13 years old Gagan Gaonkar hails from Karnataka and sings Ghazal, Sufi and Hindustani classical songs. Gagan loves acting and has even acted in Kannada movies. His father is a professor of Economics and mother is a lecturer. His hobbies include writing poems and stories and reading. Gagan got interested in singing by watching singing shows on TV. His favourite singers are Lata Mangeshkar and Pandit Bhimsen Joshi and he aspires to meet Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.