PIFAA Inaugural Meet - Brampton
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A press event was organized in Courtyard Marriott, Brampton, on February 3.
Rajinder Saini, President of Parvasi Entertainment Inc., announced on the occasion that the event will be a three-day mega show of entertainment, award ceremony and trade fair. The main awards event will be held in Air Canada Centre, Toronto, on August 4.
"Harinder Takhar, Minister of Government Services, Ontario while speaking on the occasion lauded the efforts of Parvasi Media Group to organize such a big event in GTA. He said that in last few decades, Ontario has become one of the main centre of Punjabi community outside India and such events has a great economic and cultural significance for our province. He announced that we will try to provide all possible support for the success of this event."
PIFAA is being launched to celebrate the important history of Punjabi film, the dominance of Punjabi people in Bollywood and the increasing international popularity of contemporary Punjabi films.
"Brampton Mayor, Susan Fennell said that this would be an honor for our city. It is a historic event and we are going to become witness to a historic occasion. She announced that Brampton city council will give full support to this event. City Councilor Vicky Dhillon also said that we very well understand the importance of this big event. It is a great venture of Parvasi Media Group and we are committed to leave no stone unturned to make this a success."
"Hotelier and a leading Canadian businessman Steve Gupta also joined hands with the PIFAA and announced his support for the event. While addressing the gathering he said that holding an event of such magnitude requires lots of resources and organizational infrastructure. He felt that it should be done in a proper way and announced his full support to Parvasi Media group to make this a real success."
"Satish Thakkar of Indo Canada Chambers of Commerce said that every big event starts with an idea. Somebody has to make this idea his passion and his dream and then support starts coming from different quarters. Parvasi has started this and help will come to make it a reality. He said ""We will do our part and all should do accordingly."
"Well known Punjabi businessman and owner of Eglinton Carpet, Mohinder Singh said that this is a very big venture and I very well understand how much money and resources it requires. I am with Parvasi Entertainment Inc to make it a success."
Radio host and senior Punjabi media personality Kuldeep Deepak said that the concept of PIFAA signifies the growth and success of Punjabi community in Canada. He said that Punjabi community in Toronto has gone a long way in just few decades and we are organizing such events which are significant in the context of whole global Punjabi community.
Prominent media and social personality Dr Ranbir Sharda described this event as a big challenge and as an opportunity for the whole community. In an emotional appeal to the community he said that let's join our hands and forget all business considerations and pool our resources for the success of this event.
PIFAA Inaugural Meet Pictures - Brampton