Sanjaya Malakar is alive. This photo is more than a year old, but as far as we know he is still around in July 2009.
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Sanjaya Malakar Biography

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Terrible singer somehow made the finals on American Idol. Even today, people still love Sanjaya Malakar. More »
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Sanjaya Malakar