Mumbai: Former Pakistani singer turned music composer Adnan Sami, says he is delighted after celebrating his birthday as Indian, which falls on August 15th, the day which India celebrates as Independence Day.
Adnana was born in London and held Canadian citizenship too, he received his certificate of Indian citizenship earlier this year.
Sami tweeted on his account, “Feeling proud that today I celebrate my birthday for the first time as an Indian with My India. Happy Independence Day India.”
The singer got fame from hit songs like “Tera Chehra”, “Kabhi to Nazar Milao”, “Lift Karaa De” and “Kabhi Nahi”.
Several Bollywood celebrities wished the “Bhar Do Jholi” hitmaker on his birthday.
Actress Prachi Desai told Sami: “India is celebrating its Independence with your birthday.”
Music composer Ehsaan Noorani and veteran actor and comedian Johny Lever also wished him a great year ahead.