#IndianIdol10: Salim-Sulaiman to replace ousted judge Anu Malik
Singing-based reality show 'Indian Idol 10' has been grabbing the headlines after judge Anu Malik was accused of sexual misconduct. As the accusations created a stir in the industry, Anu was asked to step down as the judge. And as per the recent buzz, music directors Salim-Sulaiman will take his place this week. Here's more about this.
Backstory: Anu Malik announced his break from 'Indian Idol 10'
The allegations of sexual harassment charges on Anu were horrific to the say the least. As a result of the accusations, he, recently, announced his break from 'Indian Idol 10'. Anu gave a statement to PinkVilla and stated that he is not able to focus on the show and his work due to the ongoing furor against him. Playing the 'victim-card'?
Sony TV decided to replace Anu
Notably, Sony Entertainment Television also confirmed Anu's exit and released an official statement about the same. The statement read that the show will continue as scheduled along with Vishal Dadlani and Neha Kakkar. It also mentioned that the makers will invite some of the biggest names in Indian music as guests every week as a replacement of Anu Malik.
Will Anu make a comeback on 'Indian Idol 10'?
After Anu's exit from 'Indian Idol 10', there have been speculations about his comeback on the show. Notably, Anu has been associated with the show since its inception. However, he's skeptical about his comeback and insisted that it was his conscious decision to leave the show. On being quizzed about his comeback, Anu told Pune Mirror, "I don't know at the moment".