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With an aim to acknowledge and inspire the young prodigies from different fields across the country, News18 Network is set to launch the second season of Byju’s Young Genius. This new season features child prodigies aged 6-15 years who will showcase their superlative achievements, in a new avatar.

The show premieres on January 15 and will air every Saturday and Sunday across News18 Network, History TV18 and Colors channels.

For the show, 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.

Anchor Anand Narasimhan will be 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.

Karan Abhishek Singh, CEO, Hindi News Cluster, Network18, said, “We are elated to host the season two 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’.”

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 two, we are certain of finding some more hidden gems and brilliant young talents of India who will be an inspiration to all of us.”