Bengal's Aneek Dhar wins TV reality show
Aneek walked away with a Rs 5-million contract with Universal Music and a Chevrolet Spark car at the grand finale of the show Hero Honda Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge - Sangeet ka Pratham Vishwayudh on Saturday night.
After his win, an overwhelmed Aneek hugged his mentor musician Himesh Reshammiya and said, "Sir I love you." Bollywood star Akshay Kumar announced the much-awaited results and General Motors' Ankush Arora handed over the car keys to Aneek, while Puneet Goenka of Zee TV gave him the trophy. Aneek received over 36 million votes from over 100 countries.
The final show at the Andheri sports complex here was a starry affair as actors Akshay Kumar, Vidya Balan, singers Udit Narayan and Sudesh Bhosle along with the five judges Vishal-Shekhar, Himesh Reshammiya, Ismail Darbar and Bappi Lahiri - graced the event.