By Hindustan Times
Famous poet and lyricist Gulzar, who was on a visit to his hometown Dena in Jhelum, Pakistan, has reportedly cut short his visit to Pakistan where he was scheduled to attend the recording of a qawali for an Indian film titled Dedh Ishqiya.
Pakistan's TV channel Geo TV said on Wednesday, the Indian High Commission has taken Gulzar in its protective custody and sent him back to India. The Indian High Commission sent Gulzar back due to possible reaction on hanging of terrorist Afzal Guru, the report added.
NDTV contrarily reported that the Indian High Commission has denied having any role in Gulzar's visit and said, "Gulzar saab's visit to Pakistan was a private one. The Indian High Commission, Islamabad was not aware of his itinerary