONLIV app. For guidance, the details will be explained via tutorial available on the digital platform.
The last round will be a personal interview with shortlisted candidates. In this season, it will be conducted remotely via video call. Moreover, the whole selection process will be verified by an independent audit firm.
For KBC season 12, not only the audition process but even the making of promo has also recorded remotely. Sir Amitabh Bachchan has recorded the promo of KBC from home that is directed by filmmaker Nitesh Tiwari.
How to Register For KBC Season 12 via SonyLIV App?
- Open the SonyLIV app
- Click on the KBC link
- Answer the registration question
- Fill in your details
- Click on “submit”