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Amit Paul drives Shillong crazy!

City of Shillong in a festive mood, with the homecoming of their Idol, Amit Paul.. Read for details.

2007-09-04T16:21:00Z

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To say that - would not be an overstatement; literally the city of Shillong went into a festive jubilation at the news of Amit Paul returning home to meet his people. The usually unmanned and cold streets of Shillong were packed with people and suddenly one could feel the warmth and welcome that they wanted to give to their representative at Indian Idol.

At Guwahati airport, there was a crowd of thousands of crazy fans wanting to have one glimpse of their hero: Amit Paul. From the Guwahati airport to the Bada Pani Lake, Amit halted at every 10 meters to talk and shake hands with his followers, friends and fans. At Bada Pani lake, he was welcomed with a Khasi Tribal dance. “This was a dream and now I believe that some dreams do come true”, says an over excited Amit Paul with tears in his eyes. “This is an experience of a lifetime; these moments will last in my mind forever.”

The crowd followed Amit everywhere making it look like a caravan round the city. Surely this homecoming gave a tough time for the traffic authorities in Shillong to control and monitor the crowd. There were girls who ran behind Amit’s car for over three kilometers to get one autograph!!!

After the Bada Pani Lake, Amit Paul made his way to the Air Marshall house which was crowded with localites’, who wanted to meet Amit Paul, and he came to the gate and met his fans personally. In the evening, at Jawaharlal Nehru sports complex, Amit witnessed and performed to a maddening crowd of over two lakh people. He held them spell bound with his rapturous music and mesmerizing renditions of some of the top chart busters and evergreen songs from 80’s and 90’s.

Surely girls kissing, friends hugging and the crowd wanting to shake hands with this young man shook the life out of him by the evening. But still Amit maintains, “This was the most memorable day in my life at Indian Idol”. It was because of this platform that i got this fame, love and adulation from everybody. “Indian Idol rocks!” says Amit.

At a press meet held this morning at Chief Minister's residence, Amit Paul was honoured with the title of brand ambassaor of peace of Meghalaya.


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salma93
salma93 2007-09-05T16:30:26Z i think he deserves to be in the top 2
vallanki
vallanki 2007-09-05T13:28:38Z He deserves it...he is multi talented..he should win the crown
Sara_DONT_ASK
Sara_DONT_ASK 2007-09-05T01:12:28Z Everyone gone crazy seeing amit....:D
suketutrivedi
suketutrivedi 2007-09-04T20:58:48Z I I 3 IS NOT AS GOOG AS like SRGMA AND VOI
~*puja*~
~*puja*~ 2007-09-04T16:13:23Z awww... that is so sweet and crazy! It must be overwhelming to get that kind of love and adulation from the people of your hometown.

He's already my Indian Idol... heres wishing him luck in becoming the Indian Idol!!!
Hard Rock
Hard Rock 2007-09-04T12:57:55Z Yaay Baby ..u rock...Now I hope those people get down to voting for u....
maha786
maha786 2007-09-04T10:58:07Z thx for the article surely amit has become a true hero and he deserves to win this season
shizajaved
shizajaved 2007-09-04T10:34:35Z OMG, Thanks for the article.. Amit me too wanna meet youuuu badly. and youuuu drive me crazy everytime you know. you are our next indian idol and i am surely sounding like a totally CRAXIEEEE fan :P.. hehhhh, love you.
Mehr-k
Mehr-k 2007-09-04T09:11:24Z great article. amit derserves all this admiration after all he is our hero.excellent work . love u god bless u amit .
april19
april19 2007-09-04T09:09:09Z i luv amit.. but i used to like ankita but now since she's gone.. well
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