The reward of SAMMAAN.
A deeper connection with your art.

SAMMAAN will not just showcase talent, but also nurture it. Artists who win at SAMMAAN will get a masterclass from a maestro who is their idol, and get a scholarship to pursue a higher study in their field of art.

Listen to Shankar Mahadevan talk about what makes SAMMAAN a unique contest!


SAMMAAN 2020 - Second Round
Selected Contestants by Genre
Vocals
Movie and folk songs
Seniors (14+ years)
Aastha Saxena
I'm a National Child awardee, Brand Ambassador of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Mission, Kota (Raj.)
Akash Banik
A person who loves singing yet lazy yet unpredictable
Anil Sadana
Curious, living life fully and perusing passion
Anjan Rajkumar
Ardent music lover, baker and foodie
Anusha Venkatramanan
Arjun Krishna
Ashwin Prabhu
A jovial person, software engineer by profession and singer by passion.
Himangi Vishwaroop
“Himangi is an Engineer who left her high paying IT job for her passion in singing... She is learning Hindustani classical from Shankar Mahadevan Academy and has taken workshop under famous Marathi Music Director Shri Ashok Patki ji..
Kiran Chaturvedi
A happy soul
Lakshmi Latchmoodoo
A joyful being who lives in full expression through the art of singing.
Manisha Tirumalai
Noopura Kulkarni
A medical student embarking on a musical journey
Ram Subramanian
Saurabh Ranadive
Music for me is a process of exploring the Joy within and sharing it with the World outside!
Sohani Pawan
Vibhuti Kavishwar
Music is language of the soul...
Vishnupriya Krishnakumar

Juniors (6–14 years)
Ishaan Tangirala
Student of Music.
Kiash Dixit
Go with the flow
Medha Anantuni
SING like nobody is listening, DANCE like nobody is watching and LIVE like it’s heaven on earth!
Royina Patel
Very unique and crazy at the same time. Ha ha. I also love to learn and experiment. I am not afraid to fail .
Shuddhi Kadam
Skanda Sharma
Music in my Heart
Srushti Gubbi
Srushti is a passionate budding singer.
Tanirika Chakraborty
I am as sweet as a song
Vibha menon Kodakkat
Indian Resonance Vibha

Hindustani Vocal
Seniors (14+ years)
Arpita Vaishampayan
I am a student and Practitioner Indian Classical Music and would love to continue my Sadhana for life while seeking blessings from gurujans!!
Sohini Singha mojumdar
A worshiper of music and admirer of nature.
Shatakshi Mishra
Shreya Gonugunta
Ambitious with hardwork
Shaoni Mojumdar
Vibha Hegde
The Exoteric- reaching every heart

Juniors (6–14 years)
Arnav Pofale
Enthusiastic young man with immense passion
for classical music and sports
Hiyya Pati
I am learning Hindustani classical music, but I also enjoy singing different genres and want to learn their nuances. Besides, I have just started learning guitar, and I need to grow a lot as a musician.
Ishaan Tangirala
Student of Music
Rishabh Ramakrishnan
A joyful, sporty 5th grader with lot of passion for Hindustani classical music (vocal and instrumental).
Ruhani Mukherjee
Ruhani is a 10 year old who moved to Copenhagen in 2017 but is nurturing her passion for Indian classical music and dance with love and devotion, while perfecting magic and gymnastics tricks during her spare time.

Carnatic Vocal
Seniors (14+ years)
Abhijith Anilkumar
Anjali Panchanathan
Hrishitha Kedage
Feeling GOD through MUSIC
Rumya Venkateswaran
Juniors (6–14 years)
Kaustubh chandramouli Manikandan
an ardent music learner and fan
Nitika Pande
I enjoy learning and listening to music
Sanika Pande
Music is my life! Can't think of a day without music

Devotional songs
Seniors (14+ years)
Ankita Deole
Shreya Gonugunta
Ambitious with hardwork
Vibha Hegde
The Exoteric- reaching every heart

Juniors (6–14 years)
Ishaan Tangirala
Student of Music
Ruhani Mukherjee
Ruhani is a 10 year old who moved to Copenhagen in 2017 but is nurturing her passion for Indian classical music and dance with love and devotion, while perfecting magic and gymnastics tricks during her spare time.
Swarit Jain

Ghazal
Seniors (14+ years)
Himangi Vishwaroop
“Himangi is an Engineer who left her high paying IT job for her passion in singing... She is learning Hindustani classical from Shankar Mahadevan Academy and has taken workshop under famous Marathi Music Director Shri Ashok Patki ji..
Manas Vishwaroop
Humble Saadhak of Music
Pubali Mattoo
Ram Pandit

Instruments
Strings
Seniors (14+ years)
Juniors (6–14 years)
Hrishitha Kedage
Feeling GOD through MUSIC
Subhasish Chakroborty
I love and enjoy music and want to continue this in my life
Prapti Rajguru
Live, love and play the piano...
Rashmi Praveen

Wind
Seniors (14+ years)
Juniors (6–14 years)
Arjun Ramakrishnan
I have a passion for Hindustani Classical / Semi-classical Music (both Vocal and Instrumental)
Harisha H t
Carnatic Classical Saxophonist
Arjun Bhosale
Music, my heart's happiness, my life !
Suraj Padhariya

Percussion
Seniors (14+ years)
Juniors (6–14 years)
Shivam Sudame
Yogeesh Bhat
Student for ever..
Shourya Alva

Piano and Keyboard
Arya Babu
A perfectionist

Dance
Bharatanatyam
Seniors (14+ years)
Deshna Sagar
Nidhi Patel
Someone who is exploring the unexplored aspect of universe through dance
Subashree S
Passionate, and eager to learn
Suganthi Senthilvel

Juniors (6–14 years)
Aditri Arumugam
Dance makes me keep rooted to my sanskar, tradition and values. It makes me complete.
Sairaksha Sriram
Man is always looking to find their passion. Gratefully, Bharatanatyam found me.

Kathak
Seniors (14+ years)
Bhargavi Deshmukh
Vision to Dance with traditional roots and contemporary thoughts..
Isha Kulkarni
I am a believer of 'Passion drives you and reason holds the rein' . And that's Kathak for me!
Shivani Karmarkar

Juniors (6–14 years)
Nidhi Kadaba
Santeri Abhyankar