Known for his soulful voice, Rituraj Mohanty’s consistent performance throughout the first edition of India’s Raw Star made his clinch the number one spot.
Going home with a Maruti Suzuki Swift and Rs 50 lacs as cash prize, he defeated Darshan Raval from Ahmedabad and Mohit Gaur from Jaipur. The budding talent has also won a contract with the channel which will be a great launch pad for his career!
“It is very difficult for me to sink in the feeling that I have won this show. Firstly, I would like to thank Yo Yo Honey Singh for getting me on the show and for giving me such a huge platform to perform on. Himesh Reshammiya has been such a great mentor and a huge support. I would like to extend my love filled thank you to all my fans as they are responsible for my win! I dedicate this win to all my fans,” Rituraj said post his win.
Himesh Reshammiya, who took over as the mentor from Honey Singh, has promised a song to the budding singer and stated, “He has a brilliant voice and a great talent. The show was not just about singing but about outstanding performances and this is the reason why the audience have gone all out to vote for him”.
At the grand finale of India’s Raw Star Kailash Kher and Rituraj gave a heartwarming Sufi performance whereas Shaan teamed up with Mohit Gaur. Darshan Raval, who performed with Mohit Chauhan, transported the audience to a romantic zone with their performance.
The finale also saw Arjun Kapoor and music director duo Sajid-Wajid entertaining the viewers, who were there to promote their film Tevar.
Here’s wishing Rituraj Mohanty a great musical journey ahead.
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