Pakistani High Comission in New Delhi has denied visa to Indian actor Anupam Kher. The actor is scheduled to attend a session at the Karachi literary festival on February 5.Anupam claimed that only he has been singled out of the 18 delegates who applied for the visa. “I am very sad and disappointed that out of 18 participants, 17 were given visa and I was denied,” he told news agency ANI.However, in an interesting turn of events, Pakistan HC told ANI that “they have received no Visa application from Anupam Kher.”
The 60-year-old actor, who was awarded the Padma Bhushan recently, has been a vocal supporter of the BJP-led government at the Centre.Recently, the actor was in news when he indulged in a war of words with Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Twitter. The argument happened over the veteran actor’s comment that he is scared to openly say he is a Hindu.
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