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Famous Actor Prohibited From Boarding Plane In His Turban

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Sikh Actor Waris Ahluwalia Wants To Trade Fear For Love And Education

Actor, model and designer Waris Ahluwalia, best known for his roles in Wes Anderson films, was really looking forward to attending NYC fashion week on time. But the popular Sikh actor was barred from boarding his New York-bound Aero Mexico flight on Monday because of on item of clothing he refused to remove for an extensive security check – his turban.

Ahluwalia described the whole frustrating affair via social media to friends and fans in an effort to spread awareness around the issue and to ask for an apology…

Waris Ahluwaria

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“No traveler should be subjected to what I was today.”