Amitabh Bachchan has a big fan-following in the country and abroad which none other Bollywood actor or actress has been able to enjoy till now.
Amitabh has various reasons by his side to make a perfect KBC host. Some of the reasons have been listed below:-
1) He is a well-known name and the prominent face from filmy world whom every Indian contestant has dreamt of meeting in person; be it child, adolescents, prime young generation or senior citizens.
2) He interacts with the contestant in a very comfortable manner on the sets and connects with the audiences of the studio in an amiable and amicable manner which is itself exemplary.
3) The phrases or the quotes he has made popular such as Ye Galat Jawab hai, Lock Kar Diya Jaaye, etc. followed by background score, easily catch up with the viewer’s imaginations.
4) Amitabh was the first one to test his Big screen-star-image to the small screen by hosting a television show when the show started. And being the pioneer, he has excelled and gained the respect of all.
5) Every contestant (in fact, Indian citizen) has respect and love for this name, Amitabh Bachchan, which is unmatchable in the Indian Film industry.
6) The humorous tone and satires of Amitabh Bachchan know where to draw the lines of humor.
7) His baritone is very gracious and his facial expressions help to create suspenseful atmosphere after every question and doubtful answers by the contestants.
8) KBC is more popular in the Hindi belt of the country, mainly UP, Bihar, MP, Delhi, and Punjab. Amitabh Bachchan, being the son of well-known Hindi poet, Shri Harivansh Rai Bachchan, has very good command over Hindi hence this increases the impact on masses.