India, Nov. 9 -- Actor Amitabh Bachchan and show-runner Siddhartha Basu have apologised for the recent controversy surrounding Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on Kaun Banega Crorepati. While asking a question, Bachchan addressed Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj as 'Shivaji'. The option on screen also read "Shivaji".

Siddhartha Basu tweeted a new picture from the episode, with corrections made to the name on screen. "No insult or disrespect whatsoever was intended to the memory of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in a question on KBC 11. This season there have been a number of questions which have all used his name with the full title. Apologies for the inadvertent omission of title in the choice," he wrote. Amitabh retweeted him and wrote, "No disresp...