Text: John W Thabah in Shillong | Photographs: Sanjib Bhattacharjee
Support for Amit Paul has swelled up in Shillong as the clock ticks towards the third season finale of Sony Entertainment Television's hit reality show, Indian Idol.
The local lad, who dropped out of high school to fulfill his dream of becoming a singer, has cast a spell on the people of Shillong and Meghalaya with his voice and persona.
Fans are high on 'Amit mania,' with the euphoria catching up from four-year-olds to the aged with their eyes glued to their television set every Friday night to watch hiM perform.
In the picture: Kids with Amit Paul posters in Shillong.
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