According to media reports Singer Adnan Sami, who is known for singing popular numbers like ‘Bheegi Bheegi Raaton Mein’, has been granted Indian citizenship.
His citizenship is expected to come in to effect today, New Year’s day.
The Pakistani singer had earlier made a representation to the Indian home ministry on the issue.
The singer was last given a visa extension to stay in India in October, according to reports.
Sami recently tweeted: ‘Receiving my Indian Citizenship Certificate of Naturalisation frm MOS Home Affairs
@KirenRijiju ji! Huge Thanks!’