Deepa Mehta's 'Heaven on Earth' premieres at Toronto fest

Toronto, Sep 7 (IANS) Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's "Heaven on Earth", her Punjabi production about domestic violence in the immigrant community here, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Mehta was in attendance with her whole cast, including Preity Zinta for the screening Saturday. Before the start of the film, she introduced the cast to the audience and also said that the theme was dear to her heart.

Mehta praised Preity for playing her role with aplomb.

Set in the Toronto suburb of Brampton, "Heaven in Earth" is the story of a Ludhiana girl Chand (Preity Zinta) who moves here after