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Shabana Takes on Anu Malik !

"Anu, stop demoralising the kids" - Shabana Azmi on Indian Idol this weekend, as she puts the outspoken music director in his place, with style !

2007-07-13T00:00:00Z
After Abhijeet Sawant took centre stage with his effervescent style in Thursday's episode, it's Shabana Azmi's turn to surprise the participants and the audience with her candid style and flawless diction.
Shabana is not only a celebrity guest, but she also slides into the role of a judge in her hubby Javed's absence.  "With my keen sense of music, I am expected to judge too," she  points out matter of factly. And goes out to prove that whenever Shabana Azmi does something, she does it with élan ! With her ear for music and even keener ear  for  correct  pronunciation,  Shabana proves  with ample ease that she  is as good a judge as her better half.
 
The Azmi-Akhtar household  is known for holding musical soirées.  The couple share a great love for music.  Shabana  herself  sings and had  trained in Carnatic vocal music for her
performance in Morning Raaga . Not only does she point out the faults of the contestants in her inimitable style, she even  picks up verbal duels with Anu Malik on a couple of occasions, even going to the extent of ticking Anu Malek off and telling him in no uncertain terms to stop demoralising the kids ! As expected, Alisha loves it. For once  Anu ends up getting the taste of his own medicine and Shabana has the last word.  
 
We would not be surprised if other music shows now rope Madam Azmi  to sit on the judge's chair!
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Harman_the_best
Harman_the_best 2007-07-18T11:04:50Z anu is my fav judge on the show. Ifeel his coments may be harsh or strict but they help the contestants better heir singing skills.
magical mahua
magical mahua 2007-07-14T03:33:27Z anu malik u 1st check ur singing abilities then give comment on other.2222222222222gud shabana ji do visit indian idol again.emon u r 2 gud .
lilyrose
lilyrose 2007-07-13T20:52:48Z I saw the episode, it was good of Shabanaji to give Anu Malik a taste of his own medicine! It was a good episode, some performances were really good.
totally_desi
totally_desi 2007-07-13T20:32:27Z i finally saw the episode
finally someone came o teach anu a lesson
mahan84
mahan84 2007-07-13T20:20:56Z well i think annu and javed are the only best judges and they gives true remarks as they know the music but Alisha and udit they are too much nice to become judge you know soft hearted they praise everyone. i Think Annu is doing good job by his strict remarks contestants have some fear otherwise they will be relaxing instead of hard work, what you think
Angelic_A
Angelic_A 2007-07-13T19:47:01Z Looks like Anu takes aganist everyone lol.
DiscoDhokla
DiscoDhokla 2007-07-13T11:49:00Z it was rockin.... anu malik has to taste his own medicine
adorablenabs
adorablenabs 2007-07-13T11:05:01Z can't wait to watch this!!! Serves Anu Malik right... he thinks hes so gr8 dat he can tell off da contestents... lolz.. Shabana rock on!!
ammmu
ammmu 2007-07-13T09:58:23Z FInallyy, someone says something to him... nice to see him getting his own medicine. Maybe this will open up his mind a bit!! Thanks for the article!
Leo
Leo 2007-07-13T09:00:20Z COOOOOOL!!! Thx Minnie for putting up this coooool....or rather triple cooooooooooool article!!
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