Latest News Update About Indian Idol 2 Winner: The following article contains the name of the winner of Indian Idol 5. If you don't want to be made aware of this, please do not read any further. Sreeram Chandra Mynampati of Hyderabad won the Indian Idol 5 music reality show, beating Bhoomi Trivedi and Rakesh Maini on Sunday night.
Sreeram of Bowenpally in Secunderabad is the first Hyderabadi and the first South Indian to achieve the feat. Karunya, another Hyderabadi, was runner up in Indian Idol 2.
The announcement of his victory by Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan kicked off celebrations in Bowenpally with local leaders, neighbours, his friends thronging his house amid bursting of fire crackers.
Sreeram thanked all those who voted for him. "I am looking forward to come to Hyderabad. It has been a good experience," said Sreeram who attributed his victory to his consistence performance through all initial rounds and the support of the people who voted for him.
The judges Saleem Marchant, Sunidhi Chouhan and Anu Malik said the people chose the most deserving singer.
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.
Inspired to take up music by uncle Venkatachalam, Sreeram did his B.Tech from a private engineering college. His father, Mr M.S.N. Prasad, is an advocate in the AP High Court.