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Disney announces winner of Hannah Montana Big Pop Star Dream contest

MUMBAI: Disney‘s all-India Hannah Montana Big Pop Star Dream contest has culminated with Mumbai‘s Shivranjani Singh winning it.


Apart from winning herself a Gibson Guitar, she will feature on the cover of Disney Adventure Magazine and star in a music video which will play out before every episode of the new season of Hannah Montana for a month.


That‘s not all! Shivranjani will also fly to the United States to meet pop icon Hannah Montana.


The music video showcases Shivranjani living the ‘best of both worlds‘ between the glitz, glam of her pop star fame and her school girl life.



The contest was judged by popular pop band Viva‘s Anushka Manchanda.


Walt Disney Television International (India) SVO and MD Antoine Villeneuve said, "Hannah Montana - the Big Pop Star dream offers kids across the nation an opportunity to bring out their hidden talent and pursue their dreams. We are extremely happy to see so many tweens across the country relate to Hannah Montana while they emulate her music and dance."


Also Hanish Chawla a lucky fan among the Disney Channel viewers in Delhi, who participated in selecting the final winner through votes, won himself a chance to accompany the contest winner on this trip to meet Hannah Montana


Over 400 finalists performed in malls across four cities to Bollywood hits and songs from Disney Channel Original Movies - High School Musical & High School Musical 2 during city leg auditions. Each of the finalists got a pop star makeover to brighten up their performance before they went up on-stage to live their dream of performing like a pop star.


These performances were later reviewed by Anushka Manchanda. Four finalists flew to Mumbai to get a complete Hannah Montana makeover and recorded the Hannah Montana title track in Hindi. The vignettes of these four semi finalists‘ performances were aired on Disney Channel for an audience poll.

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