A 14-year-old singer who put in for a talent show to be able to raise money for her sick mom was left shattered when she called her live on the TV show only to find out she died.
The singer, Jannah called her sick mum on Live TV to inform her that she made it through to the next round of the Indonesian talent show, only for the singer to be told on live TV her parent died minutes earlier.
Jannah, decided to appear on Indonesian talent show, Liga Dangdut, hoping she will win the £28,000 cash prize so she could pay for her mother’s diabetes treatment. She gave a great performance and the judges made her go through to the next round of the competition.
With so much excitement, she decided to call her mother with the good news but her uncle Pak Mus answered the call and informed her that her mother had passed away moments earlier.
‘Jannah, your mother said be strong as you will need to take care of your family now.
‘We love her as a family member, but unfortunately Allah loved her more and he has called for her. Your mother has passed away.’
Whoever comes in first place wins 500million Indonesian rupees ($35,000) in cash, followed by 300million ($22,000) and 200million ($14,500) for third place.
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