Mathura/Varanasi, Oct.25 (ANI): The win of a local boy in a music-based Reality Show on Saturday night has spread a wave of cheer across the Mathura city.
Hemant Brijwasi, the teenaged singer, won the 'Hero Honda Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa Li'l Champs', a music competition watched by millions of people across the country with great enthusiasm on TVs.
The declaration of Hemant as the winner of the music competition was hailed by his friends and family members along with people across the Mathura city, as almost all residents of Mathura were hooked to their television sets on Saturday (Oct. 24) evening for the grand finale of this singing contest meant for children.
Winner Hemant Brijwasi's mother and sister danced to the tunes of Hindi tracks along with other family members and friends.
"Like any other mother, I would like to say that he becomes famous in Brijsthan, the region of Mathura. Yes, it all happened by God's grace. He (God) made him win," said Shashi Brijwasi, mother of Hemant Brijwasi, winner of Hero Honda Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa Li'l Champs.
Sonu Brijwasi cousin of Hemant was all praise for her brother.
"I am feeling very happy and can't control my happiness. I can't believe that my brother has reached such height and has made his family and his native place proud. But all this has happened because of Lord Krishna. He (Lord Krishna) helped him win the competition," opined Sonu Brijwasi, cousin of Hemant Brijwasi, winner of Hero Honda Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa Li'l Champs.
Meanwhile, in Varanasi, supporters of Yatharth Rastogi, the first runner up singer in the contest also hailed their local boy's feat. He lost by a narrow margin in the judges' voting for the best.
To watch the grand finale, a special screening of the show was arranged inside the school premises where Yatharth studies.
His fellow classmates were all eyeing on the results. But they didn't let their spirits down after hearing the announcement of Yatharth being the first runner-up, they equally celebrated and burst firecrackers.
Meanwhile, Shreyashi Bhattacharya of West Bengal was declared as the second runner-up. By Girish Chandra Dubey (ANI)