Sur-Kshetra will kick-start from India with 6 city auditions and from Pakistan with 3 city auditions from December 24, 2011. The selected singing warriors from the auditioning cities of both nations will assemble at ground zero. They will further undergo grilling through various levels of rigorous selection processes and a select team of smashing musical warriors from both nations will be carved out.
Noted singer-music director Himesh Reshammiya will captain the Indian team of singers, while his counterpart singer Atif Aslam from Pakistan will lead the team from across the border. Sur-Kshetra will be produced and directed by Gajendra Singh of Saaibaba Telefilms, who has done super-hit reality shows like Sa Re Ga Ma, Voice Of India, Music Ka Maha Muqaabala and Chote Ustaad.
Talking about the show, Boney Kapoor, the director of Sahara One Media and Entertainment Ltd said, "Sur-Kshetra is Sahara One"s mega reality music show. Sahara One is growing consistently and is on track to reach the top five with plans drawn ahead to scale even greater heights. And to begin with what better than a show like Sur-Kshetra, with the best of singing talents from two arch-rival nations like India and Pakistan competing against each other."
The auditions for the first phase of Sur-Kshetra rolls out from December 24 in Lucknow and Kolkata, India. For registering participation in India, the aspiring singers will have to SMS 'AUDITION' to 59090. All the aspiring singer will get a reply SMS with details of participation for auditions in the six cities.