Kumar Sanu will not work with Pakistani promoters on his US tour

Published: September 21, 2019
PHOTO: Reuters

PHOTO: Reuters

Bollywood’s famous playback singer Kumar Sanu has refused to perform in any show promoted by a Pakistani, the singer announced in a video on his social media accounts.

Sanu further shared that he, Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan will soon visit the US and will perform at events, organised only by promoters who aren’t Pakistanis.


“Alka Yagnik, Udit Narayan and I are coming to the United States to perform but we will not attend any show promoted by a Pakistani,” the singer said. “Promoters who are from other countries have nothing to worry about. We will be performing in their shows.”

According to India Today, the popular trio of the 90s were set to perform together at an event in the US on November 17. But after hearing that the concert is being organised by a Pakistani national, Moazzma Hunain, FCIWE asked the singers to refrain from being a part of the aforementioned concert.

“Having learnt that you along with you contemporaries are scheduled to perform in the USA on November 17th, 2019 that is organised by a Pakistani national Moazzma Hunain, we at FWICE are requesting for you reversal step that would delink your participation from the said event,” read a part of the notice.

“Back of the tensions prevailing with our neighbours, more so after abrogation of Article 370, FWICE which holds the dignity of our country as paramountly important, has time and again informed the members of the film fraternity to abstain from associating with a Pakistani National in any platform of cultural or professional activities in Pakistan or in any part of the world,” the notice further stated.

The notice also asked the singers to “not throw open any ground for disharmony and displeasures arising out of an adverse eventuality in the future”.

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  • Salman Hasan
    Sep 22, 2019 - 3:52AM

    By the way, who wants to listen to Kumar Sanu any way. Pakistanis should completely boycott Indian products which includes movies, songs and any of their cultural events. Pakistanis living overseas should also avoid buying groceries from them. They don’t deserve our money. Recommend

  • Bunny Rabbit
    Sep 22, 2019 - 11:50PM

    Artists should be the last people associated with politics. art should transcend all boundaries. – human physical political economic . This is one sad news . Art is one way people from all across the border can meet and exchange their ideas/ views / opinions / tastes . Recommend

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