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A Day in the Life of Vij's

Hailed as “one of the best Indian restaurants in the world” VIJ’S is a frequent haunt for Vancouverites and celebrities alike. Hugh Jackman, Hilary Swank, Jessica Alba and Sarah McLachlan are all regulars when they are in town. Even renowned chef Jamie Oliver and Indian culinary classicist Madhur Jaffrey have been spotted here.

“A Day in the Life of… VIJ’s is an intriguing look into the compelling success story of Vikram Vij and his wife, Meeru, and how their restaurant has enriched Vancouver’s local culinary scene,” commented Alain Strati, Vice President OMNI Station Group, Specialty & Development.

A Day in the Life of…VIJ’S offers an intimate portrayal of founder, Vikram Vij, and a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the famous restaurant. Audiences will meet the interesting array of people who deliver groceries, cook, peel, chop and grind, as well as the diverse clientele who frequent VIJ’S – a multicultural cross section of Vancouver under one roof.

“The film demonstrates how hard work and passion can lead to achieving one’s dream,” commented Rama Rau, Director. “A Day in the Life of… VIJ’S is a true immigrant success story that’s been instrumental in making Indian cuisine so popular outside of India.

Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, stargazing at celebrities, or ordering cricket off the menu – A Day in the Life of… VIJ’S explores the restaurants’ place in Vancouver’s cultural landscape and how eating here has become an event in itself for Vancouverites.

A Day in the Life of ViJ’s (English with Punjabi subtitles)

Hailed as one of the best Indian restaurants in the world, Vij’s is a frequent haunt for Vancouverites and celebrities like Hugh Jackman, Jessica Alba, and Hilary Swank. Meet the founder: Vikram Vij.

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