Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012

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Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012
Created byNeeraj Sharma
Directed byT.V. Vinod (vinod vijayan thazavana)
Presented byJaved Ali
Rahul Ram
Shankar Mahadevan
Opening theme"Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2012"
Country of originIndia
Original language(s)Hindi
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time90 minutes
Original networkZee TV
Picture format480i (SDTV)
Audio formatStereophonic sound
Original release29 September 2012 –
27 January 2013
Preceded bySa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2011
Followed byIncumbent
Related showsSa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007
Indian Idol
Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar
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Hero - Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012[1] was the fifth instalment of the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge series. It premiered on 29 September 2012 on Zee TV. The show was hosted by popular singer Javed Ali.


Over 1,20,000 auditions were conducted in New Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata to select 100 contestants. Out of these, the top fifteen then competed for a position in the top ten for five weeks, two contestants being eliminated each week for three weeks, and one each for weeks 4 and 5. In the fifth week, three of the eliminated contestants won back their positions in the top ten by defeating three other contenders, to make up the final list of top ten.

The top ten then went on to compete in a contest to be decided by viewers through voting. This segment witnessed one elimination every week, until four contestants were left. The winner amongst them was announced in a Grand Finale episode. The contest was won by Jasraj Joshi, with the second, third and fourth places going to Shehnaz Akhtar, Vishwajeet Borwankar and Mohammed Aman respectively.


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Top Candidates[edit]


(Eliminated in Week 3; successful attempt during wild-card entry episode)


  • Jaspreet 'Jazim' Sharma (Punjab) - in Week 13
  • Renu Nagar (Rajasthan) - in Week 11
  • Arshpreet Kaur (Punjab) - in Week 10 (previously eliminated in Week 4; successful attempt during wild-card entry episode)
  • Madhuri Dey (Kolkata, West Bengal) - in Week 9
  • Himanshu Sharma (Jagadhri, Haryana) - in Week 8 (previously eliminated in Mega Audition; successful attempt during wild-card entry episode)
  • Zain Ali (Lahore, Pakistan) - in Week 7 (beginning of public voting)
  • Barbie Rajput (Chandigarh) - in Mega Audition (unsuccessful attempt during wild-card entry episode)
  • Padmanav Bordoloi (Guwahati, Assam) - in Week 5 (unsuccessful attempt during wild-card entry episode)
  • Kunal Pandit (Mumbai, Maharashtra) - in Week 3 (unsuccessful attempt during wild-card entry episode)
  • Mrunmayee Tirodkar (Goa) - in Week 2
  • Subhrima Bhadury (Mumbai, Maharashtra) - in Week 2
  • Parul Mishra (Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh) - in Week 1
  • Arsh Mohammed (Mumbai, Maharashtra) - in Week 1


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