Bollywood stars continue to land in Vancouver ahead of Times of India Film Awards (with gallery)

Published: April 3, 2013

VANCOUVER DESI

Bollywood stars have continued their descent onto Vancouver, with 18 more celebrities landing at Vancouver International Airport Wednesday.

And the airport has again set up an official welcome area for fans and media at the East Concourse, International Terminal, Level 3 (Departures) near the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel.

Coming to town for the Times of India Film Awards April 4-6, 2013, celebrities from the Hindi entertainment industry began landing in the city on Monday, with glamour couple Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan the first to arrive. For a gallery of stars to arrive Tuesday, click here.

  • Bookmark Vancouver Desi for the best of Bollywood and South Asian news

Celebrities expected at Vancouver airport Wednesday include:

  • Anu Kapoor (12:05 p.m.)
  • Chitrangda Randhawa (1:25 p.m.)
  • Sunidhi Chouhan (1:25 p.m.)
  • Suyash Sharad (1:25 p.m.)
  • Salman Khan from Dance India Dance (1:25 p.m.)
  • Mohit Chauhan (1:25 p.m.)
  • Sonal Chauhan (1:25 p.m.)
  • Sonal Singh (1:25 p.m.)
  • Chunkey Pandey (1:25 p.m.)
  • Nargis Fakhri (3:09 p.m.)
  • Aditi Rao (7:25 p.m.)
  • Mugdha Godse (7:25 p.m.)
  • Zareen Khan (7:25 p.m.)

Bollywood stars at YVR


Picture 1 of 97

Anu Kapoor arrives Wednesday afternoon at the Vancouver International Airport for the upcoming Times of India Film Awards. The first ever TOIFA will be held in Vancouver from April 4-6, 2013. Jenelle Schneider/PNG


Tags: , ,





Featured

Screen Shot 2015-03-04 at 3.45.37 PM

Large fire at Port of Vancouver (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver firefighters and haz-mat crews are battling a large fire at Vancouver’s port on Burrard Inlet that began Wednesday afternoon. The fire was…
Continue Reading »

immigrants-work-study-bc-career

Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Manbir Randhawa immigrated from India to B.C., she knew she’d have to “start from scratch” in order to land a…
Continue Reading »

Desi-weird news

Doctor’s afraid to release baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom

VANCOUVER DESI Doctors in India are reluctant to release a baby who ‘spontaneously combusted’ to his mom, fearing she suffers from an attention-seeking syndrome, Britain’s…
Continue Reading »

LOCAL NEWS

Screen Shot 2015-03-04 at 3.45.37 PM

Large fire at Port of Vancouver (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver firefighters and haz-mat crews are battling a large fire at Vancouver’s port on Burrard Inlet that began Wednesday afternoon. The fire was…
Continue Reading »

immigrants-work-study-bc-career

Canada-wide initiative helps immigrants find work in fields for which they have prepared

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI When Manbir Randhawa immigrated from India to B.C., she knew she’d have to “start from scratch” in order to land a…
Continue Reading »

Environment-Surrey-students

Surrey students grow ‘green mindedness’ at school

SARAH ORLINA SURREY NOW SURREY — On a cloudy Thursday morning, three Grade 7 students are roaming the hallways of Royal Heights Elementary school in…
Continue Reading »

Don't Miss...

Rebellious matrimonial goes viral

“Definitely not bahu material”: Indian woman’s rebellious matrimonial ad goes viral (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI When 24-year-old Indhuja Pillai’s parents put her profile on a regular matrimonial website, she couldn’t take it down soon enough. “I am no…
Continue Reading »

brutal DELHI gang rape

“What is there in spreading the views of a rapist?” India orders TV stations not to broadcast rape documentary

ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian authorities ordered television stations Tuesday not to broadcast a documentary about a gang rape on a…
Continue Reading »

Immigrant-language test

‘You are an outsider’: Community rallies around Canadian convenience store owners beaten by customer

THE CANADIAN PRESS BEAUSEJOUR, Man. — Owners of a convenience store in Manitoba who were beaten by a customer are seeing an outpouring of support….
Continue Reading »

Hands Against Racism

Hands Against Racism: Send us a selfie and make a statement against racism (with video)

VANCOUVER DESI Vancouver Desi’s digital anti-racism campaign, Raise Your Hands Against Racism, officially kicked off Thursday, with people across the Lower Mainland sending in selfies…
Continue Reading »

bully

Video of Sikh boy being bullied, called ‘terrorist’ on school bus goes viral (w/ video)

VANCOUVER DESI A video of a young Sikh student in the U.S. being bullied and called a “terrorist” by a group of children on a…
Continue Reading »


Bollywood Latest

Bollywood photos

Gallery: Aishwarya Rai’s stunning photoshoot for Vogue

VANCOUVER DESI The world’s most beautiful woman, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan may have stepped away from the silver screen for a while but she says, “Comeback?…
Continue Reading »

Instagram photo

Gallery: Bollywood celebrity shots this week

VANCOUVER DESI Bollywood’s growing love for selfies is self evident. More and more celebrity photos are showing up on Twitter and Instagram than ever before….
Continue Reading »

Mallika Sherawat

Indian court lifts stay on release of controversial Bollywood film ‘Dirty Politics’

IANS Patna – A day after it stayed the release of Bollywood film “Dirty Politics” in cinema halls, the Patna High Court Wednesday lifted the…
Continue Reading »