Akhila Pajimannu, first year MBA student of Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management has won the ‘first runner-up title’ at ‘Kannada Kogile’ – a musical reality show organized by Colors Super Channel, produced by Sai Nirmala Productions.
The audition was held in Mangaluru and out of 30,000 contestants Akhila was selected among top 42 for the Mega Audition. Further, she entered the top 23 and had everyone’s feet tapping with the peppy numbers she performed during the show.
Akhila was one of the participants who received judge’s comment – “One More Time” by Usha Uthup. It was a golden moment for her as no other contestant was selected for the next round with this kind of an impact.
Renowned music director of Kannada film industry – Mr. Sadhu Kokila, Kannada rapper – Mr. Chandan Shetty, and melodious singer – Ms. Archana Udupa were the judges for the rest of the show. During the series, renowned music director – Gurukiran also joined the show. Every round was different and she had to sing different genres of music.
Out of 22 rounds in total, Akhila has received 13 Golden Buzzers which was the highest in the show. She now has around 10 Fan Pages created in Instagram for her. In the Grand Finale she was one among the 5 contestants. Finally, after a fruitful 6 months of journey, Akhila won the title ‘First Runner-up of Kannada Kogile’.
Akhila has expressed her gratitude to Sahyadri for extending support and helping her sail through her journey in “Kannada Kogile”.