Mumbai: Vaishali Bhaisane-Made won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009, a reality singing contest, at an event held at Mumbai on January 24.
This was the first public event that took place at Gateway of India after the Mumbai terror attacks.
The winners were selected through viewers' poll. Actor Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone gave away the trophy to the winner, first and second runner ups.
The second and third place went to Yashita Yashpal Sharma and Somen Nandi respectively.
Vaishali, who hails from Amravati in Vidarbha, Mahrashtra, has won a Rs 50-lakh music contract with Zee TV, a Hyundai i10 car and LCD TV.
She was a winner of the last season of Marathi Sa Re Ga Ma Pa also.