'Anu Malik is knowledgeable, but can be rude'

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Music director Anu Malik, who is a judge on music reality show "Indian Idol 4", can be harsh with his comments to the participants, but the youngsters can learn a lot from his knowledge and experience, says host and television actor Hussain Kuwajerwala.

"Anu Malik can be rude sometimes but he has immense knowledge and experience. The participants get to learn a lot from him," Hussain told IANS over phone from Mumbai.

Apart from Malik, writer-poet Javed Akhtar, singer Kailash Kher and actress Sonali Bendre are judges on the fourth season of the show.

The audience gets to see many a verbal duel between Malik and Ak