Anu Malik is a popular Bollywood singer and music director. He is also known as Anwar Sardar Malik and is a son of Sardar Malik. Anu Malik has contributed to the Hindi cinema by his popular works. He has a National Award and Filmfare Award to his credit.read more
Anu Malik had been trending on top of Twitter charts after Israel won its first gold medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics 2020. When Artem Dolgopyat was presented his medal, the country's national anthem, was played, and netizens realised that the anthem sounded similar to Anu Malik's song.
The upcoming episode of Indian Idol 12 features Javed Akhtar as a special guest for the show, where contestants will pay a musical tribute to the celebrated veteran writer in a ‘Tribute to Javed Saab’ special episode.
Special guest Javed Akhtar and all the judges can be seen as highly impressed with Indian Idol 12 contestant Arunita Kanjilal's performance after which Akhtar announces that he will compose a song for the singer to test her.
Bollywood playback singer Abhijeet Bhattacharya attended the singing reality show as a guest last week. Slamming reality show judges, the singer has said that those who promote themselves aren't 'real judges'.
Lately, an old video of Anu Malik from an audition round of Indian Idol is doing rounds on social media where he's seen having a bitter argument with Sunidhi Chauhan over a contestant’s performance.
Interestingly, not many people know that Television personality Raghu Ram once auditioned for the first season of Indian Idol, in 2003 and was rejected by the judges. Here's a throwback video in which Raghu calls Anu Malik ‘rude’.
Either through his appearance in Bigg Boss 14 or his relationship with actress Disha Parmar, Rahul Vaidya has been managing to stay in the limelight for quite some time now. But do you know, he participated in the first season of Indian Idol? A video of an episode in which he got reprimanded by the then-judges -- Sonu Nigam and Anu Malik is now going viral on the internet.
Television's popular singing reality show Indian Idol will soon witness the return of its host and popular singer Aditya Narayan. Aditya took an exit from the show after he was tested positive for COVID-19. He has now recovered and has started the shoot.
Palaash Muchhal dons multiple hats with equal ease and this time he is all set to be a debut director with his latest web series called ‘Ricksaw’ starring Brijendra Kala.
Indian Idol season 12 sees Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani, and Himesh Reshammiya mentoring the contestants. The latest report states that Bollywood music composer Anu Malik who was once seen as the judge will be making his way on the reality show. Yes, that's true! Not just him but also singer Udit Narayan and lyricist Sameer will grace the 90s special weekend episode of the show.
Choreographer Ganesh Hegde in an interview recently recalled how the actress refused to lip-sync suggestive lyrics in the most popular song Mehboob Mere and forced music director Anu Malik to rewrite it. The song featured in the film Fiza which starred Hrithik Roshan and Karisma Kapoor.
Amid coronavirus lockdown, Anu Malik went candid with India TV and appealed the citizens to stay indoors and take precautionary measures to keep themselves safe from COVID-19.
Singer Sona Mohapatra was not the only woman to accuse Anu Malik of sexual harassment. After her, singer Shweta Pandit also came forward with her abuse story.
Himesh Reshammiya will now be seen in the reality show Indian Idol 11 after composer Anu Malik steps down as the judge.
"I will figure it out. It is sad that people have forgotten that I have given great music in the last 42 years and now, people are trying to demonise me on Twitter."
The issue erupted in 2018 when Sona Mohapatra for the first time accused Anu Malik of sexual misconduct, which forced the composer to step down from season 10 of the show last year.
Singers Neha Bhasin, Shweta Pandit and Sonam Mohapatra accused Anu Malik of sexual harassment.
Singer Sona Mohapatra on Friday came out strongly against composer Anu Malik's open letter defending himself against allegations of sexual molestation.
"Why wasn't this spoken about before? Why do these allegations resurface only when I am back on television, which is currently my only source of livelihood?", Anu Malik raised some questions in his open letter.
A source from Indian Idol suggests that Sony could drop Anu Malik from India Idol after facing backlash for #MeToo allegation resurface against him.