The popularity of the reality shows on Indian television channels has been rising from the past decade. This has added a new dimension to the production of TV programs. These shows give opportunities to the prodigies residing in the interiors of the country to showcase their talent. Listed below are 10 amazing finds of Music Reality Shows who are winning the hearts of many in today’s time.
1. Shreya Ghoshal
One of the most decorated singers of the modern times, Shreya Ghoshal has won four Filmfare and four National Film Awards. She has also been nominated for a Filmfare award every year since 2006, her streak of 10 bettered only by Alka Yagnik’s 14 consecutive nominations. A child prodigy, Ghoshal won the Children’s Special Episode of the popular talent show Sa Re Ga Ma in 1996, She went on to win the season in 2000. Her hits include Dola Re (Devdas), Piyu Bole (Parineeta), Manwa Laage (Happy New Year!) and so on.
2. Monali Thakur:
Monali Thakur rose to popularity after placing ninth in Indian Idol 2.She won many awards for her song Sawar Loon (Lootera). She has sung many popular songs like Raghupati Raghav (Krrish 3), Tune Maari Entriyaan (Bangla Version), Love Me Thoda (Yaariyan) and Moh Moh ke Dhaage (Dum lagake haisha). She was also a judge on the Singing Reality Show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 5 on Zee Tv. Monali has also acted in a couple of films.
3. Shivam Pathak:
Music of the movie Mary Kom was one of the biggest hits of the year 2014. The composer of this award winning movie was none other than Indian Idol 5 contestant – Shivam Pathak. Sukoon Mila and Dil Ye Ziddi Hai both songs from the movie Mary Kom remained chart toppers for a long time. Shivam Pathak has surely come a long way!
4. Arijit Singh
Once a contestant of reality show, Fame Gurukul, Arijit Singh is one of the most successful singers of Bollywood today. There was no looking back for the singer after he rose to fame with Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2. Small-budget movies like Hate Story 2 (Aaj Phir Tum Pe), Jackpot (Kabhi Jo Badal Barse) and Citylights (Muskurane) would have gone unnoticed has d it not been for Arijit's songs, which made these movies famous overnight.
5. Antara Mitra
A contestant of Indian Idol 2, Antara Mitra has been lucky enough to sing with veteran singers like Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Mohit Chauhan and Shreya Ghoshal. Antara's famous songs include Bheegi Si Bhaagi Si from Rajneeti, Saree Ke Fall Sa from R...Rajkumar and All The Best from All The Best.
6. Bhoomi Trivedi
In 2007, Trivedi got selected from audition to perform in Indian Idol 3 however quit the show as she was suffering from jaundice. The following year she was again auditioned to perform in Indian Idol 4 but again had to quit the show since her aunt died because of breast cancer. She returned to the Fifth edition of Indian Idol where she ended up as the Runner-up. she rose to fame with her rendition in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2013 released film Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela, where she lent her voice for the song Ram Chahe Leela which was picturized on Priyanka Chopra.
7. Armaan Mallik
Armaan Mallik was a finalist on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs. Armaan malik has sung for over 100-200 commercials and about 16 films. His superhit songs include Tumko To Aana Hi Tha, Love You Till The End (House Mix) and Jai Jai Jai Jai Ho and songs of hate story 3 movie . His Album “ARMAAN” got him a lot of appreciation.
8. Mohammed Irfan
A contestant of Amul STAR Voice of India and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Mohammed Irfan is the voice behind songs like Banjaara (Aashiqui 2) and Baarish (Yaariyan) and Tu Hi Tu (Kick). Irfan got his big break when veteran singer S P Balasubramaniam recommended his name to AR Rahman. The music director roped him in for singing Behene De for the film Raavan.
9. Sreerama Chandra
Sreerama Chandra Mynampati who stole many hearts with his charming smile was the winner of Indian Idol 5. He performed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony along with great singers like Shankar Mahadevan, Shreya Goshal, Sunidhi Chauhan etc. Sreerama is a popular name in the Telugu film industry. Subanallah (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani) and Ishq Risk (Mere Brother KI Dulhan) are his most popular bollywood songs.
10. Neha Kakkar
With superhit songs like Dhating Naach (Phata Poster Nikla Hero), Sunny Sunny (Yaariyan), Manali Trance(The Shaukeens) and Ek Do Teen Chaar (Leela ek Paheli), Neha Kakkar has had a wonderful time in the Music Industry. She started her career with the television reality show Indian Idol season 2 in 2006. In 2008, she launched the album “Neha- The Rock Star” with music composed by Meet Brothers. She is known for a unique voice and rockstar attitude.
11. Neeti Mohan
She was one of the winners of Channel V's Popstars. Neeti Mohan made her singing debut in Bollywood with Ishq Wala Love from Student Of The Year. In the same year, she sang Jiya Re from Jab Tak Hai Jaan and won the RD Burman Award for these two songs. The singer has hit songs like Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari, Har Kisi Ko and Bang Bang in her kitty.
12. Swaroop Khan
Swaroop Khan is an Indian folk singer from Rajasthan who contested in the Indian Idol 5. He rose to fame with his debut song Tharki Chokro form the award winning movie PK. The song is composed by Ajay-Atul and is regarded as one of the most hit songs of the year 2014.