Labiba wins Gaaner Raja

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 00:00, Apr 21,2019 | Updated: 22:33, Apr 20,2019


From left: Ganner Raja 2nd runner-up Sithi Sarker, champion Labiba and 1st runner-up Shafiqul Islam pose for a photo.— press release

Labiba from Khulna was crowned the champion of musical reality show titled ‘Gaaner Raja’ on Friday at the grand finale held at Bangabandu International Conference Centre.
She received TK 5,00,000 as the winner of the show, while the 1st runner-up Shafiqul Islam from Netrokona received TK 3,00,000 and 2nd runner-up Sithi Sarker from Mymensingh received TK 2, 00,000.
Noted singer Runa Laila, also the guest judge of the grand finale, distributed the prizes among the winners. Singers Konal and Imran were present as judges.
‘These young singers are the future of our music industry. I wish them success in their future endeavours,’ said Runa Laila.
A total of five finalists, selected from five thousand contestants, participated in the final round.
Managing director of Impress Telefilm Ltd and channel-i Faridur Reza Sagor was present as the chief guest while former cultural affairs minister Asaduzzaman Noor, head of news of Channel-i Sheikh Siraj and ACI Consumer Brands managing director Syed Alamgir, among others, were present as
special guests.
The programme also featured performances by actresses Purnima and Porimoni and actor Ziaul Roshan. Besides, popular singers like S I Tutul, Tapan Chowdhury, Agun, Doly Sayantoni and Topu performed on stage alongside the finalists.

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