Indian Idol Telugu has finally found the winner of Vagdevi after a wait of almost four months. The grand finale, which premiered on the Telugu stage OTT Aha on June 18, culminated with Southern star Chiranjeevi handing the illustrious trophy, and a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh to Vagdevi. She also got a chance to sing in the upcoming Geetha Arts movie.
Sharing her excitement about winning the show, Vagdevi told us, “My family is on cloud 9 now. They are more excited than me. This is my first win in my entire life. The last time I won something this big was when I was in second grade. So, they are so proud. And excited about it.”
Vagedvi said the show came to her at a time when she was ignorant of what she wanted to pursue in her life. “Indian Idol Telugu came at the right time in my life. I’m in my last year of graduation and I was thinking about what I want to strive for next. Suddenly this show happened and I applied here and cleared the audition. Now, I’m finally the winner. So it looks like the universe was It gives me a sign that this is the time to use my singing skill.”
Vagdevi has said that she wants to be a playback singer in the southern film industry. “I really want to sing to Kerthy Suresh. I love her so much. I want to become a famous singer and at the same time, I also want to continue the classical music that I have been following for 15 years. I have a sister and we learned to sing together so I want to share the stage with her everywhere maybe “.
Meanwhile, Sreenivas took second place and received a cash prize of Rs 3 lakh. Vaishnavi was declared in second place and received a check of Rs 2 lakh. Indian Idol Telugu was judged by Thaman S, Nitya Menon and Karthik.