Aamir Khan plays ‘who wants to be a millionaire’ in Turkey; here is what he did with the prize money
Bollywood star Aamir Khan has donated the money he won in a quiz show in Turkey to refugees in the country.
Khan participated in “Who Wants to be a Billionaire?” a popular game show hosted by popular Turkish actor Murat Yıldırım on October 14.
“I am not competing here for myself. I am here to help,”he said during the competition.
He said that he would donate any money he won to charities in Turkey.
Aamir Khan managed to reach the question worth 125,000 Turkish Liras but quit the contest as he did know the answer to the question.
He settled for 60,000 liras, which he said he would donate to charities in Turkey working for refugees.
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When questioned during the program about his impressions of Turkey, Khan said the Turkish people were “warm-hearted and warm blooded.”
“I am very impressed by the love of the Turkish people. I’m having a good time in Turkey. I did not know what I would find here,” he added.
Khan arrived in Istanbul on October 4 to promote his latest film “Secret Superstar,” which will be released worldwide on October 20.
He met with fans in Istanbul and Ankara and was received by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at the Presidential Complex.
Speaking at a news conference, Aamir Khan said he had been “constantly getting messages from Turkey” to visit the country.