Hyderabad-based singer, LV Revanth became the winner of the popular musical reality show, Indian Idol 7 yesterday (April 2). The talented singer took home a coveted trophy, prize money of 25 Lakhs, a contract with Sony Music and a Mahindra KUV 100.
The versatile singer has a become an instant favourite of the masses and has a huge fanbase. Revanth has been a consistent performer throughout his journey in the show.
After getting a foothold in the Telugu movie industry, the singer wants to focus now on Bollywood.
The singer us extremely thrilled with his win. In an interview to TOI, the singer spoke at length about his struggle in the initial days, future plans and Bollywood singing. Read on to know...
Revanth On His Win
"I can't express how happy I am today. I would like to thank people of India for voting me and making me a winner. I have decided to donate 10 percent of the winning amount to an orphanage."
Revanth on Receiving The Award From Sachin Tendulkar
"I will always cherish the moment of receiving the trophy from Sachin sir. It is a big moment of my life."
Revanth Will Dedicate His Award To...
"I would like to dedicate the award to my mother and family as they motivated me to participate in the reality show. When my family saw Karunya (Indian Idol contestant) on the show, they told me even I should go. However, I was apprehensive because of my Hindi, but they pushed me and made me believe that I could do it."
Revanth Talks About His Indian Idol Journey
"I cannot ask for anything better than this. Winning the title of Indian Idol is the best thing that happened to me. The journey right from day 1 on sets till today has been filled with joy, anxiety, fun, nervousness, friendship and much more."
Revanth Is Thankful To The Judges
"I am thankful to the judges for guiding me throughout the season so that I could perform better each time. I would want to thank Sony Entertainment Television for giving me the platform, where the nation could see and hear my talent. Earlier, I was only known in south, but now because of Indian Idol the entire nation knows me."
'I was Often Insulted For Not Knowing Hindi'
The singer recalled his struggle during the initial days and mentioned that he was often insulted for not knowing Hindi. He told, "Whenever I went for auditions, I was often insulted for not knowing Hindi and wanting to become a playback singer."
Furthermore, "People made fun of me, but when I hold the mic I forget everything and that has helped me in moving forward in life. I am happy that I have managed to win one of the biggest shows of our country, Indian Idol", told Revanth.
The singer now wants to make a career in Bollywood. However, he feels that surviving is tough. Nonetheless, he wants to work hard and make the most of his win. The singer revealed that he is huge fan of Akshay Kumar and wants to sing for him.
"I would like to sing for everyone, but Akshay Kumar is my most favourite and I would love to playback for him someday", told the singer.
We would like to wish Revanth, all the best for his future endeavours!
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