KBC 5 to air in August, says Big B

New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all set to return as the host of the fifth season of popular quiz show Kaun Banega Crorepati which will go on air in August.

"KBC back in August… and this time for a longer duration than last time… and yes welcome to all entrants…

come join me, "Bachchan wrote on Twitter.

The 68-year-old actor has already shot some promos with Avinash Gowariker and is excited to be sporting ace designer Rohit Bal`s creations on the show this time.

Posting a few pictures from the shoot, Big B tweeted, "Promo photo shoot by Avinash Gowariker… brilliant as always… used a new lighting system… excellent… and Rohit Bal on dress."

One of the photos show Big B wearing a dark brown bandhgala, teamed with a maroon scarf and thick-rimmed glasses. Another photo showed him sporting a sliver blue bandhgala with a cream scarf.