Zee TV’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs Season 5 – Suron Ka Mahamanch (big platform of musical note) is going to start from 27th December 2014. There are 12 child participants for the musical competition. All the contestants are seen grooving and singing the Havan Karenge song [from Bhaag Milkha Bhaag movie] to share their excitement in the promo. Earlier Seasons were held in 2006 [S1], 2007-2008 [S2], 2009 [S3], and 2011 [S4]. The show is telecast every Saturday/Sunday @ 9 PM.
* Some Info on Contestants:
– Keshav Tyohar: Hindustani classical and Light music
– Ridham Kalyan: From Amritsar who has music even in his name
– Sneha Pandit: From Mumbai. Loves singing as much as she loves pizza and new clothes
– Aishwarya; Varenyam; Antara; Gagan; Ishita; Prabhupada; Arunima; Aravind; Isis Paul
– Contestants are from different places of India. To name a few, Punjab, Mumbai, Bengal, Karnataka.
* Host: Aditya Narayan
– Born on 6th August 1987 in Mumbai
– Actor, Television Anchor, Playback Singer, Music Composer
– Hosted Saregamapa Challenge (2010), Saregamapa Li’l Champs (2008), Saregamapa Challenge (2007) with Zee TV and X Factor India 2011.
– Recently did playback singing for the movie Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela .
* Maha Guru: Alka Yagnik
– Born on 20 March 1966 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
– Noted playback singer of Hindi cinema with a career spanning three decades. Some of her accolades:
– 7-time Filmfare award winner for Best Female Playback Singer out of 35 nomimations
– 2 time recipient of National Awards; She collaborated with many music composers. Some of them are Laxmikant-Pyarelal; Nadeem-Shravan; Jatin Lalit; Anu Malik; A. R. Rahman; Rajesh Roshan; Anand-Milind; Himesh Reshammiya; Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
– At Age 6, started singing for AkashVani (All India Radio); Read more on her Wikipedia page
* Boys Team Captain: Shaan
– Born on 30 September 1972 in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh
– Singer, Television Presenter, Music Composer, Actor, Lyricist, Music Director.
– Shaan hosted the television show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on Zee TV between the years 2000–2006.
– Titles: Golden Voice of India”, “Voice of Paradise”, “Magician of Melody”, and “Voice of Youth”
– One of the 4 finalist of Color’s Jhalak Dikhhlaa Jaa 2013
– Read more at his Wikipedia page
* Girls Team Captain: Monali Thakur
– Born on 3rd November 1985 in a Bengali family in Kolkata
– Indian Playback singer and Actress.
– Genres: Filmi, Hindustani classical music
– Recently sang Love Me Thoda in the movie Yaariyan . Read more at her Wikipedia page.
Image Credit: Twitter page of Zee TV, Monali, Aditya