The biggest Grand Finale on Indian television of Indian Idol Season 12 is streaming on Sony Entertainment Television. The finale began at 12PM of August 15. The show, for the first time in history have 6 finalists, Pawandeep Rajan, Arunita Kanjilal, Mohd Danish, Sayli Kamble, Nihal Tauro and Shanmukha Priya. The season in the beginning was judged by Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani and Himesh Rehammiya which now was judged by Sonu Kakkar, Annu Malik and Himesh till the finale.
The finale at its start began with the celebration of India’s 75th Independence Day with CRPF jawans and their families, where, parents of Shaheed Vikram Batra, who fought bravely at the Kargil war were also invited. The stars of newly released movie on Amazon Prime, Shershaah, Siddharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani were also present at the show’s finale. The atmosphere at Indian Idol at its final day was full of patriotism, where Siddharth Malhotra requested finalist, Pawandeep to sing ‘Teri Mitti’ from film Kesari.
Several other star guests like Kumar Sanu, Mika Singh, Javed Ali, Raghav Sachar and Indian Idol contestants from the season and winners from previous seasons, like Salman Ali, Sunny, Shreeram Chandra gave their performances. Lyricist Manoj Muntashir who have given exceptionally great songs to Indian cinema was also seen in the Indian Idol finale. Annu Kapoor, actor, RJ, producer, director as well as a singer also came up on the show and entertained the audience with some games on music of Indian cinema. Lately, Sukhwinder Singh, Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan, Suzanne D’Mello also joined the show and gave soothing performances with the finalists of Indian Idol season 12.