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This one hour observational documentary for BBC One filmed, directed & produced by Sharron Ward was shot on location in the UK & Kurdistan, Iraq during the occupation of ISIS-controlled areas in Northern Iraq. It followed Khalsa Aid's Ravi Singh as he supports and aids Yazidi boys, girls and families who were devastated by the ISIS invasion of their homes which resulted in a Genocide. The film was made by BBC Studios - Executive Producer: Tommy Nagra, Producer: Anna Cox.


The Selfless Sikh: Faith on the Frontline won an RTS Best Single Documentary Award in 2017, and was nominated for Best Television Programme at the Asian Media Awards, 2017 and nominated for Best Television Programme at the Sandford St Martin Awards, 2017.

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The film had very strong overnight ratings of 1.5 million viewers on the night of transmission on BBC One, and received a huge supportive response from viewers on social media.  During transmission, the film was trending on Twitter in the UK - ahead of global hit sensation the X Factor.  The film on BBC iPlayer continued to rate extremely well.

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