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Filmmaker Karan Johar knew the answer to the Rs 1 crore question asked on the reality-based quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

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Karan Johar

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Filmmaker Karan Johar knew the answer to the Rs 1 crore question asked on the reality-based quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan.

A 19-year-old contestant named Himanshu Dhuria lost the chance to take home Rs 1 crore from the show. The question asked was about the Sirr-e-Akbar. “Whose Persian translation of several Upanishads is known as the ‘Sirr-e-Akbar’?” The options provided were Abul Fazal, Shah Wallulah Dehlvi, Dara Shikoh and Ahmad al-Sirhindi.

Karan tweeted on Tuesday night that he knew the answer. “I knew the 1 crore answer! ‘Dara Shikoh and so would you have Ranveer. Takht,” he wrote.

Actor Ranveer Singh will be seen playing the role of Dara Shikoh in Karan’s upcoming film Takht, which also stars Vicky Kaushal, Kareena Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Bhumi Pednekar, Anil Kapoor and Janhvi Kapoor. — IANS

Netflix inks pact with Karan

Streaming giant Netflix has inked a multi-year exclusive deal with filmmaker Karan Johar’s digital content company Dharmatic Entertainment to create a broad range of new fiction and non-fiction series and films for Netflix members. “I’m super-excited about the projects we already have in development and the limitless possibilities ahead. To create universal stories from India that the world discovers is an incredible and unprecedented opportunity,” Johar said on Wednesday. Netflix and Johar first worked together in 2018 for Lust Stories. 

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