"Off for a meet with Sony for next KBC... planning, operation, execution... will keep you informed on its broadcast and other details," Bachchan wrote on twitter. Big B underwent abdominal surgery in February and was advised rest for sometime. Due to his health issues there were reports that he might not host the show.
KBC is the Indian version of the UK game show 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? The show, first aired in 2000, was hosted by the 69-year-old actor making his maiden appearance on television.
The show became a rage with Bachchan hosting its first and second seasons. Following this, superstar Shah Rukh Khan was roped in for the third. But Big B returned to anchor the fourth season of the show which was aired on Sony Entertainment Television. He hosted the fifth season as well which began from the 64th Indian Independence Day.