Netizens didn’t quite enjoy the episode and took to social media to share their experience. Netizens took serious offence to judges Himesh and Neha singing Kishore da’s golden melodies and not doing justice to the songs.
A user wrote, “Neha Kakkar do whatever you want to do with your songs please don’t even think to spoil Kishore Kumar Sir’s songs.”
Neha Kakkar do whatever you want to do with your songsplease don’t even think to spoil Kishore Kumar Sir’s songs… https://t.co/AoZ9sy1s2r
— Ashwin (@SavageClown666) 1620492427000
Another viewer wrote, “#IndianIdol2021 #indianidol #SonyLIV please spare Kishore Kumar’s songs.. this is a worst singing I’ve ever witnessed of Kishore’s songs.. all my favorite songs are screwed by iAmNehaKakkar @The_AnuMalik and all participants.”
#IndianIdol2021 #indianidol #SonyLIV please spare Kishore Kumar’s songs.. this is a worst singing I’ve ever witne… https://t.co/1lW6d5Q2qi
— Rajeev Raval (@rajeev2306) 1620579819000
They shared several memes as well seeing their performances.
Sorry to say, but Himesh is murdering the legendary Kishor Kumar songs on #indianidol. The contestants are so much better.
— Nitin Deshpande (@nitingdeshpande) 1620580968000
#indianidol #IndianIdol2021Indian Idol audience Then Now https://t.co/SiMmwmhsC6
— priyanka (@_pri_yanka) 1620493254000
Not only the judges, netizens also trolled the participants’ attempt to sing some of his songs.
Meanwhile nehu kankar when Contestant tell her their life stories #indianidol https://t.co/d0m4SZ2Zqt
— YASH (@i_m_yash__) 1620495101000
One of the users wrote, “Watching #indianidol dedicated to 1 of the all time greats #kishorekumar Everytime you hear the best of singers sing his songs you once again realise the greatness of the legend. Nobody after him has been blessed with quality of his voice and singing prowess like him!”
Watching #indianidol dedicated to 1 of the all time greats #kishorekumar Everytime you hear the best of singers s… https://t.co/U6ib7dJsnD
— Durga Jasraj (@durgajasraj) 1620492788000
Fans of #KishoreKumar after watching #AnuMalik #HimeshReshmiya murdering KishoreDa’s songs in #Indianidol… https://t.co/ESNMMRb8F0
— Sandeep Kandale (@KandaleSandeep) 1620579156000
Viewers have also complained about contestants’ lack of variation and instead of their singing skills, makers are trying to rake TRPs by their financial status. A look at the tweets:
#indianidol this season has become so boringSo repititiveContestants are not up to the markThey keep on singing… https://t.co/UhZ5LDZguL
— ankurwadhwa (@king_akw) 1620493139000
You know #indianidol is a crap when they had Sonakshi Sinha as a judge and Neha Kakkar – Himesh Reshamiya singing T… https://t.co/fOmyjkp30T
— प्रीत~ (@preetweets_) 1620581062000