LV Revanth becomes winner of Indian Idol 9
Finally after a long journey Visakhapatnam-based LV Revanth was announced as the winner of Indian Idol Season 9 by none other than the God of cricket Sachin Tendulkar. Apart from Revanth, first runner-up was Khuda Baksh, the second runners-up was PVNS Rohit. The winner was awarded with a prize money of Rs 25 lakh, Mahindra KUV100 and also a singing contract with Sony Music. Only Khuda Baksh was an odd one our as he hails from Punjab other two belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh. We must say all the three singers were versatile and had won the millions of hearts.
The grand finale was filled with super excitement as Sunil Grover aka Dr.Mashoor Gulati marked his presence along with Sughandha. As usual, Sunil’s acts were hilarious and he also sang the modified version of his recent number called Mere Judges Mujhko Piyaar Nahi Karte. Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar also marked his presence on the show and declared the winner.
Here are some facts about Indian Idol winner LV Revanth you should know:
1. LV Revanth full name is Lolla Venkata Revanth Kumar Sharma simply called Revanth is an Indian playback singer, known for his songs in Telugu and Kannada. He is a renowned singer of South.
2. Popularly known as Rockstar Revanth is a young bundle of talent. He was born on February 10, 1990 in Hyderabad. Revanth grew up in Visakhapatnam and moved to Hyderabad to pursue a career in playback singing. He completed part of his schooling at Bala Vidyalayam in Srikakulam and studied at Dr. V.S Krishna Government College. Revanth has an older brother and loving mother. His father passed away before he was born.
3. He has sung around 200 songs for Telugu and Kannada films, the latest being “Manohari” from the hit film Bahubali. for which he received IFFA Utsavam and MAA Music Award nominations for best male playback singer.In 2008, he sang his first film song, Jhalak Diklaja in Maha Yagnam, composed by Vandemataram Srinivas.
4. Revanth started his career with music talent shows. One of his first show was Saptha Swaralu on ETV. After being runner-up in Super Singer 5 and Super Singer 7, he was the winner in Super Singer 8. Now, the singing sensation also won the title of Indian Idol.
Revanth now wanted to pursue his career in Bollywood. Heartiest Congratulations to LV Revanth.