SET to premiere Indian Idol 11 from 12 Oct

MUMBAI: After discovering India’s musical prodigies for a decade, Sony Entertainment Television (SET) is all set to present the 11th season of Indian Idol starting 12th October. The show will air every Saturday and Sunday at 8 pm.

The stage is set and the audience will see the entire nation come together as #EkDeshEkAwaaz to celebrate talented participants with inspiring stories.

Get ready to see singing talent from all walks of life impress the judges and audience alike to become the voice of the nation. The mammoth task of grooming and guiding these contestants’ rests on the shoulders of the accomplished judges – the amazing trio of composer Vishal Dadlani, music director Anu Malik and singer Neha Kakkar. Aditya Narayan will helm the show as the charming host.

From an enormous pool of those auditioning, the chosen participants will go to the Theatre round, where these contestants will give it their all to make it to the Top 15. The competition amongst the Top 15 will intensify with the audience and the judges rooting and voting for their favourite contestants’ week on week till India’s next Indian Idol is chosen.

The local version of the Fremantle and 19 Entertainment co-owned format features some sensational singing talent, that promises to make this season the ultimate entertainment show on Indian television.

SET head of programming Ashish Golwalkar said, “The biggest music festival, Indian Idol is back on television in less than 10 months, only because of the love showered by the audience on us each time. We are delighted that the terrific trio of Judge – Annu Malik, Vishal Dadlani, and Neha Kakkar are back and they have brought some outstanding contestants who will defiantly win the hearts of the audience.”

Aradhana Bhola, Managing Director – Fremantle India “Idols is much more than just a musical reality show; its legacy continues to rule the hearts of millions of fans in 56 territories worldwide. At Fremantle, we are elated to be creating Indian Idol season 11 that continues our decade-plus strong association with Sony Entertainment Television. We hope that the contestants with their unique voices and inspiring stories from across India will yet again create irresistible entertainment for the viewers as they unite in choosing their beloved Indian Idol.”

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