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International film festival to open with Punjabi movie ‘Qissa Panjab’ in Toronto on 14 May

( “Annu Bains, the producer of 'Qissa Panjab'"
Produced by Pukhraj Production House of Annu Bains from Chandigarh, Punjabi movie ‘Qissa Panjab’ is to be the curtain raiser in north America’s biggest International Film Festival for South Asia, IFFSA/PIFFBMO | IFFSA | PIFF | Toronto
The newest Punjabi movie, “Qissa Panjab” shall be the opening film at North America’s biggest International Film Festival for South Asia, IFFSA/PIFF at Toronto, Canada, on 14th of May.

According to IFFSA/PIFF founder and President, Sunny Gill, the trailer of the film has already excited the audience in Toronto and this film is bound to further raise the bar of Punjabi cinema.

“We are thrilled to kick off Punjabi International Film Festival - PIFF 2015 which is part of IFFSA (International Film Festival of South Asia) with the screening of Qissa Panjab, and host both the producr Annu Bains and Director Jatinder Mauhar at the festival,” he added.

Producer Annu Bains felt this to be a great honour that the organizers have thought of featuring Qissa Panjab as the opening film at Toronto. “I do hope the audience gives it a thumbs up as its been made with lot of sincerity,” she said.

Jatinder Mauhar who has given two powerful yet entertaining Panjabi movies “Mitti” and “Sarsa”, later renamed as “Sikandar”, felt proud that Qissa Panjab has been chosen to kick start this international film festival.

Qissa Panjab is an entertaining feature film that revolves around six characters fighting their circumstances and whose lives take a significant turn when their stories intercross each other.

BMO IFFSA | PIFF | Toronto is the biggest South Asian Film Festival in North America. This 10+ day extravaganza showcases a diverse, language independent, selection of the best feature films, documentaries, and short films from around the world, on themes of South Asian cultures and identities. The festival also features concerts, gala events, film parties, seminars, workshops, and networking opportunities with government representatives, business leaders, local organizations that support film development, film stars, producers, directors, members of the media and more.

BMO IFFSA | PIFF | Toronto 2015 is going to be even bigger and better with more than 60 films in over 11 languages, and over 30 unique events for the public. The festival launches with BUZZ EVENTS in April followed by FESTIVAL WEEK from May 14-18, 2015. Exciting and alluring events have been planned for the cities of Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Scarborough, Richmond Hill and Oakville.

Company Name: Pukhraj Production House Contact Person: Ms. Annu Bains Email: Phone: 09316133924 Address:SCO 358-359, Sector 34A City: Chandigarh Country: India Website:

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