Pawandeep Rajan was crowned the winner of Indian Idol 12 on August 15, with Arunita Kanjilal as the first runner-up and Sayali Kamble as the second runner-up. Shanmukhapriya came in sixth place. The makers of the show had planned a 12-hour long finale from noon to midnight on the occasion of Independence Day 2021. Also, ex-contestants were present and Shershaah stars Sidharth Malhotra and Kiara Advani were the guests on the show.
Shanmukhapriya started trending on Twitter where netizens shared hilarious memes featuring the Indian Idol 12 finalist. While some netizens mocked her ‘weird’ facial expressions during the grand finale performance, others were disappointed that she did not win the competition.
Not only Shanmukhapriya but a lot of people criticised the 12-hour long grand finale of Indian Idol 12. Indian Idol got premiered on November 28, 2020.
Check out the tweets:
Aditya shanupriya singing together is 3rd lehar of corona 🤮🤮🤮#IndianIdol
— pakchikpak (@cutlebaba) August 15, 2021
“When you see that a horrible, mediocre, overrated singer like #ShanmukhaPriya has reached #IndianIdolFinale”, wrote another.
One more user tweeted, “#IndianIdol2021 #IndianIdol12 what an insult to classical music, classical musicians and lovers that #AnjaliGaikwad is relegated to singing in chorus in finals and howlers like #ShanmukhaPriya & #Danish are in top 6. .@SonyTV Shame on you and dud judges of your stupid show. Sad.”
The netizens also reacted hilariously to the 12-hour-long finale :
— ᴴᵃʳˢʰᵃˡ (@Harshal_k7) August 15, 2021
— A.J. (@beingabhi2712) August 15, 2021
It was 10 months telecasted….
Now 12 hours finale…..
— Shant (@move123456789) August 15, 2021
— Kunal Patil (@KunalPa45384889) August 15, 2021
Meanwhile, South sensation Vijay Deverakonda in a special message to Shanmukhapriya offered her to sing in his next venture. For her last solo performance, she crooned to songs Gulaabo, Main Mast, Badtameez Dil, and Main Teri Tu Mera’.