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News |  03 Aug 2017 19:15 |  By RnMTeam

Ayushmann supports radio contest for budding singers

MUMBAI: Bollywood actor-singer Ayushmann Khurrana has extended support to a radio-based singing talent hunt show, which has flagged off auditions in 39 cities across India.

The Radio City Super Singer Season 9 has added 11 more markets for its new edition, the theme of which is Jinki rag rag mein hai singing, read a statement.

"It is an amazing concept that gives platform to many budding singers to showcase their talent. This is an ideal stage for those 'jinki rag rag mein hai singing (those who have singing in their blood)', just like me," said Ayushmann, known for songs like Paani Da Rang and Mitti Di Khusbhu.

As part of the competition, the auditions for which will close on 11 August, five shortlisted candidates from each city will get a chance to compete for the crown at the grand finale on 19 August. The winner will get a cash prize of Rs 100,000 along with a chance to be featured live on the radio station.

Executive, Radio City VP and national head -- programming, marketing and AudaCITY Kartik Kalla said: "The show has produced some exceptional talent and served as a launch pad for many budding artist to make it big in the industry."