Padutha Theeyaga, a reality show which is a Telugu singing competition broadcasted on ETV. The series pursues to find the finest singing aptitude in A.P through many rounds of state auditions. It was a music-oriented show in the Southern region. The show brought in by famous playback singers, Padma Bhushan Dr. S. P. S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, originally from A.P. He has the name in many Indian dialects and is proud awardee of National award. Also, he was awarded the Padma Shri in 2001 along with Padma Bhushan in 2011 for his excellence in the music. Directed by N.B. Sasthrihe, the show was telecasted at 9:30 PM in India with programming universally through partner distribution webs.
The serial began in the 1990s, and it offered a chance to the famed singers like Mallikarjun, Usha, Parthasaradhi, Karunya, Hemachandra and
. Numerous artists of South have also come in the show like Chiranjeevi, Venkatesh, AkkineniNageswara Rao, M.M.Srileka, M.S. Viswanathan,
and more. Series 1 consisted of adult contenders.
and Lipsika were the finalists. Finals were judged by him and
Devi Sri Prasad
. Chiranjeevi was also present in Visakhapatnam. Rajesh Kumar got a cheque of 10 lakhs, and runner-up Lipsika won 5 lakhs. Series 2 consisted of junior participants. Anjani, Ganesh, Lakshmi, and Raghavendra reached the final stage.
Lakshmi was Victor along with Anjani, who got the second place. Vani Jayaram judged the finals in Guntur. Lakshmi got three lakhs, and runner-up Anjani received 1 lakh on 25 April 2011. In the third installment,
got first prize, and Damini got second prize. The fourth series was for the adult participators. Harini, Nandi Bhatia Tejaswini, Rohit and Sai Charan were qualifiers. The fifth series had Sivamani as chief guest with Santosh, Karthik, Praveen& Charumathi Pallavi reaching the finals.
The sixth installment had children from age 6 to 15.
was the champ. The seventh series was held in the USA. The series 8 had kids from age 9 to 14. Abhiram was the front-runner. Sarvepalli Shreya won the second place and third Geethika.
bagged the fourth place. Abhiram being brilliant in his tone, whereas Sarvepalli was flexible and open in singing. She had a melodious voice. It was a talented group with a healthy rivalry amid the contestants. The ninth series was in the USA for children from age 9 to 13, all being females. Even the eleventh edition, held in the USA with 15 ladies and two males. The winner was AkhilaMamandur, who won $10,000.