Indian Idol Junior gears up for an impressive finale!
The musical chords on the nation’s most loved singing reality show – ‘Indian Idol Junior’ will hit high notes making way for glitterati, star-studded, impressive grand finale!
The musical chords on the nation's most loved singing reality show " Indian Idol Junior' will hit high notes making way for glitterati, star-studded, impressive grand finale! The grandeur of the much awaited grand finale will come alive with the presence of tinsel town's bigwigs. Shahid Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra along with Ram Charan will be seen in the episode promoting their upcoming flicks. And the entertainment doesn't end here... Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will make a special appearance on the show tonight to declare the winner of the hugely popular singing reality series and give away the trophy to the nation's first Indian Idol Junior.
The four little wonders whose sheer dedication and hard work has enabled them to reach the Top 4 slot in the show and compete for the coveted title of the first Indian Idol Junior of the nation are Anmol Jaswal from Jammu, Nirvesh Sudhanshubhai Dave from Ahmedabad, Anjana Padmanabhan from Bengaluru and Debanjana Karmakar from Kolkata. While these little singers will leave no stone unturned to reach the top slot, the entertainment quotient on the show will indeed go a few notches higher! For Karan Wahi will be seen charming the audience with his delightful dance performance on a medley of songs for the first time ever. And for one last time, the Top 11 Indian Idol Junior contestants will share the stage lending their sweet voices cheering for their Top 4 junior friends.
Indian Idol Junior created waves across the nation since its inception. Indian Idol Junior's received praises and acclaim from all quarters with Bollywood's big names - Salman Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Amitabh Bachchan, Sujoy Ghosh rooting for them and the amazing talent at display on the show. That's not all, the biggest honor came in a few words from the nightingale of the nation and India's most legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar herself who tweeted praising the young singers and even requested the show's makers to pick five winners in this edition, instead of one.
The journey through the auditions till getting to Top 4 has been one of anguish and ecstasy. Who will walk away with the coveted title of the nation's first ever Indian Idol Junior ? Get ready to witness the splendid finale of Indian Idol Junior on 1st September at 8:30pm only on Sony Entertainment Television.
In the first episode, the guest judge was Vidya Balan and the contestants had to sing Bollywood songs with some of the well known singers. Anmol was paired with Rahul Vaidya, Nirvesh with Shruti Pathak. Debanjana sang with Arijit Singh, while Sonaski sang with Harshdeep Kaur. Akash was paired with Shilpa Rao, and Anjana with Papon. Aryan sang with Bhavya Pandit, and Priyam with Benny Dayal. Sankalp sang with Neha Bhasin, while Eman sang with Dominique Cerejo and Sugandha with Soham Chakraborty. Anjana, who had sung with Papon, was the performer of the day, and won a fixed deposit of 1 lakh rupees.
This episode had Bhaag Milkha Bhaag's lead actor Farhan Akhtar & director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra as guests. Anmol won the Performer of the Day title.
Sonakshi Sinha and Ranveer Singh from film Lootera came to support the contestants and promote their upcoming movie Lootera. Akash was the Performer of the Day.
The fourth episode was the first episode to have an elimination. While judge Shreya Ghoshal was not present, Kavita Krishnamurthy sat in. This episode was a tribute to Manna Dey, and the contestants sang duets. Anmol sang with Sankalp, and Nirvesh and Sonakshi again teamed up (they had also sung together in the 2nd theatre round). After that, Priyam & Akash sang together, and finally Aryan & Sugandha. As for Debanjana, Anjana, and Eman, the "three Devis" as Kavita Krishnamurthy called them sang a medley of Dey's songs. Eventually Sankalp, Aryan, & Sugandha were in the bottom three, and Sugandha & Sankalp were declared safe while Aryan was eliminated.
This episode had well known actor Govinda in for Shreya Ghoshal.
This episode had Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy as guests. Shreya Ghoshal also returned after missing 2 episodes. In the end, Eman, Priyam, & Sonakshi were in the Bottom 3 but they decided to have no elimination. Their scores would be combined with the scores from the next week, and afterward they would have the Top 9...
This episode had actors Tusshar Kapoor & Ravi Kishan as guests. Eman, Priyam, & Sonakshi, who were in the bottom 3 last week as well, were also in the bottom 3 this time. Priyam & Sonakshi were declared safe while Eman was eliminated.
This is episode featured well known singer Bappi Lahiri as a guest. Nirvesh & Debanjana made their debut in the Bottom 3 while Sankalp returned for another spot in the Bottom 3. Eventually Sankalp was eliminated.
Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone featured as special guests to promote their upcoming film "Chennai Express". The Juniors presented with songs featuring Sharukh Khan.
Veteran singer-music composers Salim-Sulaiman featured as special guests and all the songs were dedicated to them. Debanjana Karmakar was declared the "Performer of the Day". Eventually, Priyam, Akash and Anmol were in the bottom three.....and finally the result was the elimination of Akash Sharma. He ended the episode with a song and his journey through the show.
Eid special. Juniors were to sing Qawwali Style songs. Actors Imran Khan and Sonakshi Sinha were feature as special guests to promote theier upcoming film, "Once Upon a Time in Mumbai: Dobara".
Episode 12 - Independence Day special. Juniors sang patriotic songs in praise of India. Anjana made her place in the Bottom 3 for the first time, while Nirvesh and Priyam returned for another spot in the Bottom 3. Finally, Priyam was eliminated and ended her journey with an Assamese song and bade adieu to the stage of Indian Idol Junior.
Sunday, August 18, 2013:
In tonight’s episode, nostalgia will prevail as Indian Idol 6 winner Vipul Mehta along with the finalist Poorvi Kautish and Amit Kumar will make an appearance on the show. The ex-Indian Idol contestants will be seen extending their support to the juniors by singing alongside them. However one Idol junior’s dream will come to an end as the show witnesses Sonakshi Kar elimination.
- (WINNER) The contestant won the season and became "Indian Idol Junior".
- (RUNNER-UP) The contestant made it to the Top 3, but did not win, becoming a Runner-Up of the season.
- (IN) The contestant was safe from elimination.
- (LOW) The contestant was in the Bottom 3 but was declared safe first and was not eliminated.
- (LOW) The contestant was in the Bottom 3 but was declared safe second and was not eliminated.
- (OUT) The contestant was in the Bottom 3, and was eliminated.