Ex-'Idol' Sanjaya To Make Stage Debut

Sanjaya shows off his scruffy new look in New York Sanjaya shows off his scruffy new look in New York

Former “American Idol” star Sanjaya Malakar is making his stage debut this month — but, no, it won’t be in “Hair.”

The Indian-American singer, who was a finalist on Season 6 of the Fox singing competition and became known as much for his hairstyles as his voice, will be stepping into the off-Broadway musical “Freckleface Strawberry.”

The show is based on the popular children’s book by Julianne Moore and is being staged at New World Stages on 50th Street.

Malakar, son of a Bengali classical musician, joins the show on Feb. 23.

The 21-year-old is currently writing and recording his own original music for a full length album “Life-Love-Music.”

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