Santhi Krishnamoorthy was ecstatic. Some of her favourite Indian playback singers would be performing in her hometown of Penang, Malaysia: Naresh Iyer and Andrea Jeremiah would be there; so would Sunitha Sarathy and director-singer Venkat Prabhu. A great opportunity to see them in the flesh, she thought as she Facebooked relatives and friends about the concert to be held at the Queens Bay Mall car park on May 4, the eve of Malaysia’s 13th general election. She had heard from frie