Mumbai: It’s time to send congratulatory messages to Pawandeep Rajan as he has emerged as the winner of ‘Indian Idol 12’. The talented singer defeated Arunita Kanjilal, Mohd Danish, Nihal Tauro, Sayli Kamble and Shanmukha Priya in a star-studded finale to lift the winner’s trophy of the show.
Pawandeep Rajan, who hails from from Uttarakhand’s Champawat, was declared as the winner during a blockbuster finale event, which ran for 12 long hours. The talented singer took a home a cash prize worth Rs. 25 lakhs and a Maruti Suzuki Swift car.
Pawandeep Rajan Opens Up Becoming ‘Indian Idol 12’ Winner
The versatile singer thanked the viewers for showering him with love and support throughout his journey on the show. He expressed his gratitude towards the fans for making him the winner of ‘Indian Idol 2020’.
“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. It’s still sinking in. 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 who has been a part of my journey on Indian Idol. From the makers to the musicians, our coaches and my fellow contestants, this trophy belongs to all of you. Thank you Indian Idol and the citizens of India. This feeling is the best and thank you so much,” Pawandeep said in a statement.
Meet First & Second Runner-Up Of ‘Indian Idol 12’
Arunita Kanjilal and Sayli Kamble have finished as as the first and second runners-up of ‘Indian Idol 12’ respectively. The two girls were awarded with a cheque of Rs. 5 lakhs.
Mohd. Danish and Nihal Tauro secured the fourth and fifth positions. They were presented with a cheque of Rs. 3 lakhs. The top six finalists received a cheque of Rs. 75,000 and several gift hampers.
Pawandeep Rajan’s Journey On Indian Idol 12
The versatile and effervescent Pawandeep Rajan who outdid himself each time with every performance constantly strived to learn and grow throughout the show. According to Pawandeep, an artist needs a platform through which he can showcase his talent to everyone and Indian Idol is one such great platform. With so much of love and adulation coming his way, Pawandeep has surpassed everyone’s expectations. From performing in front of music industry veterans to celebrities and regaling them with mesmerizing performances, Pawandeep now looks forward to a bright future ahead.
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.