Today’s episode of Indian Idol 12 was special as veteran actress Jaya Prada replaced Judge Neha Kakkar and spoke about her journey in showbiz. She also interacted with various contestants on the series and traveled the memory trail as the talented Idols performed on her iconic songs. So without too much delay, let’s take a look at the 5 best moments from Jaya Prada’s special episode.
The duo of Idol Nihal and Sayli
Contestants Nihal and Sayli mesmerized the judges and Jaya with their incredible performance on Bappi Lahiri’s iconic composition Ui Amma Ui Amma from Mawaali (1983) sung by legendary singers Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle. The romantic track starred Jaya Prada and Jeetendra.
Vishal Dadlani recommend Arunita and Sayli to a music director friend
Sayli and Nihal both captured Jaya Prada’s heart with their energetic performance including the judges. While praising Sayli for bringing the essence of classical song to life in his performance, Vishal Dadlani said one of his music director friends was looking for a new talent who could bring back the magic of the 80s. and 90. Speaking further, Vishal said he recommended the names of Arunita and Sayli to her, which could prove to be a major turning point in their singing career.
Sayli Kamble’s solo performance
Sayli also completed a solo medley that knocked the judges down like never before. It also prompted Himesh Reshammiya to say that if she keeps playing like this, no one could kick her out of Indian Idol 12.
Mohammad Danish brings Jaya Prada on stage
Jaya danced when contestant Mohammad Danish performed the song Dafliwale from his 1979 superhit Sargam. When Danish was performing, host Jay Bhanushali couldn’t help but dance with Jaya. She even revealed that Neetu Kapoor said the Danish sounded like Rishi Kapoor.
Jaya Prada’s electrifying performance on Mujhe Naulakha Manga De Re
Jaya joined all of the contestants on stage and gave an electrifying performance on the song Mujhe Naulakha Manga De Re from the 1984 film Sharaabi with Amitabh Bachchan.
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