Ananya Nanda, the 14-year-old girl from Bhubaneswar in Odisha who recently won the Indian Idol Junior 2 title, has signed a two-year record deal with music label Universal Music India.
Her single will be unveiled every consecutive year. The other four finalists on the singing competition series -- Vaishnav Girish, Nahid Afrin, Nithyashree Venkataramanan and Moti Khan -- will also be taken onboard by the label as its next indi-pop act.
They will have the opportunity to release one single each.
Universe will also sign on these singers for a holistic 360 degree contract for two years wherein all aspects including live show, endorsements, music albums will be solely managed by the label.
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"The talent has been outstanding and it's my firm belief that these Indian Idol Juniors today are tomorrow's stars," said RH Chhatrapati, Vice President Universal Music & EMI, South Asia.