Sona Mohapatra

I have not quit Indian Idol: Anu Malik

Music composer Anu Malik has refuted claims of leaving the singing reality show Indian Idol. On Thursday, a source close to the channel revealed that Malik "is stepping down as a judge from Indian Idol".

Nov 22, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra on Anu Malik's stepping down: It's a symbolic victory

In the notice, the commission mentioned Sona Mohapatra's tweet, and asked the channel to clarify what action was taken on the matter.

Nov 21, 2019, 20:36 PM IST

#MeToo accused Anu Malik steps down as judge from 'Indian Idol' after social media outrage

Over the past days, Sona Mohapatra has mustered huge support on social media, and people have increasingly been demanding Anu Malik's removal from the show.

Nov 21, 2019, 18:10 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra 'elated' to get Tanushree Dutta's support

Tanushree, who kickstarted the MeToo campaign in Bollywood in 2018, in a recent interview said that she wanted to "stand up, raise my hands up and applaud Sona Mohapatra" for her guts to speak up against Malik.

Nov 18, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Tanushree Dutta blasts Neha Kakkar for judging Indian Idol with #MeToo accused Anu Malik—Read full statement

She has also blasted singer Neha Kakkar for agreeing to be a part of the show as a co-judge along with Anu Malik.

Nov 18, 2019, 19:13 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra responds to Anu Malik's letter, asks him to go to court

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra has responded to Anu Malik's note on Twitter claiming how 'false' sexual harassment allegations have 'tarnished his career' and 'ruined his reputation'.  

Nov 15, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Anu Malik writes in his defence, says 'false' #MeToo allegations tarnished his career

Bollywood music composer Anu Malik has reacted to the sexual harassment charges levelled against him. The accusations resurfaced when he resumed chair as a judge in one of the leading reality shows on television. Malik took to social media to present his side of the story.

Nov 15, 2019, 08:29 AM IST

Sona Mohapatra hails Abhay Deol for supporting her in fight against Anu Malik

Bollywood singer Sona Mohapatra has hailed actor Abhay Deol for extending support to her in her fight against Anu Malik. 

Nov 08, 2019, 16:43 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra: I am an artist, not an activist

Whether it is her rendition of the Punjabi folk song "Ambarsariyaan", her Odiya folk song "Rangabati" or the recent "Tori Surat", Sona Mohapatra has managed to make her space as a singer and independent stage performer over the past 13 years.

Oct 23, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Sona Mohapatra slams Sonu Nigam over cancellation of gig

  Singer Sona Mohapatra on Saturday slammed the "Abhi mujh mein kahin" hitmaker Sonu Nigam after one of her International Women's Day special performances got cancelled and replaced by singer-composer Kailash Kher who was accused of sexual harassment and misconduct by her.

Mar 10, 2019, 00:49 AM IST

Art, music have no boundaries: Sona Mohapatra

Singer Sona Mohapatra believes that art and music have no boundaries and says the Hindi film industry takes Pakistani singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan`s songs to recreate in every Bollywood album.

Feb 06, 2019, 14:50 PM IST

I'm concerned about country's anger: Sonu Nigam

Singer Sonu Nigam, who has been in the proverbial eye of the storm for his comments on Pakistani musicians and the #MeToo movement, says he is concerned about the "country's anger" and would like people to "smile and be a little easy". 

Dec 25, 2018, 14:33 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra wants Kailash Kher out of Mayur Utsav

  Singer Sona Mohapatra, who had accused Kailash Kher of inappropriate behaviour, has demanded the "Teri deewani" singer's withdrawal from Delhi governments Mayur Utsav.

Dec 15, 2018, 00:43 AM IST

Didn't think about my music career before sharing #MeToo story: Sona Mohapatra

Singer Sona Mohapatra, who accused singers Kailash Kher and Anu Malik of sexual misconduct, says she didn't think about how sharing her #MeToo story will impact her music career because it was for the bigger cause of a better future for the country.

Nov 02, 2018, 00:38 AM IST

Anu Malik's behaviour with me was sexual harassment: Sona Mohapatra

The #MeToo movement in Bollywood started after Tanushree Dutta accused senior actor Nana Patekar of sexual harassment.

Oct 22, 2018, 09:23 AM IST

#MeToo: Anu Malik no longer a part of the Indian Idol jury panel

In a statement the music director, who has been attached with the show as a judge since 2004, said he decided to step away from it as he was not able to "focus on my work". 


Oct 21, 2018, 13:20 PM IST

#MeToo: Anu Malik to step down as 'Indian Idol 10' judge

Veteran music composer Anu Malik, who is under fire for numerous allegations of sexual harassment, has been asked to step down as a judge for "Indian Idol 10". 

Oct 21, 2018, 12:46 PM IST

MeToo allegations against Anu Malik false, baseless: Lawyer

Before Shweta, singer Sona Mohapatra called out Malik.

Oct 18, 2018, 22:14 PM IST

After Sona Mohapatra, singer Shweta Pandit accuses Anu Malik of harassment

In a lengthy post on Twitter, Singer Shweta Pandit revealed how the 'Indian Idol' judge harassed her while she was only 15-year-old. 

Oct 17, 2018, 19:29 PM IST

Sona Mohapatra accuses Kailash Kher of sexual misconduct

Singer Sona Mohapatra has accused singer-composer Kailash Kher of sexual misconduct, claiming he once placed his hands on her thigh.

Oct 11, 2018, 00:18 AM IST