BY ANUJ RADIA
Crème of the Punjabi Film industry to descend upon the UK for a star-studded night of celebration and BritAsia TV, the UK’s leading, homegrown Asian entertainment channel is delighted to be hosting the UK’s first Punjabi Film Awards, presented by Metatron Global Fund.
The prestigious awards ceremony will take place at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Birmingham on Saturday 12th May 2018, to celebrate and honour the brilliance of the Punjabi Film Industry.
Punjabi superstar Jasmine Sandlas will be flying in especially to host the exclusive ceremony. Her status as Punjabi, Bollywood, and the international star has generated a global fan following and UK fans will now have the opportunity of witnessing her hosting the star-studded event.
As well as celebrating the best and brightest of the Punjabi Film industry, there will be performances on the night from some of the biggest, contemporary Punjabi acts including Hardy Sandhu, Sharry Mann, the UK-born Gurj Sidhu and, performing for the first time in the UK, Sunanda Sharma.
Punjabi cinema has gone from strength to strength in the UK, with films regularly reaching the Box Office charts. Film fans can now expect to see the glitterati of the industry descend on Birmingham for what promises to be the Red Carpet, Punjabi showbiz and entertainment event of the year.
Tony Shergill, CEO, BritAsia TV, says: “We are delighted to bring such a prestigious event to the city of Birmingham, at a time when the city is celebrating its diversity, after being announced as the host of the Commonwealth Games 2022.
It was important for a platform like BritAsia TV to showcase and celebrate the talent within the Punjabi film industry and to deliver an event of the highest calibre. We look forward to welcoming the Punjabi film industry to the UK.”
A limited amount of tickets are now available via britasia.tv/tickets.