Is Pakistan Idol heading towards a failure?

The latest exclusions from Pakistan Idol, especially that of Waqas Ali, have left me baffled. I have seen uproar in social media over the attitude and poor judgments of Pakistan Idol judges. But now that selection is in the hands of the people, the results are actually worse. Immensely talented singers either didn’t make through to top-13 round, or are now being excluded one by one. It shows an interesting perspective in how we – the people of Pakistan – choose when given the choice, be it general elections or Pakistan Idol voting. I have the following few observations on the outcome of Pakistan Idol so far. Continue reading