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  1. Aman Singh

    USA Waris Ahluwalia Day! New York City Declares Day After Sikh-American Actor

    In a rare honour, New York City declared October 19, 2016, as Waris Ahluwalia Day in recognition of the Sikh-American actor and designer for his “powerful” message of countering ignorance and advocating religious understanding and tolerance. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio honoured Ahluwalia...
  2. Aman Singh

    Sikh Exhibit Aims To Show The Beauty Of Sikh American Identity

    Sikhs have been part of the American fabric for over a century, and yet they remain a misunderstood group. In the years since the attacks on September 11, 2001, Sikh Americans have frequently become victims of racial profiling and subjected to hate crimes due to rising Islamophobia. The...
  3. Aman Singh

    Movies Waris Singh Ahluwalia To Star In Film On 1923 Citizenship Case

    Director Harjus Singh is finishing up post-production for his film, "All Quiet on the Home Front," based on the story of Bhagat Singh Thind, who fought for U.S. citizenship in a landmark 1923 U.S. Supreme Court case. Starring Sikh actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, the film explores issues of...
  4. Aman Singh

    Sikh Preparing The World For The Turban Legend

    The ordeal was finally over after two days for Sikh-American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, who had been stopped from boarding a New York-bound flight from Mexico City after he refused to remove his turban during an Aeroméxico security check. Ahluwalia, who returned to the US only after...
  5. Aman Singh

    Hard Talk Education Must Follow Apology Over Turban Incident - Sikh Actor Waris Ahluwalia

    (CNN)The Indian-American actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia, whose plane ticket was canceled because he refused to remove his turban, accepted an apology from Aeromexico. But he is not planning on leaving Mexico City until further steps are taken. Ahluwalia was departing Mexico City this...
  6. aristotle

    SALDEF My Name Is Waris, And I'm Proud To Be An American

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P4Geib5UmA SALDEF (Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund), a national civil rights and educational organization in the United States, has produced the first-ever Sikh American PSA—a 30 second ad for the Sikh community—which is currently airing on...
  7. Aman Singh

    20 Odd Questions For Waris Ahluwalia

    20 Odd Questions for Waris Ahluwalia Jenni Avvins http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303618904579172132576143194 TEN YEARS AGO, director Wes Anderson gave his friend Waris Ahluwalia the role of an intrepid maritime explorer in "The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou." It...
  8. Vikram singh

    Sikh News God, Glory And Gold: A Portrait Of Waris Ahluwalia

    Waris Ahluwalia can only be introduced with the aid of multiple slashes. American/Indian, designer/actor, beturbaned/bespoke, teetotaler/celebutante. On New York City’s dependably mercurial scene-and-be-seen barometer, Waris has been rising consistently. He’s the guy you know from The...
  9. spnadmin

    Arts/Society God, Glory And Gold: A Portrait Of Waris Ahluwalia

    God, Glory and Gold: A portrait of Waris Ahluwalia by ADITI SAXTON Waris Singh Ahluwalia can only be introduced with the aid of multiple slashes. Sikh/American, designer/actor, beturbaned/bespoke, teetotaler/celebutante. On New York City's dependably mercurial scene-and-be-seen...
  10. spnadmin

    Arts/Society Waris Singh Ahluwalia: Renaissance Man (from SikhChic)

    Waris Singh Ahluwalia: Renaissance Man HINDUSTAN TIMES sikhchic.com | The Art and Culture of the Diaspora | Waris Singh Ahluwalia: Renaissance Man To call Waris Singh Ahluwalia a renaissance man would not be an exaggeration. In his 36 years...
  11. Aman Singh

    Sikh News Waris Ahluwalia Has Much Cooler Friends Than You

    For as long as we've been going out in this city, we've been spotting Waris Ahluwalia, the hip young Sikh in the corner, dancing—not drinking—and flashing his disarming smile to a well-chosen few. His social connections have led to appearances in The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou and Inside...
  12. Aman Singh

    Sikh News You Can’t Offend Waris Ahluwalia

    Waris Ahluwalia — best known for his roles in Wes Anderson movies and his House of Waris jewelry line — looked at us quizzically at Saturday's Elise Overland presentation, as though trying to remember if he'd met us before. "I actively chose a while ago to go, I'm not going to remember...
  13. Archived_Member16

    Sikh News No More - The True Daughter Of Waris Shan !

    The true daughter of Waris Shah Nirupama Dutt Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 31 The news of the passing away of the grand dame of Punjabi letters, Amrita Pritam, spread like forest fire through the literary circles in Chandigarh and Punjab as telephone calls started coming from...
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