Viewers can vote for their favourite contestant on the show only through the app or website
Mumbai, July 1, 2015: In what is a sumptuous audio feast for music lovers, Multi Screen Media (MSM)’s premium digital video entertainment brand Sony LIV is currently hosting the digital telecast of Indian Idol Junior Season 2 which launched onMay 30. The much awaited show features budding singers from around the country competing with each other for the grand title of the next Indian Idol Junior. The voting process, which commences on July 4th, will take place exclusively through the digital medium and closes on 5th July 8am. The audience need to simply download Sony LIV app from App store and vote for their favorite contestant through the app. They can also login to Sony LIV website or simply SMS IDOL<space<<contestant code> to 5252525 to vote for their favorite contestants.
Indian Idol Junior, India’s foremost singing talent show for young singers, was extremely well received by the audience during its first season. With contestants from as far as Dubai participating in the musical extravaganza in its second edition, the show promises to be bigger and more challenging in its return outing. With a jury comprising of Vishal Dadlani, Sonakshi Sinha, Salim Merchant and Shalmali Kholgade, it promises to reprise its knack of scouting for young talent aged 5 to 15 and offering them a nationwide platform to showcase their vocal skills to become household names. The 13 contestants entering voting phase are Subhankar sarkar, Ranita Banerjee, Yumna Ajin, Niharika Nath, Ajay Bhirjwasi, Vaishnav Girish, Ananya Sritam Nanda, Nahid Afrin, Vidhi Jaswal, Srilakshmi Belmannu, Moti Khan, Nithyashree Venkataramanan, Surendra Singh Panwar. Hosted by the effortlessly charming Hussain Kuwajerwala and Asha Negi, Indian Idol Junior Season 2 is set to take the audience on a musically charged roller coaster ride full of hopes, ambitions, emotions, humour and fun through its entertaining twists & turns.
Speaking on the digital voting initiative, Uday Sodhi – EVP and Head -Digital Entertainment commented, “Indian Idol Junior was extremely successful in its debut season and showed that music really has no boundaries. With the show set to provide a bigger and grander stage this time, Sony LIV aims to increase the outreach of the programme by providing anytime digital access to its diverse user base. The fact that voting lines are now open exclusively through the app or our online interface proves how the show is increasingly establishing a digital presence for its audience.”
Renowned for making popular entertainment more accessible by providing a digital video entertainment platform, Sony LIV is the exclusive digital video platform for the latest Indian Idol Junior season. After bringing acclaimed television series such as ‘Suryaputra Karn’, ‘Sankat Mochan Mahabali Hanumaan’ and ‘Hannibal’ as well as blockbusters such as ‘PK’ to its digital users, Sony LIV looks set to cement its position as the leading digital video entertainment platform in India.