India, Aug. 15 -- For musician Adnan Sami, his birthday which coincides with the Indian Independence Day, is not coincidence. The Lahore-born singer firmly believes that he was always meant to be an Indian citizen and is grateful to share his birthday with his country.

"Today, I'm a firm believer that there's no such thing as coincidence. What happened to me because of that (sharing my birthday with Independence Day) was my destiny was written in India. My future and my dharambhoomi were all connected to India. The love that I've for India was so rooted from my childhood that it was like the angels were telling me that you need to shift your focus over there. I can't write this part of my life as mere coincidence. It's far deep than that...