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SET’s new homegrown IP ‘Superstar Singer’ to go on-air from 29 June - nairrk - 06-20-2019

[Image: Superstar-Singer-Sony-300x169.jpg]MUMBAI: After a successful third season of ‘Super Dancer’, Sony Entertainment Television (SET) is all set to bring forth an exciting new journey, with its latest offering ‘Superstar Singer’, a homegrown IP.

Co-produced by the independent business unit of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPNI) – StudioNEXT and The Talent Company (TCT), Superstar Singer will premiere on 29th June and will air every Saturday-Sunday at 8 pm.

SET noted that it enjoys a stronghold in the weekend non-fiction genre and this show comes as a clutter breaking homegrown IP that will celebrate singing talent from across the country who are under 15 years of age.

Taking on the mantle as judges will be music-director, composer and singer – Himesh Reshammiya; the soulful Bollywood playback singing– Javed Ali and an established playback singer who has mesmerized one and all with her golden voice – Alka Yagnik.

With an intent to identify the country’s Singing Ka Kal, ‘Superstar Singer’ will provide a platform to aspiring contestants to be groomed and guided under musically adept mentors, thereby encouraging Guru-Shishya environment.

This responsibility rests with the 4 captains Jyotica Tangri, Salman Ali, Nitin Kumar, and Sachin Valmiki, who have travelled to various parts of the country and hand-picked talent who bring with them a refreshing sensibility and passion towards music. The captains will help the contestant at every level and go that extra mile to ensure the equal opportunity to learn and grow.

Hosted by Jay Bhanushali, ‘Superstar Singer’ promises to be a rollercoaster ride filled with exceptional singing and stories that will inspire. From a young singing aspirant, all of 6-year-old to a 14-year-old insisting on performing with his pet and aan11-year-old wanting to make her family proud, the show will unfold many such young dynamites.

The chemistry between the judges and the Captains combined with extraordinary singing talent will make weekends much more refreshing and entertaining. Join the super trio of judges and the Fantastic Four Captains as they embark on this new journey to discover India’s First Superstar Singer!

SET programming head Ashish Golwalkar said, “Superstar Singer celebrates talent who are passionate towards singing. These contestants have been handpicked from across the country and bring with them a unique sense of musical expression. With the mentorship provided through this platform, the contestants will not only excel at what they do best but also will be well entrenched with the musical nuances under the tutelage of experts.”

Creative Director and producer Neeraj Sharma of (The Content Team) added, “Sony Entertainment Television as a GEC has always been on top when it comes to showing unique content. Being the pioneer in the non-fiction genre, Superstar Singer would be the next flag bearer. This is our first independent show and a Sony Homegrown IP where we are excited to bring to the viewers exceptional talent followed by an esteemed panel of judges and strong Captains who will groom and motivate the kids. Seeing so much talent in the first season itself is really exciting, the show is sure to impress the audiences. We are looking forward to this musical journey.”