As the entire country waited with bated breath to know who from amongst the Top 6 Finalists will be declared as the winner, Pawandeep Rajan from Champawat, Uttarakhand was announced as the season winner and lifted the coveted Indian Idol trophy.
Pawandeep Rajan has given a fantastic performance in the entire journey of Indian Idol Season 12. He was also seen playing several instruments on the show while his performance.
He garnered immense love from his fans and loved ones who came to the show to encourage him. The list does not end here, he has already recorded a song for Himesh Reshammiya and has received a recording and recently from Karan Johar for Dharma Productions.
Adding more, this young star in a period of 9 months has shown an inclination towards learning various instruments. With the guidance of his mentors and guru, he has sailes through this journey with a lot of gratitude. His special bond with his gurus has helped him hone and better his skills.
The winner was awarded with a cheque of Rs. 25 lakhs from Sony Entertainment Television and a Maruti Suzuki Swift car.
From the Top 6, Arunita Kanjilal and Sayli Kamble were declared as the first and second runners-up respectively and were awarded with a cheque of Rs. 5 lakhs respectively. The third and the fourth runners-up, Mohd Danish and Mohd Nihal Tauro were awarded with a cheque of Rs. 3 lakhs respectively.
All the Top 6 finalists received a cheque of Rs. 75,000 from Raj Superwhite Soap followed by gift hampers from Colgate and Denver respectively.
Indian Idol as a platform has given India some of its best playback singers and every season it gets bigger and grander. After weeks of grueling auditions, gala rounds, and entertaining performances, the Greatest Finale Ever set a benchmark in the industry with over 40 acts and over 200 songs for 12 straight hours! This stellar star-studded mega event kept the energies high.
Pawandeep Rajan, “Being a part of Indian Idol Season 12 was a dream come true and then being a part of Top 6 was just wonderous. Winning the title of Indian Idol Season 12 is just unbelievable for me. I still feel like I’m dreaming and cannot come to terms with reality. This is such a big honor for me. I’d like to thank all my fans and the viewers who have voted for me and made me win this honorable title. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone backstage who have guided me – musicians, our mentors and my fellow contestants. Thank you Indian Idol and the citizens of India. This feeling is the best and I am not only taking Season 12 winner title but a new found family. Thank you so much”.
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