‘Indian Idol’ season 2 winner Sandeep Acharya has passed away at the age of 29 in India’s Medanta Hospital today.
He was diagnosed with jaundice and was the winner of the second season of the singing reality show in 2006. Sandeep Acharya released his first album “Mere Saath Saara Jahaan”.
“Yes, Sandeep passed away at the Medanta Hospital today. He was suffering from jaundice. We brought him here on Dec 10,” Akshay Acharya, Sandeep’s cousin, told IANS.
“Before that he was admitted to a hospital in Bikaner. He was there for three days after which we brought him to Delhi,” he added.
“He was supposed to release his new album ‘O Sanam Tere Bina’ mid-December,” said Akshay.