MUMBAI: Recognised as one of Indian television’s biggest singing reality show, Sony Entertainment Television’s Indian Idol is back with its 10th Season! The previous season that aired in 2017 received and amazing response and saw aspiring singers sing their way to win the coveted title. With the upcoming season, the show is back to find the next singing talent. The industry is abuzz with names of who will be the judges in this season.
Vishal Dadlani, who has been a part of many reality shows and appeared as a guest on the last season of the show will be sharing the judges seat with the spunky yet sweet Neha Kakkar. An amazing fact about Neha Kakkar is that the singer who has achieved immense success today was once a part of Indian Idol and was selected as one of the top 10 contestants. And, one judge who has the wittiest sense of humour and a knack of narrating shayaris makes a comeback on the show. The person is none other than our very own singer and music composer – Anu Malik. The decision to select the best singer of Indian Idol 10 now lays in the hands of Anu Malik, Neha Kakkar and Vishal Dadlani.
When asked to share their excitement, Vishal Dadlani says, “I can’t wait to be on the judges’ seat of the upcoming season of Indian Idol 10. I have been a part of many reality shows including my association with Indian Idol junior and I gotta say, Indian Idol is a class apart from other music shows on Indian television. There is a superlative variety of talent who test their singing skills on this platform with such panache that audiences can see the diversity present in India on the show. So Khabar Phaila Do, we are back! I want to encourage every aspiring singer to come forward and showcase their voice and their ability to own the stage.”
On her association with the show, Neha Kakkar said, “I’m thrilled and excited to be associated with the one of the best platforms on television in India for singing talent. My singing career began with me being a contestant on this very show and now, I’m going to be judging it. Life has truly come a full circle. I instantly took the offer to judge Indian Idol because I know the journey from being judged to judging on the same stage is going to be a memorable experience for me. I still remember the excitement on being shortlisted and selected in Top 10 and I will give the full credit to Indian Idol platform for grooming me as a singer and shaping my career. This year the campaign centres around the thought, Khabar Phaila Do for the audition, I will urge and request everyone to share the news that Indian Idol is back and ensure we get the best participation at the auditions that start in Jaipur on 1st May.”
Anu Malik adds, “I am very excited to make a comeback on the show. I have been associated with the show since its inception and have got a chance to see some unique singing talent across the nation. Every experience has been an everlasting one. The last season saw some of the best singing talent from all over India and the competition was tough. This time, we return with a bang and Khabar Phaila Do, we are back with the best singing talent hunt of India. I urge every aspirant singer to come for the auditions. Indian Idol is a prestigious platform that has changed the lives of so many and I am proud to be associated with the show.”
Auditions start from 1st May, 2018 in Jaipur and multiple auditions will be conducted in 11 different cities namely, Lucknow, Guwahati, Bhubaneswar, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Delhi, Indore and Mumbai to select the best talents from all over India! Khabar Phaila Do!