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Singing Reality Shows – Do achievers really get the best opportunity?

Discussion in 'TV' started by PADMATW, Aug 27, 2012.

  1. PADMATW

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line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> Hope you all have seen many singing reality shows in various channels like Sa, Re, Ga, Ma, Indian Idols, bla..bla… It’s really nice to hear the beautiful voices of many children and adults. It’s the best platform for good singers to demonstrate their skills. But it is not that easy. They have to completely dedicate their efforts, time and money to achieve success in such programs. Money in the sense expenses required for participating in the shows, etc.

    But I am not sure how of them having really got the best opportunities. How many have become the good playback singers for movies? I heard that Karunya No.2 in Indian Idol 2 had discontinued engineering studies to actively participate in competition. Though he achieved rank in competition, did he get good changes to sing in movies? Even last time achieved Sriram is yet to get a good break. Whereas Naresh Iyer, Karthik like singers who were not in the shows at all have got good changes and occupied the market.

    Not only this, many child singers who had won competitions earlier in many shows were not seen anywhere except that they might have got some small changes. I think they might have missed their studies during those days. May be a few first achieved might have got some cash or other awards. What about the next lined achievers?


    It is not that all of them should become movie singers. I mean to say that they are not that recognized easily to get good opportunity in the market.

    Pl share your views…..


    Padma
     
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  2. insha

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    What you have said is very true..But something is better than nothing.If not these shows these kids will never get the chance to sing in front of talented singers.If they get a good chance later,good for them.They shopuld know how to manage their education and shows because there is no certainity of success given the amount of competition..
     
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    Dear Padmatw, I agree with your opinion but from the oppurtunity point ofview it is difficult for them to knock every door to make them popular, so this platform givem them popularity first. Anyhow nowadays no singer is standing still in the same field only one or two gets more chances to sing otherwise in this tough competition, all are coming and singing for few songs and disappear so atleast these kids are getting chances to sing in front of legendary singers, so i think its ok to conduct these shows...
    Studies part its up to their parents decision, they may be some bright students who can really pick up even in short time.
     
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    I have seen so many cases where people have got very good opportunities after participating in such shows. Shreya Ghoshal herself came to lime light after SaReGaMa.
    Similarly, In Tamil , Airtel Super Singer has given rise to several playback singers.
    I am not saying everyone gets opportunity but a few have got. And after the first opportunity it is very important to make the best use of it.
    However, I do agree with you that it takes complete dedication to participate in such shows as it consumes a lot of time and money!
     
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