Bhubaneswar: The Founder of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT), Prof. Achyuta Samanta, has taken a turn on the hot seat of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC). Prof. Samanta will be featuring on the Karamveer Special of KBC 11 scheduled to telecast on November 15 (Friday) from 9 PM onwards on Sony Entertainment Television Channel.
The BJD MP from Kandhamal is not only sharing the screen with host Amitabh Bachchan, but also with Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu who is his co-participant in the show. Prof. Samanta would talk about his childhood struggles, rise to large-scale philanthropy, journey as an educationist and tryst with statesmanship. He would be accompanied by his sister, Dr. Iti Rani Samanta, a witness to his rise from the scratch.
Dr Samanta had taken Odisha’s popular dessert ‘Chenna Poda’ and the Saura painting made by KISS students for Amitabh Bachchan. This is the second time he would share the screen with BIG B. Earlier, he had appeared with him on the sets of Banega Swachh India Campaign by NDTV.