Seniors Have Talent: Winners of Season 2 Group D


In the Popular Choice category, Arun Kumar Mathur , and Shabnam Ladak  won the majority vote and in the Editor’s Choice, T G Ramakrishnan  and Maheshwar Katre emerged as winners.

The objective of Seniors Have Talent is to recognise and encourage the immense talent that exists in the ever-growing number of senior citizens in the world. But, more importantly, the idea is for all participants to have fun as they share their talent.

Season 2 of Seniors Have Talent took off on November 29 and on Sunday, December 27, the winners of Group D were announced. 

First a look at the winners: In the Popular Choice category, Arun Kumar Mathur, and Shabnam Ladak  won the majority vote and in the Editor’s Choice, Maheshwar Katre and T G Ramakrishnan  emerged as winners.

Arun Kumar Mathur 

Song: Wafa Jinse Ki Bewafa Ho Gaye

Singer: Mukesh

Music: Ravi

Film: Pyar Ka Sagar

A 68-year-old ex-banker (Asst Manager of Punjab National Bank), from Ghaziabad UP. 

His hobbies include singing, teaching banking, and writing poems in Hindi.

Shabnam Ladak 

Song- Bhanwara Bada Nadaan Hai
Singer- Asha Bhosle
Music- Hemant Kumar
Film- Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam

This forever young 74-year-old from Mumbai fills her life with zest and passion.
For Shabnam, age has always been just a number. Her joie de vivre and love for music and dance makes her the life of every gathering.

Besides music, she loves to read and meet new people, this stems from the fact that for a major part of her life she was a teacher and an educator.


T G Ramakrishnan 

Song- Ek Haseen Shaam Ko 

Singer- Mohammed Rafi

Music composer- Madan Mohan

Film- Dulhan Ek Raat Ki

A die-hard fan of Bollywood music, especially songs from the golden era sung by Mohammed Rafi and Talat Mahmood, T G Ramakrishnan is a Mumbaikar with a passion for singing.

He usually sings on karaoke tracks in private groups, but he also does the odd live stage performance to keep him on track. 


Maheshwar Katre 

Song: Ehsaan Tera Hoga Mujhpe

Singer: Mohammed Rafi

Music: Shankar-Jaikishan

Film: Junglee

Maheshwar is an Electrical Engineer and a music lover from Pune. He completed his graduation and post grad in IIT Bombay. After a 36-long career in corporates like Crompton Greaves, AREVA and many more, he finally hung up his boots.

During his childhood, he had learnt classical singing and successfully completed Vocal Music Exams in Madhyma in Poona. He picked up the thread and continued singing as his hobby – his reward – plenty of time to follow his passion a 100%!

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