Singer Biswajit Mahapatra from Bhawanipatna in Odisha has secured a place for himself in the Top 14 of Indian Idol 10. He will now compete with other contestants in the gala round of Indian Idol, aired on Sony Television every Sat-Sun at 8 pm.
He sang the song ‘Te Amo’ from the movie Dum Maaro Dum in the Theatre round. Biswajit sealed the spot with his falsetto singing. The timber of his voice was appreciated by the judges.
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This is the second time that Biswajit Mahapatra will be seen on Indian Idol, after reaching the Top 40 in its previous season in 2016. So far this 26-year-old has lent his voice in about 12 Ollywood film and music videos.
He is trained in Hindustani classical vocal music by his mother, Gurus Santosh Kumar Jha and Chittaranjan Pani. He is pursuing western music under the tutelage of Sharmi Chakraborty from Kolkata.
Biswajit Mahapatra got an opportunity to visit the recording studio of music composer-singer and another judge of the show, Vishal Dadlani. He not only got a tour of the studio but also met Vishal’s music partner and singer-song writer Shekhar Ravjiani.