Visakhapatnam boy LV Revanth wins ‘Indian Idol 9’ title


Visakhapatnam boy LV Revanth declared as the winner of the singing reality show, ‘Indian Idol 9’. He won the trophy by beating his co-contestants Khuda Baksh and PVNS Rohit. Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar announced the name of the winner.

Along with the title, the winner was awarded a prize money of Rs 25 lakh, Mahindra KUV100 and also a singing contract with Sony Music. LV Revanth has earlier lend his voice for the successful film, ‘Baahubali’ but he said that he wanted to start with ‘Indian Idol’.

While Khuda Baksh hails from Punjab, both LV Revanth and PVNS Rohit belong to the state of Andhra Pradesh. 

The grand finale saw the super performance of Sunil Grover as Dr. Mashoor Gulati and Rinku Bhabhi. Raveena Tandon, Arshad Warsi and Boman Irani. Who will be judging the new show, ‘Sabse Bada Kalakaar’ made appearance on the grand finale.

Revanth wanted to make big in Bollywood. “I will go back home and celebrate with my friends and family who supported me, but I will come back to Bollywood and settle here,” says 26-year-old winner.

It was his dream to work in Bollywood and he would work towards his dream. “I have big dreams and I have to make it big in Bollywood. I have one eye set on Bollywood and the other on Tollywood, but I want to work on my Hindi first.”

The winner recalls the time when people would mocked him on the show for not knowing Hindi well, he said, “When I started my journey in Indian Idol, a lot of people laughed at me for not knowing Hindi very well. I did feel bad about it, initially, but I did not let anything negative affect me and kept my willpower strong.”

Revanth is ready to repeat the struggle for making his career in Bollywood, “I know the value of money, opportunity and hard work,” he says. “I know that Bollywood is a huge industry and the number of artists is huge as well. But I want its people to listen to my songs and recognise my talent”, he was quoted as saying.

Congratulations to the three winners of the ‘Indian Idol 9’.