Episodes were telecast between Monday and Thursday each week at 9:00 pm. The 5–8 October round required the 25 contestants to perform songs of a koothu style. The duet performance of Nithyashree and Shrihari was dedicated to them, and followed by a brief duet dance by Nithyashree and Prem. The 14–18 February Kaadhal Geethangal (English: love songs) round was split over two parts. Kalyanam, appeared as a special guest. The special guest of the week was veteran playback singer, P. B. Sreenivas, who was well known for this subgenre. In the first part of this round, the wild card entry judges selected two contestants to advance to the public wild card round. . This was the last ordinary round before the semi-finals. In the second and third episodes this week, devotional playback singer L. R. Eswari appeared on the show as a guest judge and guest performer. The other contestants sang another song on the theme; the worst of these three then had to perform state award-winning songs, and the worst two of those had to perform brand new songs.  The prizes went to Shrikanth for male performance and was split between Alka Ajith and Nithyashree for female performance. The bottom five contestants from the previous week were required to perform in a "waitlist challenge" in the first episode of the week. The kids went through two rounds of singing each - Challenging songs in the first round and sang to the song of their choice in the second level. M.S. The 26–29 April round required the remaining six contestants to perform songs from films that had the music director M. S. Viswanathan, a 55-year veteran of the industry. In relation to the musicians who made their TV debut appearance on the show, the compere announced that: The bottom three performers from the unplugged songs were given five minutes to learn another song before performing it. Playback singer Vijay Prakash gave a special performance to open the round. At the conclusion of this round, two more were selected to enter the public wild card round. At the end of each episode's performances, the best-judged contestant was given immunity and advanced to the next round. During the 2 February episode, dancer Priyadarshini gave a special performance to a medley of songs. a song in the Melody genre together with playback singer Harish Raghavendra. The 30 November – 2 December round celebrated the Hindu festival Karthigai Deepam, and required the 19 remaining contestants to sing film songs which fit in the Carnatic music ("classical") genre. The 22–25 March Nila Padalgal (English: moon songs) round required the remaining nine contestants to perform songs over two parts which fit the theme of "the moon". Each contestant was required to sing: The contestants received additional training from each of the above playback singers for this round, in addition to their usual training from Ananth Vaidyanathan. In special episodes on 31 December 2009 and 1 January 2010, the remaining 16 contestants performed with former contestants of the junior and senior versions of the show. The first part of the round required the remaining 11 contestants to sing songs from Tamil films directed by Menon, who appeared as a special guest judge. When Shravan began his performance with "Om Sivo Hum', the audiences were more than excited to cheer him up. Personal secretary to the late Mahatma Gandhi, Mr V.S. The 28–31 December round required the remaining 17 contestants to perform songs which various South Indian singers had used to debut as playback singers in Tamil cinema (a.k.a. The grand opening week was hosted by Malini and Yugendran.[who?] Viswanathan, P.B.Srinivas, Malaysia Vasudevan and other popular singers like Unni Menon, Srinivias, Nithyashree Mahadevan, James Vasanthan, Manicka Vinayagam, Prashanthini, Vinaya, Shwetha Mohan, Anitha Kuppuswamy, Ramesh Vinayagam, Mahathi and Actress Amala graced the occasion. With junior season drawing to a close, the channel is already running high promotions of call for entries for the third season of Super Singer Senior. After the performance of contestant SSJ18 Sharath, Sreenivas sang the first line of the song when giving his feedback on the performance. The second part of the round required the contestants to sing songs from films starring actor Simbu. Throughout the week, the public were invited to vote for their favourite wild card contestants. The 16–19 November round divided the 20 remaining contestants into a team of males and another of females. Mano considered Alka Ajith was the most impressive, Malgudi Shubha considered Srinisha was the most impressive and Chithra considered Nithyashree the most impressive. After a week long competition among the finalists and the grand finale, the voting from the people of Tamilnadu decided that Alka Ajith was adjudged the winner. The remaining episodes of 7–10 December round required the 19 contestants to perform songs from movies which starred Rajinikanth in celebration of his birthday. This was evident with the crowd that turned out to watch the LIVE telecast of Vijay TV's Airtel Super Singer Junior 2 Grand Finale at YMCA Grounds Royapettah, Chennai. Sharath and Ovviya were not required to compete as they had been granted immunity from the previous week's duet round. Children from the age of 6 years to the age of 14 years were permitted to audition to showcase their talent on Vijay TV's platform. Divya, Malgudi Shubha, Mano, K. S. Chithra, "Jab Deep Jale Aana, Jab Shaam Dhale Aana", Medley consisting of excerpts from "Dheiveega Raagam", "Aathoram Kaathaada" & "Kaadhal Oviyam", season 1 jnr finalists Vignesh & Krishnamoorthy, and, Excerpt from "Maadhavi Ponmayilaal" (Remixed), Excerpt from original "Thootal Poo Malarum", "Ragam Vol. Film stars Karthi and Andrea Jeremiah made their first appearance on the show to promote the movie Aayirathil Oruvan. The show initially promised that its winner would receive ₹25 lakhs (2.5 million Rupe… Children aged 6 years to 14 showcased their singing talent. This round required the top 25 contestants to perform a song of their choice. A total of 25 contestants were selected to advance to main auditions. Consequently, one contestant was eliminated from the remaining ten contestants. Ananth Vaidyanathan returned as a voice trainer, and playback singer K. S. Chithra returned as a permanent judge of the show. The 2–5 November round had the theme of Pira Mozhi Paadalgal (English: other language songs). 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Consequently, the bottom five contestants were required to perform in a "waitlist challenge" the following week, at which time an elimination would be decided. The main competition comprised a series of performance rounds on successive weeks, from 23 September 2009 to 27 May 2010, with occasional break weeks. The semi-finals concluded with the 10–13 May round which required the remaining four contestants to perform in another quick-fire competition. The top-five performers were safe from elimination. Alka Ajith wins Vijay TV's biggest reality hunt Airtel Super Singer Junior 2. The one who stole the hearts of million, Srikanth was suitably awarded the Most Popular singer title. The 15–18 March Pudhu Padalgal (English: new songs) round required the remaining 10 contestants to sing songs from films released in 2008 and 2009.  Contestants in each round were either spot-selected, rejected, or wait-listed until the conclusion of that round. The second season of Airtel Super Singer Junior – Thamizhagathin Chellakuralukkana Thedal (English: the search for the sweet voice of Tamil Nadu) premiered on 21 June 2009. A total of 45 contestants were selected to advance to main level auditions.  Children aged 6 years to 14 showcased their singing talent. Sony launches "3D World Road Show Campaign'. At the conclusion of the episode, Nithyashree was eliminated.