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Zee TV’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa unveils Top 12 contestants!
MUMBAI: You’ve watched thousands of young aspirants from across the country sing their way into the auditions of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. You’ve been spell-bound by their soulful voices, been touched by their stories of struggle … now, celebrate their victories as only the best amongst the lot secure their positions amongst the Top 12 and embark on their journey of singing on India’s biggest singing reality show! So, here’s unveiling the Top 12 contestants:
Jagpreet Bajwa- Trained in western and Indian classical music, 21-year-old Jagpreet belongs to Canada. A passionate singer and a motivational speaker, Jagpreet lost his vision when he was barely 6 months old to eye cancer. However, his impaired vision never posed a hindrance in his path of success. Having performed his first stage show at the age of 6, this extraordinary talent has done over 500 stage shows. Learning various other forms of music, Jagpreet can sing in 11 different languages. An inspiration for many, this versatile musician has stunned the judges with his melodious voice. With an aim to spread love and peace through music, Jagpreet aspires to open a music therapy school.
Tanvir Hussain- Born in a Qawwaal family, 25-year-old Tanvir Hussain hails from Punjab. His command over Qawwali and flair for the style is commendable. An ardent Salman Khan fan, Tanvir sports his idol’s famous hairstyle from the film Tere Naam. His aim is to establish himself as a Qawaali singer. Through the platform of SRGMP, this budding contestant wants to showcase his talent to the world. Not so fluent with English, Tanvir has studied till 12th grade and aspires to finish his graduation and go to a finishing school so that he can converse in style with his international fans whenever he does shows abroad.
Zuber Hashmi- A trained singer, Zuber belongs to Mumbai & excels in diverse forms like Classical, Thumri, Bollywood, Folk, Dadra and Ghazal. An ardent fan of singers like Mohd Rafi, Ustad Rashid Khan, Kaushiki Chakraborty and Arijit Singh, Zuber teaches music and does stage shows. With music running in his veins, he refrains from meeting people who don’t support music. A brilliant singer, Zuber aims to achieve a standing ovation for all his performances. Through Sa Re Ga Ma Pa he wants to establish himself as a Thumri singer.
Jyotica Tangree- Having learnt singing from a tender age, she sings classical music and fast numbers with equal finesse. She mesmerized the judges with her rocking singing and amazing confidence. Her mother is her source of inspiration. Brought up in Jalandhar, Punjab, she is currently based out of Mumbai. Her dream is to become a successful singer and earn a lot of money & fame.
Harjot Kaur- Hailing from Delhi, 18-year- old Harjot captivated all the mentors with her powerful voice to the extent that they rechristened her as ‘Sunidhi’ of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. She has learnt music from her father and is truly a daddy’s little girl. A confident singer, Harjot excels in various styles of dance too. A jovial person by nature, she aspires to learn western music. With an aim to win the show, her magical voice will lead her to great heights!
Rupali Jagga- This powerhouse of talent from Chandigarh captures everyone’s attention with her soulful voice the moment she steps on the stage of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Adept at performing across genres, she loves singing racy dance numbers with which she can bring the roof down. With a thirst to live life queen size, Rupali is a vibrant, striking personality. Nothing in the world can make her happier than singing!
Sanjuti Das- Trained in semi classical music, 18-year-old Senjuta belongs to Kolkata. Learning music from the past seven years, her melodious voice can bring a smile to your face. Having received great appreciation on her singing ability from the mentors, Senjuta is determined to go a long way on the show with her passion and perseverance.
Ashmita Kar- All of 17 years, Ashmita from Kolkata is the youngest contestant on the show. Her dream is to become an accomplished professional singer.
Sachin Kumar Valmikan- A music teacher by profession, 23-year-old Sachin hails from Uttar Pradesh. Overcoming numerous hurdles in life with a smile on his face, this budding talent proves that where there is a will there is a way! A die-hard fan of Salman Khan, Sachin has never been to any movie theater or cinema hall ever. Been lauded by the mentors for his mesmerizing voice, Sachin loves his family the most and wants to make them proud by winning the show.
Kushal Paul- This rockstar from Kolkata can give tough competition to anyone with his singing talent. A musician by profession, Kushal is a happy go lucky person. Having started playback singing at the age of 17, he has been financially supporting his family. Really scared of his father, Kushal shares a very strong and special bond with his mother who encourages his singing talent.
Abhigyan Das- Born and brought up in a family of music lovers, this 19-year-old young talent hails from Assam. Trained in Indian classical, he started learning music from his parents who are equally proficient in it. With a dream to become a singer and composer, Abhigyan aspires to establish a university of music and promote Indian Classical music.
Hashmat & Sultana- Hailing from Punjab, these sisters are unique in their style and only perform duets together. Adept at various genres of music, it is Sufi that stirs their soul. Trained in music by their father, Hashmat wishes to learn Qawwali from Ustad ‘Shouqat Ali’ and Sultana wants to learn Rock. Both sisters are starkly different from each other, while Hashmat is a traditional Indian girl, Sulatana is a cool, outgoing person. Their full-throated singing gives goosebumps to many.
To catch all the fun & extraordinary performances, stay tuned to Sa Re Ga Ma Pa every Saturday and Sunday at 9:30 PM only on Zee TV and on OZEE-the digital destination for all shows of the ZEE network