Indian Idol is the Indian music competition television franchise based on the Pop Idol format.[1]

Indian Idol
Years2004–present
Films and television
Television series
Miscellaneous
Languages
Produced byFremantle
ARSenic's Business Empire (2010–present)
Miditech (2005–2009)
Optimystix Entertainment (2004-2005)
Based onPop Idol
No.of Versions4
No.of Seasons16
Original networkCulver Max Entertainment
(Hindi, Marathi)
Aha
(Telugu)

VersionsEdit

  Currently airing – 1
  Upcoming for airing – 0
  Recently concluded – 3
  No longer airing – 1
Language Show Season Year Host Judges Network Premiere Finale Episodes Contestants Winner Runner up
1 2 3 4
Hindi Indian Idol 1 2004–05 Aman Verma
Mini Mathur
Anu Malik Farah Khan Sonu Nigam None SET 30 October 2004 5 March 2005 12 Abhijeet Sawant Amit Sana
2 2005–06 12 Sandeep Acharya N. C. Karunya
3 2007 Hussain Kuwajerwala
Mini Mathur
Udit Narayan Alisha Chinai Javed Akhtar 13 Prashant Tamang Amit Paul
4 2008–09 Hussain Kuwajerwala
Meiyang Chang
Sonali Bendre Kailash Kher 19 September 2008 1 March 2009 12 Sourabhee Debbarma Kapil Thapa
5 2010 Hussain Kuwajerwala
Abhijeet Sawant
Sunidhi Chauhan Salim Merchant None 13 Sreerama Chandra Bhoomi Trivedi
6 2012 Hussain Kuwajerwala
Mini Mathur
Asha Bhosle 1 June 2012 1 September 2012 16 Vipul Mehta Amit Kumar
Indian Idol Junior 7 2013 Karan Wahi
Mandira Bedi
Vishal Dadlani Shreya Ghoshal Shekhar Ravjiani None 1 June 2013 11 Anjana Padmanabhan Debanjana Karmakar
8 2015 Hussain Kuwajerwala
Asha Negi
Salim Merchant Sonakshi Sinha 30 May 2015 6 September 2015 13 Ananya Nanda Nahid Afrin
Indian Idol 9 2016–17 Karan Wahi
Paritosh Tripathi
Anu Malik Farah Khan Sonu Nigam None 14 L. V. Revanth Khuda Baksh
10 2018 Manish Paul Vishal Dadlani Neha Kakkar Javed Ali 14 Salman Ali Ankush Bhardwaj
11 2019 Aditya Narayan Himesh Reshammiya 12 October 2019 17 Sunny Hindustani Rohit Shyam Raut
12 2020–21 None 28 November 2020 15 August 2021 15 Pawandeep Rajan Arunita Kanjilal
13 2022-23 10 September 2022 TBA 15
Marathi Indian Idol Marathi 1 2021–22 Swanandi Tikekar
Prajakta Mali
Ajay–Atul None Sony Marathi 22 November 2021 20 April 2022 56 15 Sagar Mhatre Jagdish Chavan
Telugu Telugu Indian Idol 1 2022 Sreerama Chandra Thaman S Nithya Menen None Karthik Aha 25 February 2022 17 June 2022 31 12 BVK Vagdevi Srinivas Darimisetty

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beaster-Jones, Jayson; Sarrazin, Natalie (4 October 2016). Music in Contemporary Indian Film: Memory, Voice, Identity. Taylor & Francis. pp. 76–90. ISBN 978-1-317-39970-4.