Ex-Indian Idol judge Anu Malik to return to TV post #MeToo row

A storm which hit India in 2018 was that of the Me Too movement due to which, many names of people from various walks of life came out. Among the names that surfaced under the #MeToo movement last year, former Indian Idol judge, Anu Malik was one. The composer was accused by a singer, Shweta Pandit of inappropriate behaviour. Following this, Anu Malik had quit as the judge of the show back in 2018. However, there were reports all through the year that the composer might return in the next season of Indian Idol.

Amidst this, a report in Times of India states that Malik might return to TV soon but not as judge this time. Yes, as per the report, Anu Malik might be seen on the singing reality show, Superstar Singer. The composer might be all set to be seen as a guest on the show with lyricist Sameer. The duo had worked on many songs back in the days and might be seen on one of the upcoming episodes. On the singing reality show Superstar Singer, Sameer and Anu will be seen together.

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As per the report, “He will make an appearance along with lyricist Sameer in an episode dedicated to the songs composed and written by them.” Following the #MeToo controversy last year, Anu Malik had quit the show by issuing a statement as, “I, Anu Malik, have decided to take a break from Indian Idol as I am currently unable to focus on my work, my music and the show.” Post him quitting the reality show last year, Malik wasn’t seen out a lot except a wedding in the city. Superstar Singer is a singing reality show on Sony TV that is being judged by Himesh Reshammiya, Javed Ali and Alka Yagnik.