Super Singer season sixth was one of the popular singing reality show which saw its finale yesterday. The conclusion of the finale marked contestant Senthil Ganesh emerging as the winner and bagging the coveted title. Senthil was awarded the winning trophy along with a house worth Rs 50 lakhs. Yes, you heard it right! What’s more interesting is that Senthil also got an opportunity to do playback singing for Music Maestro AR Rahman. Wow, isn’t that great?
As per the reports of Times of India, with Senthil gaining the first spot, other contestant Rakshitha was declared as the first runner-up. Rakshitha received a prize worth Rs 25 lakhs.
Malavika was declared at the second runner-up and received Rs 2 lakh. Another contestant Sreekanth failed to make it to the top three but also got a golden opportunity to sing for Rahman.
The top six singers who were competing at the finale were Anirudh, Sreekanth, Malavika, Rakshitha, Shakthi and Senthil. These singers received a lot of praises from the viewers and also enjoyed a big fan following from the buffs and also the judges now. The winner, Senthil, whose forte was folk music, was chosen after an aggregation of judges' score and audience voting.
One of the contestants named Rajalakshmi could not make it to the top six but was honoured with the title of 'Makkalin Kural' which means 'The Public's Choice'. Additionally, she also received Rs 5 lakh but she decided to use that money for a good cause and donated for the education of children of the weaver's association as per the reports.
The jury of this reality show had a talented panel which included Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram, Benny Dayal and Swetha Mohan. Ma Ka Pa Anand and Priyanka Deshpande were the anchors of the show. The grand finale which commenced on Sunday 15th July had a special message from AR Rahman who connected with the top six via video conference.
The grand finale marked the presence of well-known personalities from South like Vijay Sethupathi and music composer Santhosh Narayana, along with a string of top industrialists from the state.
Many congratulations to the winner!