Super Singer is a popular singing television reality show based on a singing competition that aired on Star Vijay. The motive of the show was to find the best voice of the state. It is like a talent hunt show for singers. The show has run for many seasons which clearly is because of the immense viewership and popularity of the show. The season 3 of Super Singer premiered on 12Th July 2010 and the timings of the show were from Monday to Friday at 9 pm. Anyone above 16 years of age could audition for being a contestant.
The initial host was Divya Vijaygopal who hosted the audition rounds. The permanent judges were Srinivas, Unnikrishnan, and
Sujatha Mohan. There were many new judges or guest performers from the industry who appeared at various parts during the season. These are eminent personalities from the music industry which include P. B. Sreenivas, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, M. S. Viswanathan,
Sadhana Sargam, S. P. Sailaja, Nithyashree Mahadevan,
Madhu Balakrishnan, Karthik,
Ramya NSK, Vinaya Karthik Rajan, Pop Shalini.
Adding to them, judges from the junior version of the show like Mano and
Malgudi Subha as well as former contestants like
Alka Ajith, Ajeesh, and Karthikeyan were also judges. Auditions for season 3 started from 27th June 2010 and took place in Chennai, Trichy, and Coimbatore. The makers had seen an immense response from the side of the public in the form of participation at a larger scale than before. The auditions in the ground level were judged by Suvi Suresh, J. K. V. Roshni, and Dr. Lavanya as well as former contestants like Anitha, Ravi, and Ajeesh. Contestants had to go through a number of phases of auditions to reach the finals and perform a different genre of music at each level.
Each level also had a separate host and judge that the contestants had to face. The challenges faced by them to make it the round were also very challenging. The top 20 participants who were selected after all the auditions were over also had to go through a number of final rounds to display their versatility in singing various genres of music. The grand finale was held at Chennai which saw the performance by title winner Saisharan getting a lot of cheers. Santhosh was announced the first runner-up followed by D.Sathyaprakash as the second runner-up. Following them were Pooja, Praveen and Nivas.
The greatest benefit that the show had was bringing talented people to participate in the competitive as well as non-competitive rounds. The season also faced a lot of controversy with the viewers being disappointed over the decisions and comments made by the permanent judges.
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Super Singer season 3 was a Tamil Singing Reality Show. It premiered on the Vijay TV channel. The Tamil name of the Show Super Singer 3 was Thamizhagathil Brahmaanda Kuralukkaana Thedal - Immurai Ulaga Alavil. Super Singer is the platform ,introduced for the search of the best singing talent in the state of Tamil Nadu. Super Singer season 3 aired on 12th July 2010. The show telecasted on the Vijay TV channel from every Monday to Thursday at 9 pm. Anyone older than 16 years could come for the audition of the show and showcase their singing talent to the country. Divya Vijay gopal hosted the audition rounds of Super Singer season 3. As the performance rounds began,
Ananth Vaidyanathan came on the show along with the panel of Judges and hosts.
Divya Vijay gopal is one of he best playback singers in the Tamil Music Industry. She also hosted the show "Airtel Super Singer Junior" on Vijay TV . Ananth Vaidyanathan is an Indian voice expert. He used to train the contestants on the show and help them with their vocals. Unnikrishnan, Srinivas, Sujatha Mohan constituted the panel of judges for the 3rd Season of Super Singer. The hosts created the most entertaining atmosphere on the show and constantly reminded the contestants about their motivations to win the show. The winner of Super Singer Season 3 would win a 37 Lakh rupees worth 3 Bedroom apartment from the show's sponsor, Arun Excello Temple Green Township. Madhu Balakrishnan, P. B. Sreenivas,
Sangeetha Rajeshwaran, M. S. Viswanathan and Karthik, Ramya NSK etc were some of the names of the guest Judges and performers on the third season of Super Singer.
The Judges from the Junior version of the show entitled Super Singer Junior, Malgudi Shubha and Mano also appeared on the show as guest judges. The former contestants Alka Ajith,
Anitha Karthikeyan, Ajeesh, etc also gave a guest appearance . Pooja got the fourth position in the finale of Super Singer Season 3. The second runner-up was Sathyaprakash. Santosh was the first runner-up of Super Singer 3. And the winner of the Show by the unanimous decision of the audience and judges was none other than the very talented "Saichran. Saicharan" from Chennai, India. After winning the show Super Singer Season3, Saicharan got many more opportunities.Now , he is an Indian Playback Singer and a Carnatic musician. Saicharan sang his Debut Song "Dang-Dang" for the movie "Manam Kothi Paravai" , with a former super Singer Season 3 contestant Malavika.