KBC 2005 and the 1 crore question

From the Oct 05 KBC, where a software professional from Infosys won 50 lakhs (that is 5 million rupees). The question for 1 crore rupees stumped him. The first life-line he used was the phone-a-friend, which didn't help


Left wondering what to do, with Big B very concerned about our contestant doing something silly at this stage.

So our contestant decides to 'flip' the question; which was just as well, given that his guess would have been wrong!
Well... the next question didn't help, as you can tell from his expression

And an audience poll was not too conclusive. At this stage, the contestant decided to quit, leaving with 50 lakhs. The answer, btw, was 'Overarm bowling



© 2005, Abhinav Agarwal. All rights reserved. Reposted to this blog, Sep 2011