Advertisement

HindustanTimes Sat,25 Oct 2014

Vipul Mehta wins 'Indian Idol 6'

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Amritsar, September 01, 2012
First Published: 23:29 IST(1/9/2012) | Last Updated: 23:34 IST(1/9/2012)

Amritsari lad Vipul Mehta outshone his Punjabi competitors to emerge as the winner of reality show Indian Idol season six, the grand finale of which was held on Saturday evening.

Advertisement

There were two other Punjab contestants in the race -- Devendra Pal Singh and Amit Kumar.

Vipul walked away with a cash prize of Rs. 50 Lakh, a Nissan Micra car, a Suzuki Hayate motorcycle and a contract of a music album with Universal music.

He also won a trophy and three lakh rupees from Max Life insurance.

Actress Kareena Kapoor, who came to the show to promote her upcoming flick 'Heroine' along with director Madhur Bhandarkar, announced the results. Both of them, along with the judges of the show Asha Bhonsle, Salim Merchant, Sunidhi Chauhan and Anu Malik gave away the prize money to Vipul.

Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Ilena D Cruz also came to promote their flick Barfi on the show.

Notably, Vipul has been among the most consistent performers on the show, and was praised by all the judges for his versatility. He was earlier also seen in reality show Voice of India. During the show, he gave wonderful performances on songs like Saada Haq and Chamak Challo.

"The entire family is very happy with his victory, and we want to thank people from India and Amritsar for their support," said Mayank Kapoor, Vipul's brother in law.

His parents Mukesh Mehta and Alka Mehta were on stage with him. His grand father Mahinder Lal Mehta celebrated Vipul's victory with his friends here.

comment Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.hindustantimes.com
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement
more from Chandigarh

PM’s presence at swearing-in of Khattar may create odd situation

An odd situation related to the order of precedence may arise during the swearing-in ceremony of Haryana’s chief minister-designate Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday, which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is certain to attend.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Copyright © 2014 HT Media Limited. All Rights Reserved