Actor Pratik Gandhi was seen to be on cloud nine as he got the opportunity to sit down on the ‘hot seat’ in the Amitabh Bachchan-hosted Kaun Banega Crorepati. The Scam 1992 fame tweeted a promo video shared through the Sony TV handle, additionally revealing his “fear” of being at the special episode of KBC 13 along with Pankaj Tripathi.
Pratik is ready to play the game alongside cutting-edge actor who is also current fan favourite, actor Pankaj Tripathi. Pratik, who’s presently expecting the release of his Bollywood debut film Bhavai, tweeted, “So many years after my engineering, I felt the fear of exam before getting on the ‘Hot Seat’”
The original video which was shared by the Twitter handle of the Sony TV channel captioned it as, “Pankaj aur Pratik dono hai KBC ke manch par aane ke liye nervous. Dekhiye kaise AB sir karte hai unka yeh dar door, #KaunBanegaCrorepati Shaandaar Shukravaar episode mein, 1st Oct, raat 9 baje, sirf Sony par.”
Nervous Pankaj and Pratik
In the video, we see Pratik Gandhi and Pankaj Tripathi having chills out of nervousness in the green room before getting on the hot seat. Bachchan, who’s already introduced their names, heads backstage to walk them out. While Pratik hints that he has an upset stomach after he ate “chutney” in the morning, Pankaj adds “sir raahu-kaal chal raha hai toh prashna-kaal mein naa le jaayein.” Bachchan warns them with, “Yeh sab bahana-baazi yahan nahi chalega (Such excuses won’t work here).”
Pratik’s ‘middle class question’ to Senior Bachchan
In another video which was posted on Wednesday, Pratik can be seen asking random middle-class questions to Amitabh Bachchan, about things a common guy does. Pratik asked Bachchan senior on whether or not he’s ever banged the remote control if it wasn’t operating or wiped off his fingers on his apparel after consuming food. Initially startled by the questions of Pratik Gandhi, Bachchan said that during his early days while he had a long beard, he did wipe his arms at the beard itself.
Sony TV had additionally shared a promo on Tuesday in which we noticed Pratik saying a few dialogues about the risk-taking competencies of a Gujarati businessman, while reciting the well-known dialogue “Risk hai toh ishq hai” from Scam 1992, leaving Amitabh Bachchan cheering for him.
Pratik’s immense fame post Scam 1992 success
Pratik Gandhi gained immense fame after playing Harshad Mehta in the blockbuster web series on Sony LIV last year. On the other hand, Pankaj Tripathi has grown to be a fave face on display after doing numerous characters in projects like Mirzapur, Ludo, Gunjan Saxena and Mimi withinside the previous few months.
This special episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati is going to air on Sony TV on October 1 at 9 PM.