KASHEESH announces winners of singing talent hunt

Port Blair
12 May 2017

Final results of the exclusive Singing Talent Hunt ‘K4-AE’ (Kasheesh for Art & Education) organized in 2016-17 by the renowned Socio-Cultural Forum “KASHEESH” in collaboration with Leader Recording Studio and A & N State Co-operative Bank, conceptualized & designed by Isles' Creative Director-cum-Convener (Socio-Art & Culture), Mr Ashees Podder towards promotion of performing Art inclusive of charity of girl-children’ Education have been declared and the winners were ceremoniously awarded during a Grand Musical Show held recently in the city. Ms. Priyanka Yadav has been adjudged as the winner in female category, while Ranu Mandal, Sujata Baroi and Nupur Howlader were declared runners-up in sequence. In the male group, Mohd Ishaque bagged the top spot followed in order of ranking by Mridul Krishna Bala, Suprojit Kayal and Renatus.To the delight of the audience present, six of the top most talents also performed on-stage prior to announcement of the results.
The Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa fame Singer & International Performer, Ms. Anuradha together with the chief guest, Mr Udit Prakash Rai, Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman, felicitated top four contestants in each category and gave away the awards/certificates in presence of the forum’s President, Mr S.Balasubramaniam, the Cultural Secretary, Smt Sonali Podder and other executives members/officials of Kasheesh amongst huge applauses from the massive gathering.
In his address, the chief guest appreciated the initiatives and lauded the efforts of forum towards social responsibility through promotion of talents of the Islands as well as for their charitable works. The sound engineer, Mr Nawaz T.M and the mentors, Mr Anil Kumar N.H and Mr Anant Ram of Kasheesh’ Singing Talent Hunt were also honoured with mementoes on the occasion.
Earlier, Mr Abdul Rasheed spoke about the uniqueness of the singing talent hunt as had been conducted throughout in a Hi-Tech Digitized Recording Studio for the first time in the isles providing a platform to the young and local talents.