Indian Idol

  • Fans bid teary-eyed goodbye to 'Indian Idol 2' winner Sandeep Acharya 17-12-2013 08:49 AM

    The mortal remains of Indian Idol 2 winner Sandeep Acharya were consigned to flames at his native place in Bikaner on Monday. Family members, friends and fans bade a teary-eyed adieu to the singer who died in a private hospital in Gurgaon in Haryana at the age of 29 on...
  • 'Indian Idol 2' winner Sandeep Acharya dies 15-12-2013 08:35 PM

    New Delhi: Singer Sandeep Acharya died at an young age of 29 at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon Sunday. He was suffering from jaundice. "Yes, Sandeep passed away at the Medanta Hospital today. He was suffering from jaundice. We brought him here on Dec 10," Akshay Acharya, Sandeep's cousin, told...
  • Sreeram Chandra loses 15kg for 'Prema Geema Jantanai' 08-10-2013 12:25 PM

    Chennai: Singer-turned-actor Sreeram Chandra, who is making his cinematic debut with Telugu romantic-drama 'Prema Geema Jantanai' (PGJ), has lost 15 kg for his role. He says it was challenging, but his passion for acting inspired him. Sreeram was the winner of season five of singing reality show 'Indian Idol'. "Shedding...
  • 'Indian Idol Junior' winner Anjana aspires to be a pilot 03-09-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Anjana Padmanabhan, the 10-year-old talent who has won the first 'Indian Idol Junior' title, aspires to fly higher, literally! She wants to become a pilot but she would also like to establish herself as a playback singer. "I want to become a pilot but I have always wanted...
  • Bangalore girl Anjana Padmanabhan wins first 'Indian Idol Junior' 02-09-2013 12:56 AM

    She doesnt know Hindi, but her powerful and melodious rendition of Hindi songs helped 10-year-old Anjana Padmanabhan win the audiences hearts, and thus, the first Indian Idol Junior title at the star-studded grand finale of the singing reality show here on Sunday. For the finale, the Bangalore-based Anjana competed with...
  • Bangalore girl Anjana Padmanabhan wins first 'Indian Idol Junior' 02-09-2013 12:38 AM

    Mumbai: She doesn't know Hindi, but her powerful and melodious rendition of Hindi songs helped 10-year-old Anjana Padmanabhan win the audiences' hearts, and thus, the first 'Indian Idol Junior' title at the star-studded grand finale of the singing reality show here Sunday. For the finale, the Bangalore-based Anjana competed with...
  • Rendezvous with Indian Ocean's Rahul Ram 25-07-2013 01:31 PM

    Rahul Ram is super-busy. The fatigue is audible, and you can believe he's on the other side of 50, though the livewire red-bandanaed stage persona wouldn't give you that impression. The Delhi upbringing is evident in the hard Rs and the seamless and frequent switches between English and Hindi. We...
  • Indian Idol Junior: Karan Wahi plays a prank on Shreya Ghoshal 18-07-2013 10:07 AM

    Mumbai: Singer Shreya Ghoshal experienced a scary moment on the sets of 'Indian Idol Junior', courtesy host Karan Wahi. Karan was up to his usual funny antics while shooting an upcoming episode. After young contestant Priyam sang the haunting 'Gumnaam hai koi', a nasty prank struck Karan, who sprang up...
  • Feel sad to say no to contestants on 'Indian Idol Junior': Shreya 23-06-2013 04:44 PM

    New Delhi: Rough and tough Vishal Dadlani and melodious beauty Shreya Ghoshal ended up in tears when they had to select one between a brother and a sister for singing reality show 'Indian Idol Junior'. Vishal and Shreya judge the Sony Entertainment Television show along with Shekhar Ravjiani. It became...
  • Difficult to judge children, says Vishal Dadlani 16-04-2013 07:33 PM

    Mumbai: Composer Vishal Dadlani, who is one of the judges on upcoming singing reality show "Indian Idol Junior", says he finds it difficult to judge children. He has earlier judged singing reality shows like "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge" and "Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star". "It's very difficult to...
  • Forget Indian Idol, Arunachal has Everest Idols 08-07-2011 12:48 PM

    Itanagar: For a long time, Arunachal Pradesh had trouble naming home-grown celebrities who could be immediately recognised by other states and beyond. There was Yukar Shibi, the weightlifter who set a new national record in the men's 62kg class, Gumpe Rime, the football player, author Mamang Dai who received the...
  • Indian reality TV is Bollywood show all the way! 05-02-2011 11:59 AM

    Can you imagine Kaun Banega Crorepati without mega star Amitabh Bachchan? Or Indian Idol without composer Anu Malik? In a celebrity-obsessed nation, even reality shows that aim to make a star out of the common man are driven by Bollywood faces. "Whatever happens, reality shows will always need some face...
  • Indian Idol Abhijeet Sawant involved in a brawl 01-12-2010 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: A night out with friends turned awry for star singer Abhijeet Sawant after the Indian idol winner was roughed up by an angry crowd on Tuesday night. The incident took place when he tried to protect his fellow Indian idol contestant Prajakta Shukre who had allegedly smashed her car...
  • Indian Idol will shine in a Hollywood movie 25-11-2010 06:09 PM

    No other Indian Idol winner has perhaps been so lucky than Sreeram Chandra, winner of Indian Idol 5. His title song from his music album Rehnuma will be featured in next Hollywood Narnia movie, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader. Sreeram confirms, “The producers of the...
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  • Grandfather inspired me to sing: Indian Idol Sreeram 16-08-2010 11:02 PM

    Twenty five year old Sreeram Chandra from Hyderabad has won the fifth season of the music reality show Indian Idol. ...
  • 'My next dream is to sing for B'wood, Rahman' 16-08-2010 05:23 PM

    New Delhi: 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....
  • Sreeram wins 'Indian Idol 5' 16-08-2010 10:34 AM

    Mumbai: 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...
  • Hyderabad's Sreeram wins Indian Idol 5 16-08-2010 09:56 AM

    Mumbai: Sreeram Chandra from Andhra Pradesh won the 'Indian Idol Season 5' music reality show beating Bhoomi Trivedi and Rakesh Maini on Sunday evening. The winner gets Rs 50 lakh cash prize, a bike, a car, one-year contract with Sony TV and chance to sing in one of the forthcoming...
  • Amitabh Bachchan loves Indian Idol 5 29-04-2010 12:22 PM

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  • Indian Idol 5 first episode 27-04-2010 03:02 PM

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  • Meet Indian Idol Sourabhee and other top contenders 04-03-2009 01:54 PM

    Sourabhee created history, she is the first female Indian Idol. ...
  • Reality check: Life after reality shows 03-03-2009 02:53 AM

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  • Indian Idol Saurabhee wants to scream out aloud 03-03-2009 02:14 AM

    Finalists Kapil Thapa, Torsha Sarkar happy though winners takes all. ...
  • Sourabhee Debbarma wins Indian Idol 4 01-03-2009 11:59 PM

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