Season 7 of Indian Idol went on air yesterday, Saturday 24th December 2016 with all the three judges of the first season – Anu Malik, Farah Khan and Sonu Nigam returning to the show.
First few episodes of Indian Idol 2016 will show auditions conducted by these three judges in various cities in India to select contestants for the Theater Round of Indian Idol 2016.
In Theater Round of Auditions which takes place in Mumbai, judges short list the candidates and select Top 12 or 13 contestants for the show.
I am sure you might be eager to know the names of the final contestants who are selected to be part of the Indian Idol 2016 Show.
We here at dhruvplanet.com have the list of contestants / participants of Indian Idol Season 7 (Indian Idol 2016) for all our Readers ….
Indian Idol 2016 Contestants / Participants :
Jeli Kayi :
Jeli Kayi is a famous stage singer in Arunachal Pradesh. In the auditions of Indian Idol 2016, he sang “Manwa Laage” from the movie Happy New Year and Mesmerized everyone by his Soulful Singing. One of his specialties is that he can easily sing in both – male and female voices.
Tajinder Singh :
Tajinder Singh is a professional singer from Delhi who currently lives in Mumbai. He is a versatile singer who can sing not only Hindi songs but can also sing songs in other languages like English, Punjabi and Marathi.
He impressed the judges during the audition rounds singing “Slow Motion Angreza” song of the movie ‘Bhaag Milkha Bhaag’
Dolly Singh :
Dolly Singh is one of the few female contestants of Indian Idol 2016.
Dolly Singh impressed the judges by singing Lata Mangeshkar’s “Kya Janoon Sajan”.
She is an amazing singer who went through a tragedy in her life. She has gone through harassment from her In-Laws House, who brutally burnt her face.
Thupten Tsering :
Thupten Tsering is a talented and inspirational singer who is from Arunachal Pradesh.
Known by the nickname, The Solo Performer, Thupten Tsering impressed the judges during auditions of Indian Idol 2016 by his melodious singing.
He has no hands but has lovely melodious voice. He is true Inspirational model for everyone.
Khuda Baksh :
Khuda Baksh from Punjab has faced lots of hardships in his life. He lost his farther 14 years back and his mother had to earn money doing household works to take care of him. He is a very Unique Soulful Singer who impressed all the judges during auditions singing a Punjabi song.
Mohit Chopra :
Mohit Chopra is a talented singer from New Delhi. He normally sings in Mata Ki Chowki and Jagarata’s to earn his livelihood. He impressed the judges during auditions thanks to his High Range Strong Voice. He sang “Mann Ki Lagan”
Govind Gandharv :
Govind Gandharv from Indore, comes from a lower middle class family suffering lots of hardships. He sings in marriages, wedding and bands along with his father to earn his livelihood.
He got selected by the judges Sonu Nigam, Anu Malik and Farah Khan during the audition rounds of Indian Idol 2016 after he sang “Rasm-e-Ulfat”
L V Revanth :
L V Revanth is a talented professional singer who will give a tough competition to all other singers. He sings songs in Telugu films. He latest hit song is “Manohari” from the box office blockbuster “Baahubali”.
LV Revanth impressed the judges during the auditions singing “Janam Janam” song from the movie Dilwale.
Biswajeet Mohapatra :
Biswajeet Mohapatra impressed the judges Sonu Nigam, Anu Malik and Farah Khan in the auditions singing “Is Dil Ka Mein Kya Karoon” from the superhit film Barfi.
Anu Malik was very impressed by his singing Talent and said, “I am So Impressed that i want to Call you Right now to work in Music Industry”.
Ehsan Asgar :
Ehsan Asgar comes from the border village of Palera in Mandi tehsil in Poonch district of Jammu & Kashmir. In fact he is the first ever singer from Jammu & Kashmir to have made it to Indian Idol.
Ehsan Asgar sang “Ali Maula” to impress the judges and get selected in Auditions of Indian Idol 2016.
Maalavika Sundar :
Maalavika Sundar is a full-time musician. She is a famous Tamil film industry singer. She has sang famous Tamil film songs like ‘Gum Zaare’, ‘Karuppu Nerathazhagi’, ‘Led Kannala’, ‘Kuiyyo Muiyyo’ and many many more.
Bharti Gupta :
Bharti Gupta is a singer who lives in Delhi. Both her parents are deaf and dumb, but still she selected singing as her profession. She sang “Dil Hai Chhota Sa” in her own new unique style and impressed the judges. She had previously participated in &TV’s reality show “The Voice India” in Season 1 in 2015.
Rohit PVNS – Rohit Paritala :
Rohit PVNS or call him Rohit Paritala is a talented singer from Hyderabad. He impressed the judges during the audition round of Indian Idol 2016 through his song “Baadal Ghumad Badh”.
Rohit is a versatile singer by he is exceptionally well in case of Ghazals and classical songs.
He had previously participated in Bol Baby Bol Gurukul in 2014.
Voting Details of Indian Idol 2016 Contestants / Participants :
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