Synopsis: Rising Star is an Indian version of the international franchise series Rising Star, a reality television singing competition. This is the first reality television show in India which involves live audience voting.[citation needed. Votes can be sent through Colors TV. Popular playback singer and music director Shankar Mahadevan, actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh and playback singer Monali Thakur formed the trio of experts. Monali was later replaced by Neeti Mohan in the third installment of the show. This show marked Dosanjh’s television debut. The first season of the show was hosted by singer-actor Meiyang Chang and dancer-choreographer Raghav Juyal. Popular television actor Ravi Dubey took over the baton in the second season and was replaced by actor-singer Aditya Narayan in the third season.