It was February 2007 when auditions began for Indian Idol Season 3. Six months later, the most popular season of the show comes to its grand finale. With only a week to go before the winner is found, Indian Idol is heading for an exciting and nail- biting finish. With both finalists high on the popularity list, it is going to be tough for the viewers to select one amongst them as the winner. May the best man win is the heartfelt prayer. So who is India going to vote for? Who will walk away with the title Indian Idol Bharat Ki Shaan? Will it be the cool cop from Darjeeling, Prashant Tamang or will it be the dark horse from Shillong, Amit Paul? Ab Bharat ki haathon mein hai Bharat ki Shaan!
There have been loads of excitement and drama at every Gala and buckets of tears shed during the Saturday eviction. The show & the viewers have lost some of its good singers to voting. As a run-up to the most exciting finale, it is going to be a week long celebration of Indian Idol on Sony Entertainment Television. Starting from September 17th to Sunday September 23rd, 2007 every night at 9.00 pm, Indian Idol will bring to viewers some exciting and never-seen-before excerpts from the musical journey and the dream run of Amit Paul and Prashant Tamang.
Monday September 17th â€“ We showcase to the viewers the musical journey of Prashant Tamang of Darjeeling who bunked duty, (he is from the Kolkata police) to audition for the popular Indian Idol. Little did Prashant realize then, that reaching Indian Idol Top 2 will be a dream come true. Thanks to his Police force & loyal fans, who have supported him from the very beginning! Watch the true story of this modest young man and his rise to the top.
Tuesday September 18thâ€” Track the amazing route of Amit Paul from his home town Shillong to the hustle and bustle of Mumbai and reaching the Top 2 of Indian Idol. Amit will never forget his early eviction, and of course his Wild Card entry! His ardent admirers brought him back and Amit promised them that he would not let them down. There’s no looking back for Amitâ€¦
Wednesday September 19th â€“ Recount the mind-blowing experience of Amit and Prashant in their respective home towns of Shillong and Darjeeling. Crowds came in mind boggling numbers, both young and old, thronging the homeward route for miles. In picturesque Darjeeling, the crowds went ballistic just to see their simple sepoy Prashant, who brought so much joy and cheer to their lives and made them so proud. While in Shillong, the mountains echoed with the sound of music, as Amit returned home like a heroâ€¦ to be honored as the ambassador of peace and goodwill for Meghalaya.
Thursday September 20thâ€”We salute the honorable judges of Indian Idol whose months of hard work and training helped shortlist the country’s best singing talent among thousands of aspirants. Their efforts will bring to the fore that ONE voice which becomes the voice of the nation. They were sometimes hard on them, sometimes showered them with praisesâ€¦but never a moment when they missed their performances. Meet the jury behind Indian Idol 3.
Friday September 21stâ€” The viewers will be treated to the rocking performance of Amit and Prashant in Kolkata, their last public performance before the grand finale.
Saturday September 22ndâ€” Prashant & Amit will perform on the Indian Idol stage for the last time. Also, a sneak preview to the second season of Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Dancing with the stars which goes on air from Friday September 28th.
Sunday September 23rd– The grand finale of Indian Idol 3 is in Delhi. The three-hour live event will be attended by a galaxy of stars, celebrities, dignitaries among others from 9.00 pm to midnight. Watch this only on Sony Entertainment Television.
Do not miss the exciting and much-awaited finale of Indian Idol Only on Sony Entertainment Television.
Author Srividya Rajesh