New Delhi, Aug 21: Singer Mika Singh apologised to the Federation Of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) on Wednesday for performing at a show in Pakistan despite the ongoing tensions over the Indian government's decision to scrap Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir and divide the state into two Union Territories.
Mika, also presented his case before the body in an attempt to defend himself.
Mika was banned by the FWICE after a show in Pakistan amid tension created over the removal of Section 370.
Last Sunday, Mika had said that he will continue to do good for India despite the FWICE's decision to ban him from playback singing and giving public performances and acting in the country, following his gig in Pakistan.
The FWICE, the mother body of all the 24 crafts of filmmaking, had issued a statement last week, 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.
The singer is expected to meet FWICE officials on Tuesday, after which the Federation will take a final call on its decision to ban him.
On Sunday, 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 out.
The singer captioned the 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."
Sanket Pathak News24 with IANS inputs
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