Sonu, Rahat to judge `Chhote Ustad`

Updated: Jun 21, 2010, 20:39 PM IST

New Delhi: Popular singers Sonu Niigaam and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will judge the second season of Star Plus` children music reality show "Voice of India Chhote Ustad".

"I will judge `Chhote Ustad`. Rahat is my co-judge. So we will have some fun with stars of tomorrow," Niigaam posted on his micro-blogging site Twitter.

A source from the channel confirmed the news.

In the past, Niigaam has judged shows like "Indian Idol" and "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li`l Champs International", while Rahat, nephew of late acclaimed Sufi singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, was seen as a mentor on "Junoon Kuch Kar Dikhaane Ka".

The launch date of the show is yet to be confirmed.

The last season of "Chhote Ustad" was aired in 2007. It was judged by Pritam Chakraborty, Shreya Ghoshal and Kunal Ganjawala and Ahmedabad`s Aishwarya Majumdar won the show.