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Amar Kaleka was born on 12 July, 1978 in Patiala, India, is a Filmmaker. At 42 years old, Amar Kaleka height not available right now. We will update Amar Kaleka's height soon as possible.

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Occupation Filmmaker
Amar Kaleka Age 44 years old
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Born 12 July 1978
Birthday 12 July
Birthplace Patiala, India

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He net worth has been growing significantly in 2021-22. So, how much is Amar Kaleka worth at the age of 44 years old? Amar Kaleka’s income source is mostly from being a successful Filmmaker. He is from . We have estimated Amar Kaleka's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

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In 2015, two restraining orders were filed against Kaleka, one by his wife and one by a woman, Laurie Knapp, with whom he had been having an extramarital affair. According to court record testimony made by Mr. Kaleka's wife and obtained by news agency WISN, a previous temporary restraining order was filed in late 2014, after his wife called 911. The domestic violence investigation is ongoing.


As a member of the Democratic Party, Kaleka ran for the United States House of Representatives in Wisconsin's 1st congressional district in the 2014 election, challenging incumbent Paul Ryan. He faced Rob Zerban, who lost to Ryan in the 2012 elections and in the 2014 elections, in the Democratic primary. On 12 August 2014, Kaleka lost to Zerban, getting 22% of the vote.


Kaleka's father, Satwant Kaleka Singh, was president and founder of the Gurdwara of Wisconsin, located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. On 5 August 2012, Kaleka's father and five others were killed in a mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. In the aftermath of the shooting, Kaleka became interested in politics, supporting gun control and new legislation to reduce hate crimes. Kaleka criticized President Barack Obama, who visited the sites of other mass shootings, but not the Sikh Temple.


Kaleka graduated with a MFA in Film and Television production in 2009 with the submission of his thesis entitled: Crouching India, Hidden China: A Glimpse Into the Global Entertainment Marketplace.

In 2009, Kaleka founded Neverending Light Productions with partner Jared Bonshire. Originally, the offices ran out of Atlanta, but expanded quickly to Orlando.


In September 2004, Amar entered an M.F.A. program at the Savannah College of Art & Design, focusing on film and television production.


Kaleka graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences at Marquette University in 2001 with majors in Philosophy, Psychology, and Spanish Literature. He minored in Criminology.


In 2000, Amar raised funds from his community to put together his first feature film, Freedom's Price. The film followed the lives of teens living through the struggles of the inner city in the 90s.


From 1998 through 2001, he worked as a peer counselor for the Marquette University TRIO program, helping first generation incoming freshmen deal with the transition from high school to college.


Kaleka attended Bay View High School in the Bay View neighborhood of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, graduating in 1996. While he attended Bay View, he became the student government class president of 1996, as well as ranking 9th in Chess in the state, founding the World Culture's Club, and playing varsity basketball, soccer, and baseball. He went on to become the Milwaukee High School Baseball Player of the Year, as he went undefeated as a pitcher. He also won a silver medal of merit for perfect attendance through all four years in school. Ultimately, Amardeep was awarded a merit based scholarship to Marquette University - the Presidential Leadership Scholarship.


Kaleka was born in Patiala, Punjab. His family came to the United States when he was a child. In 1982, as dangerous tension began to mount in the area over the Khalistan movement, Amar's father, Satwant Singh Kaleka, decided to leave the country with his wife, Satpal, and their two young sons, Pardeep and Amardeep.

In 1982, at age 4, Kaleka and his family moved to Germantown, Wisconsin, to live with their paternal uncle, Dr. J.S. Kaleka. When the family realized their ability to survive in America was largely dictated by two people working , mother and father, they made a plan. Satpal, the mother, who was a simple farmer like her husband Satwant, was asked to learn English quickly despite her 8th grade education. In order to go to school full-time in the states, Satpal and Satwant made one of the largest sacrifices: their two sons. Amardeep (4) and Pardeep (6), returned to India by themselves to live at the Kaleka family household in the old city of Patiala with their maternal aunt, Dr. Jaswinder Kaur Kaleka, Ph.D.


Amardeep Singh Kaleka (born 12 July 1978) is an Indian-American film director who won a regional Emmy Award for his direction of the short film Jacob's Turn in 2010 and another one for Esperanza (2014). Following his father's death in the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting in 2012, Kaleka became involved in politics, supporting gun control, progressive economic reform, and the peace agenda. During the summer of 2014, he ran unsuccessfully in the Democratic primary for the United States House of Representatives in Wisconsin's 1st congressional district , losing to Rob Zerban.