Indian Idol 2 Winner Sandeep Acharya Dies at 29

By Goher Iqbal Punn, Film Critic & Entertainment Analyst, Showbiz Bites

sandeep acharya-showbizbitesIndian Idol 2 winner Sandeep Acharya died on Sunday, 15th December at 9:00 a.m. The news of Sandeep Acharya death has really shaken the masses not only in India but also across the world, as the singer was famed and loved by all and sundry because of his vocal qualities. His personality, charm, talents and sparkling smile had won the hearts while he was participating as a contestant on the second season of Indian Idol. By the time the news of Sandeep Acharya death broke, the fans and the people turned hugely sad. He was simply a loveable personality and won the people’s hearts on the show. He bagged the coveted title of Indian Idol Season 2 back in 2006. Sandeep was under the treatment in Mumbai and breathed his last yesterday at around 9:00 in the morning.

The reports have it that Sandeep suffered from jaundice and initially he did not care about the disease and simply neglected it. But when the health worsened, he was taken to a local hospital in Bikaner – his hometown. His condition turned critical and then he was taken to Gurgaon, where initially he showed recovery, but later the condition again worsened and he then took his last breath on Sunday morning. Sandeep Acharya died, he is no more. The beautiful voice has passed away along with the beautiful soul who looted the hearts of millions with his voice in 2006 in Indian Idol. Sandeep Acharya death really shook the people from tip to toe, as he was just 29-year-old guy.


Sandeep was among the top and the best contestants of the show and eventually he won the prestigious title. He left behind his wife and one month daughter. Sonu Nigam got much sad and tweeted ‘Sandeep Acharya died? Oh My God’. The music lovers and his fans do not believe in the news of Sandeep Acharya death, as it is really shocking news. Showbiz Bites offers condolences to Sandeep’s family. May Sandeep Acharya’s soul rest in peace. There are other articles on the website as well, which might capture your eyes such as Jackpot 1st weekend box office collections, What The Fish 1st weekend box office collections, Peter O’Toole died, Govinda’s new album Gori Tere Naina and Kushal Tanodn’s father’s voting to save son (read details as to what ways he uses?).

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