Singing Stars comes to a grand closure

As the journey of Tamil Nadu’s unique musical reality show, Singing Stars  came to grand closure on Sunday, audience’s favourite duo Manoj and  Laxman won the coveted title by proving their mettle in the highly  competitive finale round. Contesting against 13 talented pairs, Manoj and  Laxman rendered soulful songs that won the judges heart along with  millions of fans from across the state. With the coveted title, Manoj and  Laxman were rewarded a glittering trophy and whopping cash prize worth  Rs. 5 Lakhs for their stellar performance. 

Renowned and celebrated for their versatility, Manoj and Laxman through  13 rounds have stood out from the other contestants for their magical  fusion of Carnatic rendition into other genres of music. With  improvisations, the duo’s performance in unison has won them many  golden buzzers on the show.  

We are delighted with the tremendous success of Singing Star,” said Anup  Chandrasekharan,Business Head, COLORS Tamil“This underlines that there is immense talent in the state and we will  keep coming up with innovative shows like this to give our youth the opportunity to showcase  their natural gifts,” he added.

Commenting on the victory, Manoj and Laxman said, “It is an absolute  privilege to win the Singing Stars title. The show besides being a pedestal for  us to showcase our talent, has also given us an opportunity to be mentored by  the best in the industry like Santhosh Narayanan, Shakthisree and  Ananthu. It is with their timely insights and guidance that we have been able  to achieve this milestone today. Thanks to COLORS Tamil channel, we are  now able to connect with millions of music lovers across the state, who have  constantly encouraged us throughout our journey.” 

Launched in March this year, Singing Stars focused on the ‘strength of a  relationship’, and featured talented duos who had to work as a team.  Kickstarted with 14 pairs of contestants, the show was helmed by an  eminent panel of judges led by music director Santhosh Narayan and  playback singers Sakthisree and Ananthu.  

Commenting on the winners and the show, renowned Music Director and  Judge of Singing Stars, Santhosh Narayanan, said “Singings Stars has been a memorable and an eventful  journey in my music career. Starting from the  show’s format to the band and the contestants, Singing Stars has indeed  levelled up the music reality shows in Tamil Nadu. The talent which we  witnessed in the show was spellbinding. It was an equal learning experience  for me that we experimented new forms of recording tracks on this very set.  The show has helped us all of us come together through music and has set an  example that music has no boundaries. Manoj and Laxman’s victory on the  show is a well-deserved and I wish them a successful journey ahead.”

Adding to this, playback singer and judge – Singing Stars, Shakthisree Gopalan, said “It was a very meaningful experience for me to encourage contestants  and help them discover their talent. As someone who has entered  the industry post a reality show stint, I know the immense impact a  show can have on an aspiring musician’s career. Singing Stars has been more  than a platform for these beautiful, young singers to showcase their talent. It  has been a sangamam of music that has given everyone a sneak peek into the  superstars of tomorrow. Manoj and Laxman’s fresh voice is something we will  all cherish and enjoy for a long time.” 

Singer Ananthu, the celebrated and lively judge, concurred with the other.  “It was a thrilling journey for all of us. Each contestant had his or her own  unique style and strengths which made our tasks that much tougher. As  judges, we three had great rapport even though we looked for different  aspects of the craft,”

Hosted by vibrant Kiki and Vijay, the show became an instant hit amongst  households in Tamil Nadu. With many uniqueness the show witnessed  pairs singing in dual voices, gana singers, twins with their personal  renditions and many more on the grand stage. With the competition boiling  down to 6 pairs in the finale round, exceptional selection of songs,  passionate contestants and befitting judges contributed to the success of  this unique show.

COLORS Tamil is available on all leading cable networks and on all DTH  platforms – Sun Direct (CH NO 128), Tata Sky (CHN NO 1555), Airtel (CHN  NO 763), Dish TV (CHN NO 1808) and Videocon D2H (CHN NO 553). Missed  an episode or on the move? Don’t worry, you can now catch all the episodes  anytime on Voot.

Author: nammamadrasnews

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