Indian Idol Junior announces its 'Top 13' musical sensations
The journey through the Indian Idol Junior auditions was ecstatic and a once in a life time opportunity, as it combines adventure, humor, thrill, glamour, entertainment and obviously singing! The countdown has just begun as Indian Idol Junior, India’s foremost and the biggest singing talent hunt show announces its exceptional Top 13 singing sensations. These young singing superstars are the Chubby Vaishnav Girish of Kerala… bubbly Ranita Banerjee of Kolkata… Daddy’s little girl Ananya Sritam Nanda of Bhubaneswar… Rapunzel of Indian Idol Junior Nahid Afreen of Assam… very sincere Surendra Singh of Rajasthan… multi-instrumentalist Moti Khan from Rajasthan… young nightingale and Lataji’s favourite Niharika Nath of Kolkata… notorious motor-mouth Shubhankar Sarkar of Kolkata… music lover Shrilakshmi Belamannu of Bangalore… multi-talented rockstar Yumna Ajin of Kerala… chirpy Vidhi Jaswal of Jammu… melodious Ajay Brijwasi of Mathura… and playback singer V. Nithyashree of Chennai.
Taking the responsibility of selecting the thrilling thirteen were Shalmali Kholgade, Vishal Dadlani and Salim Merchant during the auditions. Taking the baton from Shalmali and making her television debut as the judge and adding the glamour quotient to the show will be ace actress Sonakshi Sinha along with the talented Vishal Dadlani and versatile Salim Merchant. Extremely elated with the quality of talent they have seen this season, the judges have endorsed this year’s talent on the show as the best ever!!
This week the viewers are surely in for a surprise as the ex- Indian Idol participants will introduce each of the top 13 junior maestros in their own andaz. Ex-Indian Idol finalists like Aditi Paul, Bhumi Trivedi, Manisha Karmakar, Swaroop Khan, Sashi Suman, Shivam Pathak, Sreeram(Indian Idol 5 winner) who have already created a mark in the music industry, will motivate the participants by singing along with them and highlighting their strengths.
Its time to see how these top 13 contestants, chosen from over 1 lakh aspirants compete week after week to make an impact on the audience, as their fate will now be decided through public voting.