Joined: 24 December 2005
March, 22 2006
|Girls vote girls out of talent shows|
Dubbed Anu Malik's dream 'female Idol', Antara Mitra seemed to be the frontrunner on Indian Idol 2, getting rave reviews from all the judges for her voice, tone and screen presence. But in a surprising turnaround, Antara was voted out of the show by the audience. Female contestants seem to have no luck on the talent shows, be it Himani Kapoor from Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge, or Monali Thakur, Meenal Jain and Rupali Das in Indian Idol 1 or Neha Kakkar from Indian Idol 2. Just like Antara, Meenal too was deemed superior by judges to the two male finalists, Anuj and Sandeep, who finally made it to the gala round, but audiences disagreed.
When Anuj was declared safe and Antara eliminated, a regretful Sonu Nigam said, "I now regret our decision of getting back Anuj who would have been eliminated after the piano round. He hasn't shown the kind of talent that we expected out of him." For her part, Antara has some theories of her own about audience voting. "I don't blame the audience because everybody has their own favourites. In fact, we have been discussing the eliminations after every show and have come to the conclusion that it's mostly young girls who watch reality shows, and unlike boys, they are very serious about voting. As is but natural, girls will always vote for guys. It doesn't really matter in the end as long as people who matter to me know that I was good," says Antara philosophically.
Anu Malik is still yet to get over the fact that his favourite female idol aspirant will no longer be on the show. "He was sweet enough to come on to the stage and tell me that I would sing for him. I just couldn't react," says Antara. While Antara may be determined to take things in her stride, Anu Malik is not above voicing his opinion. "Females have voted out a deserving female. It's rather sad. I always wanted Amey and Karunya to come to this stage along with Antara, but Anuj and Sandeep, definitely not," he says.
Meenal Jain, who many feel also got the raw end of the stick, admits she finds the audience voting system disappointing. "More disturbing is the fact that regionalism is creeping into the voting system so badly that unless people use their judgement carefully, we will have to suffer undeserving candidates." she warns.
Joined: 12 October 2005
Joined: 29 October 2005
Joined: 23 January 2006
Joined: 03 March 2006
Joined: 25 December 2005
Joined: 28 February 2006
Joined: 29 January 2006
Indian idol 4 and Indian Idol 3
Author: hardyrules Replies: 13 Views: 5664
|hardyrules||13||5664||05 November 2008 at 1:34pm by iluvparleen|
American Idol final VS Indian Idol final
Author: val0822 Replies: 1 Views: 2201
|val0822||1||2201||20 September 2007 at 7:53am by Deeya|
Darjeeling Idol and Not Indian Idol
Author: anjalibc Replies: 35 Views: 8778
|anjalibc||35||8778||08 September 2007 at 2:22pm by Tumhari_Khushi|
Indian Idol - American Idol
Author: pri_is Replies: 6 Views: 2314
|pri_is||6||2314||21 June 2007 at 7:25pm by roshniae|
Sonu Nigam is returning to the singing-based reality show Indian Idol.
Singer Sonu Nigam, who is returning to the small screen as a judge ...
Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.
Popular Channels :
Quick Links :