FROM A CORRESPONDENT
SILCHAR, June 22: Barak Television Network will be organizing music reality show titled ‘Sa Re Ga Re’ that will provide an open forum for fresh singers who are yet to make a mark. It will be a golden chance for those who have been trying hard to get a breakthrough in the music industry. New talents from Barak Upatakya, Dima Hasao and Dharmagar, Tripura, will be selected only after taking auditions. Barak Television Network (BTN) has organized the music-mega reality show. From the month of August, two shows will be aired every week. It is one of its kind for the people of this valley. It has been informed at a press-meet held by the organizers on Tuesday. Bapan Das, producer of the reality show, informed that auditions would be conducted according to the geographical location of the places. The first audition will be held on June 23 at Club Road of this town, followed by an audition in Hailakandi on June 26. The auditions for the aspirants residing at Dharmagar, Karimganj and Haflong will be conducted on June 26, June 28 and July 2 respectively. Participants who successfully get through the first phase of auditions will have to pass the mega audition on July 6. Then will follow grand file. The occasion of the file will by graced by the presence of singing sensation of Assam, Angarag Mahanto, popularly known as ‘Papon’. Nihal Kumar and Mausami Choudhury will be the judges for the auditions. The upcoming singers will be mentored by voice of India Debojit Saha, the winner of Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2005, Saptapar Chakraborty, Rajesh Roy, Nitu Barman and Akash Sen. It has also been stated that the champion will get a cash prize of Rs.50,000 and runners-up will get cash of Rs.20,000. Those present at the press-briefing included Saumitra Shankar Dutta, coorditor, Shuvojit Paul, Bishal Sor and Tushar Bhattacharjee.