Ishita Vishwakarma, 16, beat Sahil Solanki, Tanmay Chaturvedi, Aishwarya Pandit, Sonu Gill and Aslam Abdul Majeed to win the title of the singing reality show, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. She was the youngest contestant this seaosn.
Ishita walked away with the winner’s trophy, a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh and a brand-new car. Kangana Ranaut who is basking under the glory of her latest release Manikarnika crowned the winner. Tanmay Chaturvedi and Sonu Gill were announced as the first and second runner-up, respectively.
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa winner Ishita Vishwakarma is not new to reality shows and neither is she new to Sa Re Ga Ma Pa stage. She had participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs Season 05. From a very young age, Ishita has been involved in social work. She has been raising awareness against child marriage and has even been chosen as the brand ambassador of Laado Abhiyan by Madhya Pradesh’s former Chief Minister Shivarj Singh Chauhan.
Every celebrity who graced the show heaped praise on Ishita Vishwakarma. During the promotions of his film Zero, when Shah Rukh Khan heard her sing the title song of Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, he had showered her with compliments and had stated that she has a beautiful career ahead.
On the other hand, Sara Ali Khan loved her performance so much that she called her mother, Amrita Singh, on her phone so she can listen to Ishita sing live.
Hailing from Madhya Pradesh, Ishita comes from a family of singers. Interestingly, Ishita’s mother had also participated against her in this season. While her mother could not go ahead in the competition, Ishita managed to win the title.
The judges for this season were Wajid Khan, Shekhar Ravjiani and Richa Sharma. Richa replaced Sona Mohapatra after the latter left owing to prior commitments. On air from October, Aditya Narayan hosted the reality show. However, the finale was also co-hosted by Dheeraj Dhoopar.