How is the response so far?
Great. We have got some 25 lakh calls till now.
How much can one earn on your show?
Up to Rs 8 crore in a year.
Has kbc forced you to do something like that?
That's a trend now. But this game is an original concept.
Do you like this trend?
All I can say is that with the biggies entering TV, nobody can say anymore that it's the last resort for failed actors.
What's your opinion of kbc?
The concept is unbeatable. It would've been successful even without Amitabh Bachchan but the man has made it interesting.
You were the superstar of TV till AB came along. Is there a friction between both of you?
No. I have a lot of respect for Amitabh Bachchan. Why can't there be two superstars on TV!
What do you think of Zee's show?
It's pathetic. Never has there been such single-minded hatred for a TV show from the public.
Were you ever in contention to host Zee's show?
No, and even if they had asked me, I would have...