Mumbai, December 30: Singer Neha Kakkar was so moved on hearing a musician's story while shooting for "Indian Idol" season 11 that she decided to gift him Rs 2 lakh.

One of the show's contestants, Sunny Hindustani, performed with musician Roshan Ali, who used to play with the late legendary singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. After a while, due to his health, he had to leave the singer's team. His life story made Neha emotional. She decided to gift him Rs 2 lakh as aid. Indian Idol 11: Neha Kakkar Sings Channa Mereya For Ex-Boyfriend, Aditya Narayan Tells Her Ex 'Isme Tera Ghata, Inka Kuch Nahi Jaata' (Watch Video).

Her fellow judge Himesh Reshammiya appreciated Sunny and said: "You are an example for all reality show contestants. Although you don't have any professional training, you still sing so professionally, which is remarkable."

Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani also judges "Indian Idol" along with Neha and Himesh.

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