Vijay TV's Super Singer Season 10 concluded with a grand finale at the Nehru Indoor Stadium, and the winner, John Jerome from Kallakurichi has emerged as the champion of this conpetition and was awarded the first prize, a Rs 60 lakh house.

However, his victory has sparked controversy on social media.

Controversy and Criticism

Vijay TV's popular shows, such as Bigg Boss and Super Singer, are often seen as relying heavily on public votes and PR campaigns. The timing of John Jerome's win, amid the tragic incident in Kallakurichi, has fueled speculation and criticism. Many fans question if his victory was influenced by the current spotlight on Kallakurichi.

During the Super Singer finale, host Priyanka Deshpande’s remark asking what Kallakurichi would say about John Jerome's win drew mixed reactions. Fans questioned the necessity of her comment, especially in light of the ongoing tragedy.

As much as we loved, his perfomance - social media platforms were flooded with congratulory messages and wishes from all over the world.

Jeevitha, the first runner-up of our prestigious competition, has been awarded a whopping 10-lakh cash prize. Along with this, she also received other well-deserved accolades.

But that's not all, our second runner-up, Vaishnavi, has also been recognized for her outstanding performances throughout the competition.

So what’s Kallakurichi incident is all about ?

The tragic incident in Kallakurichi, where over 55 people died after consuming poisonous liquor, has shocked the nation. This has been a significant setback for the ruling DMK party. Prominent figures like actors Vijay, Suriya, Kamal Haasan, director B. Ranjith, and G.V. Prakash, among others, have condemned the incident. Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced financial compensation of Rs 10 lakh for the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those hospitalized.

The controversy underscores the complexities and sensitivities surrounding reality show outcomes and their perceived fairness, especially during times of regional crises.

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