Renowned singer Sonu Nigam and composer Salim Merchant, will be judging the Indian version of the music reality show X Factor. Acclaimed Bollywood Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali, will also be one of the judges on the show. The anchor of this music reality show will be Aditya Narayan, son of popular singer Udit Narayan.
X Factor is the concept of a US based music reality show. In this show, one can perform as a solo performer or can sing with a partner, or even in a group. As there are so many options, the show has garnered great popularity all over the world. The Indian version of X Factor also looks very promising and exciting.
Singer Sonu Nigam said that the Indian music has gone way too ahead from just being filmi music. There is a lot of experimentation and this gives birth to new music. Therefore, music bands or even individual musicians also stand a great chance to showcase their talent on this show.
The auditions for X Factor are in the final stages. The show will be aired on Sony Entertainment Channel shortly.