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Satinder Sartaj’s The Black Prince wins special jury prize at Worldfest
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Satinder Sartaj’s The Black Prince wins special jury prize at Worldfest

The Black Prince, a historical drama based upon the true story of Maharajah Duleep Singh, the boy who became king of Punjab shortly before it was annexed to the British empire,   was awarded the Special Jury Remi Award today at the 50th annual WorldFest International Film Festival in Houston. The event’s Gold Remi was also awarded to the film’s Natalie O’Connor for achievement in Art Direction.Majarajah Duleep Singh was exiled by the British to a privileged life in England when he was only 15 years old, and was shortly thereafter converted to Christianity. Reuniting with his long-lost mother after more than a decade, Duleep begins a daring journey of self-discovery in order to reclaim his faith and the kingdom that is rightfully his. His struggle inspired Sikhs to continue their figh...
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VIRSA WORLD PREMIERE AT THE DALLAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The Punjabi produced film, Virsa, was the first of its kind to debut as an official selection at The Dallas International Film Festival this past Saturday night, playing at the Landmark Magnolia Theater in the West Village to a sold out crowd. Say! cheese! Virsa Family: Red Carpet Roxy (Daughter), Pankaj Batra (Director), Dr. Amanullah Khan Aman (Producer), Fran Khan (wife) before going to world premier. A reception preceded the World Premiere at the historic home of Bob Hopkins and was sponsored by Barefoot Wines & Bubbly. The pre-event was attended by United States Congressman Joe Barton, A-List Communications President David Manning, G4TV host Joey Greco, Executive Producer & father of Red Carpet Roxy-Dr. Amanullah Khan, and...
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Virsa:Theatrical

After the tie-up with Junglee Music, Theatrical promo of VIRSA is released in US, Pakistan and some other international market. it is ready to release in India withing few days. Soon you will be able to watch this theartrical promo in various theaters across the world. Meanwhile, excitement and arrangements are on full swing for the premier of Virsa at International Dallas Film Festival 2010. Today director Pankaj Batra reached US with the print of film. Hope to see you all there. Fingers crossed.
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Virsa premiers at Dallas International Film Festival

Our resources at Los Angeles reported that Dallas resident Dr. Amanullah Khan’s first Punjabi feature film ‘Virsa’ has been accepted for the Dallas International Film Festival. This 11 days international film festival will feature153 feature and short films with 170 screenings. Within the world cinema selections, Virsa will debut. Bigger news for Punjabis is that this Punjabi movie will be screened in Punjabi with sub-titles in English. Producer of Virsa and Dallas native Dr. Amanullah Khan has confirmed the news. He said, “It is a proud moment for evey punjabi. I am personally more than happy that our venture to re-connect to our roots is taking us high on the biggest event of film fraternity. I will advice youngsters to get connected with their roots and this will take them to pinnacle i...

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