TISFA finally got staged and hugely accepted by the South Asian Community of Canada. The Toronto International South Asian Film Awards was hugely appreciated and accepted by the South Asian communities in Toronto because of its unique identity. The award night was filled with many colorful events. This mega event was presented by Blue Sapphire Entertainment Inc., an entertainment group based in Toronto. As part of the launch of TISFA, only Malayalam and Tamil movie categories were considered for the awards. Mr.Antony Varghese received the award for best debut actor and Ms. Lena received the award for best supporting actress. The best singer chosen was Mr. Abhijith Vijayan whereas Mr. Sooraj S Kurup received Best Music Director award. Ms. Aditi Balan was awarded the best actress in Tamil and Ms. Luksmi had been chosen as the best singer in Tamil. The award night was filled with a musical extravaganza performed by Musical reality show fame Rahul Satyanath, Abid Anwar, Delsy Nainan and Divya Venugopal along with the award winner Abhijith Vijayan. The most appreciated part of the event was performed by Nipin Niravath through his impeccable Mentalist techniques. He took all the audience to a new world of thought.
The event was blessed with the presence of Oakville Mayor and Malton MP Mr. P Deepak Anand and they both extended their wholehearted support for all the upcoming shows of Blue Sapphire entertainment Inc. Mr. Manoj Karath, one of the biggest realtors in Toronto, has been the Mega Sponsor of the TISFA.
Trance is a quest to present Indian performing traditions in a collage of rhythm of kaleidoscope of colors sensual poetry and traditional Bharatanatyam.