The duo were joined by singer Shalmali Kholgade, who is a special guest for the auditions round of 'Indian Idol Junior', which will go on air in May end on Sony Entertainment Television.

'Indian Idol Junior' will platform singing talent between the age group of seven to 15 years to showcase their talent on the TV.
Vishal, who is one half of the famous composer duo Vishal-Shekhar, will return as a judge on the
Salim of Salim-Suleiman shared similar sentiments.

“I was shocked when I saw a 10-year-old singing like an adult. I feel proud to be a part of this show because these little ones are the future of India. The talent that these children are coming up with, is inspiring me. Some of them are true gems. The new generation has really evolved a lot," said Salim, who has previously judged the fifth and sixth season of 'Indian Idol'.

The Delhi auditons of 'Indian Idol Junior', which began on Tuesday, saw a phenomenal response on the second day too.

For the first time, 'Indian Idol Junior' will give a chance to the audience to be a part of the auditions through a digital process, called ‘Digital Ace’, where children can upload their audio or video performances on Sony LIV website or its app.

The auditions of 'Indian Idol Junior' started in Kolkata on April 4. After Delhi, the audition process will move to Chandigarh and Mumbai on April 18 and April 25.


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