Even while the news of Indian actor Shah Rukh being detained at Los Angeles airport is still hot and happening, Amjad Ali Khan’s Visa for a trip to UK was cancelled. In fact Amjad Ali Khan has been travelling to UK every year for performances, and this year too it was supposed to be a performance trip.
The famous musician said he was shocked and appalled and has taken the support if social media. He wrote on facebook – “Shocked & appalled….my #UK visa has been rejected today. I am scheduled to perform at the Royal Festival Hall in September. Extremely sad situation for artists who are spreading the message of love and peace across the globe. I have been performing almost every year in UK since the early 70s including performances for The Prince of Wales on many occasion,” His wife, Subhalakshmi Khan said, “Artists are special and need to be treated with care. Hope and pray that world realises the value of an artist..but “When ” ??? is the big question… God help us…”