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Seniors Have Fun @ Seniors Have Talent – Round 1, Group C

On Sunday, October 11, Seniors Today hosted Group C of the first round of Seniors Have Talent, where seniors from across the country showcased their singing talent live

Seniors Today hosted the third of the five groups in Round 1 of Seniors Have Talent – a weekly singing contest created for seniors to showcase their singing talent. On Sunday, October 11, 13 seniors participated in Group C of the first round.  The show was emceed by Jeeya Sethi.

Voting closes on Saturday, October 17, 6pm at and the results for the first round – Group C will be announced on Sunday, October 18 at the show (Group D of Round 1).

Here were the 13 participants in Group C:

Contestant #1

Mahesh Shah

From Mumbai

An engineer by profession, Mahesh Shah is passionate about music. He loves to dive deep into the finer notes of life and music. He likes to tune into music by Mohammed Rafi, Talat Mahmood and Hemant Kumar.

Song – Sau baar janam lenge

Singer – Mohammed Rafi

Film – Ustadon ke Ustad


Contestant #2

Dr Ravikant Gupta

From Mumbai

A gastroenterologist, music is meditation for Dr Ravikant Gupta. He likes to play the bongo, loves to travel andendoscopy is his hobby. He enjoys tuning into music by Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Rafi and Hemant Kumar.

Song – Aane se uske aaye bahar

Singer – Mohammed Rafi

Film – Jeene ki Raah


Contestant #3

Prafull Patil

From Mumbai

An ex banker by profession. Prafull Patil likes to travel and enjoys being in nature. He loves to tune into songs by Lata Mangeshkar and Mukesh.

Song – Chand aahen bharega

Singer – Mukesh

Film – Phool bane angare


Contestant #4

Jameela Mulki

From Bengaluru

An actor and artist by profession, Jameela Mulki is a BharatNatyam dancer and a multi-linguist – Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Bangla, Marathi and Hindi. She enjoys singing and every aspect of music.

Song – Thandi hawayien lehra ke aaye

Singer – Lata Mangeshkar

Film – Naujawan


Contestant #5

M Srinivasa Murthy

From Andhra Pradesh

A Hindustani classical music enthusiast. Music is life to M Srinivasa Murthy. He enjoys singing and tuning into music by Mukesh, Manna Dey and Kishore Kumar.

Song- Jhoomti chali hawa

Singer- Mukesh

Film – Sangeet Samrat Tansen


Contestant #6

Dr Meena Merchant

From Mumbai

The seniormost contestant thus far in Seniors Have Talent, Meena Merchant is 85 years’young.Music brings her peace. She likes to travel, paint and takes interest in literature and she enjoys tuning into music by Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammed Rafi.

Song – Chandan Sa Badan

Singer- Lata Mangeshkar

Film- Saraswati Chandra


Contestant #7

Kailash Monga

From Pune

A businessman, Kailash Monga like to take active part in community projects at Club Poona. He sings and plays the banjo on Vividh Bharti . He like to tune into music by Mohammed Rafi, Arijit Singh and Mukesh.

Song- Suno Na Sange marmar

Singer- Arijit Singh

Music- Jeet Ganguly

Film- Youngistan


Contestant #8

Raj Kumar Seth

From Mumbai

A trained classical and semi-classical singer, Raj Kumar Seth likes to tune into music by Mohammed Rafi, Manna Dey and Mukesh.

Song- Rang Aur Noor Ki Baraat

Singer- Mohammed Rafi

Film- Ghazal


Contestant #9

Bhupendra Shah

From Mumbai

A formally trained singer, music is meditation to Bhupendra Shah. He likes to tune into music by Kishore Kumar, Hemant Kumar and Mukesh.

Song – Mere Mehboob Qayamat Hogi

Singer – Kishore Kumar

Film – Mr. X in Bombay


Contestant #10

V Muralidharan

From Chennai

A management consultant, VMuralidharan grew up with music and it is close to his heart. He plays the keyboard, mouth organ and a bit of flute. He likes to tune into music by Mukesh, Manna Dey and Kishore Kumar.

Song – Zindagi Kaisi Hai Paheli 

Singer – Manna Dey

Film- Anand


Contestant #11

Anita De Rakshit

From Delhi

A former banker, Anita De Rakshit is an avid traveller and has her own channel on YouTube. She is trained in RabindraSangeet and likes to tune into music by Hemant Kumar, Kishore Kumar and Geeta Dutt.

Song – Mere Saajan Hai Us Paar

Singer – S D Burman

Film – Bandini


Contestant #12

Premkanta Maheshwari

From Narsingharh, Madhya Pradesh

Premkanta Maheshwari learnt music from her parents and takes interest in bonsai and swimming. She likes to tune into music by Geeta Dutt, Shamshad Begum and Farida Khanum.

Song – Tera Mera Pyar Amar

Film- Asli Nakli

Singer- Lata Mangeshkar


Contestant #13

Singri Ranganath

From Mysuru

Music is his lifeline. Singri Ranganath like to travel to pilgrimage shrines. He likes to tune into music by Mohammed Rafi, Mukesh, Kishore Kumar.

Song – Rim Jhim Gire Sawan

Singer – Kishore Kumar

Film – Manzil


Cast your vote for the singer who you think is the best –
Do join in on Sunday, October 18, for the results and the next round of Seniors Have Talent.
For more details you can call – 8928149469 or Email at :

Entries have closed for Seniors Have Talent Season 1. Please come back on October 25 as Entries open for Seniors Have Talent Season 2

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