Airtel Super Singer - Final 12 contestants on the battle to become the Super Singer

Vijay TV's music talent hunt show Airtel Super Singer has reached the stage where the final 12 contestants who were divided into two groups each consisting of six members. This episode comprising of tough competition sees a special invitee to the show to cheer up the contestants on the episode to be telecast on 30 June and 1 July 2006 between 8 pm and 9 pm on Vijay TV. The celebrity is none other than the current hero of Tamil filmdom Silambarasan. The star interacts with the participants and listens to their songs and finally selects a singer based on their performance and gifts a gold coin. Watch out to know whom he is impressed with.

The 12 selected contestants are given an existing song and will be asked to change the emotion of the song to check how well they are able to bring out the situation of the song. These contestants had to choose between two songs given to them. Choice No.1, 'Manmatha Raasa' to be sung in sorrowful and choice 2, 'Poraley Ponnuthayi' to be sung with cheerful rhythm.

The first six participants are Rajani Saranathan (02), V. Anitha (04), Sowmya Mahadevan (07), Swathi, Sridharan (10), N.S. Aruna (11) and Priyadarshini (12).

The second six participants are Kilgin (01), Maya (03), Gowtham Bharadwaj (05), Vijay Krishnan (06), Nithin Raj (08) and Nikhil Mathew (09).

These contestants have been given numbers so that viewers can also take part in the selection by sending SMS to 6464 with code word SS01 or SS02 upto SS12( choice of their participant). For Televoting, viewers to call 646301 or 646302 upto 646312 series to register their vote. Apart from these, viewers can log on to and register voting to select their choice of singer out of the 12 contestants and can win fabulous goodies for the right choice.

After these elimination rounds final 12 contestants get reduced to 8 and will move to the next round. From this 8, again 4 will be eliminated and the rest of 4 will be selected to the finals.

The eliminated 8 contestants are given a second chance to perform again and give their shot at becoming the Super Singer. Its now the turn of the viewers to choose who among these 8 will make it to the Wild Card stage. While the viewer polls will help 2 out of the 8 contestants to go to the next stage; each of the judges will choose one contestant of their choice from the eliminated 8.

Therefore, a total of 5 will be given a second chance and they will perform at the Wild card stage. From these 5 participants; only one will be chosen by the viewers (via SMS / televoting) to go to the finals to compete with the final 4 for the coveted title of Super Singer.

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