Adrenalin thumping music, handpicked karaoke singers and an eclectic panel of judges summed up the evening at Canvas where the McDowell’s No.1 Karaoke World Championship Finale was staged. The Friendship and the No.1 Friendzy round was a fun-filled night out where karaoke lovers came together in large numbers crooning their favorite numbers. Some of the contestants flew in to Mumbai from as far as Shillong, Kolkata, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Patna and other far-flung cities.
Celebrity judges like Javed Jaffrey, Manasi Scott, Raju Singh and Sulaiman Merchant, attracted a lot of participation from the people and gave them a good reason to bring out their talent and make their voices heard. The competition had both, solo and a McDowell’s No. 1 Karaoke Friendzy Round which gave a chance to the group of friends to accompany the ultimate winners all the way to Finland. The finale of this unique event will be in the last week of November in Finland.
The winners of the event Faizan Khurshid and Sharavari Deshpande proved a point to everyone by showing off their skills and talent in the final round and have deservedly won the trip to Finland to take on the global platform.
Spotted at the event were model sisters Shamita and Mashoom Singha and model / actor Amit Gaur
Pix: Yogen Shah for MissMalini