Mathura boy Hemant Brijwasi wins ‘Rising Star 2’

Hemant Brijwasi from Mathura defeated his contenders Vishnumaya Ramesh, Rohanpreet Singh and Zaid Ali to lift the winner trophy of ‘Rising Star 2’.

During his live audition, the 20-year-old from Mathura had scored a whopping 94 percent votes.

Hemant had also won ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs’ in 2009 and has also participated in ‘India's Got Talent’ and ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar 2’ before.

Colors tweeted# We finally have the winner of India's Only LIVE Singing Show, #RisingStar2! Congratulations to Suron ke Big B, Hemant Brijwasi, who now has the title of the Rising Star conferred upon him! #RisingStar2GrandFinale

The show was judged by Shankar Mahadevan, Monali Thakur and Diljit Dosanjh. The grand finale saw Alia Bhatt as the special guest. She came to promote her film, ‘Raazi’. The ‘Highway’ actress launched the first song of ‘Raazi’ on stage along with Shankar Mahadevan.