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The Goregaon Sports Complex in Mumbai came to life on April 5th as Star Plus organized the Grand Finale of Chhote Ustaad and amidst all the splendor,' Gujrat's Aan', Aishwarya Mazmudar, aptly called by Abhaas Joshi was crowned as the first ever Chhote Ustaad. The musical feast came to an end as the Super Star Amitabh Bachchan broke the news exclaiming the winner as 'Meri Bahu Aishwarya'..
A fitting finale for the efforts of the two finalists, there was a roar of praise for Aishwarya as she lifted the coveted title in the presence of her parents and her well-wishers. The trophy was given to the young girl by Amitabh Bachchan and Juhi Chawla. She was also presented an exclusive singing contract from BIG music. The girl received a music scholarship from LIC and Star Plus declared the winning amount to be 10 lakhs. The runner-up got 5 lakhs from the channel. Even Anvesha Dattagupta was presented with a LIC music scholarship of three lakhs. In addition to this, the musical genius Abhijeet and his wife presented the winner Aishwarya with a lakh of rupees.
The musical journey which took off with the auditions of lakhs of kids 4 months back, got its sensational 12 singers and from there, started the journey which was guided by the very dedicated judges, Kunal Ganjawala, Shreya Ghosal and Pritam Chakraborty. Hosted by Abhas Joshi, this Gajendrra Singh reality show was a revelation of sorts when it came to the outstanding talents chosen.
The reality show saw the presence of many celebrities from Bollywood, Bipasha Basu, Rani Mukherjee , Shilpa Shetty, Urmila Matondkar, Salman Khan, Emraan Hashmi, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Saif Ali Khan, Katrina Kaif etc, who encouraged the contestants and motivated them to give their best shot. Needless to say, not only the winner, but all the 12 Chhote Ustaads have a long journey ahead of them, and as they talented kids spread out in the open world, we wish them all the very best!!