It makes sense that the Canadian media would cover the IIFA with such fervour. After all, Indians are a proud people who love their culture and Bollywood is an integral part of it. And yet, India has a darker side to its cultural traditions that nobody desires to address.
Blurring the boundaries between Hollywood and Bollywood, Breakaway brings Bollywood flair to Hollywood actors, all while showcasing Toronto and its unique Indo-Canadian population.
Locally, the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas means the emergence of Toronto on the "Indian global circuit." And while the event made some waves in the Indo-Canadian media, everyone knew it was just a warm up for next weekend's IIFAs, the biggest event in the Bollyverse.