Arijit Singh appeared on TV hit reality show, Fame Gurukul. He did not win the title was taken under the wings of an amazing music director Pritam.There was no looking back after that. His songs taught us how to fall in love…with music. He rose to fame with his super hit track Tum hi ho for the movie Aashiqui 2.
Monali Thakur was a contestant on Indian Idol. Though she didn’t win the show, she gave us a number of hits to remember. But her most popular Hindi motion picture song Sawaar loon from the movie Lootera made her an instant star.
Subsequent to winning Roadies season 2, Aayushman Khurrana turned into an overnight star. He went on to bag films such as – Vicky Donor, Dum Laga Ke Haisha, and many more.
Very few recollect that Nakash Aziz participated in Indian Idol season 2 in 2005. Aziz has hits like Gandi Baat and Cutiepie under his belt, and assisted A.R. Rahman for several big hits like Highway, Rockstar, Delhi 6.
Rannvijay Singh gained fame after he participated in Roadies season 1 and rest they say is history. Rannvijay is one of the most popular VJs of India. He has acted in films such as – Action Replay (2010), London Dreams (2009), etc.
Abhijeet Sawant was the champ of Indian Idol season 1. He went ahead to record his first solo album Aapka Abhijeet with Sony music. He later took part in another reality show Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar followed by Asian Idol.
Sarwar Ahuja was the winner of India’s Best Cinestars Ki Khoj in 2004. Even after winning the show, Ahuja failed to make it big. He hasn’t been in the news since.
Qazi was the champ of a singing reality show called Fame Gurukul. He collaborated with fellow contestant Ruprekha Banerjee and the duo released their first album in 2005, after which Qazi was nowhere to be seen. As per reports, Qazi was injured during the shoot of his film.
Siddharth Bhardwaj was the winner of dating show MTV Splitsvilla. He later turned into a VJ with the channel. He was then crowned second runner up of Bigg Boss season 5. We have seen him hosting some shows on and off, however he’s generally away from Indian TV.
Hrishant was the winner of Gladrags Manhunt Contest in 2004. He later appeared on Bigg Boss in 2004. He was seen in several advertisements as well, but there has been nothing in his career in the recent past.