Hyderabad based Sreeram Chandra has won the fifth season of music reality show, Indian Idol 5 and was awarded by Superstar, Amitabh Bachan.
His victory on the show has landed him with Rs. 5 million cash, a Tata Winger car, one year contact with Sony BMG and for the first time, a chance to sing a song in a Yash Raj Film’s project.
For Sreeram it was undoubtedly the best Independence Day of his life, before winning the title he said, "Independence Day has always been important. If I win, I will feel lucky that I have received my identity on a day when my country celebrates its independence. For the rest of my life I will celebrate this day as my victory day"
Bollywood celebrities including Kareena Kapoor, Kailash Kher, Richa Sherma, Alisha Chinnai, Shankar Mahadevan and Bollywood’s Big B were also there to celebrate India Independence Day and grand finale of Indian Idol 5, held at the Filmistan Studios.
Hyderabad based Sreeram Chandra has won the fifth season of music reality show, Indian Idol 5.