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Narendra Modi welcomes Adnan Sami’s daughter Medina

Trained in Indian and western classical music and known for creating magic with the piano, Adnan is popular for hit non-film songs like Kabhi to nazar milao, Bheegi bheegi raaton mein and Tera chehra.

music Updated: Sep 09, 2017 18:31 IST
Adnan Sami was granted the Indian citizenship by the Modi government.
Adnan Sami was granted the Indian citizenship by the Modi government.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed singer Adnan Sami and Roya’s daughter Medina, who was born in May this year. Adnan and his wife met Modi on Friday and also shared sweets with him which they had brought from the city of Medina, read a statement.

They were with Modi for 40 minutes where he also bonded and played with Medina. “Sharing the sweets of our first born daughter Medina with the Prime Minister whom I respect and look upto was an emotional moment for me and my wife... we will cherish this moment all our life,” said Adnan.

Trained in Indian and western classical music and known for creating magic with the piano, Adnan is popular for hit non-film songs like Kabhi to nazar milao, Bheegi bheegi raaton mein and Tera chehra. The singer has also won accolades for his Bollywood numbers in movies like Ajnabee, Saathiya, Lucky: No Time for Love and Bajrangi Bhaijaan.

In 2016, Adnan got Indian citizenship which led to a lot of criticism in the Pakistani media but the criticism didn’t affect him. He maintained that people must love or hate him on the basis of his music and not on the basis of his religion and nationality.