Amaal Malik on #MeToo accusations against uncle Anu Malik: I don't consider him family

Nephew of singer, composer Anu Malik, Amaal Malik has said that it is humiliating that Anu got accused by women of sexual misconduct. He also said that he supports the movement and he is completely with it.

After many women accused Anu Malik of sexual misconduct, the singer, composer had to step down as the judge from the music reality show, Indian Idol. Singers Sona Mohapatra and Shweta Pandit were among the women who accused Anu of sexual misconduct.

Now, one of the family members of the singer, Amaal Malik is making his TV debut as a judge in the upcoming season of kids' singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs.

In an interview with an entertainment website, Amaal was asked about Anu's involvement in the controversy. Talking about the same, he said, "When it happened, it is obviously a little humiliating. But, more importantly, I would like to say that my family is first my four people. Beyond that, I don't count anyone as a family. Unki apni family (he has his own family) hai and it was a tough time for them," he said.

Sharing his views on the #MeToo movement, Amaal said, "I support the movement and I'm completely with it. What happens is, when people talk on social media, it goes a little wrong. When you have alleged someone and taken their name, you should drag it to the court and through the judicial system, try to achieve what you want to achieve. Because if you don't take it ahead then why did you even do this in the first place."

It is also reported that Amaal is a close friend of singer Sona Mohapatra. "I'm close to Sona Mohapatra, if she has said about Anu Malik there must be a reason. And if there is a reason they should move to the court," he said.