Vipul Mehta erupted with happiness when he was announced the Indian Idol 6 winner 2012, Punjabi munda Vipul Mehta wins ‘Indian Idol 6′ on a tough call when three boys, all from Punjab, all outstanding singers with a great audience connect.
But it is Vipul Mehta from Amritsar, emerged with ‘Indian Idol 6′ title Saturday night at a glittering grand finale. The 21-year-old edgedout Devendra Pal Singh, 17, and Amit Kumar, 20, to lift the trophy, a cash prize of Rs.50 lakh from Sony channel, a Nissan Micra car, a Suzuki Hayate bike, Rs. 3 lakh from Max Life Insurance and a contract to record his own music album.
Mehta sees kloud9 when Bollywood hottie Kareena Kapoor along with filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar announced his name for the winner’s position. The actress was on set to promote her film ‘Heroine’. Mehta had earlier also participated in singing reality show ‘Voice of India – Season 2′ in 2008, but couldn’t make it to the top three. This time sees victory. The finale was a starry affair with judges Anu Malik, Salim Merchant, Sunidhi Chauhan and Asha Bhosle, who were in their lovely spirits, cheering for all the contestants.