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Applied for Indian Citizenship because India is tolerant, says Adnan Sami

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 February 2017, 12:59 IST

After Indian superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan shared their thoughts about the growing intolerance in India, renowned singer turned music composer, Adnan Sami, who was recently granted citizenship in India has spoken about the controversial topic.

"If there was intolerance in the country, would I have asked for citizenship in the country? I believe actions speak louder than words," said Pakistan-born Sami.

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When Sami was asked about his role in promoting peace between the two countries, said

"I am a singer, my job is to create music and harmony. Wherever I see harmony, I would go towards there. There is nothing more beautiful for a musician to listen and see harmony. And if such a thing can happen, I like more than a billion people here would love it,"

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Last seen in the song Bhar Do Jholi from Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan, speaking about the love he got from the people in India, he said:

"When my first album came out, it wasn't Bollywood. The love that I received from people was everything and it still is everything for me. After 16 years, it is not just the land where I work, but also my home and my love."

First published: 12 December 2015, 6:11 IST