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Following in the footsteps of increasingly popular Indian Idol, the northeast region is all set to host the Northeast Idol 2016 in January 2016. Considering the huge talent found in the region, introducing such a competition will provide a solid platform for aspiring artists from the northeast.
Voting system will be followed on the basis wherein out of five rounds the first two will be based on points decided by the judges while the remaining three will be decided by fans via SMS votes.
The show will also feature judges from Bollywood and permit contestants to perform in English or Hindi. The the show will telecast on the Northeast television channel Rengoni. The competition winner will receive a cash prize of Rs. 25 lakhs, while cash prizes of Rs. 15 lakhs and Rs. 5 lakhs will be awarded to the first and second runners up respectively.