Although crorepatis (in Indian rupees) have less than one-quarter the net wealth of a millionaire (in US dollars), when adjusted for the substantially lower cost of living in India, the classifications are comparable .
The Indian game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (Loose translation: "Who wants to be a crorepati"), based on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, first aired in 2005 on the Star Network throughout India and shared the same success as its foreign counterparts.
From NREGA Worker to Crorepati Club ; the State Revenue Department Attendant, Formerly a Bus Conductor and Even NREGA Labourer, Had Already Won Rs 50 Lakh by Answering 14 Questions Asked by the Anchor on the TV Show Ningalkkum Aakaam Koteeswaran (NAK, or You Too Can Be a Crorepati)
May 20, 2013; "Which among the following institutions was inaugurated at the Chamber of Princes in the Indian Parliament building on January...
16% Rise in Crorepati Candidates in Gujarat: Analysis of Affidavits Filed for Second Phase of Elections Shows That Just 19 of the 401 Candidates Have Assets Worth Less Than Rs1 Lakh, Says GEW
Dec 08, 2012; "In the five years since the 2007 elections, the number of crorepati candidates in the state has increased by 16%. This is...