Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Singer Shaan is all praise for the talent on music show "Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar 2", but especially has high hopes from "Indian Idol 5" winner Sreeram Chandra.
In an upcoming episode of the Star Plus show, Shaan asks Sreeram to sing "Nadaan parindey" from the film "Rockstar", for his first performance.
"This year 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar' is going to be really thrilling in many ways. The contestants are very dynamic and in a battlefield to emerge as superstars," said Shaan.
"I am very excited about all of them, especially Sreeram as we all have huge expectations from him. I wanted him to sing 'Naadan parindey' as he would render it beautifully in his velvet voice," he added.
Shaan is on the judges' panel with lyricist Swanand Kirkire and composer Shantanu Moitra.
Sreeram, who hails from Hyderabad, says he has worked hard for his debut performance on the show.
"I am extremely nervous yet excited about my first performance, especially after a song that has been recommended to me by Shaan Dada. I have done a lot of riyaaz and hope to make him proud," he said.
The episode featuring Sreeram's "Nadaan parindey" performance will air Saturday.
Theatre has more creativity: Devshi Khanduri
Actress Devshi Khanduri, who made her Bollywood debut with "Chargesheet", says theatre helps her hone maintain her acting skills.
"I've done a lot of theatre. I love it because there is a lot more creativity in it and it helps me keep my acting skills sharp. I keep learning lots of new things when I am doing theatre," said Devshi.
The actress says it's tough for a person without a film background to make a mark in showbiz.
"It took me two years of auditioning, after which I got 'Chargesheet'. For a person like me, who is from a non-film background, it is very difficult to get into films. The number of young people who want to get into the industry is huge, but very few make it big," she said.
It's Satya Paul for Mandira once again!
She has been an unofficial ambassador of Satya Paul saris, and now Mandira Bedi has chosen the brand yet again for her return to the small screen as the host of reality show "Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar 2".
Mandira, who became a mother to a baby boy in June 2011, sports a well-toned figure, short hair and has spiced up her look with sensual saris from the brand.
"I am a big fan of Satya Paul saris therefore chose to get special ones made for the first few episodes," the 39-year-old said in a press statement.
"I will be seen in saris, gowns and dresses as well. My only attempt will be to look stylish and elegant, sexy yet suave to my viewers," she added.
"Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar 2", a musical reality show has singer Shaan, composer Shantanu Moitra and lyricist Swanand Kirkire on the judges' panel.
The contestants are winners and runners-up of different singing reality shows brought together.
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