Sandeep Acharya (4 February 1984 – 15 December 2013) was an Indian singer. He came in news after winning the second season of the popular reality television show Indian Idol in 2006. Acharya belonged to Bikaner in Rajasthan. He died on 15 December 2013 in Gurgaon’s Medanta Hospital.
Acharya was runner up in the Golden Voice of India.
He was the winner of India Idol Season 2 on 22 April 2006.
Acharya’s win gained him a INR10 million contract from Sony BMG, a music album contract and a brand new Maruti Baleno car. Sandeep also participated in a TV show on channel 9X – Jalwa Four 2 Ka 1 on Mika’s team.
Performed in a three day event in London at the Asian Life Style Show with various actors and performers.
Shared stage with Mr Amitabh Bachchan in Leicester, 2006
Sandeep won the award for best new Bollywood talent in New Jersey, USA.
He won the Sur Aradhna award in Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium for best upcoming male singer category.
Won an award by Music Academy, preseted by the CM of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot.