Kto vozmyot million? (Russian: Кто возьмёт миллион?) was the original Kazakh version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, which originally broadcast in Russian from May 19, 2001 to 2006. The show was hosted by Yevgeny Zhumanov and Serik Akishev.

Mïllïon kimge buyıradı? (Kazakh: Миллион кiмге бұйырады?) Was the Kazakh version of the show broadcast In the Kazakh language. It aired from 2004 to 2005, and was hosted by Iskendir Serkebayev.

Return Edit

In the summer of 2017, it was announced that the show would return to the air on Khabar channel, and also SMS-registration of contestants began.

Money Tree Edit

Question Prize (2000 - 2006) Prize (2017 - present)
15 5 000 000 tenge 10 000 000 tenge
14 2 500 000 tenge 5 000 000 tenge
13 1 250 000 tenge 2 500 000 tenge
12 600 000 tenge 1 200 000 tenge
11 300 000 tenge 600 000 tenge
10 150 000 tenge 300 000 tenge
9 80 000 tenge 150 000 tenge
8 40 000 tenge 90 000 tenge
7 20 000 tenge 60 000 tenge
6 10 000 tenge 40 000 tenge
5 5 000 tenge 20 000 tenge
4 2 000 tenge 10 000 tenge
3 1 000 tenge 5 000 tenge
2 500 tenge 2 500 tenge
1 200 tenge 1 000 tenge

Selection of contestants Edit

Starting from 2017, selection in the show is carried out with the help of SMS for all residents of Kazakhstan. Selection is carried out in several stages.

First FFF Edit

Everyone should send an SMS with a certain combination to a short number.

In response in the form of a reply SMS message, the subscriber receives confirmation that the application was accepted and receives a link to the multimedia content portal of the "KVM" show. On the portal, the subscriber will be able to download one unit of content.

Next, the subscriber from another short SMS number will be sent a question with options for answers to check his erudition. The options will be numbered 1, 2, 3, 4. In order to answer the question, the subscriber needs to send the selected option to the same short number.

After sending your answer, the subscriber will receive an appropriate notification in the reply SMS from the number about the correctness or incorrectness of the answer.

In both cases, the applicant will receive a link to access the thematic portal of multimedia content of the show "KVM?".

If you gave the correct answer, it means that you successfully passed the first FFF and became a potential contender for appear in the show "KVM?", hitting the computer base of potential contestants.

Reply messages Edit

After sending the application "..." to the number ... you will receive a message with the following text:

Thank you, your application is accepted. Expect the issue from the number .... Link to the portal:

Then you will receive a message with a question from the number ....

Second FFF Edit

Two weeks before the filming in the database of potential players, who gave the correct answer to the question via SMS, random numbers are selected. The special computer program selects 300 mobile phone numbers, according to which the producers of TV shows will call up potential contestants of the 2nd FFF and offer to answer 5 qualifying questions. Further, according to the results of the qualification selection, participants of the TV show will be selected.

In each of the 6 shows of the filming will be 12 contestants (10 main + 2 spare players) who gave the most number of correct answers.

Spare contestant Edit

The substitute player must appear in the studio on the day of the show that was set for him. In case of absence of any of the main 10, "Reserve player" takes a place in the studio.

In the case of the appearance of all players of the main 10, the substitute will automatically become the player of the main 10 of the next filming, the date and time will be notified to him additionally, a few days before the filming.

In the event that a spare player fails to appear on the appointed day of the show, he will be removed and for further participation he will need to go through the registration and selection procedure (1 and 2 FFF).

Winners Edit

Top Prize winners Edit

5,000,000 tenge winners Edit


2,500,000 tenge winners Edit

600,000 tenge winners Edit

300,000 tenge winners Edit

80,000 tenge winners Edit

40,000 tenge winners Edit

20,000 tenge winners Edit

5,000 tenge winners Edit

0 tenge winners (incomplete list) Edit

Trivia Edit

  • The show filmed in "Kazakhfilm" film studio (Al-Farabi ave., 176, Almaty).
  • Serik Akishev is contestant only in Kazakh version, who answered the 1st question wrong.

Gallery Edit

Sources Edit

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