Turbans have always been an important part of various cultures around the world. But this few meters of cloth holds an integral space in the fifth largest religion of the world namely Sikhism. Turban is the most important aspect of a Sikh's life. Though, you must be aware of Punjabi celebrities like Tarsem Jassar, Ammy Virk, Ranjit Bawa and more who carry their turbans with all the swag. But today we bring you 5 international Sikh celebs those have redefined the role of the turban in a Sikh's life.
[caption id="attachment_33284" align="alignnone" width="1080"]
Jasmeet Singh Raina is mostly known by his professional name JusReign. He is a Canadian comedian of Sikh descent who is most prominently known as a YouTube personality. His comedic videos and pop culture parodies propelled him to internet fame, and since 2009 he has surpassed more than 880,000 YouTube subscribers and nearly a billion loops on Vine. It is to be noted that JusReign has one of the largest followings on Snapchat in Canada.
His style of Turban is his self-made as you will hardly see his style of turban specifically in India.
[caption id="attachment_33296" align="alignnone" width="1079"]
Sukshinder Shinda is prominent bhangra record producer and singer-songwriter from Handsworth in Birmingham, England. Since releasing his first professional recording in 1993, Dhol Beat Ek, Shinda has produced or collaborated on more than 200 albums, including all of Jazzy B's releases and the majority of Amrinder Gill's. He is one of the seniors in the Punjabi music scene those have given their entire life for the betterment of the Punjabi music industry.
His style of Turban is the most common one amongst Sikhs in the UK.
[caption id="attachment_33297" align="alignnone" width="1074"]
Manjeet Singh Ral is better known by his stage-name Manj Musik, an Indian singer, songwriter, and music producer. He was the former lead vocalist and music composer for the bhangra music group RDB which he formed with his two brothers, Surjeet Singh and Kuljeet Ral in 2000. Manj Musik began producing his own singles and has also begun to produce music in Bollywood, and has worked with established actors such as Saif Ali Khan, Shahrukh Khan and Akshay Kumar amongst others.
His style of Turban is a classic one which is an adopted style by maximum Sikh youngsters in the UK.
[caption id="attachment_33302" align="alignnone" width="1080"]
Fateh Doe is a Toronto-based Canadian rapper and songwriter of Indian descent. Born in Bangkok, Thailand to Indian parents from Jalandhar. Fateh gained popularity when he was discovered by Dr. Zeus in 2012. He has featured in many tracks with Dr. Zeus. He also joined the band "Zoo Babies" and was featured on the debut album of the band. Fateh was then approached by many other artists including Amrinder Gill, Jaz Dhami, The PropheC and Gippy Grewal.
He has also sung the song "Lovely" from 2014 Bollywood film Happy New Year.
His style of Turban is in round style that is most commonly known as 'Dumala'.
[caption id="attachment_33308" align="alignnone" width="1080"]
Kanwer Singh aka Humble The Poet is a turbaned Canadian YouTube personality, author, rapper and spoken-word artist. He is the author of 2 books viz. ‘Unlearn: 101 Simple Truths For A Better Life’ and ‘Unlearn - Beneath the Surface: 101 Honest Truths To Take Life Deeper. Born and raised in Toronto, Canada he left his job as a teacher and became Humble The Poet to embrace poetry and spoken word full-time.
His style of Turban is again a 'Dumala' just a long one, Dumala can be as heavy and long as the Sikh desires.
[caption id="attachment_33311" align="alignnone" width="1080"]
Waris Singh Ahluwalia is a Sikh American designer and actor based in New York City. His company, House of Waris, has collaborated with a number of other designers and artists throughout the years. The reason why he is trending number 1 on our list is that the Sikh American actor has been barred from Aeroméxico, a Mexican airline as he refused to remove his turban during a security check.
His style of Turban is the most simple which is adopted among all Sikhs around the world.