Mini Mathur, a music TV VJ and Aman Yatan Verma, an established TV anchor and actor, presented the first season, and are hosting the second season as well.
In 2013, the first season of a spin-off of Indian Idol, Indian Idol Junior, judged by Vishal Dadlani, Shreya Ghoshal and Shekhar Ravijiani, and hosted by Karan Wahi and Mandira Bedi, started airing.
With those registration numbers, contestants meet with the "Indian Idol crew" to confirm eligibility and schedule an audition with the show's producers.
Auditions are then conducted in Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow and Mumbai.
After years, Sonu Nigam has decided to return as the judge of Indian Idol season 7.