TORONTO: The principal photography of ‘Dr. Cabbie’ presented by Salman Khan Being Human [SKBH] Productions began this week.
Directed by one of Canada’s most acclaimed filmmakers’, Jean-Francois Poulliot (La Grande Seduction), the principal cast of ‘Dr. Cabbie’ includes Vinay Virmani (Breakaway), Adrianne Palicki (GI JOE), Kunal Nayyar (Big Bang Theory), Lillete Dubey (Monsoon Wedding), Mircea Monroe (Change Up), Rizwan Manji (Outsourced), Chris Diamantopoulos (The Three Stooges) and will also launch newcomer Isabelle.
The story of ‘Dr. Cabbie’ revolves around an unemployed doctor turned cab driver, who becomes a local hero when he converts his taxi into a mobile clinic. ‘Dr. Cabbie’ is the heart warming journey of a young Indian Doctor who immigrates to Canada with the selfless ambition of healing others while beginning a new life in the land of opportunity. ‘Dr. Cabbie’ discovers his true purpose and true love when he embarks upon this journey of a doctor turned cabbie.
“Dr. Cabbie is the story of an Indian immigrant and it has an inherent universal appeal.”said Salman Khan speaking about the film.
Director Jean-Francois Pouliot says, “Dr. Cabbie is a timeless story that audiences will identify with, blending social issues and the journey to find one’s place in the world”. He adds, “We are thrilled to have such a talented cast who will tell this humorous and heart warming story.”
Eros International will distribute ‘Dr. Cabbie’ in the India, scheduled to launch in the later part of 2013.