Celebrating child prodigies across India, News18 Network launches the Second Edition of BYJU’S Young Genius
~ The show premieres on January 15 and will air every Saturday/Sunday across News18 Network, History TV18 and Colors ~
Mumbai: 13 January 2022 : Age is just a number, children these days are raising the bar and achieving milestones with exceptional abilities. With an initiative to acknowledge and inspire these young prodigies from different fields across the country, News18 brings to you the much awaited and applauded second season of BYJU’S Young Genius. This new season features prodigies aged 6-15 years showcasing their superlative achievements, in a vibrant new avatar.
These 22 geniuses have been chosen from 20,000+ aspiring and inspiring child prodigies across India from different fields such as performing arts, academics, technology, and sports, to name a few. Senior Anchor Anand Narasimhan is back along with celebrities like Vidyut Jammwal, Shankar Mahadevan, Mouni Roy, Geeta Phogat, Pulela Gopichand, Geeta Kapoor amongst others who will be seen encouraging these young stars as they work towards putting their best foot forward. The show will make for an exciting viewing experience as the young geniuses will be joined by these celebrated personalities, leaving the audiences awestruck with their remarkable accomplishments.
Commenting on the launch of the new season, Karan Abhishek Singh, CEO, Hindi News Cluster, Network18 said, “We are elated to host the season 2 of BYJU’S Young Genius and give a platform for many inspiring kids who have the potential to shape the future of this country. This show is based on a unique concept that showcases young prodigies across such diverse expertise areas. Having children from different backgrounds and skills that are extraordinary in today’s world, the show is an adequate representation of ‘Umar Choti, Kaam Bade’.”
Speaking about the new season, Atit Mehta, Marketing Head, BYJU’S, said, “At BYJU’S, we have always believed that every child is unique and gifted and with a national platform like BYJU’S Young Genuis, we have been encouraging spirited children across the country to showcase their exceptional talent. This year as we start season 2, we are certain of finding some more hidden gems and brilliant young talents of India who will be an inspiration to all of us.”
Tune into ‘Young Genius Season 2’ starting 15th January every Saturday/Sunday across News18 Network, History TV18 and Colors