Sunday, August 8, 2010

Do U Know About Indian Idol

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Indian Idol is an adaptation of the Pop Idol format. It started airing in India with the First Season in 2004-2005 and followed that with Second (2005-2006), Third(2007- ) and Fourth (2008-2009) Seasons. In February' 2010, Sony Entertainment Television announced the launch of the Fifth season.


Anu Malik, Farah Khan and Sonu Nigam
Season 1 and 2 (2004-2006)
Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Alisha Chinai and Udit Narayan
Season 3 (2007)
Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Sonali Bendre and Kailash Kher
Season 4 (2008-2009)
Anu Malik, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant
Season 5 (2010)


Season 1: Abhijeet Sawant, from Mumbai Amit Sana from Bhilai, Chhattisgarh was declared the 1st runner-up, while Rahul Vaidya from Nagpur and Prajakta Shukre from Jabalpur, MP came 3rd and 4th respectively.
Season 2: Sandeep Acharya.The 1st Runner-up was N. C. Karunya from Hyderabad, while the other talented singers from season 2, Anuj Sharma, Amey Date and Antara Mitra were placed at 3rd, 4th and 5th places respectively
Season 3: Prashant Tamang, who hails from Darjeeling in West Bengal. The runner-up, Amit Paul was from Shillong, Meghalaya.
Season 4: Sourabhee Debbarma won the title of the Indian Idol and became the first female contestant to do so. By doing so, she also won a contract of Rs. 1 crore with Sony Entertainment Television and a TATA Winger. Kapil Thapa finished as a 1st runner-up while Torsha Sarkar finished third.

Season 5: The winner of ‘Indian Idol 5’ will be awarded a contract with Sony Entertainment Television worth Rs 1 crore and the contenders will each stand the chance to win an opportunity to be a playback singer in a forthcoming movie of Yash Raj Films.

The new series sees two new judges; Sunidhi Chauhan, a popular female playback singer of the Indian film industry and Salim Merchant, a music director and singer and Anu Malik has been the jury member on Indian Idol since its inception.

Top 13 Finalists Season 5: Bhumi Trivedi, Vishwas Rai, Swaroop Khan, Sashi Suman, Manisha Karmakar, Tia Kar, Shivam Pathak, Naushad Ali Kawa, Shreeramchandra, Arpita Khan, Meghna Kumar, Rakesh Maini and Yashraj Kapil.


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