Mika Singh ban: Singer writes to body to hear him before putting a ban in place

WION Web Team New Delhi Aug 19, 2019, 05.26 PM(IST)

File photo: Mika Singh. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Mika has urged the FWICE not to impose any restriction on him without hearing him on the matter. 

After singer Mika Singh was banned by the Federation Of Western India Cine Employees' (FWICE) for performing in Pakistan even after India and Pakistan stopped trade and cultural ties owing to growing tensions, he has now approached the federation. 

He said that he will continue to do good for India despite the FWICE decision to ban him from playback singing, giving public performances and acting in the country.

Mika tweeted a video of FWICE President B.N. Tiwari in which he mentioned receiving a letter from the singer.

"In the letter, he (Mika) said he would accept everything mentioned by the Federation had he made a mistake and will also apologise to the entire nation," Tiwari said in the over a minute-long video.

Mika has also urged the FWICE not to impose any restriction on him without hearing him on the matter. 

The singer captioned video saying: "I would like to sincerely thank Mr B.N. Tiwari and #FWICE for being so understanding towards me and my sentiments. As I always have done, I will continue to do good for my society and the people of my country. JaiHind.. #Supportindiansingers #Banpaksitanisingers.”

The FWICE is the mother body of all the 24 crafts of filmmaking. It had issued a statement saying that it was deeply pained and anguished by the performance of singer Mika Singh alias Amrik Singh at the wedding of the daughter of former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's cousin in Karachi, amid tension and broken relations between India and Pakistan.

Mika is expected to meet FWICE officials on Tuesday, after which they will take a final call on the matter.