Nepal Idol Top 18 Contestants Finalized.
The most loved competition of nation, Nepal Idol Top 18 Contestants Finalized. The first ever international franchise show of Nepal, Nepal Idol is on its successful way. There are thousands of contestants all over the Nepal and final 18 contestants are now selected from thousands of contestants all over Nepal. There was previously top 16 stage but due to excellence in the performance of the singers, judges were compelled to announce 18 contestants in the fourth round. There are still some controversies of the good contestants being rejected and not selected from judges.
The final selected 18 contestants are. Asfar Ali, Ulson Shrestha, Suraj Thapa, Suraj Tamang, Sujata Pandey, Sandhya Joshi, Sagar Ale Rahul Biswas, Pratap Lama, Pratap Das, Pragya Shree Bishwokarma, Nishan Bhattarai, Menuka Poudel, Manoj Thapa Magar, Kenjal Mehar Shrestha, Pramila Rai, Buddha Lama and Bidhya Tiwari.
These contestants were selected from their performance from Theatre Round. The theatre round was between 28 contestants who passed the round of 64 of Nepal Idol. Now the Nepal Idol will run for weeks between the 18 contestants. There is also possibility of inclusion of the best rejected singers from wild card. Though it is not fixed we need to wait for the shows whether the show will have wild card or not.
These contestants will battle in the piano round. The piano round will not only have judges marking, but also SMS voting will be open. So the viewers will also have chance to take part in selecting the contestants. The next round will be Gala Round which will have contestants who pass the Piano Round.