The winner of Indian Idol 12 is Pawandeep Rajan .After a 12 hour long grand finale the winner was announced. The finalist were Nihal, Danish, Arunita, Pawandeep, Sayali and Shanmukhpriya. In a keenly contested contest was declared the winner for this season of Indian Idol
The top three contestants were Pawandeep, Arunita and Sayali.
Earlier, director Neeraj Sharma shared that they always had ‘big plans’ for the grand finale. He was quoted as saying, “If there was no pandemic, we would have hosted the finale in a big stadium, and we are confident it would have been a sold-out show. This season has been loved so much and given it’s the last episode, we wanted to do something really special, and thus the 12-hour episode came in place.” He also believes that the show could run for a few more months. He added, “The high ratings also prove that the audience is still hooked on to the show. This is going to be the last time they see their favourites perform, and we hope they really like the finale episode.”
A few pre-recorded chunks of the finale were played during the 12-hour-long episode, however, the winner was at midnight live. The show was hosted by Jay Bhanushali and Aditya Narayan. The current judges – Anu Malik, Himesh Reshammiya, and Sonu Kakkar performedon the finale stage.