Women Leading Gospel Singer Reality Show – Matters India
By Matters India Reporter
Indore, 9th November 2022: Three women from different parts of North India have won top prizes in the first Gospel Singer Reality Show run by a popular Church TV channel.
While Lynette John, a mother and English music teacher from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, took first place, S Jyoti from Bhilai, an industrial city in Chhattisgarh, came in second, and Garima Ekka from the capital of Chhattisgarh, Raipur, came third.
The final took place on October 26 in Indore, the commercial capital of the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh where the Atmadarshan channel is based. The channel honored the 11 mega finalists and their families.
As part of the selection process, the channel held auditions in April and May. Atmadarshan’s team traveled nearly 6,000 km to conduct auditions in 15 major cities across eight northern Indian states. Of the initial 250 participants, 50 were selected for the first round which was held from May 23-27 in Atmadarshan. The second round took place on August 13 and 14. The semi-finals took place on October 23 and 24.
Some renowned musicians of Christian and other religions, who have enriched Christianity in North India, were also praised during the show.
They include Holy Spirit Sister Pushpanjali, Dilip Bose and Father Maria Stephan (Bhopal); Fathers of the Divine Word Deepak Suliya and Clarence Srambickal and Peter Jamra (Indore): Father Jose of Raipur; Benjamin Ninama from Jhabua; Divine Word Father Norbert Hermon (Udaipur); and Michael Peria (Hyderabad).
The main guest, Father Stanley Kozhichira, President of Signis Asia, praised Atmadarshan’s tremendous services. He also praised the quality of the content produced by the channel.
The participants thanked Atmadarshan for organizing the event for the members of the Church choir and recognized their dedication at the national level.
Father Anand Chirayath, founding director of Atmadarshan, expressed his gratitude to all supporters and organizers. He said the channel is now planning another reality show in 2023.