Saregamapa Challenge 2009 Reivew 22nd August Episode
Aditya tells about the Sanjivani bhooti controversy that happens and the clipping of that argument is shown. He says, we took the opinions of Kavita and Tusshar and have come with a new format. There are 20 contestants left in the contest now while we started with 32 contestants.
Aditya welcomes the four gharana and their contestants… Jai Ho gharana – Aadesh comes with 5 contestants… Lakshya gharana – Shankar comes with his remaining 5 contestants.. Dhoom gharana – Pritam comes on stage with his 5 contestants.. Rock gharana – Himesh comes with his 5 contestants…
So, there are totally 20 contestants with 5 in each gharana..
Aditya also announces that from today the top scorer of this show will be awarded with the title of – Warrior of the day and Sangeeth Chakra.. They show a medal on which it is written Sangeet Chakra.. Aditya says, this Sangeeth Chakra will be given to the warrior of the day..
Aditya asks the mentors who will get the Sangeet Chakra..
Pritam – May the best win..
Aadesh – Aditya asks, will Jai Ho gharana get this title and Aadesh says, Who else will get??
Shankar – I think anyone from lakshya gharana will get..
Himesh – After Aadeshji saying his view, my contestants told me.. Sir, today one of us will get..
Aditya announces that only 20 contestants are left and among 6 countries, only 2 countries are present.. One is India and the other is Pakistan.. So, we have two Mahagurus, One from India and one from Pakistan..
The Mahagurus are: Suresh Wadekar and Ghulam Ali.. Aditya gets blessings from them… Sureshji gets blessings from Ghulam Ali sahab..
Ghulam Ali sahab – Dont feel that who is sitting in front of you.. Just sing with lot of confidence..
Sureshji – Sing well and get less of scoldings..
Aditya announces that today 10 contestants will be performing and 2 contestants will get eliminated.. The theme is for today’s episode is – Pop Music..
Lakshya gharana performance:
Pratibha of Lakshya gharana sings rangeelo maaro dholna.. Singer – Shubha Mudgal.. An AV is shown were the contestants are having fun in some theme park..
Tarun Sagar starts with the alaap… Then he stops in the mid way.. Again he starts singing and stops in the mid way.. He requests to give him a minute to relax.. Tarun then starts singing Piya re Piya re.. Singer – Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.. He has written the lyrics in his hand which he often looks.. An AV is also shown where he is welcomed at home..
Aadesh – It was a great start.. Pratibha – You modulated the voice.. Asks Tarun.. Why were you nervous?? We have the blessings from Mata Rani.. Tarun says, Mata Rani says, Ustaadon se daro.. Aadesh says, Just forget whoever is sitting in front of you..
Himesh – After listening to the start of these two, I feel that the best performances of Saregamapa has just begun.. Its going to be a hit..
Pritam – Tarun, you had lot of expressions.. Pratibha, in my Pritam puran I read that everyone is a singer in your family.. Your father, mother, brother, uncle, aunt all are singers.. Whatever song she gets, she will definitely sing..
Shankar – Along with Pritam puran, I want to add something.. Pratibha, You will sing in the music direction of SEL.. Tarun – Saying nervous, you hit a sixer..
Ghulam Ali sahab – You sang very well.. Emotions, sur everything was very good..
Suresh Wadekar – You sang well.. But in this age, you need to get into the sur.. Tarun, you sang very well and the difficult places you took were not perfect…
Rock gharana performance:
Jennice Sobti sings Made in India by Alisha Chinoy.. The AV of the girls enjoying in the theme park is shown..
Fareed Ahmed sings Ishq tera tadpaave by Sukhbir.. The AV of the boys enjoying in the theme park is shown and also the AV of him visiting his home is shown..
Pritam – Aditya asks if she has met his expectations as he was commenting on her sur last performance.. he says, Yes, She has met my expectation.. I liked her performance.. Aditya asks what is written in Pritam puran about rock gharana.. About Fareed – He has always been a fighter in life and We salute the fighting spirit..
Shankar – Jennice, you have a unique quality but you need to work on pitching.. Fareed – You are suppressing the words.. You are not opening up which you need to..
Aadesh – I agree with the mentor of Lakshya gharana.. Fareed, Your range is good, maybe you could have selected a scale higher.. Your low notes were not hitting right.. Jennice – You definitely need to work on pitching..
Himesh – I absolutely agree with all the comments.. Without sur we cannot win the contest.. It is the first thing that is needed.. Fareed is a very good singer and his quality could not come out in this song.. Jennice – voice quality is outstanding.. she should be working on sur..
Sureshji – Asks fareed what is his age.. He says, I am 26.. You have to sing loudly.. You need to do kharach riyaz.. Then your voice will open up.. Jennice, You take a tanpura today itself and the one who practice with the tanpura can hit the notes right everytime..
Ghulam Ali sahab – Tempo was good but sur was not hitting right.. You need to practice on that more..
Aditya asks the mentors why they were so quiet and does this have something to do with what happened last week.. “You always talk to each other and today you people are totally quiet”..
Aadesh – We are not here to fight but concentrate on music.. So, its better we dont talk much..
Shankar – In these reality shows, Judges usually fight and the show focus gets shifted to fighting.. So, we have taken a cautious decision that we will directly talk to you.. We have wonderful personal relationship.. So, we dont want to get it disturbed..
Pritam – Without fighting, we need to concentrate on music..
Himesh – We have stopped the internal interaction on the show.. We are not talking to each other on the show.. This is mainly because we dont want to create unnecessary controversy..
Dhoom gharana performance:
Shujat Ali Khan sings Doorie by Atif Aslam..
Yashita yashpal sings pari hoon main by Suneeta Rao..
Debojit Dutta sings Deewaana tera.. Singer – Sonu Nigam.. MD – Sajid-Wajid.. The audience say once more.. So, he is asked to sing once more.. Aditya and Pritam also join him..
Pritam – He will sing in the movies very soon and I can guarantee this.. Aditya says, The challenge 2005 winner was debojit from Bengal, C2007 winner was Aneek from Bengal.. So, Its a straight forward question.. Who will win C2009?? Debojit answers, I will try that the winner is from Bengal..
Himesh – He is a very good person and he is pure from heart.. I have become a fan of yours.. I have taken autograph from very few and I want to take autograph from you.. Debojit writes – Always keep smiling and be happy and signs..
Shankar – You three have hit something above sixer.. Shujat, You sang better than original.. Debojit, you sang very well.. I cant talk so Aditya just convey it to Dhoom gharana mentor that – Dhoom Machade, Duniya Hilade.. Yashita, you were the best among everyone..
Aadesh – Convey to Pritamji that – Chamakne waali har cheez sona nahin hoti.. Usse bhi zyaada chamak Yashita ke awaaz mein thi.. Shujat, You are a very good singer.. Debojit. You sang sweeter than mishti Doi.. I promise that I will give a song for yashita very soon..
Himesh – You are top three and you all sang very very well..
Pritam gives Dhoom’s expansion.. D for Dazzling, O for Oustanding, M for Mindblowing.. and two more.. (Sorry forgot Embarrassed )
Ghulam Ali shaab – Yashita, You started with pakke sur.. You had powerful voice.. shujat, he is one among the singer who can sing difficult songs.. When one sings with difficulty he becomes a great singer.. Debojit, the people in Bengal sleep and wake up in sur.. You proved it..
Sureshji – Yashita, you sang very well.. Debojit you were very good.. Shujat, you need to be more careful.. You are a kid now, so we excuse you for this..
Jai Ho gharana performance:
Faraz Butt sings tere bin sanu soniya… He is stopped in the mid way by Aadesh and says, for the past few performance, something is missing in your performance.. Your hari puttar is missing.. I dont want to take any change with you.. He asks Sureshji if he remembers him as he was present in SRGMP Middle East.. He says, Do 5 Push Ups and then start singing.. Confused LOL Aadesh says, sing solid now.. He then starts singing… An AV of him doing rock climbing along with other contestants is shown..
Anupama Malhotra sings Piya Basanti re.. Singers – Ustad Sultan Khan and Chitra.. An AV of her kid is shown… Im singing for my family and guru..
Himesh – The song Faraz sang is my favorite.. He I love your face.. Anupama, your tonal quality is good. .There were mistakes, but it was fine..
Shankar – Faraz, beginning alaap was little flat.. In parts you were brilliant.. Be conscious when you start… Anupama, you were good, but the beginning was shakky later on you settled..
Pritam – Faraz, The tonal quality is so different and I like your confidence.. Anupama, You lost the focus in the middle.. Starting was good..
Aadesh – Just focus on the tips given by the mentors.. Anupama, You should have kept a half note less.. Faraz, I have lot of expectation from you..
Sureshji – Both sang well.. But both of them didn’t sing the mukhda well.. I agree with Shankar about Faraz.. Just be conscious of it..
Ghulam Ali sahab – Faraz, whatever you sing, you need to think about it from inside and feel the song.. Anupama You sing with lot of feeling and you have a gifted voice..
Faraz tell Ghulam Ali sahab, I am a very big fan of you.. Please sing dil mein ek lehar uthi hain.. I love the way you bring variation for the lehar.. Himesh requests Ghulam Ali shab to sing Chupke Chupke raat din.. He sings the song and Himesh tells Sureshji, please sing aur kya ae bewafa… I love both these songs and have listened to them many a times.. Sureshji fulfills his request..
Shashi Suman sings Tunuk Tunuk by Daler Mehendi.. Shashi looses the rhythm while singing the sargam.. He says, he lost it because of the clapping from the audience.. Ghulam Ali sahab asks him to sing the sargam..
Himesh – Shashi is always versatile.. Shashi whatever you sing, you will do very well..
Shankar – We have listened to you after a long time and had the fun.. He says, You should be able to sing the sargam even without the rhythm.. He then asks him to sing and Shashi sings the sargam..
Pritam – You sang very well.. I always enjoy listening to you..
Shashi has all the qualities and he is a very good singer.. The sargam part is not available in the original yet you included it.. It was good..
Sureshji – I liked it a lot and whenever possible I listen to you.. The new generation have been given more blessings.. Just you need a good guru…
Ghulam Ali Sahab – The song is sung by Daler and I am happy that you have maintained the same accent..
Aditya now asks the Mahagurus to give award the warrior of the day.. He says, this medal will be given to someone today.. If anyone sings better than that contestant tomorrow, then the contestant will have to present this medal to the singer who has sung better than him/her.. The warrior of the day goes to Yashita Yashpal Sharma.. She is given the medal..
Pritam – You have made me proud.. You have sung with lot of feelings.. Just maintain that..
Yashita – I am so happy.. I am sure I can retain this medal with me..
Now its time to give the spice mobile for excellent performance.. The spice mobile goes to Debojit..
Debojit – I will tell something in Shahrukh Khan style.. I will always be giving one beautiful performance after another..
Pritam – Every page of Pritam Puran says, “Dhoom hit thi, hit hain aur hit rahega”..
The boys are called on stage to know the results..
Sureshji – The whole competition was close and the one who gets eliminated will have to start singing practice right from Day one.. Tarun gets eliminated…
Tarun – I am so happy that I have come so far and I am taking everyone’s blessings and love.. I believe in god..
Shankar – you are a very talented singer and I am very happy with your singing.. I promise that you will sing for a very big hero in a big film..
Aditya says, any two of them can get eliminated today.. It could be one girl, one boy or two boys or two girls.. Sureshji says, For now, none is getting eliminated from boys..
The girls are called on stage.. Sureshji says, Jennice has to leave the stage today.. So, Jennice gets eliminated.. She breaks down.. She starts crying very badly..
Himesh – You have been listened by many of the music directors.. I am going to use you in one of my films and I am sure it will be a huge hit..
The two to get eliminated today are – Tarun Sagar from Lakshya Gharana and Jennice Sobti from Rock Gharana
Moment of the Day: The moment of the day is Debojit’s performance and himesh getting autograph from him..
Written by Anuradha From India Forums