This is a very exciting time for Punjabi cinema; we are witnessing more and more quality in Punjabi films from all genres. Punjabi Film Industry is India’s second largest film industry.
Punjabi songs and language is used in Bollywood films frequently. Whether its cinematography, sound, or editing, Punjabi filmmakers worldwide are progressing from strength to strength in the art of filmmaking.
Therefore, there could not be a better time to showcase the first Virasat International Punjabi Film Festival & Awards Melbourne. This film festival organized by Sanjhi Awaaz Radio and Hundal Films is a group of Punjabi Filmmakers and cultural events organisers based in Melbourne.
The films screened at the festival are feature films, short films and documentaries that focus to embrace the artistic aspect of Punjabi language and culture. Audience can expect films that are different and based on real feelings and emotions connected with the Punjabi Virsa, social issues and reality. The Virasat festival is a first attempt of its kind to open a treasure chest of our language for our younger generation.
One of the first Punjabi film festivals to be organized in Australia The Virasat International Film Festival and Awards will showcase global Punjabi films Australian audiences.
Our Aim is to Promote Punjabi films and filmmakers