Super Singer Junior: Pranjal, Sharmistha joint champions

17 September, 2019 12:00 AM printer

Super Singer Junior: Pranjal, Sharmistha joint champions

The wait is over. Young participants Pranjal Biswas and Sharmistha Debnath have jointly won the trophy of Super Singer Junior after giving a tough competition to other finalists,reports Times of India. They also received Rs. 2.5 lakh each, apart from the trophy and other prizes. Pranjal also won ‘Popular Choice Award’.

Sourik bagged the second position and a cash prize of Rs. 1.5 lakh while Ankita Mondal and Shreetama Saha jointly got the third position. Ankita and Shreetama were awarded with Rs. 1 lakh each.

Since the beginning, Pranjal left everyone stunned with his expertise in Baul gaan as well as Sufi songs. The young singer, who hails from Karimpur, Nadia district.

Sharmistha, on the other hand, is known for her melodious voice. Her ‘breathless’ song left the judges as well as the audience literally ‘breathless’.

The grand finale was a musical extravaganza. The star-studded show had Sonu Nigam, Udit Narayan, Shaan, Alka Yagnik, Hariharan, Kay Kay, Kunal Ganjawala, Benny Dayal, Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Pandit Subhankar Banerjee, Pandit Tanmoy Bose, Sreekumar Chatterjee, Haimanti Shukla, Nachiketa, Rupankar, Raghab, Monomoy, Subhamita, Indrani Sen, Jayati, Dhanshiri and others. From Udit Narayan and Kumar Sanu’s duet to Hariharan and Kaykay’s ‘Jugalbandi’, the gala event had many magical moments.

The music reality show, hosted by Rooqma Ray started its journey in June. Young singers from the length and breadth of Bengal and neighbouring country Bangladesh also participated in the audition. Auditions were held at eight zones namely, Jalpaiguri, Siliguri, Maldah, Nabadweep, Durgapur, Chandannagar, Midnapore and Kolkata. 

After several weeks of tough fight and rigorous grooming sessions, 5 contestants, Sreetama, Sourik, Pranjal, Sharmistha and Ankita made it to the finale.