MyBindi Weekly Newsletter
February 13, 2014
Welcome to another edition of MyBindi's newsletter.  

Congratulations to MyBindi fans Hibbat Tariq and Reeti Ahluwalia who will be representing MyBindi tonight at the VIP Preview Night of the Canadian International AutoShow! The show opens tomorrow to the general public! Congratulations to MyBindi Fans Arun Singh and Krish Mehra who have won a pair of tickets each to enjoy the AutoShow courtesy of

If you're looking for LOVE then enjoy the special promotion from BindiDates which is giving a FREE communication weekend to all members starting midnight tonight until midnight on February 16, 2014.  Simply send an email to with "Valentine" in the subject header to activate your complimentary premium membership.

Already planning a future with the LOVE of your life? Then head over to the Suhaag Show this Sunday at the Toronto Congress Centre.  Click HERE to claim your complimentary tickets.

Looking for gift ideas for Valentine's Day?  How about treating your special someone to South Asian arts at one of the following performances:

FREE Outgoing  (Use Promo Code DEEPA and get 20% off)

Same Same but Different  (Buy a group package for 4 and pay just $15 per ticket)

Circle of Bricks

There are indeed so many ways to say I love you and you can always show your love for by leaving us a testimonial or recommendation on our Facebook Page.

Lots of love from us all at Team MyBindi,  
Syerah Virani
Editor-in-Chief & CEO
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Canadian International AutoShow

The world is changing rapidly. Consumer expectations are high and often moving faster than technology itself. 

Join us at the 2014 Canadian International AutoShow as we take you "Beyond Expectations"! 


The Biggest and Best AutoShow in Canada features over 1,000 cars and light trucks in over 600,000 square feet of spectacular exhibits.

Visit AutoShow favourites such as "Auto Exotica, the World's Finest", Mopar muscle cars, Sport Compact Evolution and brand new features such as AutoConnect, an exhibit dedicated to the latest connectivity technologies.

Enter for a chance to win fabulous prizes like the Youtube Auto Challenge, Vine #AutoShow2Me Contest, $40,000 giveaway from the New Car Dealers of Ontario and much more!

Feb 14-23, 2014 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North & South Buildings. 


SAVE 10% when you buy tickets online.

To purchase tickets please click HERE.

For more information please click HERE.  


This event is proudly sponsored by  


17th Annual Suhaag Show
17th Annual Suhaag Show   

The countdown has begun for one of the most awaited events of the year!

Chevrolet presents the 17th annual Suhaag Show in association with Brita.  

When: Sunday, February 16, 2014
Where: Toronto Congress Centre
Time: 11am to 7pm
Fashion Shows: 1:30pm & 4:30pm
Tickets: Sign up for the newsletter & receive 2 complimentary tickets

Please click HERE to get your complimentary tickets.

As the longest running and largest show in North America, this is a must-attend event for all brides and grooms to be and their families and friends. As is their tradition, the Suhaag show promises to be the one-stop destination for all that you need to prepare for your dream wedding. 


A fashion and lifestyle extravaganza, the show will feature the hottest wedding trends from GTA's top 10 designers. With over 150 booths that cover all your needs-from wedding decor to entertainment, from catering to livery, Suhaag will bring you the most exclusive services to make your South Asian wedding picture perfect.

For more information please click HERE.  

This event is proudly sponsored by  
Same Same But Different
Same Same But Different   

Infused with the rhythm and passion of Bollywood music and dance, Same Same But Different tells two intersecting stories that take you behind the scenes of Indian cinema. 


Written and performed by Anita Majumdar, best known for her one-person dance/drama Fish Eyes, and starring in Deepa Mehta's film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, Majumdar is also a Dora Mavor Moore nominated choreographer with over 15 years of classical Indian dance training.  


When: Saturday, February 15, 2014 to Saturday, March 8, 2014
Where: Theatre Passe Muraille
Time: starts at 7:30pm | Saturday Matinees at 2pm
Tickets: General Admission - $32.50 | Senior/Artsworkers - $27.50 | Matinee advance - $20 | Matinee at the door - pay-what-you-can | Under 30 - $15

In the first story, Canadian-born Bollywood starlet Aisha confronts her own prejudices about nationality, skin colour and family - and realizes her dreams of stardom require sacrifice. The second explores the story of Aisha's mother, Kabira, and her own life-changing encounter with Bollywood.

Call 416-504-7529 to buy tickets, and use the code "Bollywood" for 20% off!


For more information please click HERE. 


This event is proudly sponsored by  



 If you're looking for LOVE then enjoy the special promotion from BindiDates which is giving a FREE communication weekend to all members starting midnight tonight until midnight on February 16, 2014.   


Simply send an email to with "Valentine" in the subject header to activate your complimentary premium membership.


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.

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


Rina Singha presents: Circle of Bricks
Circle of Bricks   

Circle of Bricks explores the vast versatility of the rhythmic elements in Kathak dance


Choreographer Rina Singha and guest director Danny Grossman, along with kathak dance artists Hemant and Vaishali Panwar, Reshmi Chetram, Shanta Chikarmane, Nisheeth Nirjhum Proshanti, Chad Walasek, Divya Gossai, Sharda Samaroo, Neetika Sharma, Farzana Aluddin and guest artist Eddie Kastrau engage the audience by contemporizing traditional stories and relating them to modern day life and experiences.  


When: March 20 - 22, 2014
Where: Harbourfront Centre - Fleck Dance Theatre
Time: March 20, 21 & 22 at 8pm | Matinee on March 22 at 3pm
Tickets: $30

To purchase tickets please call the Harbourfront Centre Box Office at 416-973-4000 or click HERE.

A tribute to Rina Singha's master Guru Shambhu Maharaj, Circle of Bricks presents the traditional patterns and intricate technique of Kathak while highlighting the expressive joy and excitement that comes from allowing rhythm to decorate and guide body movement.

Circle of Bricks is part of Harbourfront Centre's NextSteps 13/14.  


This event is proudly sponsored by  



Filmi Updates
Movie Spotlight: Gunday

Gunday takes place during the most turbulent times in the history of Kolkata and Calcutta, from 1971 to 1988. The two main characters, Bikram and Bala, rose from being small time wagon breakers and coal thieves to becoming the biggest and most powerful mafia men.
As their notoriety became legendary, the people of the sprawling city takes notice and starts to call these two carefree rebels 'Gunday'.

Starring: Ranveer Singh, Arjun Kapoor, Priyank Chopra & Irrfan Khan
Director: Ali Abbas Zafar
Where: Albion Cinemas (Etobicoke), York Cinemas (Richmond Hill), and 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!
Thousands join Panorama India's 65th Indian Republic Day in Toronto

This year's theme for India's 65th Republic Day was Indo-Canadian Unity in Diversity. It was hosted by Panorama India and took place Feb 2nd at the Pearson Convention Center.

The ceremonies began, with Jake Dheer introducing the guests to the audience and Toronto born Bollywood singer Natalie Di Luccio singing India & Canada national anthems, supported by Panorama India Idol contestant Shradha Ganesh.

Jibanjit Tripathy, Chairperson of Panorama India, welcomed dignitaries and remembered this remarkable day in the history of India completing India's transition to become an independent republic with a democratic governing system. Tripathy said, for Indo-Canadians it's an immense pride of a rich background and history of Indian Independence struggle, gaining freedom and then becoming largest democracy in the world.

Click HERE to read more. 
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