Prashant Tamang is Bharat Ki Shaan, The Indian Idol 3

At the Grand finale in Delhi, Prashant Tamang wins the title of Indian Idol 3!

Sunday, September 23, 2007 | 11:20:19 PM IST (+05:30 GMT)   |  Copyright:  |  Comments 47 Comments  |  19000 Views

Prashant Tamang is The Bharat Ki Shaan, The Indian Idol 3! Hailing from Darjeeling, Prashant has now become the Boy Next door, as he has managed to walk into the hearts of the people of India, with his lively songs.  After months of hard work, perseverance and dedication, the 24 year old Prashant Tamang  reached to the winning title in grand style. From being a part of the police force in Kolkata, to being the youth icon of the country, Prashant surely has come a long way. With a total of 7 crore votes that came in, Prashant Tamag got away with the maximim votes. "I would like to thank the Indian Idol Platform, the judges, my mother and the Kolkatta police force" said the winner. Prashant is now a proud owner to the Maruti S4, along with a one crore contract with Sony, and much more.

The Grand finale was held in Delhi on the 23rd of September. The evening dazzled with the top 12 Indian Idol finalists along with the most popular eliminated contestant - Suhit, the three esteemed judges - Annu Malek, Javed Akhtar, Udit Narayan and Alisha, accompanied by celebrities like John Abraham, Mika Singh and Sukhwinder Singh who put up a fabulous performance with the female Indian Idol finalists. The winners of Indian Idol one and two - Abhijeet Sawant and Sandeep Acharya took to the stage once again, remembering their wonderful past. Mini Mathur and Husein cheered the crowd and the finalists, as they put up a great show.

The runner up of third season on Indian Idol was the young heart throb of millions - Amit Paul. Amit not only managed to make it to the top 2, with the wild card entry, but was also chosen as the Brand Ambassador of Meghalaya during his journey in Indian Idol. Along with Prashant Tamag, Amit Paul too was gifted a brand new Maruti S4 car, for his brilliant performance. Both the contestants were gifted a Sony Erricson mobile phone, apart from the love and fame that they recieved over the last three months from people all over the world.

We wish the lucky winner - Prashant Tamang a hearty congratulations, and wish Amit the very best for future.

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  • Posted on: 28 September 2007 at 5:18pmsmiley_maha

    Congrats Prashant n all the best Amit!

  • Posted on: 25 September 2007 at 11:47ammetou*

    i wanted him to win=]

    thanku for the article

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 8:01pm*Sweet_Ishu*

    wohoo!!! really happy for him!

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 6:19pmxox.iloveyou

    im shocked.. i wanted prashant to win but i thought that he didnt have a chance of winning.

    but he did.. yay. though i wished it was a girl this yr. but oh well

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 5:43pmshaheera21



  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 5:03pmdhoommachale818

    congrats prashant

    congrats prashant
    good job
    amit u still r the besT!!!!!!
    I LOVE YOU!!!!!!
    keep singing ur heart out!!! and we'll always remember you!!!

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 4:46pmIamKashish

    Prashant first of all congrats for becoming Indian Idol but it doesn't matter i still believe you gonna sing only for nepalissss & for darjling people whereas Amit will sing for all of us. Amit will be the best singer in the bollywood industry for sure :-)

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 4:31pmumi82990

    Great article/pictures.

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 1:52pmkukur

    hi prashant

    i m realy happy 4 u n congratulation keep it well

  • Posted on: 24 September 2007 at 11:34amdamilola


    go prashant !!!!!!

    gongratz hun

    u deserve it

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