Zee TV Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2016 First Episode- Auditions
After screening 50,000 entries from across the world including North America and after over 8 weeks of grueling auditions across 14 Indian cities to discover India’s most talented singers, only the most striking voices with an ability to touch your hearts will make it to the stage of Zee TV’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa presented by Mahindra Jewellers & Powered by Brar Sweets. Starting Saturday, 26th March at 9 pm ET & 9:30 pm PT, India’s first and the most definitive singing reality show – Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is back on your screens with an all-new season after a hiatus of four years.
The mentors include the Dabangg duo of Bollywood music Sajid-Wajid and the affable, endearing and multiple award-winning Pritam Chakraborty who’s known to constantly offer opportunities to young newcomers. Joining them for the very first time on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is the king of Indi-Pop and Bollywood playback, the performer par excellence – Mika Singh. The young and charming Aditya Narayan, groomed in a family with great musical lineage, returns to host the upcoming season.
Carrying forward the grand legacy of enriching India’s music fraternity with gems from its homegrown talent pool, Zee TV has selected an eclectic panel of mentors to identify, groom and hone the skills of the current crop of contestants this season – these mentors are music maestros who’ve given India some unforgettable melodies and are idolized by millions of music enthusiasts the world over.
For the first time ever, a panel of 30 jury members who are experts from the music fraternity, will closely assess the aspiring singers right from the audition stage and help the mentors in the selection process. They represent different components of today’s music scene from DJs and music producers to singers, arrangers and lyricists. Also a first, 2 finalists from Sa Re Ga Ma Pa North America 2016 went to India to live their dream of participating in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa India.