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Shiv Sena Threatens Pakistani Singer Ghulam Ali Pakistani legendary ghazal singer Ghulam Ali’s concert in Mumbai this week was cancelled due to the threat of extremist Hindu party Shiv Sena.Shiv Sena threatened to cancel Ghulam Ali’s concert in Mumbai. As per reports, the supporters of Shiv Sena while protesting stated that they don’t want to build any cultural bond with Pakistan. They said that strict action would be taken if Pakistani singer performs in the concert. According to NDTV, Ghulam Ali expressed his disappointment at the unfortunate turn of events. “I’m not angry, but very hurt. I have always got love in India,” he said. The concert was a tribute to Jagjit Singh [prominent Indian ghazal singer]. “He was like a brother to me. Such controversies spoil the sur of music,” he added.This is not the first time that the Shiv Sena is opposing Pakistani artistes performing in India. Few months back, Pakistani singer Atif Aslam’s concert ...

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Sonu Nigam, Atif Aslam Attempts to Promote Peace Between Two Nations Singer Atif Aslam and Indian playback singer Sonu Nigam attempt to rise above the 'Ban-istan' policies, both have collectively decided to unite against the ‘ban’ game, in order to promote peace between India and Pakistan.The last few weeks has seen a new take on 'Phantom' menace, media following Khan's comment stating he had no ‘faith’ left in Pakistan after 'Phantom' was banned in the country. The actor's statement followed a string of scathing replies from ...

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Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress heads to museum NEW YORK: Lady Gaga's meat dress, which sparked intense controversy when she wore it to the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards, went back on view Thursday at a museum exhibition.The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland said that the dress would be on display until the end of the year to mark the fifth anniversary of one of fashion's most-discussed recent incidents.The dress -- sewn from several layers of Argentinian beef in a ...

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Umair Jaswal Faces Backlash for ‘Sammi Meri Waar’ Pakistani singer Umair Jaswal made an impact with his tunes in Season 5 and 6 of Coke Studio Pakistan. He returns on Coke Studio Season 8, alongside Quratulain Balouch (QB), complementing one another in a folk tune. The song became a massive hit, but he recently revealed that he received several hate mails after the song ‘Sammi Meri Waar’.According to local media report, he said, “I have received a lot of hate mail from people, ...

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Asha Bhosle Ranks Pakistan Above India Bollywood singer Asha Bhosle is one of the best-known and highly regarded Hindi playback singers in India. She has sung over 12,000 songs she started her career in 1943 and has spanned over six decades. According to local media report Bhosle said, “Today, good lyrics and wordings only come out of Pakistan. People really know their Urdu there. Even though in India, there are many who know Urdu, they don’t write it well”.While Bhosle has ...