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Default Zee Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Full Details of all the seasons

About the Show:
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa is an Indian musical game show. It started airing on Zee TV in 1995 as Sa Re Ga Ma.
  • It is the oldest running game show in India along with Telugu-language music game show Padutha Theeyaga. Both of them started in the same period.
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  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, formerly known as Sa Re Ga Ma before Shaan's debut, is a musical contest shown on Zee TV.
  • 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge' is one of the oldest and the most reputed reality show on Indian television. This is one show, which brings into limelight the real talent.
  • The first episode aired on May 1, 1995 and was hosted by Sonu Nigam; the show was extremely popular at that time.
  • From 1999 till 2001, the show was hosted by the Bangash brothers, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, sons of legendary sarod-player Amjad Ali Khan.
  • After that, Shaan started hosting the show. Later, the name "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" became known as the "brand name" of the series and completely changed the concept of the show to include public interaction through voting. This was first done in 2005, when the old show concept was completely sc****d and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 was introduced.
  • After Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005, Gajendra Singh departed from Zee TV and joined hands with Star Network, along went some others like Shaan. The concept rights are not clear yet, but Zee TV claims rights on the format of the shows originally made for Zee TV, like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Antakshari.
  • In February 2007, Real Media - Zee TV in Dubai, produced and started airing Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Middle East - Pakistan Challenge 2007 for the Middle East and Pakistan viewers based on the original format of the show, without Gajendrra Singh.
  • Zee TV Telugu has also started "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" in 2007 andLI successfully run 2 series named "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Seniors" and "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs" and has started a new series "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Super Seniors" for aged group above 35 years..
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Format, Host & Judges:
  • Till 2005, the show used to follow a format wherein experts in the field of music would judge the contestants and score them.
  • The format changed with the advent of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 which introduced the judges as mentors of different teams and scoring was primarily dependent on public voting.
  • After Shaan quit hosting the show, the show was hosted by many others like Purab Kohli, Manish Paul Karan Singh Rathore, Archana Jani, Vipul Roy, Jay Soni and even kids Dhairya Sorecha and Afsha Musani.
  • The most prominent names to host the show in later seasons were Javed Ali and the current host Aditya Narayan.

Aditya Narayan; the show was extremely popular till now.

The most notable and prominent singers that emerged from the contest are listed below:

  • Avdhoot Gupte Priya bhattacharya
  • Shreya Ghosal
  • Nihira Joshi
  • Sanjeevani Bhelande who won the championship in 1995
  • Hamsika Iyer - Runner up of the championship in 1995
  • Vijay Prakash who participated in 1999
  • Kunal Ganjawala who participated in 1997 and again in 1998
  • Shekhar Ravjiani who participated as a contestant and eventually became a famous music director and a judge on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007
  • Bela Shende who emerged as winner of Mega Final.
  • Sanjeevani who became renowned singer.
Sonu Nigam- Host (1995-1999)
Amaan Ali Bangash- Host (1999-2001)
Ayaan Ali Bangash- Host (1999-2001)
Shaan- Host (2002-2006)
Aditya Narayan - Host (2007-Present)

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The show has seen multiple variations over the years:
  • Sa Re Ga Ma: Contestants were scored only by the expert judges. There were 8 prelim rounds, each consisting of 2 male singers and 2 female singers. One male winner and one female winner from each show competed in the semifinal rounds; there were a total of 4 semifinals. In the finals, there was one male winner and another female winner.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa: 2 male singers, 2 female singers. The male and female winner would return the following episode and compete against a new challenger. At the start of this "roll-over" series, they had initially announced that anyone with over 10 wins would get an album; however, that never materialized.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge: Teams were formed, each Gharana (team) had a judge who mentored them. Elimination was decided by public voting.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Ek Main Aur Ek Tu: A duet singing competition which featured some new contestants as well as old contestants from earlier seasons. Weekly elimination decided by public voting.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs: A singing competition for young children, which judges the prodigious kids on the basis of their voice quality, singing talent and versatility in performance.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge USA: The first instalment of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge series in USA.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Mega Challenge: A special season in which eight teams representing eight different states and consisting of total 24 talented contestants from past seasons of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa participated. The show was made to celebrate the 1000th episode of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Notable Indian singers and musicians were roped in to judge each of the episodes.
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Regional Versions
  • There have also been multiple regional versions in languages like Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam.
All Winners:

# Season Year Winner Host Judges
1 Sa Re Ga Ma 1995 Sanjeevani Bhelande & Mukund Phansalkar Sonu Nigam Kumar Sanu, Aadesh Shrivastava, Ravi, Raam Laxman, Suresh Wadkar, Anu Malik, Ravindra Jain, Nikhil-Vinay, Sameer & Dilip Sen, Jatin Lalit, Nadeem Shravan, Khayyam
2 Sa Re Ga Ma 1995 Nobina Mirajkar, Shivprasad Mallya Sonu Nigam Kalyanji-Anandji

Sa Re Ga Ma 29th episode children's special 1995 Prashant Chauhan, Sneha Pant Sonu Nigam Ranu Mukherjee
3 Sa Re Ga Ma 1995 Shaoni Mitra, Junaid Akhtar Sonu Nigam Pt. Shivkumar Sharma
4 Sa Re Ga Ma 1996 Mridula Chatterjee, Ravishankar Singh Sonu Nigam O.P. Nayyar

Sa Re Ga Ma 50th episode children's special 1996 Anandarupa Bagchi Mitra Sonu Nigam Anil Biswas
5 Sa Re Ga Ma 1996 Amrita Khadilkar, Swapnil Bandodkar Sonu Nigam Naushad
6 Sa Re Ga Ma 1996 Kajal Chandiramani, Ninad Mehta Sonu Nigam Jagjit Singh

Sa Re Ga Ma 75th episode children's special 1996 Shreya Ghoshal Sonu Nigam Kalyanji-Anandji
7 Sa Re Ga Ma 1997 Rinku Kalia, Sanjeev Rambhadran Sonu Nigam Anil Biswas

Sa Re Ga Ma 100th episode celebration 1997
Sonu Nigam
8 Sa Re Ga Ma 1997 Bela Shende, Parthiv Gohil Sonu Nigam Pt. Jasraj
9 Sa Re Ga Ma 1997 Sudeshna Ganguli, Mohammed Wakil Sonu Nigam Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia
10 Sa Re Ga Ma 150th episode celebration Mega Finals 1998 Bela Shende, Mohammed Wakil Sonu Nigam Anil Biswas, Naushad, Kalyanji-Anandji, Pandit Jasraj, Pandit Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Jagjit Singh, Khayyam, Begum Parveen Sultana, Rajkumari, O.P Nayyar

Sa Re Ga Ma Mega Finals (Children's Special) 1998 Sneha Pant (Runner up - Shreya Ghoshal) Sonu Nigam Usha Mangeshkar, Meena Tai
11 Sa Re Ga Ma UK 1998 Siza Roy, Debashish Sengupta Sonu Nigam Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Mehdi Hassan, Runa Laila, Farida Khanum
12 Sa Re Ga Ma 1998 Archana Udupa Sonu Nigam Pyarelal, Kishan Prasad Maharaj, Chitra

Sa Re Ga Ma Christmas New Year Celebration 1998/99
Sonu Nigam Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Mehdi Hassan, Runa Laila, Farida Khanum
13 Sa Re Ga Ma 200th episode celebration Mega Finals 1999 Shreya Ghoshal, Jaswinder Singh Sonu Nigam Zakir Hussain, Girja Devi, Anil Biswas, Vilayat Khan, Ram Narayan, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma
14 Sa Re Ga Ma USA 1999
Sonu Nigam

Sa Re Ga Ma Taj Mahal millennium celebration 3/1999
Sonu Nigam
15 Sa Re Ga Ma 2001 Anita Pundit Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan
16 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2002 Hricha Mukherjee (Hricha Debraj) Shaan Khayyam, Begum Parveen Sultana, Sitara Devi, Ranjit BarotShobha Gurtu, Anandji, Gulshan Bawra, Ghulam Mustafa
17 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa World Series 2004 Hrishikesh Ranade and
Ronkini Gupta
18 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Campus Special 2005 Twinkle Bajpai,
Manish Bhatt
19 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 2005 Debojit Saha Shaan Himesh Reshammiya, Jatin-Lalit, Aadesh Shrivastava, Ismail Darbar
20 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Ek Main Aur Ek Tu 2006 Aishwarya Nigam and
Ujjaini Mukherjee
Shaan, I****a Arun Hariharan, Lesle Lewis
18 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2006 Sanchita Bhattacharya Shaan Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Alka Yagnik, Bappi Lahiri
19 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 2007 Aneek Dhar Aditya Narayan Himesh Reshammiya, Ismail Darbar, Bappi Lahiri, Vishal-Shekhar
20 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs International 2007 Anamika Choudhari Aditya Narayan Suresh Wadkar, Sonu Nigam
21 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge USA 2008 2008 Darshana Menon Aishwarya Nigam Suresh Wadkar, Aadesh Shrivastava
22 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 2009 Vaishali Mhade Aditya Narayan Himesh Reshammiya, Aadesh Shrivastava, Shankar Mahadevan, Pritam
23 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2009 2009 Hemant Brijwasi Dhairya Sorecha, Afsha Musani Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Alka Yagnik
24 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Mega Challenge 2009 Team Maharashtra - Vaishali Mhade, Kaushik Deshpande and Rohit Shyam Raut Karan Singh Rathore and Archana Jani (first episode) Vipul Roy and Manish Paul
Sonu Nigam, Pyarelal and Suresh Wadkar (finale)
25 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar 2010 Kamal Khan Purab Kohli, Manish Paul Daler Mehndi, Vishal-Shekhar, Sajid-Wajid
26 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2011 2011 Azmat Hussain Jay Soni Adnan Sami, Kailash Kher, Javed Ali
27 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2012 2012 Jasraj Jayant Joshi Javed Ali Shankar Mahadevan, Rahul Ram, Sajid-Wajid
28 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2014 2014 Gagan Gopalkrishna Gaonkar Aditya Narayan Alka Yagnik (Mahaguru), Shaan, Monali Thakur
29 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2016 Kushal Paul Aditya Narayan Pritam, Sajid-Wajid, Mika
30 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2017 2017 Shreyan Bhattacharya and Anjali Gaikwad Aditya Narayan Himesh Reshammiya, Javed Ali, Neha Kakkar
31 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2018[12] 2018-2019 I****a Vishvakarma Aditya Narayan Wajid Khan, Shekhar Ravjiani, Sona Mohapatra, Richa Sharma
32 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs 2019 2019 Sugandha Date Ravi Dubey Shaan, Richa Sharma, Amaal Malik

33 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2020 2020 Aryananda R Babu Manish Paul Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu[13] Himesh Reshammiya, Javed Ali (Replaced Narayan and Kumar)
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