From Mindy Kaling to Preet Bharara, a lineup of leading South Asian public figures joining special event.
South Asians across Hollywood and the entertainment community are hosting a special virtual event on October 14 at 8PM ET in support of the Democratic presidential ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
After making history with the nomination of the “incredible” Indian- American Senator Kamala Harris, “we need collective action,” said the invitation for “a (virtual) Block Party to get fired up and ready to vote!”
WHAT: South Asian Block Party
WHEN: Wednesday, October 14, 2020, 8:00 pm EDT
REGISTRATION LINK: https://secure.joebiden.com/a/southasian-block-party?attr=101148922
Among the artists and entertainers joining the fun event are Mindy Kaling, Kumail Nanjiani, Aparna Nancherla, Aasif Mandvi, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Lilly Singh, Tiya Sircar, Ravi Patel, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Sakina Jaffrey and Madame Gandhi.
Emmy-nominated composer of “This is Us” Siddhartha Khosla and a couple of others may make a special appearance too.
Public figures likely to attend include Preet Bharara, former federal prosecutor who served as the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York from 2009 to 2017.
Event Chairs include Aasif Mandvi & Shaifali Puri, Anjula Acharia. Bela Bajaria, Janina Gavankar, Savan Kotecha, David & Rebecca Taghioff, Maneesh Goyal & Andrew Wingrove, Shivani Rawat, Rajan Shah, Nimitt Mankad, Payal Kadakia Sujji, Reshma Saujani and Nihal Mehta, Rohan Oza and Sakina Jaffrey
Event Hosts include: Anant Shah & Lindsey Sebastyn, Ashish Kaushal and Kiran Rai, David Taghioff, Deepica Mutyala, Mira Nair, Mitul Desai, Melanie Chandra, Neil and Lynn Kataria, Ravi Patel, Rekha Malhotra, Sheetal Sheth and Neil Mody, Suketu Mehta
IMPACT is also a co-host of the event featuring a lineup of leading South Asian public figures.
The South Asian Block Party described as a “celebration of artistry, history and community” is a virtual, ticketed event.