Zee TV on Tuesday launched the new season of singing reality show Hero Honda SA RE GA MA PA Singing Superstar which would have 12 participants from across the country and six from abroad contesting in the show.
"SA RE... is such a platform where we get to see such singing superstar, who will become a new voice of our music industry," composer Vishal of the music director duo Vishal Shekhar told reporters at the launch of the programme at Renaissance hotel here.
Along with Vishal Shekhar, music director duo Sajid Wajid and singer Daler Mehndi picked the 18 participants from Indore, Bangalore, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Baroda, Kolkata, Nagpur, Mumbai, Jalandhar, Lucknow, Jaipur and Delhi, as also from Dubai, New York, London, Australia Bangladesh and Pakistan.
SA RE... has been the pioneer of music reality shows on television.
"SA RE... has set the benchmark over the last 15 years, one that is synonymous with the best in music. We are in quest for a new voice for the industry," said Nitin Vaidya, COO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited and business head of Zee TV.
SA RE... completes its 15 years and Vaidya feels proud of the fact that it has given singers like Shreya Ghosal and Kunal Ganjawala.
"There is no comparison of SA RE... It has given stars like Shreya Ghosal, Kunal Ganjawala and many others. This is one relentless effort that ZEE has been making with the help of the music fraternity for last 15 years," Vaidya said.
"Hero Honda SA RE GA MA PA Singing Superstar" would go on air from August 13.