"Kaun Banega Crorepati”
It is a quiz based game show primarily in Hindi language which is being produced by BIG Synergy Media Limited (“Producer”) for initial exhibition on Sony Entertainment Television channel (“Channel”) which channel is owned by Multi Screen Media Private Limited and/or its affiliates.
1. "Auditions": means the ground Auditions held at various cities on certain dates as informed to the selected Contestant(s).
2. "Auditionee(s)": The Registrant(s) who is selected for participation in the Auditions.
3. "Back-up Participant(s)": The Auditionee(s) selected to participate in the Fastest Finger First round of the Competition, only in case any selected Participant(s) does not appear for the shoot at the Studio, for any reason.
4. "CompanyIMSM": Multi Screen Media Private Limited and/or its affiliates, the organizers of the Competition.
5. "Competition": General knowledge quiz titled "Kaun Banega Crorepati "KBC").
6. “Contestant(s): The Registrant(s), Auditionee(s), Participant(s), Back–up Participant(s), Hot Seat Contestant(s) all collectively referred to as “Contestant(s)”.
7. “Celebrity special/s”: Any Episode/s of the Show specially recorded with Celebrity Hot Seat Contestant(s).
8. “Contributor”: Any person other than the Contestant(s), who participates, attends, and/or is present at any of the Auditions, Competition, the Studio, the Program, and/or the Show.
9. “Episode” An Episode of the Program.
10. “Fastest-Finger First/FFF” means that part of the Program where a question is asked to the selected Participant(s), who in turn shall answer the same. The first Participant to correctly answer the question shall be entitled to proceed to the Hot Seat as the Hot Seat Contestant.
11. “Hot Seat Contestant(s)” means the winning Contestant(s) of the Fastest Finger First round and who occupies the Hot Seat before the host of the Program to participate further in the Competition.
12. “Participant(s)” The Auditionee(s) who is selected to participate in the Fastest Finger First round of the Competition.
13. “Phone A Friend Candidate(s)”: A friend of the Participant who is selected by the Participant as phone a friend candidate. Phone A Friend Candidate(s) shall be above 18 years of age as on May 25, 2012 and an Indian national residing in India.
14. “Producer”: means the producer of the Program which is Big Synergy Media Ltd.
15. "Program": The recordings of the Competition in the Studio (including any seasonal special/s / Celebrity Special recording).
16. “Registrant(s)": Any person(s) who participates in the Competition and who (i) is above eighteen (18) years of age as on May 25, 2012; (ii) is a citizen of India residing in India (and (iii) enters the Competition in accordance with the Rules and Regulations stated below. Employees of MSM, of the Producer, of the advertising agency which has been appointed from time to time, and also employees of the sponsors; and members of their immediate family; persons other than Indian nationals, or Indian nationals living out of India, or those who do not qualify under the definition of resident of India as per the Income Tax Act, 1961 or those not conversant in spoken Hindi, are ineligible to enter the Competition.
17. “Rules and Regulations”: These Rules and Regulations governing the Competition, stated herein in entirety, as may be amended from time to time.
18. "Seasonal special/s": Any Episode/s of the Show specially recorded to celebrate a specific time of year.
19. “Schedule”: An Episode or a set of Episodes to be recorded and/or recording dates as pre-determined by the Company.
20. "Show": Each Episode of the Program (including any Seasonal special/s or Celebrity special/s Episode/s/) that is telecast.
21. “Studio Part": That part of the Competition, which takes place in the Studio whether or not part of the Show.
22. “Studio”: means the Studio at “Filmcity, Goregaon (East), Mumbai” or any other studio as decided by the Company/Producer where the shoot for the Competition / part of the Competition / promos of the Competition takes place.
23. “Winner”: The Hot Seat Contestant(s) who correctly answers all questions posed by the Host in the Show.