Keerthan Holla wins Zee Kannada’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Season 15
Karnataka’s most popular music reality shows, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Season 15 comes to an end. After twenty weeks of nail-biting competition, and much suspense, Keerthan Holla was declared the winner of Season 15, Zee Kannada’s hit music-based reality show. As the winner, Keerthan’s worthy talent will be honoured with a 3BHK flat worth Rs.35 Lakhs by the Confident Group. The grand finale also awarded their first runner-up – Hanumantha, with a site worth Rs. 15 Lakhs; and a cash prize of Rs. 2 Lakhs to Sadhvini Koppa, as the second runner-up; who did a thorough job of ensuring the competition level continued to remain ambitious as ever.
The grand finale of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Season 15 was a LIVE event held in Koramangala Indoor Stadium, was a star-studded affair hosted by the exuberant Anushree, while judged by legendary playback singer and film actor Rajesh Krishnan, playback singer Vijay Prakash and music composer Arjun Janya, along with the Maha Guru of this season, Dr. Hamsalekha, music composer. The event brought together the entire Zee Kannada followers together who joined to encourage the stars through their final battle.
The Grand Finale begun with the esteemed judges articulating the merit of every contestant earning their right to the Finale of Season 15, where all 6 finalists were brought on to stage with a display of their personal journey through the season, resulting in the increase of nostalgia for the night. The grand finale witnessed the best of raw talent from Keerthan, Hanumantha, Sadhvini, Vijet, Rithvik, and Nihal through 2 resilient rounds of competition, where each of them received a much-deserving title for their accomplishments in Season 15 of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa by Maha Guru, Dr. Hamsalekha – Sangeetha Sadhaka (Keerthan), Reshime Kanteerava (Vijeth), Namma Janapada Nayaka (Hanumantha) and Kanthananda Karna (Rithvik).
The most-revered Hanumantha, walked the ramp wearing his first-ever suit, for the finale, as promised to his supporters. With pride and yet utmost modesty, Hanumantha acknowledged Zee Kannada for receiving the opportunity to be a part of an upcoming blockbuster movie.
Additionally, the LIVE Grand Finale observed 1-minute of silence on account of the recent Pulwama attack, in honour of the martyrs.
Vijay Prakash lauded the team for originating Season 15 to be the most-emotional of the lot, while Hamsalekha appreciated the team for executing the season in conjunction with supreme social morals. Arjun Janya enunciates having a good fortune of being able to judge the future talent of Karnataka.
“It has been an honour to be a part of this remarkable platform with the support of our entire Zee Kannada family. I think I speak for the entire team when I say it is commendable to have had the opportunity to learn from the best of mentors in the industry. I would like to thank all the viewers for their immense support for making this night an unforgettable one for me.” said Keerthan Holla.
Commenting on the finale, a channel spokesperson said, “Yet another season comes to a closure with the LIVE telecast of Season 15. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa being one of our tentpole shows has continued to grow in the hearts of Kannadigas across the world, therefore, playing an essential role in encouraging contestants to go beyond and translate fresh energy to the audience by exhibiting stellar performances. This mirrors Zee Kannada’s recent brand refresh, Bayasid'dha Bāgilu Tegiyōṇa, translating to ‘open door to possibilities’ for talented individuals of every kind at Zee Kannada.”