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Rituparna’s next film Pota dar Kirti has its music launched: promises to be an all out entertainer

The cast and crew of upcoming Bengali film Pota dar Kirti recently came together to launch the music of the film. The film which stars Rituparna Sengupta and Priyangshu Chatterjee in lead roles,is being directed by Jeet Dutta.

Interview of Rajaditya Banerjee on his illustrious brother and film maker, the late Bappaditya Bandyopadhyay. Part IV.

Today, August 28th, has been the Birthday of late film maker Bappadityo Bandyopadhyay. His younger brother Rajaditya Banerjee, pays his tribute to the
 celluloid persona who did things differently and made his special mark in the cine world. Here is the concluding part of Rajaditya's interview with Brinda Mallick where he talks at length, on the works, the thoughts and creative endeavors of the illustrious director. 

Kolkata Celebs comes together to mark the first Savvy Honours in Kolkata

Designer Duo Dev and Nil along with Vaishali Dalmiya hand over certificate to Rittika Kanoria

‘Savvy Honours’ stepped into Kolkata gifting the City of Joy a memorable evening where fashion and felicitation blended together in a unique way.  

Organised by the Pouplar Women’s magazine ‘Savvy’, the event saw the glamorous presence of a number of city celebs including actress Rituparna Sengupta, Koel Mallick, director Srijit Mukherjee, singer Usha Uthup, actress Rachana Banerjee, designer duo Dev and Nil, singer Anik Dhar actor Ferodous Ahmed, actor Arjun Chakrabarty, designer Sarbari Dutta, and others.

Small Nation Big Dreams!

Qatar is small country in the Arabian Peninsula and Doha is the capital of Qatar. It is a surprisingly small country and looks like the palm of a hand on the world map. But in spite of being small in size, Qatar is a phenomenally rich nation, thanks to its seemingly endless reserve of natural gas and oil. Qatar is one of the richest countries in the world today and occasionally finds its way in the international media for ostentatious reasons. Doha most certainly is not the most happening place in the world but it certainly looks like the citizens of this sleepy town are happy with the way things are. Let us take a sneak peek at life in Doha through Ashitava's eyes.

Corporate Guy Arijit Sanyal Launched His First Poetry Book, "Dhonyachhe".


"Dhonyachhe", a compilation of 41 Bengali modern poems, is written by Arijit over the years based on three thematic expressions : Life, Realisation & Sati cum Protest.

Premiere of Postmaster


The premiere of  the  Bengali movie ‘Postmaster’ was held at the historic  Star Theatre in the presence of the cast and crew of the movie.

Premiere of the movie 'Game Plan'

Recently Kolkata witnessed a pretty moment as Prosenjit Chatterjee, the biggest icon of the Bengali cinema attended the premiere of  the movie ‘ Game Plan ‘ which his sister Pallabi Chatterjee has produced. This is her debut as producer and the movie also presents Pallabi  as the female lead .
The red carpet premiere of ‘Game Plan’ which was held at Inox , South City in Kolkata turned out to be a starry affair  as the cast and crew of the movie along with a host of Tollywood celebs started dropping in at the venue.

Kolkata designer Abhhishek Roy launches summer collection with a fashion show


Renowned persons from different fields came together and walked for the fashion show held by Kolkata based designer Abhishek Roy.  The Fashion show titled ‘Colours of Life’ showcased the summer collection by the young designer Abhishek whose label ‘Bohurupi’ is at present one of the more sought after fashion brands in the city.

Parambrata Chatterjee turns judge for Miss Diva Kolkata auditions

Tollywood star Parambrata Chatterjee was recently seen in the role of a judge as he decided the fate of the contestants participating in the Kolkata auditions of  Yamaha Faschino Miss Diva which was recently held at the Park Hotel , Kolkata.

Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh and Television host Shivani Dandekar launches Scotch Whiskey collection in Kolkata


Bollywood beauty Chitrangada Singh along with popular television actress Shivani Dandekar recently landed at Kolkata to unveil the scotch collections of United Spirits which includes Vat 69, Black Dog and Black & White.

Interview of Rajaditya Banerjee on his illustrious brother and film maker, the late Bappaditya Bandyopadhyay, Part III.

In wake of the upcoming birthday of the late film maker Bappadityo Bandyopadhyay, later this month on August 28th, his younger brother Rajaditya Banerjee, pays his tribute in an interview with Brinda Mallick. He talks at length, on the works, the thoughts and creative endeavors of the illustrious director. A series of interviews are being published at WBRI all through the month of August.


Sir Surendranath Banerjea: Making of India’s first ‘national’ leader

This 1869-batch ICS officer could have evolved into a seasoned civil servant. 

Apprenticeship - the most power vehicle for Skill India

Apprenticeship training is one of the most efficient way to develop skilled manpower for industry by using training facilities available in the establishments without putting any extra burden on exchequer to set up training infrastructure.

Liberating a new India through skill development

Over the last 70 years of India’s independence, the definition of freedom has constantly evolved for our country. From making ourselves free from the “British Raj” to a more economic liberated India, we have continuously made a headway in the journey of progress and growth.

Modi Government Committed to Comprehensive Development and Empowerment of Minorities

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi-led NDA Government is committed to the inclusive growth of minorities following the principle of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas”, and has continuously increased the Plan Budget of the Ministry of Minority Affairs