Sunny Hindustani (R) declared Indian Idol 11. (Photo: Agencies)
KATHMANDU: Sunny Hindustani from Bhatinda in Punjab was declared the winner of the music reality show, Indian Idol 11.
The talented singer beat four other finalists to take home the coveted trophy along with the cash prize of NRs 2.5 million.
Sunny, who has wowed all from the time he came for his audition, sang a medley of songs including Mere Rashke Qamar, Bhar Do Jholi Meri and Halka Halka Suroor.
Aside from the winning amount, Sunny also received a car and a contract to sing for T-Series.
The four other finalists include Ankona Mukherjee, Adriz Ghosh, Ridham Kalyan and Rohit Raut.
While Rohit was adjudged the first runner-up, Ankona was declared the second runner-up.
“I had not thought of getting through the first round, leave alone winning the competition. I have come a long way and can’t believe that the journey has just started. From getting the opportunity to sing on such a big platform to winning the show is like all my dreams come true,” The Indian Express quoted Sunny as saying after winning the trophy.