Tuesday, December 5, 2023

[ PART 1 of 2 ] As broadcast in TV

The 9th Annual DARPAN Extraordinary Achievement Awards 2018 was a magical night. The Cadillac-sponsored red carpet was buzzing with prominent members of the South Asian community, political dignitaries and socialites; the beautiful cocktail lounge sponsored by Handy Appliances had guests mingling and enjoying the hospitality; the awards event added shine and glamour to the event. It was a night to remember and cherish.

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 ( Keynote ) – 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