Happy birthday Aditya Narayan: Aditya Narayan has been a recurring character on TV screens since he was a child. Wearing multiple hats of actor, singer, and show host, Aditya quickly climbed the ladder to become a household name. The actor and singer proved to be a master of captivating audiences with his boyish charm and melodic voice. Starting his career as the host of the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge in 2007, Aditya has gone on to host several shows in his glowing career.
With the Superstar Singer 2 host turning 35, here’s a list of other shows that have featured Aditya as Entertainment Director. take a look:
- Sa Ri Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007
The show premiered on May 4, 2007 to October 13, 2007. Aditya Narayan replaced Shaan, a famous Bollywood singer, to host the show. Anek Dhar was declared the winner of that season.
- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009
Seeing the audience rating, the makers decided to stick with Aditya Narayan and thus, hosted this version as well. The show featured new mentors, Pritam and Shankar Mahadevan, who were joined by Himesh Reshammiya and Aadesh Shrivastava.
- The tenth factor of India
The franchise created by British television celebrity, Simon Cowell, premiered in India for the first time in 2011. Aditya was chosen to host the show. The panel of judges consisted of Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghosal and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
- indian idol season 11
Another notable franchise in the Indian television space, Indian Idol, also had a huge number of viewers. Aditya presented season 11 of the show, replacing Manish Paul, who hosted the previous season.
- indian idol season 12
The first season of Indian Idol premiered on November 28, 2020, and was the most recent season for Aditya as host of the show. The show was repeated by the judging panel from Season 11 which consisted of Himesh Reshamy, Neha Kakkar, and Vishal Dadlani.