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'I have broken all records of Idol' - Sourabhee Debbarma

She is the first female to have won the title of Idol. Read further to know her journey as Telly Buzz talks to her...

Published: Tuesday,Mar 03, 2009 15:36 PM GMT-07:00
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The Grand Finale of Indian Idol 4 ended with Sourabhee Debbarma winning the crown. Yes, she has definitely broken the record by becoming the first girl to win the tag of Idol and currently is on cloud nine as Telly Buzz had a chit-chat with her.

I have broken all records of Idol - Sourabhee Debbarma
How does it feel to be the First Female Indian Idol ever?
I have become the first female Indian Idol and it's great, as I have broken all records (grins). I really feel proud and very happy. I wanted to win for my parents and the people who supported me. They even went for a campaign for two days leaving their work. I was obliged with their gestures.

What was your first reaction as soon as your name was announced?

As soon as that frame was sent down, we were wondering as to what will happen. When John opened it, I saw my photo but didn't know how to react as I was confused whether the frame had the picture of the winner or the runner-up (laughs).  But finally it was the winner and then there were no words to express my feelings.

You have been a stage stealer with consistent performances in Idol. Who do you attribute your success to? Many felt Rajdeep Chatterjee could have given a tough fight if he was in the Finale. Do you also feel so?
Yes, even I feel that he should have been in the finals. It all happened because of the voting system. Definitely something was lacking in his performance that didn't click with the janta. Though I feel he was a deserving contestant and should have been here with us.

How confident were you about winning the tag of Indian Idol 4?
To be frank enough, I was 95% confident that I will be the winner. Even in one of the episodes,  judges said that I deserve the trophy and even janta supported me by showering their votes. Even with all the confidence to back me up, just before the final announcement, I felt as though I was about to get a heart attack, but then was surprised (laughs)

Tell us about your journey from auditioning to winning?

All I can say is that it was totally different. When I entered auditions I was nobody, but now when the show is finished I'm well known. I thought it was fine if I got eliminated when people  started recognizing me, but I never thought I will end up being the winner. My main ambition was that people should recognize me and my voice, and now I have achieved it. I would like to thank all the people who have helped me.

What is next for you?

I really don't know as I have not yet come to terms with the Idol success. I don't know what my destiny and future has in store for me. For now I have a contract of one year, so will be doing lots of stage shows.

Reporter and Author: Rachana Trivedi

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Aishwarya @-Aishwarya- 14 years ago She totally deserved to win, she is the complete ideal indian idol, i have been supporting her since the beginning! Go Sourabhee Go!!
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sanju @Sanju_ 14 years ago sourabhee deserved it...and congrats once again.
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Pooja @pooja_l 14 years ago Nice interview..All the best Sourabhee and congrats for being a lady indian idol for the 1st time..all girls are proud of u.
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Sadi Patel @ArmaansGirl 14 years ago surabhi was da deserving winner frm da finalists but i jsut wish rajdeep was da 1 who ended up in da finals n won! :( but jo hogya soh hogaya! :D
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Ayesha @styleislife13 14 years ago Congratz Sourabhee.......
Gud Luck for the future.............
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Crystal @-AMIGAIL-LOVER- 14 years ago Sourabhee soo happy for you! you did deserve it all the best in feuture and you was awesome keep rocking girl!
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Anila @Annu.. 14 years ago well, rajdeep should have won the title, however,sourabhee atleast 10 times better than the other finalists kapil & torsha
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Minz aka Minnie @*Dakoo_Minzy* 14 years ago I reallyy liked this gurl from the beginning!!...Congratz!...
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Samiya @samiya. 14 years ago Congrats Sourabhee!
She''s awesome!
Really do wish Torsha won!
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d.y. @d.y. 14 years ago hey more than indian idol this show shud be named chinky idol these chinks end up winning coz of all the regional support they get and not because they deserve it no wonder after the show they do nothing
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