Happy Birthday Aditya Narayan: Aditya Narayan has been a recurring personality on television since childhood. Wearing many hats of an actor, singer and show host, Aditya quickly climbed the ladder to become a household name. The singer-actor proved to be quite adept at wooing the audience with his childish charm and melodious voice. Starting his career as the host of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge in 2007, Aditya has hosted several shows in his illustrious career.
As the host of Superstar Singer 2 turns 35, here is a list of other shows that have featured Aditya as an entertaining MC. to keep track:
- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007
The show premiered from 4 May 2007 to 13 October 2007. Aditya Narayan replaced popular Bollywood singer Shaan to host the show. The winner of that season was announced as Anik Dhar.
- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009
Looking at the audience ratings, the makers decided to stick with Aditya Narayan and thus, he hosted this installment as well. The show was joined by new mentors, Pritam and Shankar Mahadevan, who were joined by Himesh Reshammiya and Aadesh Srivastava.
- X Factor India
The franchise, created by British television celebrity, Simon Cowell, first screened and premiered in India in 2011. Aditya was selected to present the show. The panel of judges included Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
- indian idol season 11
Indian Idol, another major franchise in the Indian television world, also had a wide audience. Aditya presented season 11 of the show in place of Maniesh Paul, who hosted the previous season.
- indian idol season 12
Premiered on November 28, 2020, Indian Idol season 12 was the latest season to feature Aditya as the show host. The show repeated the judging panel of season 11 which included Himesh Reshammiya, Neha Kakkar and Vishal Dadlani.