The finalists include six performances chosen by the nation and three by the judges' choice. The talented performers chosen by the nation are Punjab's Sikh Martial Arts Group - Bir Khalsa; Drummer - Teji Toko from Arunachal Pradesh; Shillong Chamber Choir from Meghalaya; Fictitious Dance Group from Mumbai; Sonjoy Mondol Group from Kolkata and popping and locking expert, Harihar Dash from Orissa. The talented acts hand-picked by the judges are the Dancing duo, Diwakar and Sonia from Delhi; sand artists from Orissa - Manas Kumar Sahoo and Group and Underground Authority – rock band from Kolkata.
The second edition of India's biggest talent show showcased performances ranging from bizarre to outstanding. From acrobatic Latin dancer duo to sand artists to a traditional Sikh martial art group; from a child street magician to a young drummer to a group of rag pickers creating music out of trash; from a heavy metal band to a legless hip hop performer and much more… India's Got Talent was bigger, better and more exciting this season.
Articulating the excitement surrounding the show's finale, Ashvini Yardi, Programming Head of COLORS said, "This year with India's Got Talent, we reached out to many more cities and towns in the country to discover unique and entertaining performances. As a result, viewers got an exciting mix of acts that were bigger, better and more entertaining than what is seen on Indian television before. We are very excited about the grand finale and are looking forward to finding the ultimate winner of this Khoj".
Speaking about the show, Sajid Khan said, "I am proud to have been a part of this fantastic show. The concept is truly amazing with people from varied backgrounds coming forward to astound you with their talent. For me, India's Got Talent Khoj 2 is amongst the best shows ever shown on the Indian television".
"It is the beauty of this show that it does not limit talent with factors such as age, background, appearance and gender. We have seen such wonderfully talented people during the show and I am extremely excited to see who wins the ultimate prize from amongst the nine finalists", said, Sonali Bendre, who is also one of he judges in the show.
Watch out for the spectacular acts by the 9 finalists of India's Got Talent Khoj 2., on Oct. 2, Saturday.