"WATNO DUR" means away from home where you born or away from birthplace.
"WATNO DUR" - reminds its viewers, of their days back home in INDIA; takes them to the lush green fields of Punjab and brings back unforgettable memories. Catering toward Punjabi community in Canada and keeping them well connected to one another and also to their roots in Punjab "Watno Dur" has been around for more than a decade. More than Years now "Watno Dur" team has involved in various media, entertainment and cultural activities.


In Year 1999, Watno Dur Television was the "Unique Punjabi program" Started in Canada on Vision TV. It is a National Television program and has been one of the highest viewed Punjabi TV show aired on Vision TV, which is channel 60. Vision Television CANADA quotes our program “the best viewed show from all of the South Asian shows aired on the channel."

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"Watno Dur Radio" is yet another initiative of team Watno Dur. It is aired every Monday to Friday 12pm to 1pm on Cina Radio Station. It launched in December 2008. It is an energetic business offering entertaining radio programme to listeners throughout Toronto and worldwide online on different platforms.

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"Teeyan Da Mela" is one of the "Canadian Largest mega Event" that "Watno Dur" organizes every year since 2004 on Mother's Day."Teeyan Da Mela" is a complete event only for ladies. It is the famous Indian Tradition and we are keeping it alive every year by our efforts and support of our proud sponsors

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Watno Dur also holds the pride of organizing the "First Punjabi music award" in Canada. These are set of awards presented annually by Watno Dur Team to honor both artistic and technical excellence of professionals in our the community

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Miss Canada Punjaban is another national level event that WatnoDur, introduced for the first time for women. It is a part of Miss WORLD PANJABAN, A unique Beauty Pageant based on Punjabi tradition, folklore and culture organized by the cultural organization Sabhyacharak Sathh Punjab

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Sukhi Nijjar

Sukhi Nijjar – The founder and backbone of "WATNO DUR" has a long list of achievements accredited to him. Being a thought provoking writer and lyricist himself, his flair for art motivates him into creating newer avenues of multicultural media all across the world.

The Punjabi language and literature and above all his great sense of humor is what makes him so lovable and popular amongst his countless friends and admirers. With his flair for hard work, dedication, excellent networking skills and above all, his confidence in himself, he is all set to create a much bigger platform for himself.

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Man with Vision

Mr. Sukhi Nijjar
Founder of “WATNO DUR

VISION TELEVISION quotes our program

“The best viewed show from all of the South Asian shows aired on the channel. National Television Program. Highest Viewed Punjabi TV show on Vision TV"