Sourabhee Debbarma was the winner of
Indian Idol-season4, which was telecast on Sony channel from 19 September 2008 to 1 March 2009. She was the first female Indian Idol winner. Also, for the first time, three finalists of the show were women contestants.
However, Sourabhee Debbarma entered into Guinness Book of Records for having attempted to sing a song hanging upside down. She took the challenge and tried to break the record of a New Zealand singer Rebecca Wright, who had sung turning her world upside down. While doing so, Rebecca wanted to break a Guinness World Record for the longest time to sing suspended upside down.
Rebecca was upsides down for 3 minutes 52 seconds while Debbarma sang for 4 minutes and 30 seconds. Sourabhee Debbarma won a contract of Rs 1 crore with Sony Entertainment. This singer later released an album too with Sony. Noted Bollywood lyricist Akhtar, music composer
Anu Malik, actress
Sonali Bendre and singer
Kailash Kher were present at grand finale event.
There were two hosts for this season. This show was organized by
Hussain Kuwajerwala and Meiyang Chаng. Hussain is a renowned host who had anchored many singing reality shows in Indian television and Meiyang Chаng is an anchor-cum-actor in television