Sangeetha Mahayuddham is a Tamil singing reality show based on a competition that aired on the channel Sun TV. The channel is itself highly popular in India. As the name indicates, Sangeetha is related to singing whereas Mahayuddham is related to war. The name gives a hint that the show is, in regard to singing competition. It is a contest to win the title of the show. The format of the show involves the presence of six teams that will participate under the control of a playback singer.
Each team will have about three members who are the contestants of the show. These groups will compete against each other to win the title of Sangeetha Mahayuddham. The second season premiered on 30th October 2010. The auditions had taken place in many cities across the state of Tamil Nadu in November 2010. The host of the first season, Chinmayi was replaced by another one, Mathangi Jagdish. There were about six teams each having a playback singer as the head and three other contestants. Isai Sooravaligal was lead by Grace Karunas and included Divyasri, Febin, and Deepthi. The Raaga Deepangal had Surach, Bhargavi, and Ovviya as the contestants and Ranjith as the captain. The third team was Paayum Puligal with Prasanna as head and others included Diwakar, Madhurmitha Shankar, and Srisha whereas team Singa Kutties had Sunitha Sarathy as head and Roshini, Guna, and Mukundh as contestants.
Sangeetha Sudargal was lead by Rahul Nambiar and included Ajay, Kithika, and Sarath while the last team was Paatu Thimingalangal that included Karthik and Shruthi and Naveen as the captain. The show is produced by Saibaba Telefilms and is also conceptualised by them. After the first season, the show gained popularity and came back bigger and better. Soon after the auditions had taken place for the show, it was followed by a match between the teams that led to the start of the new season. The captains of the various teams are one of the most heard names in the industry. The focus of the show was not on the individual performance but rather on the group performances. It aimed at bringing talented youth from across the state on a platform to compete with the others and improve themselves. It brought young and talented people from across the state in a fun and entertaining way through a musical competition and under the guidance of experienced singers to raise the standard of the reality shows to a higher level.