The All India Cine Workers Association (AICWA) banned recognized singer Mika Singh from the Indian film industry on Tuesday. He was banned for performing at a ceremony in Karachi, Pakistan, A close relative of Pakistan's former president, Pervez Musharraf, organized the ceremony in Pakistan.
Mika Sing performed in the wedding Sangeet ceremony of Pervez Musharraf’s close relative’s daughter. The singer performed on Jumme ki Raat and Tamma Tamma song. Since Mika Singh's performance video in Karachi has gone viral on social media, it has triggered anger among netizens, and Mika has faced serious criticism for his choice. Mika got paid 150,000 dollars (Rs 1 crore) for his wedding performance.
Suresh Shyamlal Gupta, the president of AICWA said that AICWA boycotts all of its partnerships with film producers, music businesses and internet music content suppliers. He also said that AICWA will ensure that nobody in India performs with Mika Singh and that, if anyone does, they face legal implications in the courts.
The film association said that when the tension is at its peak, Mika Singh places cash above the pride of the nation. Recently, many Indian filmmakers have not released their movies in Pakistan, posting on 14 February the Pulwama terror attack. The Association of All Indian Cine Workers (AICWA) also declared a ban on the country's Pakistani performers.
After India removed Article 370 and 35A, more issues began between the two nations. AICWA requested a full ban on Pakistani performers, government officials, and bilateral relations with Pakistan and its people after Pakistan prohibited the screening of Indian films in their nation.