Chose to be Indian because of its cuisine: Adnan Sami

Published: March 3, 2016
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Here comes another reason! PHOTO: DECCAN CHRONICLE

Time and again Pakistani-turned-Indian singer Adnan Sami has justified his newly-acquired Indian citizenship by giving us countless reasons.

Apart from all the general goodness he sees in India, Adnan recently confessed that Indian cuisine played a major role in his decision to adopt it as his homeland.

In a recent interview with ANI, the Kabhi To Nazar Milao singer said, “Yes, I love Indian food and that was one of the reasons I chose to be an Indian but I also love the people and every part of India,” DNA reported.

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But we wonder if he is a real foodie or not since he has set an example by losing almost 167 kg in five years. Revealing his trying journey, Adnan shared he was judged for his music and not for his waistline.

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He also shared his fitness mantra saying, “I lost 167 kg and my fitness mantra is to never be apologetic about yourself, about your looks as long as you feel good. Everybody is different and has a unique identity. One thing that nobody can be is be yourself.”

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But how could Adnan’s conversation end without praising his ultimate choice. He expressed his opinion on the popular debate of nationalism in the country saying, “I feel very proud to be an Indian citizen. It’s healthy that people have different opinions about particular matters.”

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“By having diverse opinions we are able to reflect upon a solution which would make society a better place to live in and India is no different to any other country,” he added.

Now that’s some next level patriotism!

Reader Comments (10)

  • Old Ravian
    Mar 3, 2016 - 4:09PM

    You chose India because of its money………… not a bad choice and admit it. Recommend

  • Salim Khan
    Mar 3, 2016 - 4:32PM

    India is pluralistic, democratic and secular with relatively prosperous and peaceful situation That is why there are 3 more Pakistan celebrities who are in the line to take up Indian citizenship.Recommend

  • Jameel ur Rasheed
    Mar 3, 2016 - 5:29PM

    Bad cuisine. One must mention the true facts. The food is so bad that you don’t eat and you lose 167 pounds. That’s the only thing which makes sense.Recommend

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Mar 3, 2016 - 5:31PM

    He has to say nice things about India now .. If he wishes to stay long time there . BTW I dont see much diff between North India and Pak cuisine . Recommend

  • Non-Ravian
    Mar 3, 2016 - 8:25PM

    Pak and Indian foods are very similar, what a lie. Stay in India, good riddance.Recommend

  • Lakhkar Khan
    Mar 3, 2016 - 8:26PM

    I, as Pakistani, will never trade Peshawari tikka kabab, seekh kabab, chapli kabab and goat karahi along many other dishes for any other cuisine but it’s just me. Similarly, Punjabi and Karachi meals are known for its taste.

    Adnan Sami sahib, you are lying. It is your choice if you prefer to live in India but stop telling lies putting your native country. You may have Indian citizenship but you always will be the native of Pakistan. Recommend

  • Mar 4, 2016 - 12:32AM

    What an idiot!Recommend

  • Pukar
    Mar 13, 2016 - 2:09AM

    Now that you, Adnan Sami, have made choice just keep quiet and go away from our lives of Pakistanis. We don’t want to listen to you.Recommend

  • Khan
    May 16, 2016 - 3:55PM

    When money speaks, the truth is silent. We lie the loudest when we lie to ourselvesRecommend

  • Abdul Karim
    May 16, 2016 - 7:40PM

    One thing Adnan Sami Khan need to keep himself away is food and lots of food. He will explode one day if he thinks of food all the time. The real reason is money and his singing business, not food. Recommend

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