In Pictures: Hina Khan Waves Tricolor at India Day Parade in New YorkAugust 19, 2019 17:49
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Popular television actress Hina Khan was one of the special guests at this year’s annual India Day parade in New York City. The actor added additive liveliness to the event by making an appearance in a chic sari.
Sharing pictures of herself atop a vehicle and waving the Indian tricolor on her Instagram handle, Hina wrote: “Representing your country is always a pleasure and if you get to do it in one of the most powerful countries of the world .. well , there cannot be a privilege better than that! Holding the tricolour for my beloved country.. I endorse the idea that India is in the U.S.A and the idea it represents, humbly appreciate the warmth and inclusiveness of the people and this great atmosphere. Jai Hind ! Hindostan Zindabad! Always , humeshaa..”
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She wore a red and white stripped sari, paired with a black blouse. Her hair was tied in a elegant bun. She also shared video clips while vehicle passing by New York vicinity. A number of young fans of the actor can be heard calling out “Hina, Hina”.
This year’s parade also saw veteran actor Gulshan Grover and actor Suniel Shetty in attendance.
The annual cultural extravaganza ran through several streets of Madison Avenue in the heart of Manhattan. The event had tableaux by various Indian American organizations, marching bands, police contingents and cultural performances by Indian American kids.
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The day-long celebration of Indian Independence Day included special food stalls, cultural extravaganza, and floats by various Indian American. Every year, popular personalities and artists from India will be invited as chief guests and grand marshals for the parade.
In earlier years, actors Arjun Rampal, Abhishek Bachchan, Baahubali actors Rana Daggubati and Tamannaah Bhatia, Sunny Deol and Raveena Tandon have attended the parade.
By Sowmya Sangam