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'Jayant is the strongest contender for Wild Card' - Areeb Khan

TellyBuzz reporter caught up with Areeb Khan to have a small chit chat. Catch what Areeb has to say about his Chhote Ustaad journey.

Published: Thursday,Feb 07, 2008 09:16 AM GMT-07:00
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Areeb Khan Niyazi popularly known as Biking Khan belongs to the illustrious “Niyazi” musical family and was one of the promising participants in the musical show Chhote Ustaad. Better known for his ever smiling, sweet face and cool composure, Areeb after giving some scintillating performances got eliminated from the reality show recently.

Telly Buzz caught up with Areeb for a tête-à-tête to know about his journey in Chhote Ustaad and also about the upcoming fight for Wild Card entry...

Jayant is the strongest contender for Wild Card - Areeb Khan
How did it feel when you learnt you were going to be eliminated?

I was a little sad when I got eliminated because I never expected it. But then it is a competition and there is only one winner. But the consoling fact was that I was eliminated because the judges felt that I made mistakes and deserved to be out. So I was fine with it.

How was your experience being a participant on Chhote Ustaad?

It was a great experience. I got to learn so much out here from the judges and the Gurus who train us. I have a great camaraderie with the other participants and had great fun together.

Now you have an opportunity to get back into the competition through wild card, what do you think are your chances of winning the wild card entry?

Well there are quite a few good singers other than me. My chances of winning the wild card are very slim right now, but if the decision is going to be made by the judges then I would say I have 50 percent chances of winning.

Who, according to you, has the strongest chances of winning the wild card?

According to me, Jayant is the strongest contender for the wild card. He is a very good singer and everyone was shocked when he was eliminated, so I think he has highest chance of winning.

There is a new challenger who has been introduced in Chhote Ustaad, so who do you think is more of a competition to you when you come back after wild card round, the present participants or the challenger?

I would say the present contestants, because they’ll have a two week lead over me in the competition, so they would have had more experience and practice than me.

And who has been your toughest competitor so far?

Umm… My toughest competitors would have to be Anvesha and Aishwarya. They have different and very powerful voices and are amazing singers.

And who has the highest chances of winning Chhote Ustaad?


Reporter and Author: MelanieALSO READ: Bigg Boss 17: Anjali Arora to enter the house as a wild card?

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masin @masin 16 years ago awww he looks cute though with this look of his..keep it sweety
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love_u_sui @love_u_sui 15 years ago honest guy...but i like the taller one...and the girl frm darjeeling!
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Aanya @kisnatulsi 15 years ago thanks.... he sang well. but i liked the other tall guy
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Raiinie2 @Raiinie2 15 years ago I think i agree with Areeb too - ANWESHA! to WIN! Lol!
Jayant shud def be brought bck if wild card is to go thru! :D
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S K Rishi @ESKAY 15 years ago A sincere interview from Areeb. This kid having true spirit. All the best Areeb.
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Jasmine @Jasmine... 15 years ago thanxx..jayant will giv him a tough fight although my special wishes 2 both of them....they both rocked the show...all d best guyz...
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saba @luv_pavi 15 years ago i like him he shudnt eleminated feel bad for himmmm nd thanxxxx for de article
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advil @advil 15 years ago Thats a very candid interview from Areeb. That kid has a lot of sporting spirit.The way he put up with all the scoldings and Pritams fitful outbursts, hats off.

Ha ha ha ha ha ha, we reach top 5, then there is a challenger, then another one or two wild round entries. back tom top top 6 or 7...? too confusing this is....
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*Jaya* @*Jaya* 15 years ago Areeb comes out as a very genuine and simple kid... No politically correct answers, always truthful... Perhaps thats what adds so much soul to his singing.... All the best to him :)

The wild card was more than expected, as its the case with all reality shows.. But somehow, I always feel that its not fair!
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