Thursday, 18 December 2008
Waris Ahluwalia born in Amritsar, India is a popular Indian American Actor and jewelry designer, who emigrated to the USA at the age of five with his family. He grew up in New York and has also lived in Los Angeles. His jewelry company is called House of Waris and he has collaborated with the fashion designer Benjamin Cho. Although he has not trained as an actor he has had roles in several films including Inside Man (2006) directed by Spike Lee, in which he plays a sikh banker who is held hostage in a robbery. He also acted in Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2006) and The Darjeeling Limited (2007). He is close friends with the director Wes Anderson and has had a number of small roles in films and commercials for him. He is also a socialite and can be spotted in trendy spots in New York with his friend Chiara Clemente.