From August to December 2016, the south region of the country witnessed the talent of the 4 to 14-year-olds. Zee Tamil brought a show called Junior Super Stars introducing the best talents of the region. The participants from all over the south region came and performed their best making it pretty difficult for the judges to pick only a few of them.
On the journey of forty episodes, the best contributors in the Tamil entertainment industry came together to successfully find the truly deserving candidate.
Judged by experienced eyes
The show had the best possible judges. On the one side where everyone’s favorite actress Kushboo Sundar was there. The well-known movie director, as well as actor Bhagyaraj Krishnaswamy, was also watching the participants. With the tips and suggestions offered by the judges, the participants were able to improve their performance level and learn a lot during the show.
Apart from these two main judges, a panel of great personalities was also there as guest judges. Time to time, the guest judges helped out the participants as well as the main viewers in making the right decision.
The famous Indian actress and director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, hilarious stand-up comedian Robo Shankar, actor Satish Krishnan, and N Santhanam were the part of the guest judge panel.
Having such diverse, experienced and talented people, the show achieved an amazing level of popularity among the viewers.
Hosts lightened the mood
In the situation when every participant is dealing with his or her nervousness, the show anchor Archana Chandhoke, Vijay and Keerthi Shanthanu made sure that the smiles never left the face of the kids. With their friendly behavior and supporting nature, they win the hearts of the participants as well as the audiences.
The final battle
After a long journey of twist and turns, the Junior Super Star show finally reached its final destination where there were four finalists. The public voting selected Pavitra, Ashwanth, Lisha and Vanessa as their final four choices.
The quarter-finals, semi-finals, and then the final episode came out. The public had decided their first Junior Super Star. The excitement was visible on the faces of participants along with a glimpse of nervousness. The parents, judges, hosts and even audiences were biting their nails, trying to anticipate the results.
Finally, Ashwant became the winner of the show. Venessa became the first runner-up along with Pavithra as the second runner-up. Lisa, the third runner-up is now working on a serial called Mella Thirandhathu Kadhavu. The show runs on Zee Tamil.
Being a kid’s reality show, Junior Super Stars created a huge fan following among the kids as well as the adults. The fans can expect a new season and hopefully, it will get the same huge appreciation like the first season. After all, the country is filled with talented kids and surely one season is not enough to bring out all of them. So, kids can prepare for the next season and be ready to mesmerize the world with their talent.
Winners of Zee Tamil Junior Super Star 2016
- 1st Runner-up – Vanessa
- 2nd Runner-up – Pavithra
- 3rd Runner-up – Lisha