A new Punjabi film set for release early next year is set to raise awareness for a healthy heart.
‘Patiala Dreamz’, produced by Dr Anmol Kapoor this upcoming movie is already making headlines for its social cause of helping and educating the South Asian community on a healthy heart. A percentage of the profit will be donated to DIL WALK (DO IT for LIFE) foundation which is a registered charity targeting the South Asian population to take control of their heart health. The program is a non-profit, community-driven venture through a local steering committee of volunteers. They want to help their community by empowering people to take control of their own health.
Dr Anmol Kapoor who has produced short films in the past decided to combine a very important message via cinema. “Cinema is one of the biggest mediums these days. Everybody watches movies, picks up papers goes through to see what�۪s the best flick to watch, so my wife Raman Kapoor and I thought why not make a great Punjabi movie and at the same time raise awareness for DIL WALK foundation,” said Dr Anmol Kapoor.
Funds raised will be spent on raising awareness about heart disease in South Asians, developing resources, provide Heart ultrasound machines to Cancer Roko (UK), provide free heart medicines to poor in Punjab, and conduct research to help reduce heart attacks in South Asians.
‘Patiala Dreamz’ is a light-hearted entertainer starring sarwar Ahuja (winner of ZEE Cine Star Ki Khoj) and Madalasa Sharma in the main lead and comedy king BN Sharma. ‘Patiala Dreamz’ is a story of a Canadian man (Sarwar Ahuja) who is having reoccurring dreams of places around Patiala in Punjab, He has never visited Patiala or India before. He is curious and wants to know the reason behind his dreams. He comes across a girl from Patiala (Madalsa Sharma). She, along with her friends, also travel to India to find out why he is having these dreams and visit the new country? Is there a connection to his present life? Or, his past life?
‘Patiala Dreamz’ directed by Abhishek Saxena, who is the youngest director in this industry. At the age of 24 he has already made an impact in the industry.
‘Patiala Dreamz’ releases on Friday 10th January 2014.