Sreeram Chandra Mynampati of Hyderabad won the Indian Idol 5 music reality show, beating Bhoomi Trivedi and Rakesh Maini on Sunday night. He is the first Hyderabadi and the first South Indian to achieve the feat. Karunya, another Hyderabadi, was runner up in Indian Idol 2.
Twin cities erupted in jubilation after Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan declared Sreeram Chandra as the winner of this year’s Indian Idol 5.The judges Saleem Marchant, Sunidhi Chouhan and Anu Malik said the people chose the most deserving singer.
A festive atmosphere prevailed at Sreeram’s house as scores of people gathered there to congratulate the family members of the singer. The family members of Sreeram, while interacting with media persons later, thanked the fans, friends and everybody who had supported Sreeram by sending large number of SMSes.
Sreeram has sung in Telugu films like Astachamma, Kothi Mooka and Boni. During the course of the show, he was signed up for a Telugu movie being produced by Walt Disney Inc.