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Some Famous Pakistanis who accepted Indian citizenship

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Every year thousands of People, go abroad either legally or illegally in western countries in the hope of acquiring their citizenship one day.

Here are some famous persons, left to India from Pakistan and became Indian citizen

Nasir Khan
Nasir Khan was born in the city of Peshawar, Pakistan, which became part of Pakistan in 1947. Nasir Khan’s elder brother Dilip Kumar is an established name of the Bollywood. Nasir Khan was also an actor.

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In 1950-51, Nasir Khan left Pakistan and stay in Mumbai, India and never come back to Pakistan.

Saahir Ludhianvi

Born in Ludhianvi, Punjab, Sahir Ludhianwi is a famous poet of Urdu language who also wrote lyrics of many super hit Bollywood film. In 1949 Saahir Ludhianvi migrated to India. In India he got fame for writing lyrics leter he passed away in 1980.

Jogendra Nath Mandal

Jogendra Nath Mandal one of the famous political figure who actively supported the Pakistan Independence movement and later he becomes first law minister of Pakistan.

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In 1950, he left Pakistan and migrated to Calcutta, West Bangal, India. Later he  passed away in 1968.

Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan Born in Kasur, Pakistan, one of the all-time name of classical music. In 1947 Kasur became part of Pakistan and Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan also came to his birth place Pakistan. In the mid 1950’s he migrated to India and acquired the Indian citizenship in 1957.

Qurratulain Hyder

Qurratulain Hyder one of the greatest novel writer of the Urdu literature. Born in Aligarh which became part of India after 1947, later in 1962-63 she migrated back to India.

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Faysal Qureshi

Faysal Qureshi is a golf player from Pakistan married an Indian Golf player Nonita Lall. Faysal Qureshi is residing in New Delhi, India for more than 15 years.

Adnan Sami Khan

Adnan Sami Khan received Indian citizenship on 1 January 2016. Prior to this he was a citizen of Pakistan. Adnan’s Pakistani passport expired on May 26, 2015. Adnan had appealed to the Central Government to grant him citizenship of India, which the Government of India accepted.

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Adnan Sami is a singer-musician. Adnan was born on 15 August 1969 in United Kingdom, London. Adnan’s father is from Pakistan and his mother is from Jammu, India.

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