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‘Indian Idol Junior’ auditions kickstart in Kolkata

For the first time, ‘Indian Idol Junior’ will give a chance to the audience to be a part of the auditions through a digital process, called ‘Digital Ace’

Indian-Idol-Junior-150It’s time for all the little ones to strengthen their vocal cords and showcase their talent as reality show, ‘Indian Idol Junior’, on Sony Entertainment Television returns. The show has given a platform for thousands of kids across the country to come forward and display their singing talent as they become national sensations.

The second edition of ‘Indian Idol Junior’ will be judged by Vishal Dadlani, Salim Merchant and Sonakshi Sinha. Singer Shalmali Kholgade is the special judge for the auditions. The first leg of the auditions kick started in Kolkata on April 4, which witnessed an outstanding participation from kids. The city also saw the show bring in a new twist to the audition process with the announcement of digital auditions.

After Kolkata, the audition process will move to Delhi, Chandigarh and Mumbai on April 11, April 18, and April 25, respectively.

For the first time, ‘Indian Idol Junior’ will give a chance to the audience to be a part of the auditions through a digital process, called ‘Digital Ace’. To take part, all the kids have to do is upload their best audio or video performances on the Sony Liv website or the Sony Liv App. A digital jury will review all the performances and will select 12 of them, who will be called to Mumbai for the Jury Round. Out of the 12 performances, the Top 4 will get an opportunity to perform in front of the show’s judges.

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Gaurav Seth, Senior Vice-President & Marketing Head, Sony Entertainment Television, commented, “After the overwhelming response received last season, we are delighted to announce the commencement of ‘Indian Idol Junior’ auditions. We would like to urge all the kids to show their singing talent and be a part of the new season. Digital Ace will only help kids to give the long lines a skip and impress the judges through their audios or videos. It’s definitely an endeavour that will help aspirants all over.”

Music composer Vishal Dadlani, who dons the hat of the judge again, added here, “I am thrilled to be part of ‘Indian Idol Junior’ once again. Looking at such talented kids is an inspiration in itself. Kolkata has always given us some of our best contestants, and this time too we were not disappointed. We are also looking forward to the performances of the winners of the Digital Ace. We are sure this season is going to be an equally exciting one.”

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