Hyderabad, 4th December 2017: The Times of India in collaboration with OPPO brings the 10th edition of the most coveted personality and talent hunt across colleges in India, OPPO Times Fresh Face 2017. India’s largest inter-college talent hunt contest is held across 11 cities and numerous colleges; they recently concluded rounds in Hyderabad , where Shyamsunder Singh & Vidhisha Gujjar won the city finale round.
Shyamsunder’s unique painting tricks won the judges over while Vidhisha’s dance moves brought the audience and judges to the edge of their seat. Contestants were judged based on their talents, the way they carry themselves, their knowledge on current affairs, etc. by the esteemed panel of judges including popular actors Shiva Balaji, Madhumitha, Adarsh and Prince.
Speaking about the talented lot at the city finale round, popular actor Shiva Balaji, said, “I congratulate the winners and also the other finalists for putting up commendable performances. I am extremely glad to be part of OPPO Times Fresh Face which is bringing the youth’s exceptional talent and encouraging them to showcase their talent at the national level. Hope to have many more such talent platforms in future.”
City winners will compete nationally at the Grand Finale, which will be hosted in Mumbai. The two national winners will be awarded an OPPO F3 Selfie Expert Dual Selfie Camera phone and an international trip.
OPPO Times Fresh Face has become an expansive talent-pool where each year students have showcased some exceptional skills while following the theme of this edition – What is your Fresh Factor?
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