X Factor India


X Factor India
X Factor India

About X Factor India & Judges & Contestants

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Posted: 21 May 2011 at 5:00am | IP Logged
About X Factor India

Kya Aap Mein  Wo Baat Hain

X Factor gives every individual an opportunity to showcase their talent regardless of age, background. The widely popular X Factor - which now has versions in every country and boasts of a unique format which allows every contestant over the age of sixteen to enter the auditions. Divided in three categories - 16 ' 25 years, above 25 years and individual groups, candidates will be screened for their singing talent, attitude and star quality with select few landing to instant stardom as the final selection happens before the judges and live crowd in mega concerts which the whole nation will be watching with bated breath.

Candidates who make their way through the final selections will be divided in three groups with each group having a mentor at the helm. Under the guidance of three mentors they will be further tested and tried, eliminated and only a lucky few will have the privilege to visit the judges homes set in exotic locations nationally.

Here the participants get to experience the lifestyle of the rich and famous while experts like vocal coaches, choreographers and stylists work on them to make a complete performer out of the contestants. At the end of the session each judge will select their final 4 who will proceed for the final showdown!!!

Judges who will lead X FACTOR INDIA are Play back Singer /actor Sonu Nigam, Finest Film maker of the Indian film Industry Sanjay leela Bhansali and the leading Indian Play back singer Shreya Ghoshal.

X-FACTOR is all about making your dreams come true. So if you have a dream to make it big to super stardom, here's your chance.

Sonu Nigam
Sonu Nigam

Born on 30th of July in Faridabad, Haryana, India Sonu Nigam is a multi-talented artist who is a Singer, Actor, Anchor and a Radio Jockey. He is one of the finest playback singers of the Indian Film Industry who has also sung in numerous Indi-pop albums and has performed live in many concerts. He has been awarded as the best live performer and has received many awards for lending his voice for various films in different languages in the Indian film Industry. He is extremely popular in the Kannada film industry too.

Sonu Nigam has appeared as a judge in many reality shows like Indian Idol season 1 & 2, Chhote Ustaad, guest judge in Voice of India, Jo jeeta wahi superstar. Now, once again he will be appearing as a judge on Sony Entertainment Television, where he will be judging India's biggest singing show X FACTOR INDIA and mesmerize everyone with his magical voice.

Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Born on February 24, Sanjay Leela Bhansali is one of the most unique and a creative film maker, Indian Film Industry has ever been gifted. This FTII (Film & Television Institute of India) graduate holds a different perception for cinema which sets him class apart. A well acclaimed director nationally and internationally proved his sensitivity right from the first film Khamoshi-The Musical.  Bhansali has directed couple of movies out of which 'Devdas' and 'Black' have proved to be the most challenging films till date. He also received a standing ovation at Cannes Film festival for his epic film 'Devdas'. He later embarked upon the film 'Black' which was beautifully crafted and made all the critics go into superlatives. He has directed several movies like 'Hum Dil de Chuke Sanam', 'Saawariya', 'Guzaarish' which is a master piece in itself.

This producer, writer, Director and Musician has received multiple awards. A unique honor was given to Bhansali as he was chosen to direct the 1923 opera ballet "Padmavati" Written by Albert Rousselan for the prestigious 'Theatre Du Chatelet', in Paris. Bhansali will mark his presence in the Television Industry by judging India's biggest singing show of the year on Sony Entertainment television, XFACTOR INDIA.

Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal

Born on 12th March Shreya is one of the finest Indian play back singers, the Indian Film Industry has ever got. Shreya's career began when she participated in a singing reality show and won the title too. Ghoshal got her first break in the film Devdas directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali for which she received Filmfare Award for the 'best female playback' singer and the Filmfare 'RD. Burman Award for New Music Talent'. she has lent her beautiful voice in more than 180 films and has received four National Film Awards and four Filmfare Awards.

A youth icon for millions of fans has been performing all over the world and has been captivating audience with her charming personality. Shreya has lent her voice for many musicians like A.R. Rehman, Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Ismail Darbar, Himmesh Reshamiya, Pritam and many more.

Shreya has captured millions of hearts and has appeared as a judge in a singing reality show. Now once again she will be appearing as a judge on Sony Entertainment Television, where she will be judging India's biggest singing show XFACTOR INDIA.

Edited by -Nadii- - 07 June 2011 at 5:04am

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Total 124 Candidates were selected in Auditions from 6 different cities, and after 3 rounds 12 candidates/Groups are selected as finalists of X Factor.

X- Factor Final 12 Singers or Contestants 2011 India

Contestants in Sonu Nigam's Under 25 Team in X- Factor 2011

  1.Sahiti G
  2.Seema Jha
  3.Piyush Kapoor (Lucknow)
  4.Shovan Ganguly (Kolkata)

Contestants in Shreya Ghoshal's Above 25 Team in X- Factor 2011

  1.Manjeera Ganguly
  2.Amit Jadhav
  3.Mona Shevde
  4.Geet Sagar (Gwalior)

Contestants in Sanjay Leela Bhansali' Group Team in X- Factor 2011

  1.Last minute group of Kolkata
  2.Nirmetee group of Mumbai
  3.Sajda sisters of Gujarat
  4.Deewana group from Indore

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charles123krik Newbie

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Posted: 31 May 2011 at 12:10pm | IP Logged
X factor is nice show by Sony Entertainer.I like this show and love all judge in this show.Sonu nigham,Shareya Ghosal and Sanjay Lilia bhansali these all are the judges in this show.
SLV3 IF-Rockerz

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Posted: 02 June 2011 at 3:33am | IP Logged
So far show is really good and the judges are good too...i am liking it 
rubinaxxx Senior Member

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Posted: 06 June 2011 at 10:45am | IP Logged
so far i am likin it as well 
Shreyacool Goldie

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Posted: 07 June 2011 at 1:52am | IP Logged
The show is good. I m lovin itSmile
musicloversandy Groupbie

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Posted: 12 June 2011 at 4:09am | IP Logged

NIRMITEE rockz!!!!
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Posted: 21 June 2011 at 2:41pm | IP Logged
love show deewana group,nirmatee and last minute rocks

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