The Grand Finale shoot of SAREGAMAPA LI’L Champs was shot recently at Purple Movie studios. The studio saw a huge turn up of a large number of people and also the press for the coverage of the event.
The special judge of this episode was legendary singer Asha Bhosle. The other special judge was popular singer Mika Singh. Kumar Sanu, Akriti Kakkar and Joy Sarkar who have been judging the contestants throughout the season graced the stage too. Pandit Tanmoy Bose inaugurated the program by paying a special tribute to Asha Bhosle by guiding the musicians playing a medley of the songs of the legendary singer. After the tribute to Asha Ji, Tollywood Actor Jishu Sengupta, the host of the show made a spirited entry into the auditorium in a bike. He left the audience transfixed with his great dance moves to the song “Saree k Fall sa” from the film R..Rajkumar.
The three regular judges of the show also made grand entry to the stage of the SAREGAMAPA LI’L Champs Grand Finale. While Kumar Sanu made his entry to a medley of some of his songs like “Jaan tere naam”, “Tujhe dekha toh ye jana sanam”, Joy Sarkar entered the stage with a guitar in hand and jammed with the musicians. Akriti Kakkar’s entry was nothing less than the entry made by a Bollywood actress. She descended on the stage in a swing decorated with flowers and enthralled the audience with the “Jhinku nakur” song from the Bangla Movie Boss.
Shreyas, Ronita, Chiranjeeb, Asmita and Anumita are the five finalists of the finale of this season. The judges praised them highly. Kumar Sanu said “For me the five of them are winners already. Since this is a competition, one will have to win. Otherwise they have all become great singers and I am proud of them. The love that I have got from the children is also a great achievement for me”. Akriti Kakkar however felt that they are like roses which have been waiting to blossom.
Asha Bhosle not only judged the participants but also performed to one of her evergreen songs “Piya tu aab toh aa ja”. “Respect your teacher and follow your passion” was the legendary singer’s advise to the budding talents. Mika Singh rocked the stage with songs like “gandi baat”, “taki o taki”. He even sang a duet with Akriti “paglu thoda sa karle romance”.
The other celebrities who were present at the show included Haranath Chakraborty, Debashree Roy, Purno Das Baul, Sumit Ganguly, Priya Karfa ,Anindya Pulok, Raja Narayan Deb, Shilajit, Sonali, Swapan Basu ,Ujjaini , Sidhu , Jojo, Sanchita, Sahaj Maa, Poroma , Kinjal , Priya Paul, Pota, ,Jinia, Mekhla , Arnab , Priyam , Mollar , Chandni and Priyam.
The SAREGAMAPA LI’L Champs Grand Finale episode on January 5 at 7pm will show who finally grabs the crown of this season.