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WATCH: Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival wraps up at Surrey City Hall

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 26 Nov, 2021 01:43 PM
  • WATCH: Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival wraps up at Surrey City Hall

WATCH: The Vancouver International South Asian Film Festival wrapped up and screened the best in South Asian cinema. It showcased short stories, feature films, and documentaries. Mannu Sandhu- Festival Producer joined Darpan's social media host Ish Sharma and shared highlights of the festival.

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WATCH: A mother and daughter make history as Canada's 2021 Most Powerful Women

WATCH: A mother and daughter make history as Canada's 2021 Most Powerful Women

It is presented by the Women's Executive Network aka WXN recognizing 105 outstanding women across Canada, who advocate for workforce diversity and inspire tomorrow's leaders.

WATCH: A mother and daughter make history as Canada's 2021 Most Powerful Women

A chat with beauty queen Sonal Kukreja, 1st Runner-up at Miss Diva 2021

A chat with beauty queen Sonal Kukreja, 1st Runner-up at Miss Diva 2021

Despite the fear of the pandemic, LIVA Miss Diva 2021, went ahead with the motto that the show must go on giving aspiring divas an opportunity to achieve their dreams. Sonal Kukreja was crowned Miss Diva 2021 1st Runner-up.

A chat with beauty queen Sonal Kukreja, 1st Runner-up at Miss Diva 2021

Exploring a dysfunctional family with depth and levity

Exploring a dysfunctional family with depth and levity

She's named after a bird and Parinda Joshi, born and raised in Ahmedabad and now based in the Silicon Valley, is flying high with her fourth novel, "A House full of Men" (HarperCollins), a tale about a loving Indian family that's also dysfunctional, people who can take a bullet for each other but can also be inconsiderate and selfish.

Exploring a dysfunctional family with depth and levity

WATCH: Legacy Talk with Ken Herar, City of Mission Councillor and Founder of Cycling4Diversity

WATCH: Legacy Talk with Ken Herar, City of Mission Councillor and Founder of Cycling4Diversity

In 2007, Herar received the “Champion of Diversity” at the Fraser Valley Cultural Diversity Awards and the Arts and Culture Service Award, and a Certificate of Accomplishment from the District of Mission. 

WATCH: Legacy Talk with Ken Herar, City of Mission Councillor and Founder of Cycling4Diversity

WATCH: Darpan Legacy Talk, Mo Dhaliwal, Director of Strategy at Skyrocket and Founder of VIBC

WATCH: Darpan Legacy Talk, Mo Dhaliwal, Director of Strategy at Skyrocket and Founder of VIBC

Dhaliwal's most notable undertaking was his founding of the Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration Society (VIBC), an organization dedicated to the exploration of music and dance from the Punjabi region of India and Pakistan.

WATCH: Darpan Legacy Talk, Mo Dhaliwal, Director of Strategy at Skyrocket and Founder of VIBC

WATCH: Darpan Legacy Talk with Hari Varshney of Varshney Capital Corporation

WATCH: Darpan Legacy Talk with Hari Varshney of Varshney Capital Corporation

A long-time supporter of UBC and many important charitable causes in B.C., Varshney’s philanthropy is evident in his remarkable service to the community over the past 25 years. He has been in the venture capital business since 1985, and during this period has been a director and/or officer of many North American public companies.

WATCH: Darpan Legacy Talk with Hari Varshney of Varshney Capital Corporation

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