Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs 9: Jetshen Dohna Lama lifts the trophy with a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh
Jetshen Dohna Lama has emerged as the winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs 9. The young talent, who hails from Pakyong, Sikkim, lifted the trophy on January 22 along with the cash prize of Rs 10 lakh.
The finale of the show witnessed a power-packed face-off between the top six finalists including Harsh Sikandar, Rafa Yeasmin, Atharv Bakshi, Atanu Mishra, Jetshen Dohna Lama, and Dnyaneshwari Ghadge. But it was Jetshen who managed to secure the trophy in her name.
Jetshen talked about it during a recent interview and said, “This is a dream come true for me! Honestly, the competition was tough as all the contestants of the season are very talented and I really feel grateful that I got to share the stage with them. My journey on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs season 9 has been a great learning experience for me and I am immensely grateful to all my mentors who have constantly supported me and helped me understand my potential as a singer. I am definitely taking a bundle of memories along with me and am looking forward to my new singing journey.”
Shankar Mahadevan also added to the conversation and said, “Jetshen has been consistently performing at the highest level throughout the season and has been working towards perfecting her singing skills week after week. I have really seen her grow as a singer this season. Anu ji, Neeti and I have always encouraged the kids to do better and better as all these contestants are extremely talented. At a very young age, they’ve started their career and I am sure all of them will reach great heights in the future.”
For the unversed, Shankar has offered Rs 1 lakh scholarship to Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs contestants. Neeti Mohan also shared, “I would like to congratulate Jetshen for winning the title and I must say she truly deserved it. I have loved and enjoyed her performances throughout the season, and I believe she is a really versatile singer with the potential to make her career in the industry. I really hope to see her excel and grow after this show. In fact, all the contestants of the show were extremely talented, and I am sure they will work hard towards their dream of becoming fantastic singers one day.”
Judge Anu Malik shared, “I must say that this season has been fabulous, and every contestant has left us floored by their incredible talent. We have seen them perform the most challenging songs and go through a remarkable learning curve. While all the Li’l champs have outdone themselves, Jetshen, in particular, has won our hearts with her indomitable spirit and brilliant singing skills. It has always been a delight to hear her sing. We have seen her grow since the inception of this season, and I am sure she has a bright future ahead of her. My best wishes and blessings are with her and all the contestants of this season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs.”