September 18th, 2012
Though there was no scoring in Surkshetra this week, the contestants had to face the 'danger meter' by the Captains. The better the contestant performed, the higher he scored on the danger meter. A higher score is quite a compliment as it means that the contestant is a threat to the opposite team. Let's see how the Pakistani 'Jaanbaaz' fared.
The first Jaanbaaz to face the danger meter was Ameer Ali. His 'Dil Ko Tumse Pyaar Hua' was well appreciated by the judges. He was also asked to be confident. Himesh Reshammiya gave him an above average score of 6 on 10 on the danger meter.
Sara, with her melodious voice and training, is definitely a threat to the Indian Surandaaz. After her performance on 'Mere Dholna', Himesh acknowledged her beautiful voice. But he also said that there were some faults in her song, so Sara scored a 7 on 10 on the danger meter.
Though he was one of the most promising Pakistani contestants, Nabeel's performance of 'Dekho Chand Aaya' failed to impress Indian Captain Himesh Reshammiya. Himesh gave him a score of 5 and a half on 10 on the danger meter. Not very threatening, in our opinion.
The war of the danger meter was heating up between Himesh and Atif. When Mulazim came up on the stage and sang Bheege Honth, Atif expected Himesh to score him low on the danger meter. But Himesh gave him a decent 6 on 10 on the danger meter, which surprised Atif.
Nadeem Abbas is Atif's favourite Jaanbaaz. But he did not live up to his reputation in his performance of 'Bin Tere'. Himesh Reshammiya found some faults in his performance, and gave Nadeem a not-so-good score of 5 on 10 on the danger meter. A big disappointment for Captain Atif.
It looks like Atif Aslam was saving the best for last. Imraan Ali lit the stage on fire when he went 'Aahun Aahun' in front of the jury. He got a standing ovation from the senior jury, and Atif too, was visibly impressed. He gave him a high score of 7 out of 10 on the danger meter, which caused both Imraan and Atif to break into proud grins.
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