Indian Idol 12 contestant Shanmukhapriya was pulled up by netizens who were left unimpressed with her singing. The young singer sang Zeenat’s track Chura Liya Hai from Yaadon Ki Baarat which was originally sung by Asha Bhosle and composed by RD Burman.
The singing reality show, Indian Idol 12 is usually in limelight because of the wrong reasons. in the recent episode of the show, contestant Shanmukhapriya sung the evergreen song ‘Chura Lia Hai Tumne’. The singer is getting trolled by the netizens for her performance. The netizens were unhappy with her singing and felt that she ruined the authenticity of the song and demanded her to be eliminated from the show. The recent episode of the show Indian Idol 12 had veteran actress Zeenat Aman as the special guest.
After the performance of Shanmukhapriya, she was adviced by Zeenat Aman to not take criticism to her heart. She had said that in the context of the trolling of the contestant’s poor singing in the Kishore Kumar tribute episode of the show. However, The young singer remains getting trolled for her singing skills. this time she is facing backlash for the popular Zeenat’s track Chura Liya Hai, which was originally sung by Asha Bhosle and composed by RD Burman for the film Yaadon Ki Baarat.
Netizens took to Twitter to express their disappointment and anger. Several people alleged that she is ruining old songs and questioned the judges for appreciating her. See what fans tweeted:
For the unversed, singer Shanmukha priya had sung Humko Sirf Tumse Pyaar Hai in her own style, which made netizens mad at her. They blamed her for ruining a cult classic and trolled her on social media. She had sung the song as a tribute to music composer Shravan Rathod, Shanmukhapriya along side her co-contestant had sung the famous Kumar Sanu song.
During the episode, host Aditya Narayan was seen saying to Zeenat that Shanmukha Priya is very young, hence when netizens trolled her and demanded her eviction on social media, she took it by heart and even cried.
To this, Zeenat Aman asked her to not think about it much and ignore the criticism.