With a motive to create musical awareness among the youth of Assam to choose music as a career, the MBA students of Kaziranga University conceptualized a reality program called “SING WITH STARS”. This program facilitated the budding singers to have a hands-on experience and training under the guidance of singers like JP Das, Bhupen Uzir, Santa Uzir, Diganta Bharati and Zubeen Garg. The Audutions started at various locations across Assam, viz., 20th December at Dibrugarh, 21st December at Jorhat, 23rd December at Tezpur, 24th December at Guwahati, 27th December at Bongaigaon and 28th December at Barpeta in 2015. The selected Top 100 had undergone a musical workshop held from 3rd-7th January 2016 at the University campus. Amongst them, top 10 was selected during the workshop who competed in the Grand Finale to held on 9 January 2016 in the gracious presence of singing sensation Zubeen Garg.
The top 10 finalists of the “Sing with the Stars” competed live to get the decisive winners. The top 3 winners of Sing With Stars are INDRANI TALUKDAR 1st Position, PRATYAKSHI KALITA 2nd Position and MAYURPONGKHI CHETIA 3rd Position. The judgement was passed by a jury of noted singers and musicians of the Assamese music industry like Diganta Bharati, J P Das, Bhupen Uzir, Santa Uzir, Amarjyoti Deka, Dipak Talukdar and Jayanta Nath. The prize distribution ceremony was a memorable moment for the winners who received the certificates and prizes from the Hon’ble Chief Guest present at the ceremony, amidst huge accolades and admiration from the audience. The top 3 winners of the Grand Finale received award money of amount Rs 50,000, Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 respectively. The top 10 will now record a Music Album wholely sponsored by Kaziranga University, Jorhat.