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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs International

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Directed by  Gyan Sahay
Country of origin  India
Presented by  Aditya Narayan
Running time  52 minutes
Created by  Rajeev Arora Abhishek Dwivedi
Starring  Suresh Wadkar Sonu Nigam

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs International is an Indian televised children's singing competition announced by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 host, Aditya Narayan, on 28 July 2007. The season began on 19 October 2007 with 28 contestants. The show was broadcast on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Anamika Choudhari won this competition on 1 March 2008. It is the second instalment of the "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs" series and the fifth public voting competition in the "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" series. Chronologically, the show was preceded by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007.

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Narayan mentioned that children aged 6–14 worldwide could send recordings of their songs on a CD if they wished to participate in the competition. Furthermore, on 13 October 2007, Narayan also added that Pritam and Sonu Nigam would be the judges of the show. However, Pritam was later replaced by Suresh Wadkar.

Locations

The auditions were held in the following cities in India:

  • Chandigarh: – 22 September
  • Ahmedabad: – 28 September
  • Delhi: – 23 September
  • Kolkata: – 23 September
  • Mumbai: – 29 September
  • International auditions took place in the United Kingdom, Dubai, USA, South Africa, Malaysia, Pakistan, New Zealand, Singapore, Fiji, Kenya, Australia, Israel and Hong Kong.

    Most participants were from India. No foreign contestants reached the finals

    Judges

  • Sonu Nigam
  • Suresh Wadkar
  • Episode themes

    Just as was done in previous Sa Re Ga Ma Pa shows, the idea of themes is used to determine the contestants' versatility and ability to sing different genres.

  • Episode 1 – Week 1 (Fri, October 19) – Introduction to Indian Contestants
  • Episode 2 – Week 1 (Sat, October 20) – Introduction to Foreign Contestants
  • Episode 3 – Week 2 (Fri, October 26) – Contestants' Choice
  • Episode 4 – Week 2 (Sat, October 27) – Contestants' Choice
  • Episode 5 – Week 3
  • Episode 6 – Week 3 (Sat, November 3) – "Masti and Dhamaal" Songs
  • Episode 7 – Week 4 (Fri, November 9) – Diwali Special
  • Episode 8 – Week 4 (Sat, 10 November) – Rock and Roll Songs
  • Episode 9 – Week 5 (Fri, 16 November) – Children's Day Special
  • Episode 10 – Week 5 (Sat, 17 November) – Comedy Special
  • Episode 11 – Week 6 (Fri, 23 November) – Asha Bhonsle's Songs
  • Episode 12 – Week 6 (Sat, 24 November)
  • Episode 13 – Week 7 (Fri, 30 November) – Contestant's Favorite Songs
  • Episode 14 – Week 7 (Sat, December 1) – Retro Theme
  • Episode 15 – Week 8 (Fri, December 7) – Hungama Songs
  • Episode 16 – Week 8 (Sat, December 8) – Aamir Khan's Songs
  • Episode 17 – Week 9 (Fri, December 14) –
  • Episode 18 – Week 9 (Sat, December 15) –
  • Episode 19 – Week 10 (Fri, December 21) – Balle Balle Punjabi Songs
  • Episode 20 – Week 10 (Sat, December 22) – Hits of Karisma Kapoor
  • Episode 21 – Week 11 (Fri, December 28) – Sonu Nigam's Songs
  • Episode 22 – Week 11 (Sat, December 29) – Disco Special
  • Episode 23 – Week 12 (Fri, January 4) – Beach Special
  • Episode 24 – Week 12 (Sat, January 5) – Parent's Special
  • Episode 25 – Week 13 (Fri, January 11) – Arabic Music
  • Episode 26 – Week 13 (Sat, January 12) – Mela Special
  • Episode 27 – Week 14 (Fri, January 18) – Sufi Songs
  • Episode 28 – Week 14 (Sat, January 19) – Hits of Arshad Warsi/Ayesha Takia
  • Episode 29 – Week 15 (Fri, January 25) – Train Songs
  • Episode 30 – Week 15 (Sat, January 26) – Patriotic Songs
  • Episode 31 – Week 16 (Fri, February 1) – Suresh Wadkar's Songs
  • Episode 32 – Week 16 (Sat, February 2) – New Songs of 2007 & Romantic Songs
  • Episode 33 – Week 17 (Fri, February 8) – Devotional Songs
  • Episode 34 – Week 17 (Sat, February 9) – Chaand & Bhoot Songs
  • Episode 35 – Week 18 (Fri, February 15) – Classical Songs
  • Episode 36 – Week 18 (Sat, February 16) – Hits of Kajol/Ajay Devgan
  • Celebrity guests

  • Week 3 (2 November) – Anand Raj Anand
  • Week 4 (9 November) – Vishal-Shekhar
  • Week 5 (16 November) – Amrita-Nagin
  • Week 6 (23 November, November 24) – Asha Bhonsle (both days)
  • Week 7 (1 December) – Soha Ali Khan
  • Week 8 (7 December) – Usha Uthup
  • Week 8 (8 December) – Aamir Khan
  • Week 9 (14 December, December 15) – Alka Yagnik (both days)
  • Week 10 (21 December) – Richa Sharma
  • Week 10 (22 December) – Karisma Kapoor
  • Week 11 (28 December) – Agam Kumar Nigam
  • Week 11 (29 December) – Mithun Chakraborty, Amrita Rao, Nikhil Dwivedi
  • Week 12 (5 January) – Deepa Narayan
  • Week 13 (11 January) – Nagesh Kukunoor, Shreyas Talpade, Salim Sulaiman
  • Week 14 (18 January) – Rajpal Yadav
  • Week 14 (19 January) – Ayesha Takia, Arshad Warsi
  • Week 15 (26 January) – Bipasha Basu
  • Week 16 (1 February) – Vishal Bhardwaj
  • Week 16 (2 February) – Kunal Khemu, Sameer Tandon
  • Week 17 (9 February) – Raju Shrivastav
  • Week 18 (15 February) – Amjad Ali Khan
  • Week 18 (16 February]) – Kajol, Ajay Devgan
  • Grand Finale: (1 March) Kajol and Ajay Devgan

    References

    Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs International Wikipedia


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