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Mumbai home tutor Sunmeet Kaur wins Rs. 5 cr in KBC-6

IANS  Mumbai, January 05, 2013
First Published: 18:13 IST(5/1/2013) | Last Updated: 01:35 IST(6/1/2013)

Sunmeet Kaur Sawhney, a Punjabi woman, has emerged as the winner of Rs. 5 crore on TV game show Kaun Banega Crorepati 6 (KBC).

Sawhney, a home tutor and a resident of Mumbai, couldn't believe she had cracked the jackpot, until the show's host, megastar Amitabh Bachchan hugged her.

"I couldn't believe that I won! Mr. Bachchan had to come and hug me for me to believe that I have won Rs. 5 crore. My husband also had to come and tell me so," she said.

The episode featuring her victory will be aired next week.

Her plan is to donate a part of the money for prayer rituals.

"I want to sponsor some rituals of our Punjabi tradition. So, a part of the amount will go there. We will decide what to do with the rest of it later," added the 37-year-old.

She hails from Chandigarh, but Sawhney has been staying in Mumbai since a few years now. Married to a small-time actor who has done some side roles in Hindi films, Sawhney has two daughters.

"We have rented a place in Mumbai and have been staying here since a few years," she said.

In the last season of KBC, Bihar-based Sushil Kumar had won the mega-prize of Rs. 5 crore.




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