14 Seniors perform at Seniors Have Talent Round 1, Group D

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On Sunday, October 18, Seniors Today hosted Group D of the first round of Seniors Have Talent, where seniors from across the country showcased their singing talent live

On Sunday, October 18, Seniors Today hosted 14 senior contestants in Group D of Round 1. Seniors Have Talent is a weekly virtual singing competition created for senior citizens to showcase their singing talent. The show was emceed by Jeeya Sethi.

Voting closes on Saturday, October 24, 6pm at seniorstoday.in/vote and the results for the first round – Group D will be announced on Sunday, October 25 at the show (Group E of Round 1).

Here were the 14 participants in Group D

 #1

 KV Laxminarayan

From Bengaluru

Retired as VP, KV Laxminarayan finds immense joy in music. He plays the tabla and the mridangam, and is a member of the karaoke club Baar Baar Rafi based in Bengaluru.

Song- Laaga Chunri Mein Daag

Singer- Manna Dey

Film – Dil hi to hai

 


#2

Bhalchandra Gokhale

From Mumbai

Music is a way to a good and happy life for him. Bhalchandra Gokhale enjoys composing music, charcoal drawing and photography. His all-time favourite singers are Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Rafi and Suresh Wadekar. Song- Basti-Basti, Parbat-Parbat Gata jaaye Banjara

Singer- Mohammed Rafi

Film-Railway Platform

 


#3

Dr Adam Farooq

From Mumbai

A paediatrician and neonatologist by profession, singing is Dr Adam Farooq’s hobby. He enjoys singing when he is with friends and likes to tune into old Hindi songs.

Song- Ab Kya Misal Doon Main Tumhare Shabab Ki

Singer- Mohammed Rafi

Film- Aarti

 


#4

Lakshmi Gohokar

From Mumbai

An entrepreneur by profession and a saree enthusiast who curates exclusive handloom saree collection, music is her lifeline. Lakshmi Gohokar celebrates life and lives it to the fullest. She is trained in Carnatic and Hindustani Classical music.

Song- Raina Beeti Jaye

Singer- Lata Mangeshkar

Film- Amar Prem

 


#5

Triloki Nath Dubey

From Bhopal

A Retired Chief Engineer, music is his passion. Triloki Nath Dubey is a diehard fan of old He enjoys travelling and cricket. He likes to tune into music by Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh

Song- Suhani Raat Dhal Chuki, Na Jane Tum Kb Aaoge

Singer-Mohammed Rafi

Film- Dulari

 


#6

 Deepak Kher

From Mumbai

A passionate musician at heart. Deepak Kher enjoys composing music and has a talent of ghazals and devotional music.

Song- Mere Sapno Ki Rani Kab Aaegi Tu

Singer- Kishore Kumar

Music- S D Burman Film- Aradhana

 


#7

 Arunkumar Mandalia

From Gujarat

Music is worship for Arunkumar Mandalia. According to him, music heals all pain and soothes the soul. He enjoys drawing, painting and plays the harmonium. He is a big fan of Lata Mangeshkar.

Song- Chaandi Ki Diwar Na Todi

Singer- Mukesh

Film- Vishwas

 


#8

Shubhangi Dhanawade

From Kolhapur

An extrovert by nature, Shubhangi Dhanawade likes to socialise. She enjoys singing, listening to music, and watching reality shows on television. Her favourite singers are Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosale, Kishore Kumar and Mohammed Rafi.

Song- Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Ye

Singer- Lata Mangeshkar

Film- Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai


#9

 Firoz Neemuchwala

From Pune

Music is his passion and he has been associated with group of orchestra musicians. He likes to play badminton and has an international Umpire for National and International tournaments. He enjoys tuning into music by Mohammed Rafi, Manna Dey and Mukesh.

Song- Kaun Aaya Mere Maan Ke Dware

Singer- Manna Dey

Film- Dekh Kabira Roya

 


#10

Sanjay Deshpande

From Mumbai

An entrepreneur, Sanjay Deshpande is also a state-level badminton player. He learnt singing from his wife and finds joy in challenging himself. Music makes him happy.

Song- Hai Apna Dil To Aawara

Singer- Hemant Kumar

Film- Solahwan Saal

 


#11

Shri Ram Ayyangar

From Bengaluru

An ex-banker, Shri Ram Ayyangar is also an author. He enjoys writing satire in Hindi and English. He likes to tune into film to classical to devotional music. His favourite singers are Mohammed Rafi, Hemant Kumar and Kishore Kumar.

Song- Kisi Ki Muskurahaton Pe Ho Nisar

Singer- Mukesh

Film-Anari

 


#12

Nirmal Chandra Bhargava

From Lucknow

A senior Rotarian, music is life for Nirmal Chandran Bhargava. He enjoys shayari and likes to tune into music by Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh and Hariharan and his all time favourites are Mohammed Rafi, Mahendra Kapoor and Mukesh.

Song- Diwano Se Ye Mat Puchhon

Singer- Mukesh

Film- Upkaar

 


#13

Ramesh Chari

From Nagpur

A mechanical engineer by profession, Ramesh Chari has learnt the sitar as a child and finds joy in music. He likes to play golf and his favourite singers are Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh and Manna Dey.

Song- Dil Deke Dekho, Dil Deke Dekho

Singer- Mohammad Rafi

Film- Dil Deke Dekho

 


#14

 Fattechand Virani

From Gujarat

A chemical engineer, Fattechand Virani is passionate about supporting NGOs related to health and education. He is a trained classical singer and finds joy in music.

Song- Jane Kahan Gaye Wo Din

Music- Shankar – Jaikishan

Film- Mera Naam Joker


 

Cast your vote for the singer who you think is the best – seniorstoday.in/vote Do join in on Sunday, October 25, for the results and the next round of Seniors Have Talent.
For more details you can call – 8928149469 or Email at: events@seniorstoday.in

 Seniors Have Talent Season 2 is coming soon. Entries will open on October 25, 2020. Stay tuned!

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