Odia playback singer Ananya Sritam Nanda cleared the Mumbai live auditions round of Rising Star season 3. She had won the season 2 of Indian Idol Junior in 2015.
The show, which goes on air on March 16 and now telecasting every Saturday and Sunday, at 9 pm on Colors TV. Ananya sang Dhadak title song in this episode.
Rising Star is an Indian version of the international franchise series Rising Star, a reality television singing competition. This is the first reality television show in India which involves live audience voting.
The show has music director Shankar Mahadevan and singers Diljit Dosanjh and Neeti Mohan as judges. Produced by Optimystix Pvt Ltd, the show is hosted by Aditya Narayan.
Ananya considers her elder sister Amrita Pritam Nanda, as her inspiration. She started her study from DAV Public School, Pokhariput and now she is studying at KIIT International School, Bhubaneswar.