News|May 30, 2012 1:35 pm

Asha Bhosle to join Indian Idol’s judging panel.

Asha Bhosle, often considered as legendary singing sensation will now be seen in the judges’ panel of popular singing reality show “Indian Idol”.

There had been a lot of rumors and speculations over who would join the judging panel alongside Anu Malik, Sunidhi Chauhan and Salim Merchant, but now it has been confirmed that 78 year old Asha Bhosle would be the fourth judge.
Before Asha Bhosle, A.R Rehmaan was approached for the show but due to his tight schedule and unavoidable reasons he couldn’t be the part of the show.

“I am very happy to be part of this show. I really like this show as it provides platform for budding singers. It is a very big show,”

Bhosle told reporters here.

Veteran singer will only join judging panel from the gala rounds and will not be seen during auditions.
The show is scheduled to begin from June 1 and will be aired on every Friday and Saturday.