One Pound Fish man 'not deported'

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A man whose east London market stall banter went viral has told the BBC he was not deported from the UK.

Muhammad Shahid Nazir's One Pound Fish tune was originally sung to attract customers, but ended up attracting 8 million hits on YouTube.

It was also released as a single, reaching number 29 in the UK chart.

There were reports Mr Nazir was deported back to Pakistan after his visa expired.

However, he told the BBC's Aleem Maqbool he only returned home to apply for a French visa, where he is preparing to perform.

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