India's Raw Star
|India's Raw Star|
|Directed by||Gajendra Singh|
|Presented by||Gauahar Khan|
|Judges||Yo Yo Honey Singh|
|Theme music composer||Darshan Raval|
|Opening theme||Meri Pehli Mohabbat|
|Country of origin||India|
|No. of seasons||1|
|No. of episodes||15|
|Original network||Star Plus|
|Picture format||576i |
|First shown in||India|
|Original release||28 August –|
30 November 2014
India's Raw Star is an Indian singing competition series created by Gajendra Singh of Saibaba Telefilms which began airing on Star Plus from 24 August 2014. It was hosted by model-actress and Bigg Boss 7 winner Gauahar Khan and mentored by singer-rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh. Rituraj Mohanty won the first season on 30 November 2014 with Darshan Raval and Mohit Gaur finishing second and third respectively. The other contestants were Sagar Bhatia, Akasa Singh, pardeep singh sran etc. Mohan Rathore, winner of a Bhojpuri singing competition 'Sur Sangram' was also one of the contestants. Arjun Kapoor and Himesh Reshammiya made guest appearances in the show. India's Raw Star' witnessed singers like Kailash Kher, Mohit Chauhan and Shaan perform in the final episode with finalists Rituraj, Mohit and Darshan. The finalists sang the final face off song composed by Sachin and Jigar on the occasion, while Arjun Kapoor, promoted his film Tevar.
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