Bollywood Shocker: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami asked to leave India

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Mumbai, Oct 15: Pakistani singer Adnan Sami, a popular singer in India, has been asked to leave the country. According to TV reports, Sami has been asked to appear before Mumbai Police before he leaves India.

Mumbai Police on Tuesday, Oct 15 has issued a notice to Sami after his visa expired. The singer-composer has been given 30 days of time by the Mumbai police to regularise his visa.

Recently, Raj Thackeray-led MNS's film wing -- Maharashtra Navnirman Chitrapat Karmachari Sena (MNCKS) had asked Adnan to leave the country. MNCKS had claimed that Adnan was illegally staying in the country after his visa expired.

Adnan has been given 30 days of time by the Mumbai police to regularise his visa

The MNCKS even demanded the authorities concerned not to grant him an extension on the visa.Official of MNCKS was quoted as saying, We have asked the authorities to not allow the extension. We hope they pay heed to what we have said."

"We have a lot of talented artists of our own; we do not need a Pakistani to come and sing here. Besides, whatever money he earns here, he probably sends to Pakistan, and that country will be using the same money against us. So he has to leave the country," he added.

Controversy over Adnan's visa popped up following his statement before a family court where the singer had stated that he had a Pakistani passport and was residing in India on the basis of visa granted to him from time to time. Sami also claimed that his visa was valid from Sept 26, 2012 till Oct 6, 2013.

Here it can be recalled that Adnan is entangled in a legal battle with his ex wife Sabah Galadari over the possession of a duplex flat in Lokhandwala Complex.

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