BIG 92.7 FM's "Nakli No.1"- the first ever on-air mimicry hunt

MUMBAI: BIG 92.7 FM is currently airing an innovative on-air talent contest for Mumbai's mimicry enthusiasts called "Nakli No. 1." This first ever FM mimicry hunt, aims at those passionate about impersonating their favorite celebrities. The contest will offer them the opportunity to display their talent to the public and the best of all mimics stands to win a year long contract with BIG FM as an RJ.

Arjun Singgh Baran, Station Head 92.7 FM, Mumbai commenting on the contest said "We are excited to be hosting a show that gives us the chance to reach out so many talented individuals and discover hidden gems that have the power to entertain the public. Mimicry is something that everyone enjoys as the voice of our favourite stars is the next best thing to the actual celebrity! Also the medium of radio, works to the advantage of the participants as there is more emphasis on how they sound rather than the way they look".

He adds, "Most great comedians in India have worked their way up by impersonating their idols. I am confident that through Nakli No. 1, BIG 92.7 will discover the next BIG comedian of the country."

To enter Nakli No 1, one can call from the mobile phone on 5055454 (For Idea, Hutch & Airtel users) or from 1255554 for MTNL/BSNL mobile users and record their voice, exhibiting their mimic talent. Alternatively one can message "SMS NAKLI" to 5454, and they will be contacted to seek their voice clip.

One can also tune into BIG 92.7 FM for more details or log on to

The short listed entries will be heard on BIG 92.7 FM and the grand finale of the Mumbai contestants will conclude in a gala event with the best mimicry talent across Mumbai on December 23, 2006.

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