Zee TV’s popular singing based kids reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs ends its 9th season on the platform, after completing eight successful seasons.
The show provides a grand platform for singing enthusiast kids to show their singing skills and prove their talent on National Television. It was launched in July 2006 and has completed a long journey of over 16 years.
The show features young children who are judged on the basis of their voice quality, singing ability, and versatility in their performance. The first season was judged by singing stalwarts Alka Yagnik, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, and the late singing legend Bappi Lahiri, with singer Shaan as the host of the show.
The ongoing season has comedy- queen Bharti Singh as its host, with Anu Malik, Neeti Mohan, and Shankar Mahadevan judging the show. This season has made a comeback after 2 long years.
Check out the list of winners from all seasons of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs (Seasons 1 to 9).
1- Sanchita Bhattacharya
Sanchita Bhattacharya, who hails from Kolkata, emerged as the winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 1, at the age of 14. In recent times, she has become a popular TV personality and has recorded songs for films and albums in various Indian languages, especially Hindi and Bengali.
2- Anamika Choudhari
The second season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs, titled “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs International,” invited young talent from various parts of the world. Auditions were done in different countries, including the UK, South Africa, Dubai, Singapore, USA, etc.
It was won by Anamika Choudhari from Mariani, Assam. This season aired from October 2007 to March 2008. Later, Anamika participated in Chota Packet Bada Dhamaka, where she secured fourth place. She then participated in the Hero Honda SaReGaMa Mega Challenge, representing Assam with Biswjit Ray and Joy Chakraborty.
3- Hemant Brijwasi
Hemant Brijwasi, also known as Hemu, won Season 3 of the show at the age of 11 in 2009. In 2018, at the age of 20, he also won another reality singing competition, “Rising Star 2”. He had gotten the chance to perform as the playback singer in movies like Soorma and Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi.
4- Azmat Hussain
The fourth season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs, hosted by Jay Soni and judged by Adnan Sami, Kailash Kher, and Javed Ali, was won by Azmat Hussain in 2011. However, Salman Ali, who was the runner-up of that season, became more popular later as he went on to win the 10th season of Indian Idol.
5- Gagan Gopalkrishna Gaonkar
Gagan Gopla Krishna Gaonkar is the winner of the fifth season of the show, which aired from December 2014 to March 2015. He was praised by many big artists in the industry and also got a chance to sing a Kannada song.
6- Anjali Gaikwad & Shreyan Bhattacharya
The 6th season of the show was the only season in the history of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs to declare two contestants—Shreyan Bhattacharya and Anjali Gaikwad—as winners. The latter also participated in Indian Idol 12 and was among the top 9 contestants.
7- Sugandha Date
The seventh season of the show aired between February 2019 and June 2019 and declared Sugandha Date as its winner. It was hosted by Ravi Dubey with Armaan Malik, Richa Sharma, and Shaan as judges. Sugandha is from Nagpur, Maharashtra, and won a cash prize of Rs. 5 lahks.
8- Aryananda R. Babu
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 8 started airing from February 29 to October 11, 2020, on Zee TV. It was judged by Alka Yagnik, Himesh Reshammiya, and Javed Ali with Manish Paul hosting the show. It was won by Aryananda R. Babu from Calicut, Kerala.
9- Jetshen Dohna Lama
The Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 9 declared its winner on the 22nd of Jan, 9-year-old Sikkim girl Jetshen Dohna Lama took the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs Season 9 trophy home with a cash prize of 10 lakh.
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs FAQs
Ans. Sanchita Bhattacharya was the winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs season 1.
Ans. The 6th season of the show was the only season in the history of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs to declare two contestants—Shreyan Bhattacharya and Anjali Gaikwad—as winners.
Ans. The finale date of Season 9 is revealed yet.
Ans. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 9 is premiering on Zee TV and on Zee 5.