Singer Geet Sagar, who was mentored by noted playback singer
Shreya Goshal, has become the winner of the first season of singing
reality show X-Factor India. The 27-year-old Gwalior boy
pocket the coveted title beating Seema Jha from Sonu Nigam's team
and Sajda sisters from filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's team.
Talking to the PTI, Geet Sagar said, "I am blank. I am still
pinching myself...as I can't believe I have won. I feel hard work
and luck both play equal role in your life. The journey has been
adventurous and learning. I believe the reality show provided me a
platform to show and enhance my singing besides giving me an
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Geet Sagar wants to perform live on stage and interact with the
audience. "In India there is the bad thing that if you sing in
films then only you are considered as a good singer. I want to be a
good singer and I believe this is not the only criteria. I feel
even doing live shows performing on stage interacting with the
audience is important," Geet told the PTI.
However, Shreya Goshal, Sonu Nigam and Sanjay Leela Bhansali
were the judges for the first season of the Indian version of the
reality show X-Factor. Geet Sagar bagged the title by
securing maximum public votes. He pocketed Rs 50 lakh and a Tata
Manza car as a part of his award.