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SAFF Canada: World Premiere Release Screening Eros International Media's Feature Film Dil Tenu Karda Ae Pyar-The Heart Loves You


VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2012) - World Premiere Release Screening of Dil Tenu Karda Ae Pyar ("The Heart Loves You") in Punjabi with English subtitles. Directed by Ajay K. Pannalal, Dil Tenu Karda Ae Pyar is scheduled to screen on the closing night of SAFF Canada South Asian Film Festival. Screening to be held in the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Center, Sunday, November 4, 2012.

Distributed by Eros International Media, Dil Tenu Karda Ae Pyar is the debut film of Ajay K. Pannalal, and stars exciting performances, by actor/producer Gulzar Inder Singh, Rohit Khurana, and Gujra Kulvir. Produced by Mohit Mehra, of Kinesis Films Pvt Ltd, written by Dheeraj Ratan, with music by Jaidev Kumar, Dil Tenu Karda Ae Pyar is referred to as - A film about the heart - made by the heart - for the heart.

Set in the contemporary Punjab, Dil Tenu Karda Ae Payar presents traditional morals with a modern slant, suited for young and old like. A film about the inconsistencies of love, the film takes us all on a journey of the human heart. Love is lost, love is re-found, love is disappointed, and love blooms anew.

Join us in welcoming to the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Center, Producer Mohit Mehra, and Actors: Gulzar Inder Singh, Rohit Khurana, and Gujra Kulvir, for the World Premiere Release Screening of Dil Tenu Karda Ae Payar on Sunday, November 4th. Program begins at 6:30pm with a full-throttle performance by Shiamak Davar Dancers, followed by the screening of the film.

"We are grateful to the producers, and to Eros International Media for working with us, in creating such a spectacular closing for the FIRST SAFF Canada South Asian Film Festival", said Hannah Fisher, Artistic Director of SAFF Canada.


Eros International Media is a world leader, within the Indian film entertainment industry, which produces, acquires and distributes Indian language films in multi-formats, including theatrical, television syndication & digital platforms.

Eros International Media, a thirty year old company, has developed lasting relationships with leading Indian talent, production companies, exhibitors and leaders within the Indian film fraternity. Eros has leveraged these relationships and holds the aggregated rights to over 1,900 films in the library plus an additional 700 films for which Eros holds the digital rights. The international distribution reach of Eros extends to over 50 countries in all corners of the world.


SAFF Canada honors and reflects the diversity of cultures, and the passion for Cinema that is such a potent force throughout all of South Asia. SAFF Canada engages the dynamic cross-generational South Asian communities of British Columbia, throughout Canada and the World.

SAFF Canada showcases the finest feature, documentary and short films from the South Asian Family of Nations: India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Afghanistan and the Maldives. SAFF Canada will present work produced by South Asian filmmakers living in Canada, and those from throughout the South Asian Diaspora, as well as providing opportunities for professional networking between Canadian and South Asian film artists, via the collaboration of BC Film + Media, the Directors Guild of Canada-BC, the Canadian-BC Film and TV Production Association.

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SAFF Canada South Asian Film Festival
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