Annotating on the entire incident, Rakhi says, I was very upset with Smita's mother's behaviour. She has no right to comment on someone's performance in such a harsh way. There is no age between the two and one needs to keep cognizance of this." Kunal tried to pacify Dhairya and his mother, both of whom were visibly upset with the comments. But to no avail. Only after quite some cajoling and hugs from the judges, did the boy regain his composure.
Such behavior compels us to rethink the decision of having kids participate in reality shows and undergo so much pain and heartache. Is it worth making such adorable kids feel so hopeless and small? It is definitely something to think about.