Bathinda shoeshiner on Indian Idol 11 gets appreciation from Anand Mahindra | Shares video on Twitter

The Hush Post | 8:05 pm | One-minute read

The 11th season of the singing reality show ‘Indian Idol’ has been a topic of discussion because of the talented bunch of contestants. On the occasion of Diwali, business tycoon Anand Mahindra shared a video clip of a contestant from the show who hails from Bathinda.

Sunny works as a shoeshiner and his mother sell balloons to earn their living. Anand Mahindra shared his audition video on Twitter and wrote, “Diwali is the perfect day to learn about people who Rise. A friend sent me this saying he was in tears watching it. Find the whole clip on YouTube & I challenge you to remain dry-eyed. TV & social media have done us a great service. Discovering talent in the humblest locations”

Vishal Dadlani thanked Anand for is appreciation and invited him to be a guest on Indian Idol 11. He wrote, “So glad you noticed Sunny, @anandmahindra sir. Do watch the upcoming episodes. All our singers on #IndianIdol11 have the potential to inspire kids in every corner and every economic level in India. We’d be honoured if you visit our set & chat with the kids, whenever you like!”

Bathinda boy had left the judges amazed when he sang Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s ‘Afreen Afreen’. Anu Malik said that he felt as if Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan himself was performing on the stage.


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