The Score Magazine April 2017 - Page 19

Now cut to the present times. Can you name five musical competitions on television? Chances are you can name ten! But how many do you actually follow? As one channel starts with one, another one starts with another in the race for TRPs. And just as you heave a sigh of relief that one season is over, the same show returns with a season for children. More than music, it’s the melodrama and the sob story of many a contestant (with the judges coming on stage to wipe their tears!) these shows focus on. With too many talks and advertisements, chances are that in 15 minutes, you would probably see one performance. Not to forget the Indian versions of international shows like ‘American Idol’, ‘The Voice’ and ‘The X-Factor’ (senior, junior etc). Then there are competitions like ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar’ th BBFRvW'2B'F6G2bFffW&VBW666w0FvWFW"WrFRFW7BRFB7F'FVB&V6VFǒv2( FR7Fv^( FB0&R"W72FR6R66WBv6RW6WBFBFR'F6G06rVvƗ66w2BFRvW'2&R66V'FRVFvW2WfW'FVW72N( 2&Vg&W6r6vRg&FR&VƗG6p7FRFBWfW'R26W6VBFBvfW2Ff&FF6PFW&W7FVBvW7FW&W62FRvBB( 6&Rv( 27F&VBB2琧FW'2'WB6VrB62FR6V6RBg&W6W72bFP2v627BFRvRbE%2B6W&6ƗFƖRbG26FV&&W2B2f&W2VFF2ƖP( 6&Rv6Vv^( ( 6&Rvƞ( 6>( @6VfrR6gW6VB&Vv&Frv62vB66w2B6Ff&2f"W6֖rFVBN( 0vBFr&vCvVW2B2'WBrbFRvW'0&R7GVǒ&RF'&V&'&W'2B&V6FRFpbFR'F6G2FvR7GVǒ&VV&W"6RFP6rvWG2fW#62BvBFrf"FFG2F&RW6V@7FvRB7V6FVFW"vSbRBFR'F6G2&vBg&FRFRFW6P6w2&VvRvVBF6RFB7BfRfFVBF&Ɨf7V66&7V7F6W2FRǒvWBf"FW6P'F7FW22&ǗvBBFN( 2FR&GvvFB琧FVFVB6vW'2ƖRW66Fg&( ff( VWFg&( 6( B&B6v'VW"Wb( fPwW'VV( fRVVBvR&66vr&ǗvB6( BV7WBF7&6rB&r2FWVFVBW662WVǒ&BvFFVvv&BWBFW&RFVFVB'F7FW2&R7G'VvvƖpFvWB'GVFW2B2FRv&BvWG26VvBFR( vV.( b66VFVFRƗFW&ǒBFBF27G'VvvRǐv'6V2FW&R&RF6V2bVFW'FVB@FRVFV6^( 2GFVF2FfW'FVB6bFW7FWBb6vBFW&RWBb֖BआvWfW"FW&R&Rv2Gv6FW2F6FV6w06VVBv&Bb'GVFW2FVv6R&&&ǐFF( BvWBFRfRFBFWFW6&VBFWfR6'fVB6Pf"FV6VfW2BvVBVG&VG2bfvW'2F2Ff6V&vW2W62&w2BUGV&R6V2ॖW2FRv&B2V66W"6RFFF2FFR6Ɩ6b'WGFvWfW"vRFrf"F6RvBBF2vW&PWfW'RFR6vF6VBFR6R&w&R@F67W76VBFR&W7VG2FRWBF6RWfV6VBV6FW FfBWBFR&W7VG266RFW֗76VBBvFWBGvGFW" f6V&7ƖrFR&V2F6RvW&RFRF2גg&VBFR66&RvPvW&V( BFWpv66&R6