Indian Idol 2 winner breathed his last at a hospital in Gurgaon today
Sandeep Acharya best known as the winner of Indian Idol season 2 passed away in Delhi today. Sandeep was suffering from Jaundice and was admitted to Medanta hospital in Gurgaon.
Sandeep’s sudden demise has shocked everyone and his relatives and friends at his native place started gathering outside his house, to condole his death. As per relatives, Sandeep’s body will be taken back to his house today at late night. The singer was 29 years old. Two days back the singer’s Facebook page saw a post from Akshay Acharya who informed that Sandeep was ill and admitted to the hospital. Acharya had posted, “Dear Friends..i am Akshay Acharya … inform you that Sandeep`s health not well and admitted in Medanta hospital Delhi. he’s on bed rest for 2 months.. So All events and shows are cancelled.. for any information and upcoming shows .. contact on this number”
Sony Entertainment Television also was shocked on hearing about Sandeep’s death, their Facebook page read, “A big loss for all of us with the shocking demise of Indian Idol 2 winner Sandeep Acharya. May his soul rest in peace and may God give strength to his family in this extremely difficult time.”
Acharya was the runner up in the Golden Voice of Rajasthan. He was crowned the winner of India Idol Season 2 on 22 April 2006. This win got him a Rs 10 million contract from Sony BMG, a music album contract and a brand new Maruti Baleno car.
Sandeep also participated in a TV show on channel 9X – Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1 on Mika‘s team. He was also the winner of the best new Bollywood talent in New Jersey, USA. He won the Sur Aradhna award in Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium for best upcoming male singer category.