Amul Chhote Ustaad – Do Deshon Ki ek Awaaz – Profile of kids from India
Ansh Pandey : Gifted with a soulful voice, this 12 years old boy from Delhi has huge responsibilities on his shoulders. Breaking the family legacy of doctors and engineers in the family, Ansh wants to become a singer and fulfill his grandfather’s last wish. His father was an aspiring singer but ended up becoming a Doctor, so now he has the onus of making his father’s dream come true. Although his mother is partially blind but she has great visions for her son and wants him to achieve great success in life.
Ansh is a multi-talented boy who is not only good at playing musical instruments but also excels in academics. He is also a very stylish lad and loves to hogs on pizzas and burgers. However, he has spent most of his years in Delhi but he originally belongs to Ayodhya.
He loves his grandmother the most in his family. His grandmother was very close to a Muslim family who later moved to Pakistan. Brought up in a religious atmosphere at home, he has memorized all the bhajans and aartis by heart. He is a kind-hearted human being and always makes sure that he does his best for the poor and the needy.
Rishabh Chaturvedi : Twelve years old Rishabh is carrying forward the musical heritage of his family. Belonging to a musical family, music runs in his blood and veins. This witty boy from Amritsar wants to make a big name in the music industry. He has learnt music from his guru and his father. His world revolves around music and he can also play musical instruments like keyboard and piano.
Like all the other boys of his age, cricket is his favorite game and he is a very good batsman. His dream in life is to buy a big house for his family where all the family members can stay under one roof. His entire family is so much into singing that most of the times they sing rather than talking to each other.
Sayantan Paul : With his great sense of humour and wit, Sayantan from Guwahati has a great way of gaining attention. His school teacher recognized his hidden talent in music and then on there has been no looking back for Sayantan.
He has a unique way of singing which makes him a complete performer. At a tender age of 11, Sayantan has already composed a few tunes of his own. He dreams to become a music director some day. He is also a very good Congo player and a good swimmer.
His mother was a bharat natyam dancer and father an aspiring actor in Bengali films. But Sayantan wants to make his way to Bollywood. He likes his grandmother the most as she is the only one who does not scold him.
Mayuri Dey : For ten years old Mayuri, her father is her world. Her journey from Kolkata to Mumbai has not been an easy one. Her father closed down his small business to fulfill his daughter’s dreams and came to Mumbai. He too wanted to become a singer but could not pursue his dreams because he lost his parents at a very young age.
Not only a good singer, but Mayuri is also a very good painter. She is a complete foodie and loves to eat non-vegetarian food, especially Mutton Biryani. She aspires to become a playback singer.
Satinder Shanu : Bestowed with a soulful Sufi voice, 12 years old Satyender from Jammu has a dream to keep the sufi music alive. He feels he gets directly connected with God while singing Sufi Kalaams. The two interests of his life are music and books.
He keeps himself away from games and TV. He has three brothers and all of them sing sufi songs together. He has always wished to be a successful singer.
Akanksha Sharma : Thirteen years old Akanksha from Jaipur wants to become a successful playback singer. The first song that she ever sang was “Shirdi Wale” which she learnt from her father.
She loves ghost stories but at the same time is also very scared of them. She loves to watch all Star Plus soaps and is a huge fan of Shahid Kapoor. She is also a very good dancer and likes to update herself with the latest fashion and style.
Her biggest dream in life is to meet Lata Mangeshkar.
Bhanu Pratap Agnihotri : This Punjabi kid, Bhanu belongs to a family of lawyers and judges. His father is currently working as a Magistrate but quite contrary to his job, he loves to do break dance. Bhanu, too has learnt break dance from his father and is also a good gymnast.
He has been learning music for almost three and a half years now. His grandfather and aunt are also singers. His ideal is Salamat Ali Khan.
He dreams to be an All Round Superstar – a perfect combination of an actor, singer and a dancer.
Dipan Mitra : Dipan from Kolkata is a student of Ustaad Raashid Khan. He is a devoted learner and listens to songs even while eating. He wakes up late in the night to learn music. His relatives have been a great source of help in making him learn music. His uncle gifted him Harmonium and aunt gifted a tabla. He is a shy boy and although he cannot speak fluently in Hindi but when it comes to singing songs, it’s a cakewalk for him.
Apart from being a singer, he is a very good chess player. He dreams of becoming like his guru someday and make a name for himself.
Debanjana Karmakar : Debanjana from Kharakpur has great respect for anything that has artistic value. She likes to sing songs more than listening to them. Like all the other girls, she too loves to play with soft toys and make new friends. She has a great bonding with her elder sister. She is also a good dancer but has never been trained. Her father works in a Bank and also sings bhajans on Radio.
She wants to own a recording studio someday and also wants to own a house where she will have a separate Music room for her “Reyaaz”. She loves gardening.
Shyamantan Das : Twelve years old Shyamantan from Assam comes from a family of musicians. His elder brother is also a singer. His father is a music teacher.
He loves to play football and can also do amazing tricks with it. He wants to become a superstar and buy a car of his choice and a home for his family some day.
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