Pakistani stars make their presence felt in Filmfare nominations

Published: January 10, 2017
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As fraying India-Pakistan ties hold Bollywood hostage, a number of Pakistani artistes have made their presence felt in nominations for the upcoming 62 Jio Filmfare Awards.

Our very own Atif Aslam, Quratulain Balouch (QB) and Rahat Fateh Ali Khan have been nominated in the best playback singers’ categories, reported Filmfare.

Separately, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil star Fawad Khan is in the running for the best supporting actor award. Fawad has been recognised for his performance in Kapoor & Sons.

Atif has been nominated for his melodious romantic ballad Tere Sang Yaara from Akshay Kumar and Ileana D’Cruz’s mystery thriller Rustom.

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On the other hand, Rahat has been recognised for his vocal prowess in Sultan‘s Jag Ghoomeya

While both Atif and Rahat are no strangers to Bollywood, QB’s nomination comes as a bit of a surprise.

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The Humsafar hit-maker is contending for the best playback singer trophy for Kari Kari from Pink.

See the complete list of nominations here.

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Reader Comments (3)

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Jan 10, 2017 - 1:17PM

    See India gives so much honour to Pak artists and yet Pak keeps on complaining about India . Recommend

  • Chaudhry Sahab
    Jan 10, 2017 - 2:24PM

    @Bunny Rabbit:
    why pakistani artists banned in india? why shahrukh khan said i will never work again with any pakistani artist? why Om puri was angry on media and fought for pakistani artists? Recommend

  • Indian
    Jan 10, 2017 - 5:43PM

    Last award, last movies for pakistani artis. Recommend

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