Anand Mahindra challenges viewers to not cry after sharing inspiring video

Updated: Oct 30, 2019, 19:22 IST | mid-day online correspondent |

Anand Mahindra said TV and social media have done us a great service

Anand Mahindra. Pic courtesy/AFP
Anand Mahindra. Pic courtesy/AFP

Business tycoon Anand Mahindra recently shared a video featuring an Indian Idol contestant named Sunny and heaped praise on the contestant who appeared on the show's auditons which were being judged by Vishal Dadlani, Anu Malik, and Neha Kakkar. The contestant had sung the song 'Afreen Afreen' by Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. 

Taking to Twitter, Mahindra wrote, "Diwali is the perfect day to learn about people who
Rise. A friend sent me this saying he was in tears watching it. Find the whole clip on
YouTube & I challenge you to remain dry-eyed. TV & social media have done us a great
service: Discovering talent in the humblest locations." Take a look at his post here:

At the time of writing this article, the video had already received close to 1500 retweets and 10,000 likes.

Earlier too, Mahindra has shown his humanitarian side on Twitter. He had shared a story of a man who took his mother on a pan-India tour on his scooter. He had even offered to donate a car to the man.

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