2016 Darpan Awards Highlights
Friday, September 16th, DARPAN Magazine, hosted its 7th Annual Extraordinary Achievement Awards in the company of esteemed social, business and political elites.
Ten amazing individuals from the South Asian community were recognized for their extraordinary achievements and for reflecting their heritage in a remarkable way.
This spectacular red-carpet event took place at Aria Banquet Hall & Convention Centre in Surrey. With over 700 guests in attendance, this black-tie affair commenced at 6 p.m. in the backdrop of glamour and grandeur. Among these, 10 South Asians identified as leaders, who embody the spirit of community and give back to greater Canadian society, were honoured with the prestigious Darpan Extraordinary Achievement Award. These recipients were:
International Sensation – Pranav Mistry
Young Wonder – Kiran Mann
Artistic Visionary – Anita Majumdar
Industry Marvel – Manny Bahia & Karm Sumal (Daily Hive)
Advancing Philanthropy – Dr. Saida Rasul
Community Crusader – Kids Play Foundation
Corporate Engagement – Kulwinder Sanghera (Red FM)
Breaking Barriers – Hockey Nights in Canada: Punjabi Edition
Heritage Defender – Prof. Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation
Spirit of Sport – Jujhar Khaira