The Desi Style of the world popular singing competition,
Indian Idol, has been a big success during the past decade. The show was first put in front the Indian audience in 2004. That season ran until 2005. Due to its success, Sony TV decided to air it for another three years. Due to complications which arose due to unnamed reasons, the competition was off air for two years. Anupama Mandloi helped to organise the show and air it again on Set Television Networks. There have been several variations in the format of the show. They decided to launch a kids based singing competition which was judged by
Sunidhi Chauhan, Salim and many more.
The seventh edition of the show would be aired later in 2016 and early 2017. This year marks the twenty-first anniversary of Sony Television. All the stars of the show which are aired on the channel, came on the Kapil Sharma Show, to celebrate the occasion.
Indian Idol judge
Sonu Nigam was the main guest in the show. He was later joined by
Armaan Malik, another evaluator of the show. Here they promoted the seventh iteration of the show. It is going to be a panel of three judges, the name of third person was not revealed. It is set to follow the similar format of the previous editions. The auditions have already been conducted in various places, and the final twelve contestants are yew to be selected.
The show might start airing in early 2017,and will take the 8:00 time slots, due to the prime time success of The Kapil Sharma Show. The auditions were conducted in cities like Varanasi, Bhopal, Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi, Raipur, Delhi, Hampi, Pune, and many more. Lakhs of people tried their luck at a shot to fame. Few of them had an exceptional voice while others simply came to have fun. The show will now move into its second round which will take place in their studio in Mumbai.
You can expect the third judge to Sunidhi Chauhan (she has been on the panel on previous other occasions), or
Kanika Kapoor. After the second round, there will be another round, the last and the final one, to select the twelve finalists. The chosen people would get a chance to perform live and prove themselves in front of the whole country.