One of the most popular singing show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs has finally got it’s winner. Yes, Nagpur’s Sugandha Date has become the winner of the show.
Apart from the trophy, Sugandha gets a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh. While, finalists Pritam Acharya and Mohammad Faiz were announced as the first and second runner-up respectively.
“I am very happy that I have become the winner of ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs’. I could make everyone proud and live up to their expectations. I wasn’t sure about winning, but I had a feeling that if I’ll give my best then I might win,” said Sugandha.
Sugandha Date becomes the winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs
“I will save the prize money (Rs 5 lakh) for my life’s best opportunity. My whole journey on ‘…Li’l Champs’ was beautiful,” she said.
“Sugandha was consistently performing well throughout the season. She truly deserves to win and I wish her all the best for a great career in music,” judge Shaan said.
Judge Richa Sharma also congratulated the winner. “I have seen a consistent growth in this kid as a performer. Sugandha has always taken the feedback well and has worked constructively on her singing abilities week after week to improve herself to the fullest,” she said.
Praising Sugandha, judge Amaal Mallik said, “The simplicity and honesty with which she undertakes her craft, doesn’t come easy. It’s what makes her a singer, that’s a class apart. She’ll go a long way and I’m sure she’ll flourish in the areas she taps.”
The grand finale of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs held on Sunday. Bollywood stars Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani graced the grand finale episode to promote their upcoming film Kabir Singh.