Odisha girl Ananya Nanda, the winner of "Indian Idol Junior 2", is set to sign a two-year record deal with label Universal Music India. Her single will be unveiled every consecutive year.
Ananya Nanda. Pic/IANS
The other four finalists on the singing competition series-- Vaishnav Girish, Nahid Afrin, Nithyashree Venkataramanan and Moti Khan-- will also be taken on-board by the label as its next indi-pop act. They will have the opportunity to release one single each.
Universal will also sign on these singers for a holistic 360 degree contract for two years wherein all aspects
including live show, endorsements, music albums will be solely managed by the label.
"The talent has been outstanding and it's my firm belief that these Indian Idol Juniors today are tomorrow's stars,"
said R H Chhatrapati, Vice President Universal Music & EMI, South Asia.