Rising Star 2: Hemant Brijwasi wins the coveted trophy

Rising Star Season 2 Hemant Brijwasi wins the Colors TV show Rohanpreet Singh becomes the runner

Garnering 83% votes, he beat Rohanpreet Singh of Punjab and Vishnumaya Ramesh from Kerala to take took home a trophy and prize money of Rs 20 lakhs.

All the three put out a mesmerising performance with Rohanpreet crooning Khuda Jaane from Bachna Ae Haseeno, Vishnumaya singing the soulful Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka from Devdas and last but not the least, Hemant singing the handsome Alvida from Life in a Metro.

Rising Star 2 finale was held on April 15 night. Well, don't know about you trust us when we say we got goosebumps when we watched his final performance on the electrifying song - Alvida composed by Pritam.

Rising Star 2 victor Hemant Brijwasi had earlier participated in India's Got Talent. The live voting show, judged by Monali Thakur, Shankar Mahadevan and Diljit Dosanjh, was much loved for its quality of talent this season.

Interestingly, Hemant Brijwasi has already sung a song for the upcoming film Soorma, which is based on the life of former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh.

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Next contestant Vishnumaya sang a romantic number Bairi Piya from Devdas and as a 3 finalist received 88 percent of votes after Hemant Brijwasi and Zaid Ali. The four singers gave soul-stirring performances on Sunday, taking the battle to a new level. Rohanpreet Singh of Punjab grabbed 89% votes with his handsome performance, he sang Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2.

Zaid Ali, the youngest contestant of the season, was eliminated from the first round.

Both the singers scored 78 per cent votes from the audience in the nail-biting second round.

After months of soulful performances and heartfelt renditions, singing reality show Rising Star 2 found its victor in Hemant Brijwasi, who went home with the prestigious trophy and a cash prize of Rs 20 lakh.

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