Vaishali - the first female contestant to win Sa Re Ga Ma PaJanuary 28th, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Vaishali became the first ever female contestant to win an Indian reality show ,the lady won Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009 over the weekend says she first plans to buy herself a home in Mumbai.
She add, “I have got this contract of 50 lakhs(5 million) from them so I want to buy my own house now. Since I am not from Mumbai, I live in Aamdar Niwas. Now the Chief Minister has allotted a flat to me in Sion (Mumbai).”
Vaishali who has had the support of her husband right from the start says she was confident of winning the grand prize right from the start.
“When I came to know that Himeshji is going to be my mentor I was confident about my victory. Last time also his student won the show. He supports his students a lot and encourages them too. So I expected that I will win the show. But before they announced my name I was thinking that if I will win then it is fine but what will I say if I will not win the show and then suddenly they announced my name. I looked at Himeshji’s face and I could feel his happiness from his expression. It was a good experience all together,” she says.
She concludes by saying, “I also want start with my album soon. One more dream of mine is to sing for A.R Rehman and I really wish that it will get fulfill that dream soon. Right now I want to concentrate on my riyaz. I did not get any chance to take care of my voice at all due to my prior commitments and continuously being in the competition. I will go back to my guru Pandit Ajay Pohankar for regular training.”