Christy Clark was hardly being conservative when she said that the Times Of India Film Awards would be seen by 400 million people around the world. The projected viewing figures, used to support her w...
We've been camped out at TOIFA waiting to cross paths some of Bollywood's biggest celebrities. From big-name fashion designer Manish Malhotra to hot, young stars like Nargis Fakhri, Aditi Rao Hydari and former Miss Universe Neha Dhupia, here's a peek at the celebrities we spotted in Vancouver during the awards.
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Everybody had a good time at the Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA), but that wasn't the real reason the Clark government cut an $11 million cheque to bring TOIFA to Vancouver. She argued it was an investment for a future economic payday. Critics argued it was to give her a platform to woo South Asian voters before B.C.'s May election. The B.C. Liberals viewed TOIFA as a box of ladoos (Indian sweets) they could deliver to hungry ethnic voters. Instead, it turned into a political grenade in their hands.
The Times of India Film Awards (TOIFA) paid a visit to a kids' care home over the weekend as the Bollywood extravaganza took over Vancouver. Premier Christy Clark and Bollywood choreographer Shiamak D...
VANCOUVER - BC Place Stadium was awash with glitter, gold, and colourful saris as Vancouver rolled out its red carpet for some of the biggest names in Indian cinema.The who’s who of Bollywood gathered...
Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan is full of praise for Vancouver after he and wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan touched down in the city Tuesday for the Times of Indian Film Awards (TOIFA) this week. Bachch...
One of Bollywood’s most talked-about couples, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, have arrived in Vancouver. The superstar couple, along with their daughter Aaradhya, were spotted at Mumbai...
A spokesperson for a Bollywood awards ceremony to be held in Vancouver is apologizing after event organizers were accused of racism, saying they they did not want "brown" people working specific job
The B.C. premier announced this week Metro Vancouver will host the Times of India Film Awards. Reactions within the South Asian community are mixed; some are touting it as a political ploy to gain South Asian votes. What remains to be seen is if the community and businesses at large will be able to tap into the longer term business opportunities an event of this nature can provide.