Gujarat Global News Network, Mumbai
Ravi Mishra has been announced Smule Mirchi Cover Star Season 2. Smule Mirchi Cover Star, one of India’s largest digital singing talent hunts is initiated by Radio Mirchi and partnered with Smule App.
This season witnessed participation of more than 18,000 people from different parts of India. With Smule App through which participants could be a part of the contest at anytime, anywhere.
From the 18,000 entries received, 50 finalists were shortlisted and uploaded on the Smule Mirchi Cover Star website for public voting and social engagement. From the shortlisted 50 entries, top 5 finalists were selected on the basis of public votes. These top 5 finalists performed in front of the judges – Meet Bros, Shilpa Rao and Brijesh Shandilya.
The grand finale was a musical extravaganza. It witnessed a musical showdown between the Top 5 finalists of the competition – Ajay Jagtap from Shirdi, Sakshi Sharma from Gurgaon, Sourajit Ghosh from Bangalore, Ravi Mishra and AnasWahab from Mumbai. After grueling live auditions in front of the judges, Ravi Mishra from Mumbai was declared as the ultimate winner of Smule Mirchi Cover Star, Season 2. Ravi won a prize money of 1lakh rupees, a Scholarship from Furtados School of Music and a chance to perform at the Smule Mirchi Music Awards. He will be specially mentored by Meet Bros to perform live at the Smule Mirchi Music Awards in front of the entire Bollywood music fraternity and also a song launch on one of the music platforms.
Speaking about winning Mirchi Cover Star, Ravi Mishra said, “It’s been a great journey overall and I believe it’s a very good platform for all the singers”.
Speaking about judging the contestants, Meet Bros said, It’s been a thrilling experience to judge and also mentor the winner and perform at the Smule Mirchi Music Awards with such fresh talent every year.
Bill Bradford, President, Smule said: “We would like to Congratulate Ravi Mishra and wish him the best as he embarks on an exciting musical adventure. We are glad to be a part of this wonderful journey and look forward to participating in the upcoming seasons.. Platforms like Smule Mirchi Cover Star will continue bringing more of these sensational singers to the forefront.”
Yatish Mehrishi (COO), Radio Mirchi said:“ We would like to congratulate all the finalists for giving a tough fight. Mirchi is a core player in the music & entertainment space & we are glad that we could give these talented people a great platform through this contest, we wish all of them very best for their journey in the musical world.”
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