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'It feels like a dream to win Rs 5 crores'

Last updated on: November 2, 2011 13:49 IST

'It feels like a dream to win Rs 5 crores'

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Sushil Kumar has become an overnight star after winning Rs 5 crores on Kaun Banega Crorepati 5.

A shy 27-year-old computer operator from Bihar, Sushil is now busy giving interviews to the media.

He chatted with rediff readers this morning. Here's the transcript for those who missed it.

Mihir asked, Hi Sushil, how are you feeling today?

Sushil Kumar answers, I am very happy. It still feels like a dream.

Cheris asked, Sushil Kumar, has things changed around you after winning KBC. What are the reactions of your family, friends and relatives?

Sushil Kumar answers, Everyone is very happy. My wife is with me and she is very delighted. My family and friends back in bihar have been sending me congratulatory messages. The phone has not stopped ringing since the news came out

Patcy asked, What are you planning to do with the money you've won?

Sushil Kumar answers, I will be building my dream house. I'll also be studying for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) exam and I would like to help my brothers to start their business. I would also like toc ontribute some money towards the society by helping the poor and needy children in their studies.

Gauri asked, Is it true that KBC is fixed?

Sushil Kumar answers, No it is not fixed.

Rani asked, Were you nervous sitting in front of Amitabh Bachchan?

Sushil Kumar answers, I was nervous but I was very happy and overjoyed. He knew I was nervous but he made me feel comfortable


Image: Sushil Kumar winner of KBC 5

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'It is not a fluke to win KBC'

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Rani asked, Have you ever tried your luck on any other kind of gaming show?

Sushil Kumar answers, No I have never participated in any other game show.

piyushJ asked, Please let us know which books to refer to for preparation before one sits in KBC

Sushil Kumar answers, Read daily newspapers, magazines. You should also refer to class 8 to class 12 NCERT books.

Alok asked, Hi Buddy? How r u prepared the KBC Questions? Is it just a fluke to win KBC?

 Sushil Kumar answers It is not a fluke. It is all true

sandy786 asked, Sushil are you planning to stay in mumbai after becoming crorepati?

Sushil Kumar answers, No I would like to go back to my hometown.

Image: Sushil Kumar

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'I would love to sit on the hot seat again'

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hello asked, Since you are from Bihar are you scared of the of the mafia asking money from you?

Sushil Kumar answers, It is all false and I don't think anything like this happens

Divya asked, Did you get a Rs 5 crore cheque or was the 33 per cent tax deducted at source. always curious about how much money one actually gets after winning

Sushil Kumar answers, Even if the tax gets deducted I am very happy and feel very proud because I'll be able to help in the betterment of our own country. I dont think I could have helped my country grow in any better manner.

Cheris asked, Sushil Kumar, What would your reaction had been if you would have lost at the last question

Sushil Kumar answers, I was confident that I was right. I would be shocked and would be in a trauma if I would have lost at the last question

Cheris asked, Sushil Kumar, If given a chance would you like to play KBC again?

Sushil Kumar answers, Yes I would love to sit on the hot seat again.

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'Amitabh Bachchan is a very down to earth person'

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kumarjagtiani asked, sushil first of all congrats, how did you find Amitabh as a person

Sushil Kumar answers, He is a very down to earth person. When you interact with him you feel like he is a part of your family. He made me feel very confident

Goutam asked, Hi Sushil..Congrats. Tell what was your feeling when you were asked the last question? Were you confident to play?

Sushil Kumar answers,  I was a little nervous but at the same time I was very confident.

karam asked, Hi Sushil, do you think that your wife also has a contribution in achieving this success and if yes then how

Sushil Kumar answers, Yes I think everyone is telling me this and it feels she has also contributed in my success

rush asked, God forbid, if you don't pass civil exams, what is your back-up plan?

Sushil Kumar answers, I am sure and confident I will be passing my exams. I dont believe in thinking negative


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'My wife is very lucky for me'

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x asked, kbc me aapka number kaise laga

Sushil Kumar answers, The process started in May and I sent an SMS. the computer randomly selects the mobile number and asks 3 questions and if you answer all of them correctly you are called for an audition. The audition are n 3 rounds. The first round has 10 question. The second round has 40page bio-data and then questions are asked. The last round is a where they shoot a video to know how confident you are in front of a camera. Thats how you reach the list of final contestents in KBC

anide asked, hi sushil, first congratulations....my didn't understand why were you too much emphisizing on your low salary in KBC...is it because you wanted simple questions from KBC?

Sushil Kumar answers, Its nothing like that. The questions are randomly selected. You should try and participate in KBC and then probably your negative approach would be answered.

nita asked, Do you think your wife is lucky for you?

Sushil Kumar answers, Yes she is very lucky for me

Bhalla asked, Hello Sushil Congratulations What is the formula of your success

Sushil Kumar answers, Just be confident and be positive and be truthful towards your work.


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