Indian Idol All Seasons’ Winners: A singing competition started in the year 2004. Indian television industry has been a quite a famed place for viewer’s paradise with shows like Indian Idol ruling the charts. A prime-time singing competition that based on the concept of Pop Idol that originated in Britain, Indian Idol is themed to find the best independent solo singer.
Indian Idol singers has garnered quite a fame till date. big names in singing field joining Indian Idol as a judge made a huge difference to this reality show on TV. the judgement panel and voting power from viewers define the winners of the list. The winners get along a solo album deal and a cash reward along with the Indian Idol tag.
Table of Contents
- 1 Indian Idol Winners List (2004 – 2017)
- 2 Things to Know About Indian Idol Winners
Indian Idol Winners List (2004 – 2017)
There are total 7 seasons of Indian Idol from 2004 to 2017, but season 7 is officially called Indian Idol Season 9 because of telecast of 2 seasons of Indian idol junior. List of all Indian Idol winners and names list –
|Idol 1||2004-05||Abhijeet Sawant||Anu Malik, Farah Khan, Sonu Nigam|
|Idol 2||2005-06||Sandeep Acharya||Anu Malik, Farah Khan, Sonu Nigam|
|Idol 3||2007||Prashant Tamang||Alisha Chinai, Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Udit Narayan|
|Idol 4||2008-09||Sourabhee Debbarma||Anu Malik, Javed Akhtar, Kailash Kher, Sonali Bendre|
|Idol 5||2010||Sreeramchandra Mynampati||Anu Malik, Salim Merchant, Sunidhi Chauhan|
|Idol 6||2012||Vipul Mehta||Asha Bhosle, Anu Malik, Salim Merchant, Sunidhi Chauhan|
|Idol 9||2016-17||LV Revanth||Anu Malik, Farah Khan, Sonu Nigam|
Things to Know About Indian Idol Winners
You will be amazed to know about some hidden but exciting facts about all season winners of Indian Idol 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 9. Read on –
Indian Idol Season 1 – Abhijeet Sawant
Abhijeet Sawant is the 1st winner of first Indian Idol 2004-2005. He is from Mumbai, Maharashtra. Sony TV aired Indian Idol 1 from October 2004 to March 2005. Abhijeet Sawant’s first album was Aapka… Abhijeet Sawant, second is Junoon and thirst album is Farida. He represented India in Asian Idol season 1 (2007) and achieved third position. He also contributed his singing talent to Bollywood Movies.
Indian Idol Season 2 – Sandeep Acharya
Sandeep Acharya is the winner of Indian Idol 2005-2006. He was from Bikaner, Rajasthan. Sony TV aired second season from November 2005 to April 2006. He was also a runner up in the Golden Voice of India. He did many shows in India and overseas, achieved recognition and awards after winning Indian Idol 2. He died on 15 December 2013 in Medanta Hospital, Gurgaon following an illness that caused jaundice.
Indian Idol Season 3 – Prashant Tamang
Prashant Tamang is the winner of Indian Idol 2007. He is of Nepali origin, born in Darjeeling, West Bengal. Sony TV aired the show from May 2007 to September 2007. Posted as a constable in Kolkata Police, Prashant used to sing for police orchestra. Special ACP, Mr. Zulfiqar Hasan inspired him to audition for Indian Idol 3. After winning the second season, he released his first album Dhanyavad consisting of Nepali and Hindi songs and also started a career in Nepali films.
Indian Idol Season 4 – Sourabhee Debbarma
Sourabhee Debbarma is the winner of Indian Idol 2008-2009. She is from Agartala, Tripura. Sony TV aired fourth season from September 2008 to March 2009. Sourabhee is first female Indian Idol winner. She is the record holder of Guinness World Records for singing suspended upside down for continuous 4:30 mins on Colors TV. She released an album, Meherbaan, as per a contract with Sony.
Indian Idol Season 5 – Sreeramchandra Mynampati
Sreeramchandra Mynampati is the winner of Indian Idol 2010. He is from Hyderabad. An engineer by training, he opted for music as his career. Sony TV aired fifth season from May 2010 to August 2010. Sreeram was just 8 when he started performing shows and singing in Telugu movies since 2005. He sang a song with Shreya Ghoshal for Salim Suleman Merchant during the course of Indian Idol 5. On August 21, 2010, Andhra Pradesh Government awarded him the prestigious Lata Mangeshkar Award.
Indian Idol Season 6 – Vipul Mehta
Vipul Mehta is the winner of Indian Idol 2012. He is from Amritsar, Punjab. Sony TV aired sixth season from June, 2012 to September, 2012. Mehta was just 8 when he started learning classical singing. He released his debut album Hello Namaste Sat Sri Akal.
Indian Idol Season 9 – LV Revanth
LV Revanth is the winner of Indian Idol 2016-2017. He is from Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. Sony TV aired ninth season of Indian Idol from December, 2016 to April, 2017. Revanth started his career with music talent shows. He sang his first movie song in 2008, Jhalak Dikhlaja in Telugu film Maha Yagnam. He established himself as a professional Telugu playback singer by the year 2010. He sang a song Manohari in Baahubali (2015) with Mohana Bhogaraju.