Udupi: Kya Ravi Katpadi Banega Crorepati?


Team Udayavani, Jan 12, 2021, 9:07 AM IST

Udupi: Social worker Ravi Katpadi who helps underprivileged children get medical treatment, by dressing up in unique costumes every year, has been selected as a special contestant in the students’ special episode of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) with host Amitabh Bachchan.

Ravi shared this message on a social media platform.

“I’m glad to say that I have been selected to participate in India’s biggest quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati, hosted Amitabh Bachchan and the show is going to be aired on Friday, January 15,” the message read.

“Do watch and I request everyone to support me,” he added.

Ravi Katpadi, a daily-wage labourer who hails from Udupi, uses Krishna Janmashtami to help underprivileged children get medical treatment, by dressing up in unique costumes every year.

Last year, owing to the Covid-19 scare, he did not raise money and instead, tried to create awareness on Covid-19.

He has been dressing up in various monstrous costume for the last six years, to raise money to treat the poor kids. He has so far collected around Rs 52.50 lakh and helped in the treatment of 28 children.

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