MyBindi Weekly Newsletter
January 23, 2014
Welcome to another edition of MyBindi's newsletter.  
Want to rid yourself of the winter blues?  Then put on your dancing shoes and head over to Hard Rock Cafe this Saturday for the Winter Edition of the legendary Bombay Nights - Toronto's Hottest South Asian party!

Reminder that January 31 is the deadline to enter your business into the TiEQuest Business Venture Competition.  

Another date to mark in your calendar is January 28 which is the opening night of "Free Outgoing" at Factory Theatre Mainspace.  This gripping and insightful play tracks the fall-out of a text messaging scandal.   
I would urge all parents with young kids and all young adults to check this play.  It runs from January 28 to February 16. 2014 at Factory Theatre.  Click HERE for tickets and more information.

Have yourself a great weekend! 

Best regards, 
Syerah Virani
Editor-in-Chief & CEO
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Bombay Nights: Winter Edition
Bombay Nights: Winter Edition   

On Saturday, January 25, Amar & Gaurav invite you to Toronto's Official Bollywood Party - "Bombay Nights: Winter Edition"!

Come and experience the sounds of Bollywood at the Hard Rock Cafe.

Music By Toronto's Dynamic Duo: DJ Guru & DJ Alfa
DJ's will be spinning the very best in...

Bollywood Hits | Hindi Remixes | Bhangra | Top 40

Experience the Glamour & Glitz of Bollywood as you Mix, Mingle and Dance at Toronto's Hottest South Asian party.

Please note: This is a Bollywood party & majority of the music will be Bollywood.  

When: Saturday, January 25, 2014
Where: Hard Rock Cafe
Time: 10:30pm to 2:30am
Tickets: advance online tickets $20.00

Guestlist is only valid until 11pm. Purchase advance tickets HERE.

Click HERE for more information or contact: 

  • Amar Ahlawat via E-MAIL or at 416-414-2141.
  • Gaurav Bhargava via E-MAIL or at 416-899-8860.
This event is proudly sponsored by  
Nightwood Theatre presents 'Free Outgoing'
Free Outgoing   

Nightwood Theatre kicks off its 2013/14 season with the North American premiere of the Royal Court hit, Free Outgoing by Anupama Chandraskhar at the Factory Theatre Mainspace from January 28 to February 16.

"A gripping and insightful play" (Time Out), Free Outgoing tracks the fall-out of a text messaging scandal.    


When: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 to Sunday, February 16, 2014
Where: Factory Theatre Mainstage
Time: Tues-Sat at 8pm | Sat/Sun at 2pm
Tickets: $25 - $45

Anusree Roy stars as Malini, a widowed mother in Chennai, whose 15-year old daughter's sex video becomes a viral sensation. With gut-wrenching intensity and a sharp wit, Chandrasekhar brilliantly dissects the clash of tradition and modernity in her culture and confronts the timely issues of sexuality and safety in the digital age.

To purchase tickets please call the Factory Theatre box office at 416-504-9971 or click HERE.

For more information please click HERE.   

This event is proudly sponsored by 
TiEQuest Business Venture Competition
TiEQuest Business Venture Competition   
TiEQuest is an annual business venture competition held in Toronto to encourage entrepreneurship, engage emerging entrepreneurial talent and to create an ecosystem of entrepreneurship. The mission of TiEQuest is to connect entrepreneurs and business enthusiasts with the private equity and venture capital industry.

TiEQuest is now accepting applications for their 2014 Business Venture Competition!

Entry Deadline: January 31, 2014 @ 11:55 p.m. EST
Entry Fee: $100

To enter the competition please click HERE.
Competition is open to all in Canada and USA only

For more information please click HERE.

This event is proudly sponsored by 
ANOKHI's 11th Anniversary Event

Celebrate ANOKHI MEDIA's auspicious milestone at the most glamorous event of the year: their 11th Anniversary Event at the award-winning Queen Elizabeth Theatre & FountainBlu Entertainment Complex, in Toronto!

When: Saturday, February 1, 2014
Where: The Queen Elizabeth Theatre & FountainBlu Entertainment Complex (adjoining venues)
Time: 6pm to 3am
Tickets: Maharaja Package $54.50 (plus fees) | Taj Package $36.00 (plus fees) - both packages include: Celebrity Reception, Theatre Show, VIP After Party
Tickets to VIP After Party Only: General Admission $15.65 (plus HST) | at door $20.00

Event Agenda:
6pm - 8pm: Celebrity Red Carpet Reception
8pm - 11pm: Awards-Fashion-Entertainment Show
10pm - Close: V.I.P. After Party

Confirmed talent attending include: 

  • Nazneen Contractor, Actress
  • Gabe Grey, Actor
  • Jimmy Soni, Managing Editor, The Huffington Post
  • Sangita Patel, Entertainment Reporter, ET Canada
  • Ali Hassan, Comedian
  • Raoul Juneja, Creator/Content Coordinator V-Mix, OMNI TV
  • Culture Shock, World Renowned Fusion Band
  • Superwoman, YouTube Comedienne Sensation
  • Abbas Hasan, R&B's Hottest Male Artist
  • Priya, Singer Songwriter
  • DJ Amrita, Legendary Bollywood Deejay
  • DJ Fizza, Toronto's Fiercest Female Deejay
  • and many more check out the updated talent list HERE.

To purchase your tickets please click HERE.

For more information please click HERE.

This event is proudly sponsored by 
Panorama India Republic Day Celebrations
Republic Day 2014   

Join Panorama India & be part of the 65th Indian Republic Day Celebrations & Mela with the support of Consulate General of India, Toronto.

Each year this event takes place in an indoor venue and showcases the cultural strength of Indo-Canadian community through 300 + minutes of non-stop stage performances by children of all ages and artists from different regions of India.

When: Sunday, February 2, 2014
Where: Pearson Convention Center
Time: 10:30am - 5pm
Tickets: This is a FREE event

Event includes FREE parking!

Over 8,000 people attend this one day event which has everything from entertainment, Indian cuisine, drawing competition for children, vendors in a Bazaar setting and the finals of the Panorama India Idol competition.

For more information please click HERE.

This event is proudly sponsored by 
Join The Toronto Area Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC Team! 
GM Recruitment   

Toronto Chevrolet Cadillac Buick GMC Dealers are hiring Automotive Sales Consultants proficient in Punjabi and/or Tamil, as well as English.

No prior sales experience is required. Sales and product knowledge training will be provided.

We offer our employees: 

  • Vehicle discounts
  • Competitive compensation - commissions - factory incentives
  • Great team environment and full management support
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Comprehensive Sales and Product Knowledge Training

Click HERE to find out if you qualify.

Nisha Canada's End of the Season Sale!

Nisha Canada  
Nisha Canada has some exciting in-store promotions this season: 

End of the Season Sale: Buy one & get another for 50% OFF!

New arrivals are in! Find your style at Nisha!

From traditional ethnic shirts to high street fashion their concept aims to capture the best of both worlds.

Come experience a world of exotic colours and textures at the grand opening of Nisha Canada by Nishat Linen with the launch of its flagship store in Heartland Town Centre Mississauga. Where East meets West, this over 5,000 sqft retail space houses a vast variety of products.

Store Locations

Heartland Town Centre 6075 Mavis Road Unit #6

Bramalea City Centre Mall 25 Peel Centre Drive
Opens it doors on the 21st of December

1396 Gerrard Street E.

For more information on Nisha click HERE.

This event is proudly sponsored by
TATA Tea Now Available in Canada!
TATA Tea  
Shahrukh Khan's favorite tea has arrived in Canada! India's #1 Tea is now available in Canada from coast to coast.

You can brew Tata's bold malty flavor at home for an authentic taste of India. Welcome India's #1 tea by helping us brew some magic in Canada. 
Tata Tea, now available at major retailers.

Filmi Updates
Movie Spotlight: Jai Ho

Jai, an upright common man is fighting a solitary war against corruption and injustice. Honest and incorruptible, he has made it his mission to help as many people as he can. His mantra is quite simple - help somebody and then request that person to lend a helping hand to somebody else - thus forming an ever growing circle of people helping each other.

In a strange twist of fate, he finds himself pitted against a powerful politician and his vile family. Jai who is an ex army officer, will not shy away from a battle, however bloody it may get and firmly believes that you do not have to wear an uniform to serve your country. As the politician unleashes his violent goons on brave heart Jai, Geeta, Jai's sister, realizes the horrific consequences this can have on her brother and the rest of their family.

Starring: Salman Khan, Tabu, Sana Khan
Director: Sohail Khan
Where: Albion Cinemas (Etobicoke), York Cinemas (Richmond Hill), Woodside Cinemas (Scarborough)

For information on showtimes at Albion Cinemas, please click HERE.

For information on showtimes at York Cinemas, please click HERE.

For information on showtimes at Woodside Cinemas, please click HERE. is a proud promotional partner of Albion Cinemas and York & Woodside Cinemas - delivering the best of Bollywood Cinema in the GTA!
What's New on MyBindi!
Toronto Museums   
Toronto's Top Museums

Toronto is home to some of the most well-known museums in the country and the world. Here are some of the best museums to visit in Toronto, whether you are visiting the city, or you live there.

This article is by Anthony Bradford.


The Royal Ontario Museum, or ROM, is the quintessential museum. Displays explore all parts of the universe - earth, water and sky, human, animal and amoeba. See exhibits on ancient or contemporary cultures from around the world (including Canada), fossils, world art, textiles and design. The ROM also hosts a number of exhibits from other countries, and in the past has hosted well-known exhibits such as "The Warrior Emperor and China's Terracotta Army" and Ghanian artist El Anatsui's art exhibit "When I last wrote to you about Africa".

Read the rest of the picks HERE. 
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