Indian Idol Junior's latest elimination is one of the most painful as the youngest contestant this season, nine-year-old Ranita Banerjee, got eliminated from the show. The young girl from Kolkata, West Bengal, gave a teary goodbye to the singing reality show tonight.
The three contestants in the bottom three - Niharika Nath, Moti Khan and Ranita Banerjee, held their breaths as the final decision was announced. After Niharika escaping the eviction first, Moti was the next. The votes and the judges' marks were unfavorable to Ranita and was announced eliminated.
The episode had the seven juniors singing along side Armaan and Amaal Mallik on stage impressing the judges and the viewers one after another.
Niharika Nath (11yrs) performed first with Armaan Mallik on the song ‘Naina" and the young contestant, who was among the bottom three last week, managed to impress the judges with her singing this time around.
Vaishnav Girish (12yrs) performed second with Amaal Mallik on the song ‘Zindagi Aa Rahaa Hoon Main'. The cute contestant performed impressively winning hearts with his talent yet again.
Nahid Afrin (13yrs) performed next with Armaan on the song ‘Tere Bin Nahi Laage'. The beautiful young singer sang the melody quite effortlessly proving her talent.
Moti Khan (15yrs) performed with both the Mallik brothers, Amaal and Armaan on the song ‘Chaar Shanivaar'. The Rajastan's mega-talented singer proved yet again that he is one of the best contestants this season.
Ananya Sritam Nanda (13yrs) performed with Armaan on the song ‘Deewana Hua Baadal'. The Odisha's contestant who stole millions of hearts with her performance in the previous episode managed to do the same with the slow number.
Nithyashree Venkataramanan (15yrs) performed with Amaal on the 1962's evergreen Mohammed Rafi song ‘Bar Bar Dekho'. The beautiful and talented young singer gained a lot of praise for her complete performance on the song.
And finally it was Ranita Banerjee (9yrs) who performed with Armaan on the song ‘Ajkal Tere Mere Pyar ke Charche'. The youngest and most loved contestant this season gave the last performance impressing yet again the viewers with her effortless singing talent.
The episode ended with a sad note as Ranita left the show teary eyed after getting announced eliminated.