2018 DARPAN Awards In PICS
DARPAN Magazine, hosted its 9th Annual Awards in the company of esteemed social, business and political elites. This spectacular red carpet event took place at Aria Convention Centre in Surrey on September 14.
With over 700 guests in attendance, this black-tie affair commenced at 6 p.m. in the backdrop of glamour and grandeur.
On the red carpet, a live media station interviewed our esteemed guests asking them their expectations for the evening, photographers were busy capturing beautiful moments; and dancing performances set the stage for the night ahead.
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 – Afroz Shah
Young Wonder – Umang Khandelwal
Artistic Visionary – Jazzy B (Jaswinder Bains)
Industry Marvel – Shushma Datt
Advancing Philanthropy – Stephen Sander
Community Crusader – Guru Nanak’s Free Kitchen
Corporate Engagement – Prem Gill
Breaking Barriers – Dr. Hakam Bhullar
Heritage Defender – Gurdip Bhullar
Spirit of Sport – Sukhpal Panesar