The kingdom of reality shows in India was started establishing 25 years back and now almost every TV Channel has its own singing/dancing reality shows. In a single season of reality show, dozens of talented candidates take participate and most of them earn fame as long as they exist in the show. In straight words, people forget most of the candidates after elimination. It is hard to say that it was a game of luck or their hard work but there are many playback singers in Bollywood who started earning name, fame, and money after appearing in Indian singing reality show like Indian Idol and SA RE GA MA PA. AuditionsDekho.Com is shortlisted some of them in this post.
Arijit Singh has become one of most successful playback singer in Indian Music Industry. Today, almost every Bollywood Movie contains at least one song of Arijit. You will be surprised to know that this rock star started his carrier from a reality show named “Fame Gurukul” at the age of 18. Unfortunately, he couldn’t win the title of this show but he continued to pay off hard work and participated in “10 Ke 10 Le Ggaye Dil” and won the title. Arijit debut in Bollywood Music with “Phir Mohabbat” from Murder 2.
At the age of four Shreya started learning music. At the age of 11, she participated in “All Light Vocal Music Competition” which was organized by Sangam Kala Group in New Delhi and won the title of show. After 5 years, she participated in famous Indian Singing Reality Show “SA RE GA MA PA” on Zee TV. She debuted in Bollywood from the film Devdas. She sang five songs in the movie including “Silsila Ye Chahat Ka”, “Bairi Piya”, “Dola Re Dola”, “Chalak Chalak”, and “Morey Piya”. Today, people consider Shreya Ghosal just next to Legendry Lata Mageshkar.
Sunidhi Chouan is known as “Queen of Bollywood Item Songs”. She gave make hit item songs such as “Aisa Jadu Dala Re”, “Ishaq Samandar”, “Halkat Jawani”, and Sheila Ki Jawani. Just like Shreya, she also started practicing at the age of 4 only. At the age of 13 years, Sunidhi succeed to win first singing reality show “Meri Awaz Suno” and debuted in Bollywood from the movie Shastra. People started knowing her after she sang “Mehboob Mere Mehboob Mere” for which she was nominated for Filmfare Award.
The voice behind songs Koi Mujhko Yun Mila Hai Jese Bajaare ko Ghar, Dard Dilon K Kam Ho Jate, and Sun Soniye is Mohammed Ifran’s voice. He participated in many reality shows like Jo Jeeta Wahi Super Star, Amul Star Voice of India, and SA RE GA MA PA. He won the title of Jo Jeeta Wahi Super Star. The story of Ifran behind debuting in Bollywood Music Industry is different from the above singers. Actually he grabbed the attention of S.P. Balasubrahmanyam during a concert at a musical institute in Hyderabad and later on S.P recommended him to A.R Rehman for “Behene De” from the movie Ravaan.