Bhumika Ray, another singer from Odisha auditioned for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs 2017 season and Zee TV aired the episode on Saturday. The sixth season of this singing reality show began on 25th February.
The 14-year-old is a student of Kendriya Vidyalaya, Balasore. She sang the melodious ‘Aao Na Gale Lagao Na’ from ‘Mere Jeevan Saathi’ originally sung by the legendary Asha Bhosle.
Bhumika impressed the judges at Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs and was through to the next level. Like Satyajit Jena from Odisha, she too got a standing ovation from the Grand Jury.
The sixth season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs has on board Himesh Reshammiya, Javed Ali and Neha Kakkar as mentors. While Reshammiya and Ali have been on the show before, Kakkar is appearing for the first time.
“She is a very good singer and I think she would go a long way. I am sure that your expectations will be fulfilled in this platform,” judge Himesh Reshammiya said after Bhumika’s performance.
Other two judges – Neha Kakkar and Javed Ali – too had all praises for the teenager.