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KBC 11 highlights: Gautam Kumar Jha wins Rs 1 crore

Kaun Banega Crorepati 11: Gautam Kumar Jha became the third crorepati of this season. He hails from Bihar and has been staying with his wife in West Bengal's Adra for two years.

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KBC 11 : Gautam Kumar Jha hails from Bihar and has been staying with his wife in West Bengal’s Adra

Amitabh Bachchan-hosted show Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 11 got its third crorepati in Wednesday’s episode. Bihar’s Gautam Kumar Jha was a rollover contestant who won Rs 40,000 in Tuesday’s episode. In Wednesday’s episode, he continued his journey on the hot seat.

Gautam Kumar Jha hails from Bihar and has been staying with his wife in West Bengal’s Adra for two years due to job transfer. He is a senior section engineer in the Indian Railways.

Also read | KBC 11: Bihar’s Gautam Kumar Jha becomes the third crorepati of Amitabh Bachchan-hosted show

Gautam couldn’t manage to win the grand prize of Rs 7 crore. He quit the game as he was not sure about the answer of the last question.

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The 7 crore question that made Gautam quit

The question was – What was the name of all the three soccer clubs set up with the help of Mahatama Gandhi in the early 20th century at Durban, Pretoria and Johannesburg? The options were – Truth Seekers, Non – Violents, Passive Resisters, Non co-operators. The correct answer was Passive Resisters.

Read More | KBC 11: The Rs 7 crore question that made Gautam Kumar Jha quit Amitabh Bachchan’s show

Gautam Kumar Jha quits the game at Rs 7 crore question

Gautam Kumar Jha walks away with Rs 1 crore on KBC 11.

Gautam wins Rs 1 crore

Gautam locks HMS Minden and wins Rs 1 crore.

The 1 Crore question

For the Rs 1 crore question, Gautam is asked - Aboard which made in India ship, did Francis Scott Key write the poem "Defence of Ford M'Henry' that became the US National Anthem? The options are - HMS Cornwallis, HMS Lindsay, HMS Clive, HMS Minden.

Gautam wins Rs 50 lakh

Gautam goes with the expert advice. He locks the answer Shringverpur and wins Rs 50 lakh.

Gautam takes his last lifeline

In the 14th question, Gautam is asked - Which of these places in the Ramayana was ruled by Nishad Guha, who ferried Rama, Sita and Lakshamana across the Ganga? The options are - Pataliputra, Shringverpur, Kalhasti, Mahishmati. Gautam takes his last lifeline Ask the Expert.

Gautam wins Rs 25,00,000

The correct answer is Dalai Lama and Gautam wins Rs 25,00,000.

Gautam takes 50:50

In the 13th question, Gautam is asked - Which of the following persons has been bestowed with an honourary Canadian citizenship? The options are - Dalai Lama, Akshay Kumar, Kailash Satyarthi, Mother Teresa.

Gautam Kumar Jha shares his experiences from work

Gautam has a government job and he is telling Amitabh Bachchan about his work structure.

Gautam has only two lifelines left

Gautam has already used 'Audience Poll' and 'Flip the Question' lifelines. His lifelines 'Ask the Expert' and '50:50' are still left.

Gautam has now won Rs 12,50,000

In the 12th question, Gautam was asked 'Which one of these planets has a solid surface?' The correct answer was Venus.

Gautam Kumar wins Rs 6,40,000

In the 11th question, Gautam was asked - During the tenure of which PM was Chhattisgarh created from Madhya Pradesh? The correct answer is Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

Gautam wins Rs 3,20,000

Gautam knows the correct answer to the tenth question and wins Rs 3,20,000.

Gautam wins Rs 1,60,000

In the ninth question, Gautam was asked - According to the Shiv Purana, who died by jumping into the pyre of a Yagya Kunda? The options were - Sati, Anasuya, Aditi, Arundhati. The correct answer was Sati.

Gautam takes his second lifeline

Gautam takes his second lifeline in the ninth question. He takes the lifeline 'Flip the Question'.

Gautam wins Rs 80,000

Gautam agrees with the audience poll. The correct answer is Writers' Building. 

Gautam takes his first lifeline

In the eighth question, Gautam has to identify the image of the secretariat building in Kolkata.  He takes the audience poll. 

All lifelines intact

Gautam Kumar Jha continues the game. All his lifelines are still left.

How much will Gautam Kumar Jha win today?

Previously, the two other contestants who managed to win Rs 1 crore on the show were Sanoj Raj and Babita Tade.

Kaun Banega Crorepati Season 11 airs every Monday-Friday at 9 pm on Sony TV.