When Atif Aslam sang an Indian song at Pak event

Aug 11, 2018, 15:52 IST | mid-day online correspondent

Pakistani classical singer Shafqat Amanat Ali has come out in support of Atif and reportedly said, "Music is not Indian or Pakistani. Singers are synonymous with their songs which are loved by fans from every country."

When Atif Aslam sang an Indian song at Pak event
Atif Aslam

Atif Aslam is under fire for singing a Bollywood number at a Pakistan Independence Day event in New York. His rendition of Tera Hone Laga Hoon from Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif-starrer Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (2009) had fellow countrymen question his patriotism. He was trolled mercilessly and also criticised by the media.

Pakistani classical singer Shafqat Amanat Ali has come out in support of Atif and reportedly said, "Music is not Indian or Pakistani. Singers are synonymous with their songs which are loved by fans from every country."

Meanwhile, Atif took to Instagram to share his reply on the backslash:

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