Lucknow: With the advent of monsoon, Sony Entertainment Television turns over a refreshing new chapter of Indian Idol with #MausamMusicKa.
The iconic show has been synonymous with a platform that has paved the way for exceptional singing talent. In its 10 th season this year, Indian Idol promises nothing but the best and is all set to raise the bar yet again with not just impressive talent but their awe-inspiring stories as well. Taking on the mantle as judges will be renowned singer and music composer Vishal Dadlani; popular singer and youth icon Neha Kakkar and the veteran singer and music director Anu Malik while the most loved Maniesh Paul helms the show as the charming host.
Lucknow, the nawabon ka sheher, which boasts of its rich musical and cultural heritage,
hosted Anu Malik along with three aspiring contestants of Indian Idol today. Anu Malik hand-picked these three contestants to give all the music connoisseurs of Lucknow a sneak peak into the talent that they can expect on Indian Idol this year.
While contestant Salman Ali, a 19 year old who’s voice defies not just his age, but cuts across all boundaries, mesmerized everyone with his voice, Krishnakali Saha, proved to everyone present that a talented voice goes beyond appearances and complexions. Ankush Bharadwaj, however, surprised everyone with not just his singing but his grit and determination that will certainly help him overcome keratoconus, a disease which has affected his visibility.
After rigorous auditions across 12 cities in the country, that saw participation in overwhelming numbers, the show is all geared up to set a new benchmark with the talent in the industry.
From this enormous number, the chosen participants will undergo the culling round through
which the judges will further filter contestants. The theatre round will see these contestants
give it their all to make it to the Top 12. The competition amongst the Top 12 will intensify with the audience and the judges rooting and voting for their favorite contestants’ week on week till the next Indian Idol is chosen.
The mammoth task of grooming and guiding the contestants rests on the shoulders of the
three accomplished judges. Neha Kakkar has been a part of the Indian Idol journey before as a contestant and as a judge now will be seen guiding them towards perfection. On the other hand, the no nonsense taskmaster Vishal Dadlani, will demand nothing but the best from contestants helping the contestants realize their singing aspirations. And last but not the least, ‘A-new Malik’, that is, Anu Malik will be seen hitting the right chords with the contestants and help them leverage their core areas of singing.
Produced by Freemantle Media, the multi-faceted chemistry between the judges combined
with their unique style of interaction with the participants, promises to make this season of
Indian Idol an ultimate entertainer on Indian television. Join the super trio of judges as they embark on this new journey to discover India’s next ‘Indian Idol’.
Tune in as the musical journey unfolds on India Idol starting July 7, every Sat-Sun at 8:00PM only on Sony Entertainment Television.