The top 5 contestants except for ticket to finale victor Hemant Brijwasi were divided into two batches. Hemant beat Rohanpreet Singh, Vishnumaya Ramesh and Zaid Ali to take home a shiny trophy and a lumsome prize money.
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The grand finale of Rising Star 2 took place on Sunday night and it was as exciting as the season, which had some great contestants. Before becoming a name and face to reckon with at singing reality shows, Hemant, who hails from Mathura, used to sing bhajans with his father at bhajan sandhays and religious dos in and around Mathura and Delhi.
The live singing reality show hosted by actor Ravi Dubey was judged by Punjab's heartthrob, actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh, National Award winning singer Monali Thakur and music maestro Shankar Mahadevan. While a lot of them made their ways into our hearts, only four contestants rose to the top and made it to the grand finale. While Zaid was eliminated after the first round, there was still a close tie between the remaining three and it was hard to tell who will win the show till the last minute.
The semi-finale saw all the six contestants striving hard to win the prestigious season of the interactive singing reality show.
Rohanpreet impressed everyone with his performance on Khuda Jane Kyu and scored 78 per cent votes in the second round.
Vishnu Maya who doesn't understand a word of Hindi was able to raise the wall with her ideal rendition of Bairi Piya from the film Devdas and got 88% votes.
For the unversed, Hemant has also won Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs in 2009. and has also participated in India's Got Talent and Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar 2 before. The movie actress Alia Bhatt arrived as the special judge, and she will be seen as special celebrity judge of the TV reality singing show Rising Star 2.
In order to make the game more lively, host Ravi Dubey played and organized a game which was quite amusing and entertaining.