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Music Composer Anu Malik faced a lot of criticism after being reinstated as a judge on Indian Idol 11. This, after he was removed in the middle of the show during Indian Idol 10 after allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against Malik.
According to sources, now Anu Malik is out of Indian Idol 11. However, it is not yet confirmed who will replace him on the singing reality show.
On Thursday, a source close to Sony TV reportedly confirmed to IANS that Malik “is stepping down as a judge from Indian Idol.”
— NCW (@NCWIndia) November 21, 2019
Earlier, Sony TV was sent a notice by the National Commission of Women. The commission also shared the notice on their official Twitter handle. They captioned it, “@NCWIndia has taken suo-motu cognisance of the issue and send a notice to Sony Entertainment Television @sharmarekha @MinistryWCD @PMOIndia.”
In the notice, the commission has mentioned singer Sona Mohapatra’s tweet and asked the channel to clarify what action was taken on the same.
It reads, “The National Commission for Women has come across a Twitter post of Ms Sona Mohapatra wherein it has been alleged that Sony TV has ignored the testimonies of multiple women against a person regarding sexual harassment and assault and has further been made a judge for youngsters on national television.” The notice was addressed to Rohit Gupta, president, Sony Entertainment Television.