Crorepati

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A crorepati (/ˈkrɔərpʌti/; Hindiकरोड़पती, karoṛpatī ? [kəˈroːɽpət̪i]) is a person who resides in a household whose net worth or wealth exceeds ten million rupees, or units of another currency. The term crorepati is derived from the unit crore from the Indian numbering system which is equivalent to 10 million.

The Indian game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, based on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, first aired in 2005 on the STAR network throughout India and offered prize money of Rs 50 million.

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