LPU Afreen Group made everyone glued to their TV sets as they left every Indian spell-bound with the magic of their singing performance on Colors Rising Star Reality Show. Starting with their unbeatable performance at first elimination round to third round of ‘Duets’ singing, LPU students proved to be the national champions step-by-step by qualifying each round of the show by gaining near 90% live votes. Celebrity experts & guests at the show from Bollywood, including Shankar Mahadevan, Sukhwinder Singh, Richa Sharma, Monali Thakur, Diljit Dosanjh, accorded standing ovation to their all performances, hitherto. After a neck-to-neck competition between singers from all over India, Afreen Group secured their position in top 7.

Afreen Group consists of eleven LPU students – Ashish, Deepak, Vipan, Amrit Sahil, Sumit Bhalla, Sadak Kumar, Amit, Suresh, Rajesh, Sachin Paul and only one girl Sanjana Bhola each of them belonging to different programmes at LPU. Afreen Group was first recognized when they became national champions at national Qawwali Competition -”Afreen (Bazm-E-Qawwali)” of Association of Indian universities. This is from where the group acquired the name of “Afreen”.

Afreen Group

The only female constituent of the group, Sanjana Bhola, who presents herself as the renowned qawwalis of the olden days, holds: “Our University keeps on providing us dignified platforms to express our inner-self in the best possible way. After winning AIU’s qawwali competition, our mentors at LPU directed us to apply for auditions and from there after winning other rounds we reached Mumbai at the show. We are continuously getting much love and blessings from our admirers and we hope never to disappoint. We will continue to perform our best for this very special ‘Qawwali Genre’.

Reality Show ‘Rising Star’ is an interactive show full of fun and entertainment. The show gives a chance to the talented singers from across India to showcase their talent and win accolades.