Wednesday, September 18, 2019
facebook
Punjab

Posted at: Aug 22, 2019, 11:12 AM; last updated: Aug 22, 2019, 11:20 PM (IST)

Film employees' federation lifts ban on Mika Singh after he apologises to nation

Film employees' federation lifts ban on Mika Singh after he apologises to nation
Punjabi singer Mika Singh. Photo credit: Instagram.

Mumbai, August 22

Days after he was banned by a film workers' body for performing in Pakistan, playback singer Mika Singh on Wednesday issued an apology.

Following his statement, the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) revoked its `ban'.

The FWICE had `banned' the singer as he performed at a wedding in Karachi. Its members will not take part in his concerts and programs, it had said.

At a press conference here on Wednesday, Mika claimed his performance in the neighbouring country at a time when tensions between India and Pakistan were high following the abrogation of Article 370 was merely a coincidence.

"It is a coincidence that I went there and Article 370 happened. If I made a mistake, then I apologise to the federation and the entire nation," Mika told reporters.

The FWICE said in a release that it had lifted the ban on the singer.

As per reports, Mika performed in Karachi on August 8.

He later faced flak on social media for performing in Pakistan. — PTI 

COMMENTS

All readers are invited to post comments responsibly. Any messages with foul language or inciting hatred will be deleted. Comments with all capital letters will also be deleted. Readers are encouraged to flag the comments they feel are inappropriate.
The views expressed in the Comments section are of the individuals writing the post. The Tribune does not endorse or support the views in these posts in any manner.
Share On