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#ThrowBackThursday : 10 iconic years of Indian idol!

As reality shows go, Indian idol is definitely one of the most entertaining...

Published: Thursday,Sep 24, 2015 11:43 AM GMT-06:00
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As reality shows go, Indian idol is definitely one of the most entertaining. This singing based show was based on the popular American idol series and 10 years back it made its debut on Indian TV. This show has given the industry many talented singers and also new faces to the big and small screens. We loved to watch the show as the contestants went head on and sung some of the best songs ever. But the show auditions were a big hit as not only good singers but some of the wackiest participants were seen here! Let's take a look back at the winners, judges and the little things that made this show so awesome!

Season 1 (2004-2005)

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Winner: Abhijeet Sawant from Mumbai.

Hosts: Mini Mathur and Aman Verma.

Judges: Anu Malik, Sonu Nigam and Farah Khan.


Indian Idol Season 2 (2005-2006)

Winner:  Sandeep Acharya from Gurgaon.

Hosts:  Mini Mathur and Aman Verma.

Judges: Anu Malik, Sonu Nigam and Farah Khan.


Season 3 (2007)

Winner: Prashant Tamang from Kolkata.

Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Mini Mathur.

Judges:  Anu MalikJaved Akhtar, Alisha Chinai, and Udit Narayan.


Indian Idol 4 (2008-2009)

Winner: Sourabhee Debbarma from Agartala.

Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Meiyang Chng.

Judges: Anu Malik, Javed Akthar, Sonali Bendre and Kailash Kher.


Indian Idol 5 (2010)

Winner:  Sreeramchandra Mynampati from Hyderabad.

Hosts: Abhijeet Sawant and Prajakta Shukre.

Judges: Anu Malik, Salim Merchant and Sunidhi Chauhan.


Indian Idol 6

Winner: Vipul Mehta from Amritsar.

Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Minimathur.

Judges: Anu MalikSunidhi Chauhan, Asha Bhosle and Salim Merchant.


Indian Idol also gave us two power packed seasons of Indian Idol Junior where we saw some really amazing talent coming from the little participants. Indian Idol Junior was a major Success as it had a huge impact on the audience and they loved to see the talented kids sing some of the toughest and challenging songs. Let's take a look at the two seasons of Indian idol junior.


Indian Idol Junior

Winner: Anjana Padmanabhan.

Hosts: Karan Wahi and Mandira Bedi.

Judges: Vishal Dadlani, Shekhar Ravjiani and Shreya Ghoshal.


Indian Idol Junior Season 2

Winner: Ananya Sritam Nanda.

Hosts: Hussain Kuwajerwala and Asha Negi.

Judges: Vishal Dadlani, Sonakshi Sinha and Salim Merchant.


What's your favourite Indian Idol moment? Who is your favourite singer? Comment Below!


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Farah Khan Hussain Kuwajerwala Mandira Bedi Udit Narayan Kailash Kher Alisha Chinai Anu Malik Sonali Bendre Sonu Nigam Sunidhi Chauhan Karan Wahi Javed Akhtar Shreya Ghoshal Salim Merchant Vishal Dadlani Shekhar Ravjiani Mini Mathur Abhijeet Sawant Prajakta Shukre Meiyang Chang Sonakshi Sinha Asha Negi Indian Idol 4  Indian Idol 5  Indian Idol 6  Indian Idol Junior  Indian Idol Junior Season 2  Sony TV 

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Meitantei-san 6 years ago Sreeramchandra Heart
You totally rocked your season!
Proud fan!
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jyothi_rao 7 years ago Watched IIJ2 only for Asha Negi.. Asha Negi & Hussain were fabulous in their hosting!!
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crazy4karanwahi 7 years ago
U r the best Karan Wahi. Love u so muchhh
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charm_kw 7 years ago There is no one like u Karan Wahi. U r the best dude. GOD blesss
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angeleyes7 7 years ago Karan Wahi were the only reason to watch Indian Idol. He rocks
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fufu123 7 years ago Asha Negi and Hussain rocked as hosts in IIJ2.
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style14 7 years ago Loved Asha Negi as host in Indian Idol Junior 2
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Swetha-Sai 7 years ago Abhijeet, Sandeep & Sriram are gifted people who deserved to win!
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_shadesnature_ 7 years ago Prashant Tamang was the most undeserving Indian idol
And Indian idol season 5 was the best season of the complete series each n every contestant was very much talented
But congratulations tea, Indian idol it was a wonderful journey ...
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AshvikanForever 7 years ago Asha Negi and Hussain rocked as hosts in IIJ2.
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