19 years ago this boy surprised Amitabh Bachchan, today he has become IPS officer

The popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) has changed many lives, it has changed Ravi Mohan Saini’s life too. Saini’s life took a drastic U-turn when he first appeared on Kaun Banega Crorepati in 2001. He not only won the prize money but also won many millions of hearts.

Yes, his knowledge earned him Rs 1 crore by answering all 15 questions correctly. Later, Ravi decided to prepare for the UPSC Civil Services exam. It is worth mentioning here that Saini (now 33 years old) took charge as the Superintendent of Police, Porbandar.

He told The Indian Express, “After my schooling, I did my MBBS from Mahatma Gandhi Medical College in Jaipur. I was doing my internship after MBBS when I cleared UPSC. My father was in the navy and I joined the police force after being inspired by him.”

Saini qualified for the Indian Police Services in 2014, with an All-India rank of 461. Talking about his new role, he said, “My role would be the implementation of lockdown in Porbandar in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, the law and order situation remains our topmost priority.”

Ravi became the first KBC winner who cracked the civil service examinations. He came through with flying colours as he secured 461th rank in the examination.

Only a successful person knows how many obstacles lying in his way to success, he had to clear to accomplish his ultimate mission. Many would argue that success is an everlasting journey, however, every one of us would agree that turning the biggest dream into a reality is no less than success since it brings a smile on face and happiness in life.

He has now become a source of inspiration for many youths who dream to be IAS or IPS. He has achieved what others dream of. Many people read his inspirational story and get motivated. Let’s praise him for a big achievement.

It is speculated that The iconic game show hosted by Amitabh Bachchan will be back with its new season – KBC 12. The registrations have already started earlier this month and Amitabh Bachchan will return as host.

Amitabh shot the video announcing the registrations in his home, owing to the nationwide coronavirus-induced lockdown. Talking about the experience, he wrote in his blog, “So yes I worked .. got a problem with that .. keep it to yourself then .. damned if you pour it out here in this locked in condition .. sufficient precaution as much that could be taken was taken .. and what had been scheduled for 2 days, was completed in one day .. starting 6pm .. ending a short while NOW !!”

Due to unprecedented circumstances, the screening and selection process of KBC 12 will be entirely digital this year, the Head of Business Planning and Communication at Sony Entertainment Television told IANS.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.