Indian Idol 12 host Aditya Narayan has apologized after the makers were indicted for showing Maharashtra’s Alibaug in a bad light in the show. According to reports, the Raj Thackrey-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) had asked for an apology from the makers of Indian Idol. In fact, reports suggest that the party had also given a warning to the show and channel of action against them if they ceased to issue an apology on national television.

For the unversed, during the recent Indian Idol episode, host Aditya was seen quizzing contestant Sawai Bhatt if he thinks he has come from Alibaug.
The singer and host took to his social media to apologise to the people of Alibaug for hurting their sentiments by the comment made by him. His caption read, “With a humble heart and folded hands I want to apologise to the people of Alibaug and everyone who has been hurt by my sentence on a recent episode of Indian Idol that I’m currently hosting. The intention was never to hurt anyone. I have immense love and respect for Alibaug. My own sentiments are connected with the place, it’s people and this soil”.

Aditya also shared a video with his humble apology. Watch it here:

Meanwhile, the singing reality show has recently been hitting the headline for many controversial reasons. The contestants and judges have fallen prey to many trolls for the type of content they have been showing in the episodes.