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US based Sikh Actor Waris Ahluwalia denied entry inside plane

The Amritsar born actor posted a picture of himself on Instagram.

Another incident of racial discrimination against the Sikhs has surfaced after a United States based actor and designer Waris Ahluwalia was allegedly denied entry inside an Air Mexico plane because of his appearance.

The Amritsar born actor posted a picture of himself on Instagram with the caption “this morning in Mexico City i was told i could not board my Air Mexico flight to NYC because of my turban.”

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Waris is a well known jwellery designer and founder of company ‘House of Waris’. He has also acted in various television series and movies including ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ and ‘Beeba Boys’.

He was also the first Sikh man who became a part of Gap ad campaign in US but had to face discrimination as his poster was vandalised in 2013.