Kaun Banega Crorepati

Sony TV Addresses Fake KBC Clip Controversy


Sony TV has issued an official statement in response to a fake clip circulating on social media from the popular game show ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati.’

The fabricated video features host Amitabh Bachchan asking a defamatory question about Madhya Pradesh’s CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, referring to him as the ‘ghoshna machine’ (announcement machine) due to alleged false announcements.

Sony TV has clarified that this video is unauthorized and misleading, as it overlays a fabricated voice-over and distorted content. The network is taking the matter seriously, involving the cybercrime cell to address it. They took to social media to release an official statement regarding the matter.

“We have been alerted to the circulation of an unauthorised video from our show, ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’. This video misleadingly overlays a fabricated voice-over of our host and presents distorted content. Upholding the show’s integrity and our viewers’ trust is paramount, and we are actively addressing this matter with the cybercrime cell. We strongly condemn such misinformation, urge our audience to be vigilant, and refrain from sharing unverified content,” the statement read.

The fake clip was shared on X (Twitter) by a member of Congress party.

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