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Zee TV Middle East launches the hunt for Asia's Singing Superstar

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MUMBAI: Zee TV has brought back its one of the famous singing reality show Asia?s Singing Superstar on 7 November for its Middle East audience.

This is a first show which holds no barriers in terms of age and is giving a chance to all those hidden and budding talents across 3 countries to come up and take part in the show.

Never before has a show gathered more than 1500 singers across Middle East to participate for the UAE Auditions & top 5 were selected by the judge Shafqat Amanat Ali.

The selected singers come from diverse Asian nationalities and the 6 singers representing UAE would be Tejaswini (India), Ian Cris (Philippines), Yasmina Alidodova (Tajikistan), Shivhari (Bahrain), Sayed Hasan(Bangladesh) and Shreya Roy (India).

 

The auditions in Pakistan and India also saw a huge response and the show are slated to showcase the best of all 3 countries.



The contestants selected from the auditions will be mentored by Shafqat Amanat Ali from Pakistan who is best known for his Sufi Music, 'Mitwa', songs from movies like My Name is Khan and by the maestro Shankar Mahadevan from India who is an award winning composer and play back singer, best known for his songs like Taare Zameen Par, India Waale, Maa and numerous more.



Renowned Pakistani Actor Ahsan khan who appeared in films like Nikah, Billi and Indian Singer/composer Shweta Pandit who debuted in Yash Raj's "Mohabbatein" will be hosting the show. Most importantly one of the best Pakistani Ghazal singer of his era 'Ghulam Ali' who is known for Chupke Chupke, Kiya Hai PyarJise would be the Maha Guru in the Grand Finale Episode of the show.

Speaking about the show, Zee TV's Chief Content and Creative Officer, Manoj Mathew says "Music has always transcended boundaries across Asia & we look to achieve just that by bringing singers from across Asia together on one platform. The mentors are well selected according to the show requirements as the singers will be divided into two teams. Shankar Madadevan will lead & mentor the Pakistani contestants while Shafqat Amanat Ali will mentor the Indian contestants. UAE contestants will be distributed among both mentors. It will be a unique experience to see contestants from non-hindi/urdu speaking countries sing in hindi/urdu. The show will be produced by the makers of SaReGaMaPa so we expect to put up a great show."



Sixteen contestants in total will be chosen from UAE, India and Pakistan to take part in the show. The winner would be crowned ASIA'S SINGING SUPERSTAR and will be launched in a Bollywood movie by Zee Studio ? the in-house movie production house of Zee Entertainment.

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