Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi cancel a visit to Karachi
Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar said on Friday that he won’t go to the Kaifi Azmi Literary Conference in Karachi after the Pulwama assault in Indian-involved Kashmir (IoK).
“Karachi Arts Council had welcomed Shabana and me for a two-day writing meeting about Kaifi Azmi and his verse. We have dropped that,” he tweeted.
Giving a reference to prior sharp Indo-Pak relations, Akhtar included, “In 1965, amid the Indo-Pak war, Kaifi saheb had composed a ballad, Aur Phir Krishan Ne Arjun Se Kaha.”
Already, it was affirmed that the prominent big name couple will come Karachi for a two-day occasion on the artistic monster, Kaifi Azmi.
Be that as it may, it was then detailed that Shabana probably won’t most likely go to the occasion as she was experiencing swine influenza.
As indicated by Mid-Day, she arrived in clinic with a serious episode of disease. She was accounted for to recover quick. Be that as it may, utilizing the time in gainful interests. “Infrequently do I recover an opportunity to lie and introspect. This is an implemented break for me, and one that was long due,” Shabana remarked.
“I have not been in contact with any swine at all. Be that as it may, I am in the emergency clinic recouping quick,” she said.