Rising Star 2: Hemant Brijwasi takes home winner's trophy

Angelo Anderson
April 16, 2018

Zaid Ali became the second contestant to make it to the finale with 88% votes and a standing ovation from the judges.

After an enthralling season, the grand finale of Rising Star 2 on Sunday, was an exciting affair with a close fight between some of the best singers of the season.

All the three put out a mesmerising performance with Rohanpreet crooning Khuda Jaane from Bachna Ae Haseeno, Vishnumaya singing the soulful Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka from Devdas and last but not the least, Hemant singing the lovely Alvida from Life in a Metro. Zaid Ali was eliminated first in the round after which a close competition ensued between Brijwasi, Vishnumaya (who got 85 per cent votes) and Rohanpreet (who got 83 per cent votes).


Rising Star Season 2 Winner Name Grand Finale Episode 15th April 2018 Runner Up and Prize Money: The last night episode of the TV reality shows Rising Star 2 telecast its semi finale, which begins with the anthem of the reality show that is crooned by Shankar Mahadevan, Monali Thakur, and Diljit Dosanjh. Vishnumaya went on the stage after Rohanpreet and sang Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka from Devdas but the latter won more votes.

The contest got intense with the finalists Rohnapreet, Vishnumaya and Hemant battling it out. Nine years ago, Hemant won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs in 2009, a Zoom report says. He also participated in India's Got Talent and Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar 2. Through live voting, their fate will be in the hands of the viewers, who would decide their favourite contestant and then vote for them accordingly. It's the only show that has given fans and audiences the complete authority to choose the victor and it's all live. Shankar Mahadevan, who is one of the judges of the show, had also time and again mentioned how Hemant is all about talent and sincerity. What are your thoughts on this?

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