Jetshen Dohna Lama is an Indian singer. In 2023, she became the winner of Zee TV’s singing reality TV show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs’ season 9.
Jetshen Dohna Lama was born on Saturday, 27 April 2013 (age 10 years; as of 2023) in the Pakyong district, Sikkim, India. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. In an interview, she revealed that she got inclined towards music when she was 3 years old. She studies at El-Bethel Academy in Pakyong, Sikkim. She began her singing training at the Pakyong Music Institute, where her music instructor was the CEO of Pakyong Music Institute, Nagen Chhetri. Later, she was trained by Reemanti Rai at the Remanti Sangeetalaya Academy in Gangtok.
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
She belongs to a Hindu family in the Pakyong district of Sikkim, India.
Parents & Siblings
Her father’s name is Roshan Lama, and her mother’s name is Younis Hamal Lama. She has an elder sister.
In May 2022, she won the ‘Sikkim Idol’ season 1 in the Junior category. ‘Sikkim Idol’ was organised to celebrate the 47th State Day of Sikkim. She received a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh.
In 2023, she participated in season 9 of Zee TV’s singing reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs’ and became the winner on 22 January 2023. She won the trophy and a cash prize of Rs 10 lakhs.
In an interview, when she was asked about what she would like to do with the prize money, she replied,
I wish to buy a puppy and build a swimming pool at home.” Hindustan Times
- Food: Ice cream, pizza, burger
- Singer: Sunidhi Chauhan, Sabin Rai (Nepali singer), BTS, Blackpink
- Song: ‘Kaisi Paheli Zindagani’ by Sunidhi Chauhan
- Sport: Swimming
- She likes to watch animated films and listen to the original soundtracks of the films. In an interview, she talked about how she developed an interest in music and said,
I would watch shows like Elsa and get hooked on the songs. That’s how I started my singing journey.” The Indian Express
At the age of 4, she covered the song ‘How Far I’ll Go’ from the English animated film ‘Moana.’
- In 2016, she created her YouTube channel ‘Jetshen Dohna Official.’
- She likes to swim and is a trained swimmer. In her leisure time, she likes to play snooker, play with the hula hoop, and paint.
- In an interview, she revealed that she has an interest in rock music.
- On 29 October 2021, she performed at the pre-event of the 6th Sikkim Run held at MG Marg in Gangtok, Sikkim. She became popular after giving a heart-winning performance at the event after which she was also interviewed by many news channels.
- In November 2021, she uploaded the cover of the song ‘I Want To Break Free’ by the British rock band Queen on her YouTube channel.
- Shankar Mahadevan, an Indian singer and one of the judges on ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs,’ named her ‘Mini Sunidhi Chauhan’ on the show after watching her singing performances. Hindustan Times In an interview, she revealed that she wants to collaborate with Sunidhi Chauhan.
- After winning ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs,’ in an interview, when she was asked whether she would like to stay in Mumbai and sing in films, she replied,
First, I will go to Sikkim, complete my education and then I shall return and continue with singing.” Hindustan Times
- In January 2023, she uploaded the cover of the song ‘Rise Up’ by Andra Day on her YouTube channel.
- In 2023, Jetshen Dohna Lama inspired a group of marathoners from Darjeeling, Sikkim, and Kalimpong to come to Mumbai to participate in the Mumbai marathon and support Jetshen Dohna Lama. The Indian Express
- In an interview, she revealed that her favourite moment on the show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs’ was when she sang a song with singer Kumar Sanu.
- Many famous personalities from North-East India including the CM of Sikkim, Prem Singh Tamang, boxing champion Mary Kom, and footballer Bhaichung Bhutia, supported her on social media. Bhaichung Bhutia appealed to his fans to vote for her, and in November 2022, Mary Kom shared a picture of Jetshen Dohna Lama on social media with the caption –
You are so lovely#jetshenlama @jetshen_dohna keep going… your voice is extremely excellent.” Hindustan Times
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She is a rocking singer will become star one day.