Bhubaneswar : Fourteen year old Debanshi Dash from Puri, the youngest participant of SaReGaMaPa – SWARARA MAHAMANCHA has been crowned as the champion of the most popular Odia musical reality show. She performed outstandingly from the very beginning of the musical journey and won millions of hearts by her charming voice. The super entertaining grand finale episode of SaReGaMaPa witnessed innumerable remarkable performances from the contestants and special feats by renowned artists like Babushan, Mantu Churia, Tansen Singh, Bikash Dash and Prem Anand. The musical night grasped the attention of music lovers by the performance of Odia entertainment industry’s best and most accomplished names in the field of music, Goodly Ratha, Aseema Panda, Deepti Rekha, Krishna Beura helming the mantle as judges of the show, and anchored by very popular Sulagna Routray.
Debanshi Dash was awarded with a cheque of INR 1 lakh. Payal Mohanty from Bhubaneswar was adjudged the first runners-up and won a prize money of INR 50,000 while Ipsit Pati also from Bhubaneswar bagged the second runners-up prize and went home with INR 25,000 in his kitty.
“I am overwhelmed and speechless right now. The feeling of winning SaReGaMaPa – SWARARA MAHAMANCHA is yet to sink in. SaReGaMaPa and Zee Sarthak have given me a platform to realize my dreams and I will always be thankful. I haven’t just learned a lot but I have had the opportunity to perform with and in front of legends from this industry. And more than anything else, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude towards the audience who voted for all of us wholeheartedly,” Debanshi Dash said.
Debanshi has achieved many milestones in her short career span. She has won Voice Kid award in 2017 and has won 1st prize in Governor Trophy competition both at district and state level. She has 10 years of experience in Odissi and Hindustan Vocal. She was selected for Zee Bangla SaReGaMaPa but was unable to perform as she was having exams on that day. Debanshi is a trained Odissi dancer. She can play musical instruments like Casio and guitar and also loves to sing songs written by her grandmother.
Speaking on the occasion of grand finale, Arghya Roy Chowdhury, Business Head of Zee Sarthak, commented, “Debanshi really deserved the award with her stunning voice and amazing sense of music. All the finalist are equally talented and deserved to win the first spot but as we all know in such grand competition only one wins the final cap. I from the entire family of Zee Sarthak wish Debanshi all the best for her career. We hope to continue enthralling our discerning audience with great content and come back again with a new season.”