Santoor, the flagship brand of Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, announced the launch of the 2nd season of Santoor Centre Stage. In an all new virtual avatar, this season has adopted a versatile approach to showcase the talent and potential of young Indian women. This year’s edition takes a unique turn as the on-ground event is replaced and goes virtual.
Launched in 2017, Santoor Centre Stage is an ode to talented Indian women and aims to identify, encourage, and offer these women a platform to showcase their potential and brilliance to the world. The new season comes with an extended scope as the show opens its gate to a variety of talent that has been honed during this period of ever-extending lockdown.
Female participants above the age of 18 are eligible to register. The participants would be judged by an esteemed jury of celebrity members including the Co-Founders of Team Naach- Nicole Concessao & Sonal Devraj along with Singer, Dancer and YouTuber- Swetha Naidu .The panel will select 3 winners from the top 15 finalists who stand to win attractive prizes.
Commenting on the new season, Mr. Prasanna Rai, Vice-President, Marketing, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, said, “We are excited to host a pool of talented women from across the country this year. This year has been a challenging, juggling between work, family and personal time. Despite the pressures, we at Santoor, continue to be amazed by the wonderful spirit – of how they have taken this time, and nurtured their skills and talent. Santoor Centre Stage 2 offers the chance to shine in the spotlight and show the world the talent they’ve honed. We encourage women to participate in this.”
Sonal & Nicole Co-founders of Team Naach encourage young female participants to enroll on to the Santoor Centre Stage Virtual reality show Season 2. “ We are ecstatic about this virtual experience crafted by Santoor for female talent in India. Improving on your passion or learning a new talent couldn’t have found a better platform than centre stage. And it is your chance to make the world go drooling at your performance.”
“I am really excited to see what participants have in store for us. We are already witnessing a lot of enthusiasm as enrolment to the contest continues. While the pandemic has affected us at multiple levels, but awakening to the digital avenues has opened a wide corridor of opportunities and Santoor Centre Stage season 2 is definitely a stairway to win the spotlight” Said Swetha Naidu, Actor & Dancer with Dancing Divas.
To register, contestants are expected to submit a video entry of max 90 secs showcasing their talent. Details around the entry criteria and participation can be accessed at https://centrestage2.santoorstayyoung.com/.