Anjana Padmanabhan became the First Winner of Indian Idol Junior
Anjana Padmanabhan from Bangalore became the first winner of the singing reality show Indian Idol Junior
Anjana Padmanabhan from Bangalore became the first winner of the Sony TV's singing reality show Indian Idol Junior on 1 September 2013. She was crowned by Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan as the winner. The contest was held in Mumbai.
Anjana won a prize money of 25 lakh rupees from Sony Entertainment Television, a Nissan Micra Car and fixed deposit of 5 lakhs rupees from Kotak and 2 lakh rupees from Horlicks. Debanjana Mitra, Anmol Jaswal and Nirvesh Dave got the first and the second runners-up positions respectively.
There were 86 contestants from across India and after three months and millions of votes, Anjana was declared the show's first winner.Shreya Ghoshal, Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani were the judges of the reality show.