In 2018, singer Sona Mohapatra and other women had named Anu Malik, accusing him of sexual misconduct. Post that, he was forced to quit Indian Idol 10. As he was reinstated this year as one of the show’s judges, singers Neha Bhasin and Shweta Pandit joined Sona in accusing him of alleged sexual harassment.
Why Anu Malik was out from Indian Idol?
Music composer Anu Malik stepped down as a judge on Indian Idol in 2019 after he was accused of sexual harassment by singers Sona Mohapatra, Neha Bhasin and Shweta Pandit. He is back on the show now.
Is Anu Malik coming back to Indian Idol?
Anu Malik, who was a part of the Indian Idol since the first season, left the show in 2018 after sexual harassment allegations were levied against him. The singer, however, is now back and judging the contestants with Sonu Kakkar and Himesh Reshammiya.
Who replaced Anu Malik Indian Idol?
Anu Malik, Manoj Muntashir take over as Indian Idol 12’s judges. Anu Malik, who judged the show since season one, was replaced in the wake of the 2018 #MeToo movement after he was accused of sexual harassment.
Is Anu Malik back as a judge?
Sona Mohapatra recently responded to Anu Malik’s return as a judge on popular reality tv show, Indian Idol 12. Read the full article below to know more – Indian Idol 12 has been making headlines for many reasons, ever since its release.
Who is the owner of Indian Idol?
On 15 August 2021, Pawandeep Rajan won the Indian Idol season 12.
|Executive producers||Anupama Mandloi (2010–present) Niret Alva (2005–09) Nikhil J Alva (2005–09)|
|Producers||Namit Sharma (2010–present) Ashok (2008–09)|
Why is Vishal and Neha not on Indian Idol?
A TOI report revealed that Neha has been judging Indian Idol for the past few seasons and therefore, she wanted a break. Also, she now wants to spend some quality time with her husband Rohanpreet. It is one of the many reasons why she did not continue to judge the show.