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Storyline: Rising Star is an upcoming singing reality show which will launch on Colors TV sometime in 2017. It is the Indian version of the International show of the same name. This singing talent hunt will be the first of its kind in India, as it involves Live performances by the contestants and Live voting by the audiences via a mobile application. The show will premiere in first quarter on 2017 and will be aired on weekends. It is being developed by Screenz Cross Media LTD and distributed by Viacom 18.
This one of a kind reality show stands out from other current numerous singing shows as not only it has Live performing and voting, but also, it has no celebrity judge panel. Instead there will be three celebrity experts and the viewing audience at home will be the actual judges. Audience voting will decide who goes forward in the nest round who who gets eliminated. Shankar Mahadevan, Diljit Dosanjh, Monali Thakur. Raghav Juyal and Meiyang Chang will be the hosts of the show.
The auditions of this singing talent show were held in 2016 in major cities across the country like Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kolkatta, Guwahati, Bengaluru etc.