Idea Star Singer
Idea star singer is the reality competition show on the Malayalam channel Asianet. The name of the program was star singer and Idea was added with name due to sponsorship from Idea cellular limited. Currently Idea Star Singer season 4 is shown from 8.30 pm to 10.00 pm on Monday to Friday. There will be three permanent judges in each season and special celebrity guests in each weak for judging the performance of the contestants. The winner is selected after tough competition and the viewers of the program can vote for there singer. Idea star singer has become the best reality game show in Malayalam.
Idea Star Singer 2006
Idea Star singer 2006 or Idea Star Singer season 1 was the first part of the Idea star singer reality show. Chief judges of idea star singer 2006 were M.Jayachandran, M.G Radhakrishnan, K.S Chitra, Deepak Dev and other famous personalities from music field. The winners of idea star singer 2006 were Arun Raj (male category) and Kavita Jayaram (female category). The anchors of idea star singer 2006 were Rimi Tomy and Afsal
Idea Star Singer 2007
Idea star singer 2007 or idea star singer season 2 were anchored by Ranjini Haridas and Meera Nandan. The judging panel of Idea star singer 2007 included M.G Sreekumar, Sharath and Usha Uthup. The Idea star singer 2007 was inaugurated by Mohanlal and 100 contestants were selected for the preliminary rounds. The idea star singer 2007 grand finale was held on 19 April 2007 and best 4 contestants were selected and given prize. Najim Arshad was the winner and Durga Vishwanath was the first runner up of the idea star singer 2007.
Idea Star Singer 2008
Idea star singer 2008 or idea star singer season 3 was inaugurated by superstar Suresh Gopi and 85 contestants were selected for the auditions. The price of idea star singer was a flat worth Rs. 1 crore for the best male singer and the best feamle singer. M.G Sreekumar, Usha Uthup and Sharath were the judges of idea star singer 2008. The anchor was Remya Ravindren initially and later she was replaced by Renjini Haridas. Vivek Anand was selected as the best male singer and Sonia was selected as the best female singer in the grand finale of idea star singer 2008 held on 25th April 2009.
Idea Star Singer Season 4 (2009)
Idea star singer 2009 or idea star singer season 4 was inaugurated by malayalam actress Navya Nair on 4th May 2009.The anchor of idea star singer 2009 is Ranjini Haridas and the judges are music director Sharath, playback singers K.S Chitra and M.G Sreekumar. The celebrity guests involved in idea star singer 2009 are Jagadish, Praveena, Shwetha Menon, Thilakan, Vimala raman, Vinaya Prasad,Suresh Gopi and Muktha.
The 48 contestants of idea star singer 2009 are Ajmal Babu, Akhil J Chand, Anil Kumar, Anju Joseph, Anu Jose, Arun Naik, Aryanand Murali, Danny Sebastian, Gopal Krishnan, Jackson UG, JayaKrishnan, Jeevan P Kumar, Jithendra K Varma, Joby John, Jyotsna K, Lakshmi VR, Lekshmi RS, Loumy Majeed M, Mamatha Krishnan, Manikandan, Manjusha Mohandas, Muhsin P, Nayana Nair PS, Neelima Elsa Dominic, Neethu Madhusoodhanan, Nidhinlal KR, Parvathy Menon, Prasanth PP, Preethi Ravindran Warrior, Rahul Sathyanadh, Rakesh Kishore, Salini KK, Sapnja Devi, Sarath K Sugunan, Seena MS, Seira Salim, Shibu, Shikha Prabhakar, Sooraj SP, Sreekutty SR, Sreelekshmi SR, Sreenath K, Sudheesh US, Surya Kumar KE, Unnimol A, Varsha Vikram, S Vidhyashankarand Vishnu S Kurup.
The winner of Idea star singer 2009 will get a villa worth Rs.1 crore at Trivandrum.