2022 Telugu Indian Idol OTT - Latest Update, Contestants, Participants, Winner, Elimination

    • Telugu Indian Idol winner: BVK Vagdevi receives the trophy and prize money of Rs. 10 lakh from Chiranjeevi

      Young talented singer BVK Vagdevi from Nellore has won the debut OTT edition of the popular Indian TV series Indian Idol.
      Vagdevi was crowned the winner of Telugu Indian Idol in an eventful finale graced by none other than megastar Chiranjeevi. He presented the coveted trophy along with the prize money of Rs. 10 lakh. The winner was also awarded an additional Rs. 6 lakh.
    • From the Top 3 Finalists, Sreenivas and Vaishnavi were declared as the first and second runners-up and were awarded cheques of Rs. 3 lakh and Rs. 2 lakh respectively. Vaishnavi also won an opportunity to sing in Megastar Chiranjeevi's upcoming movie.
    • Post-Interview: Talking about her journey on the show, winner BVK Vagdevi said, “I would like to thank the judges, mentors and all the people for the immense support and love I received on these 15 weeklong journeys of Telugu Indian Idol. My rigorous effort over the past few months has finally paid off with this accomplishment. Geetha Arts has given me a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity which is nothing short of a dream come true for me. I’m thankful to aha for making this opportunity-rich platform for so many participants like me.”
    • Pranathi, Jayanth, Sreenivas, Vaishnavi and Vagdevi have eventually made it into the finale of Telugu Indian Idol. All the finalists were spotted giving their best in the finale.
    • Vagdevi's performances including Aila Aila, Laahe Laahe, Koncham Neeru Koncham Nippu and others in the show have earned her popularity. She is also known for her fun riddles and poems as well. Nandamuri Balakrishna, the special guest in the semi finale, called Vagdevi 'WowDevi' and 'Junior Pooja Hegde'. Thaman, one of the judges of the show, even went to state that she will rule the music industry in the near future.
    • Vagdevi, who is currently pursuing final year B. Arch in Orissa, wishes to pursue a career in playback singing besides continuing training in classical music and learning other forms of music as well.
    • The grand finale of the show was a star-studded event with famed actors Rana Daggubati, and Sai Pallavi also joining in. Chiranjeevi's fun banter with Rana, Sai Pallavi, the contestants and also the judging panel has been one of the highlights of the event which also saw a special jamming session between Karthik and Thaman, the judges of the show.
    • Telugu Indian Idol hosted by Sreerama Chandra, who was the winner of Indian Idol season 5 of the TV series, was judged by Thaman S, Nithya Menen and Karthik. It marked the hosting debut of Sreerama Chandra while Nithya Menen was also seen as the judge on a Telugu music show for the first time. The show has invited who's who of the music and entertainment industry including Manisharma, Usha Uthup, Rama Jogayya Sastry, actors Adivi Sesh and his team, Nandamuri Balakrishna and others. Balakrishna was a part of the semi finale episode that streamed on his birthday (June 10). 
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    • Singer Usha Uthup to grace Telugu Indian Idol:
      Telugu Indian Idol is inching close to its finale and the makers are checking all the right boxes to make the journey a memorable one. The show will invite none other than eminent playback singer Usha Uthup in the upcoming episode. She has sung many popular songs in Telugu especially many compositions of Thaman S, one of the judges of Telugu Indian Idol. For the unversed, her latest song Race Gurram composed by Thaman was a runaway hit. The pictures and videos of the upcoming episode, doing the rounds on social media shows, host Usha jamming with Karthik, one of the judges, and also cheering the contestants. The episode is also set to witness the top 6 performances. Meanwhile, the episode will also witness the last voting round. Close sources reveal that voting lines will be open 6 AM, June 6.
    • Telugu Indian Idol will stream the much-awaited semi finale episode on June 10 (Friday) on the occasion of Nandamuri Balakrishna's birthday. The episode will also invite Balakrishna who will interact with the contestants, bless them and also entertain with his special performance.
    • As per the grapevine, the show which will conclude in this month of June will invite Megastar Chiranjeevi for the grand gala finale.

    Megastar Chiranjeevi to grace Telugu Indian Idol grand finale? Telugu Indian Idol, which has invited Nandamuri Balakrishna for the upcoming grand finale, is creating a lot of buzz on social media. Latest reports reveal that the makers have invited Megastar Chiranjeevi for the grand gala finale which is slated to stream in July. However, an official confirmation is awaited at the moment. With his arrival, the debut OTT season of the TV series will certainly have a grand climax. Chiranjeevi was last seen in the Samantha Ruth Prabhu-hosted chat show Sam Jam, that streamed on an OTT platform. It is not the first time Chiranjeevi is invited as a special guest for a reality show's finale. The former Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu host has appeared as the guest for the grand finales of Bigg Boss Telugu season 3 and 4 in the past. The makers of Telugu Indian Idol hosted by Sreerama Chandra have left no stone unturned to make the debut OTT season a success. The show judged by Thaman S, Nitya Menen and Karthik have invited the who's who of the music fraternity including music maestro Manisharma, lyricist Rama Jogayya Sastry and others so far. Meanwhile, videos of the latest episode featuring Adivi Sesh, Shobhita Dhulipalla besides the pictures of Nandamuri Balakrishna's special performance from the upcoming episode are doing the rounds on social media. For the unversed, this is the first time Balakrishna will be appearing in a Telugu music show, especially for an OTT platform. Balakrishna has created ripples in the industry with his chat show 'Unstoppable' for the same OTT platform. The chat show also marked the OTT debut of Balakrishna as well as a host for a talk show. Balakrishna has unleashed his lesser-known fun side and fans loved it. 

    • Sreerama Chandra is set to host Indian Idol Telugu for a popular Telugu OTT platform. He has confirmed the same with a picture of the show's poster and wrote, "#teluguindianidol again Vote For Me I will sing I will anchor I will entertain"
    About the Show:

    • Indian Idol is one of the most loved and watched reality shows of India. It is a singing reality show that brings talented singers from around the country on a single stage.
    • Contestants from all over India give auditions organized in various parts of the country. This show helps us to recognize many talented artists in our country.
    • Indian Idol has successfully run its all 12 seasons, which were aired on Sony Entertainment  Television. It was started in 2004 and Abhijeet Sawant became the first winner of the show.
    • Recently, Indian Idol 12 was won by Pawandeep Rajan who is from Uttarakhand. As the popularity of the show is very high in India, the makers of the show also decided to launch it in the Telugu language.
    • People are very excited about this new and first-ever Telugu version of Indian Idol named “Telugu Indian Idol”. It is expected to become the most-watched and popular TV reality show in the Telugu language.
    • Telugu Indian Idol Auditions, Host, Judges, Where & When to Watch
    Telugu Indian Idol Auditions
    • A once in a lifetime opportunity has come for the people of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. As the registration for Telugu Indian Idol has started. Participants should have a good command of the Telugu language and should be between the age of 14-30.
    • Auditions of the most-awaited Telugu TV reality show have started on June 26, 2021. The first phase of the auditions started at Oasis School in Hyderabad.
    • You do not have to pre-register your name for the audition, the process will take place at the venue of the audition. The venue for the next phase of the audition has not been announced yet.
    • This show marks his OTT debut as a host. Sreerama Chandra has emerged as one of the five finalists of Bigg Boss Telugu 5.
    • The Popular Indian playback singer Sreerama Chandra Mynampati, popularly known as Sreerama Chandra will be seen as the host of the show. He was the winner of the fifth season of Indian Idol in 2010. After winning the show, he signed many acting and singing contracts. His debut Telugu Movie was Jagadguru Adi Shankara, which was released in 2013.
    • Some of his famous Bollywood songs are “Subhanallah” from the Ranbir Kapoor-Dipika Padukone starrer “Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani” (2013) and “Haal-E-Dil “from “Sanam Teri Kasam” (2016).
    • Apart from that, he also entered the Bigg Boss Telugu Season 5 as a contestant, and with his brilliant performance, he managed to become the second runner-up of the season.
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