&TV’s The Voice India Kids, a show that enthralled viewers across the country and touched a billions of hearts, came to an end yesterday. And the Grand Finale was nothing sort of a celebration.
Starring Coaches Shaan, Shekhar Ravjiani and Neeti Mohan, the show that revolutionized the singing reality genre with a unique format of Blind Auditions, Battle Rounds and Live- found its winner in Sultanpur, UP’s Nishtha Sharma from Team Neeti.
The Voice India Kids Grand Finale saw the cast of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil – Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma cheer the contestants amidst much excitement and fanfare.
From amongst the top 6 contestants, 3 contestants were from Team Neeti (Kavya Limaye, Vishwaprasad and Nishtha Sharma), 2 were from Team Shaan (Pooja Insa and Priyanshi Sharma) and 1 was from Team Shekhar (Shreya Basu).
The winner Nishtha Sharma received a cheque worth Rs. 25,00,000/- from the channel, along with a recording contract from Universal Music. The runners up, Pooja Insa and Kavya Limaye received cheques worth Rs. 10,00,000/- each.
An overjoyed Nishtha said, “I feel on the top of the world! I would sincerely like to thank Neeti Mam for mentoring me and guiding me towards victory. Also, my parents who stood by me and encouraged my passion for singing. The Voice India Kids is a great platform for singers like me to realize our potential and get an opportunity to be mentored by stalwarts from the industry.”
Nishtha’s coach Neeti said, “I am so proud that Nishtha won the first edition of The Voice India Kids. I always used to call her Sargam Queen. I am deeply humbled by the love and support of the audience who have bestowed this title upon my Nishtha. All the kids who participated in the show have been exceptional with a willingness to learn. That’s all that one needs in a student. I am proud of Nishtha and I would hope that this musical journey helps her reach greater heights in the future.”
The star-studded evening saw Coaches Shaan, Shekhar and Neeti in high spirits, as the trio performed on stage and set an energetic celebratory tempo to the Grand Finale. The evening also witnessed The Voice India Season 2 being announced with a campaign that highlights Awaaz Se Bada Na Koi.