Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge USA 2008

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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2008 USA
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The "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2008 USA" logo.
Format Interactive Reality Musical Game show
Created by Gajjendra Singh
Directed by Ranjeet Thakur & T.V. Vinod
Presented by Aishwarya Nigam
Starring Suresh Wadkar & Aadesh Srivastav
Opening theme "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2008 USA"
Country of origin United States of America
Original language(s) Hindi/English
No. of episodes Total 13
Production
Camera setup Multi-camera
Running time 60 minutes
Broadcast
Original channel Zee TV
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
Audio format Stereophonic sound
Original run 20 June 2008 – 27 July 2008
Chronology
Related shows Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009
External links
Website

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge USA 2008 is an Indian television singing competition show that has premiered on 20 June 2008 on Zee TV channel. It is the first instalment of the "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge" series in USA and the 6th public voting competition in the "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" series. Chronologically, the show is preceded by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs International, however systematically it is followed by Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009.

Concept[edit]

Like other singing competitions, the concept of this season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is to discover singing talent from USA. Auditions will be held in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas / Fort Worth and the Finals will be recorded in Dallas, Texas.

Host

Judges

Contestants[edit]

Top 20 Finalists[edit]

Male

  1. Jeffrey Iqbal – 1st Runner-up (27 July 2008)
  2. Farhan Zaidi – 2nd Runner-up (27 July 2008)
  3. Krushanu Majmundar – Eliminated (27 July 2008) --- Semi-finalist
  4. Rahul Lakhanpal – Eliminated (26 July 2008)
  5. Vishal Bhalla – Eliminated (25 July 2008)
  6. Anand Kannan – Eliminated (19 July 2008)
  7. Prabhu Shankar – Eliminated (18 July 2008)
  8. Muhibur Rehman – Eliminated (7/12/2008)
  9. Praveen Jaligama – Eliminated (7/4/2008)
  10. Purnash Durgaprasad – Eliminated (27 June 2008)

Female

  1. Darshana Menon – Winner (27 July 2008)
  2. Harini Vasudevan – Eliminated (27 July 2008) --- Semi-finalist
  3. Ganga Narayanan – Eliminated (27 July 2008) --- Semi-finalist
  4. Deeti Majmundar – Eliminated (26 July 2008)
  5. Soujanya Madabhushi – Eliminated (25 July 2008)
  6. Supriya Shridharan – Eliminated (19 July 2008)
  7. Rasika Shekar – Eliminated (18 July 2008)
  8. Ishmeet Kaur – Eliminated (7/11/2008)
  9. Ujwala Chinni – Eliminated (7/5/2008)
  10. Dr. Adeeba Akhtar – Dropped Out (28 June 2008)

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