VOI winner Ishmeet Singh dies!

July 29th, 2008 - 11:05 pm ICT by admin  

Ishmeet SinghIshmeet Singh winner of of the popular Star TV reality show Voice of India 2007 died in Maldives on Tuesday evening.

He drowned in the swiming pool of his hotel Chaaya Island Dhonveli in Maldives.

Ishmeet arrived at Male’ this morning, to perform in the Star Voice of Maldives, shortly to be held on 1st August.

“It is very unfortunate and I came from Gajendra Singh about this incident. I am absolutely shocked,” said the singer Shaan.

Ishmeet Singh, an 18 year old boy from Ludhiyana used to suffer from stage fear in his childhood. The fear was overcome after he sang in front of a huge crowd in the Delhi Audition of Star Voice of India.

He is a true fan of Shaan and considers him as his idol. He also admires A. R. Rehman and his dream is to sing for him.

He was among the top 2 finalists on Star Voice of India and was crowned the winner on November 24, 2007. He was also one of the contestants of Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, a singing competition on Star Plus channel and represented the Champions team. He was eliminated on June 20, 2008.

Star Voice of India was an Indian Television singing competition that premiered on 18 May 2007 and ended on 24 November 2007. It was the first Indian singing competition produced by STAR Plus. The show was directed by Gajendra Singh, creator of the famous Sa Re Ga Ma Pa series and also featured judges that were on the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa series, Aadesh Srivastav, Abhijeet Bhattacharya, Alka Yagnik, Lalit Pandit and Jatin Pandit. Shaan hosted SVOI and has left Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.

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