For Hyderabad boy Sreeram Chandra, this Independence Day couldn’t have been more special. He realised his dream of winning music reality show Indian Idol 5
, and can't wait now for his next dream -- of singing for Bollywood and Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman -- to come true.
"My next dream is to make it big in Bollywood," Sreeram, who was declared the winner of Indian Idol 5
Sunday, said over phone from Mumbai.
"I want to sing hit songs, be a well-known playback singer and be a star performer. I want to learn a lot. 'Indian Idol' has given me a concrete base to create a name for myself and I want to improve on it by working with all the music directors, especially A.R. Rahman sir," he added.
Sreeram, an engineer, is not from a musical family. As a struggling singer back in Hyderabad, he used to audition for regional reality shows, sing for small budget films and lend his voice for chorus, jingles and radio advertisements....more
05:23 PM, Aug 16, 2010
Hyderabad-based Sreeram Chandra has won the fifth season of music reality show Indian Idol 5
and was awarded by megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The 24-year-old singer pipped Rakesh Maini from Agra and Bhoomi Trivedi of Baroda to win the contest. Sreeram has been consistently performing well on the show and receiving compliments galore from the who's who of the Indian music industry. His victory on the show has landed him...
10:34 AM, Aug 16, 2010