Indian poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar along with his wife actress Shabana Azmi will visit Karachi in February. Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah will also visit Karachi in between February and May. All the three Bollywood stars will be invited formally by Arts Council of Pakistan.
There are reports that newly elected president of Arts Council of Pakistan (which is located in Karachi) Mahmood Ahmed Shah will travel to India to invite these celebrities to attend different cultural shows/events in Karachi.
In November 2012 Naseeruddin Shah visited Lahore where he attended different cultural shows. Recently Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla was in Karachi to attend wedding of her relative. Famous Indian actor Shatrughan Sinha was also in Lahore to attend the wedding ceremony of grandson of former President of Pakistan General Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq.