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Web Series: Byomkesh Bakshi

Web Series: Byomkesh Bakshi


Video Release - Brand new trailer of Aksar 2 out now!

Video Release - Brand new trailer of Aksar 2 out now!

An inspiring true story of the ‘Queen of Katwe’

An inspiring true story of the ‘Queen of Katwe’
Indian television premiere of Mira Nair’s ‘Queen of Katwe’ on 11th November at 9PM on Star Movies Select HD

Neetu Chandra to feature in unbeatable Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s next single titled ‘Banjarey’

After seeing her last in the play UMRAO JAAN, actor-producer Neetu Chandra is all set to appear in Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s upcoming music video, ‘Banjarey’. Looks like, quality is what matters the most to her who is also known for her performances in National award-winning films like Traffic Signal and Oye Lucky Lucky Oye.

Sulu aka Vidya Balan dazzles in Anokkhi Diamonds and Jadau

The demure Vidya Balan who is currently promoting her upcoming film ‘Tumhari Sulu’ recently did a photoshoot with leading film magazine Filmfare. Style by Who Wore What When, the diva is seen donning fine jewellery from luxury jewellery brand Anokkhi Diamonds and Jadau based at the wedding shopping hub of Mumbai, Santacruz.


R Madhavan’s Vikram Vedha to be screened at the Tokyo International Film Festival!

R Madhavan's blockbuster hit, Vikram Vedha will be screened at the 30th Tokyo International Film Festival to held from 25th October to 3rd November.

Riding high on the super success and critical acclaim for his stupendous performance in Vikram Vedha, the talented actor is quite excited with the movie, touted as his most successful Tamil film, being screened at the coveted international film festival.

Golmaal Again – The first Indian film to open ticket bookings a month prior to the release

With the release of the posters, trailer, and two songs, Golmaal Again has taken over the internet achieving milestone after milestone including being the first ever Hindi film whose trailer that garnered more than 20 million views in less than 24 hours. The makers of the film have partnered with PayTM and announced another breakthrough by making it the first film in history to open ticket bookings one month before its release.

Fans across the nation are with waiting for bated breath for Golmaal Again and are eager to book their tickets in advance.

To this Director, Rohit Shetty stated, “It is indeed a great feeling to witness the anticipation around the film and to see the movie-goers booking their seat month in advance to watch Golmaal Again.

PayTM is on board as the official ticketing partner for the film and the company has launched advance booking across India. Cinema-goers can win vouchers worth Rs. 500 and get up to Rs. 100 cash back, with tickets accessible in most theatres and multiplexes.

Golmaal Again, the fourth installment of the Rohit Shetty franchise is produced by Rohit Shetty Picturez in association with Reliance Entertainment and Mangal Murti Films. The film is set to release this Diwali, October 2017.

Golmaal Again

International Rising Star Fagun Thakrar voted most Beautiful Eyes in the World

International Rising Star Fagun Thakrar recently selected as ‘Most Beautiful Eyes in the World’ by a recent poll in London.

“I am playing the solo female lead after a long time” says Zareen Khan

After the success of Hate Story 3, actress Zareen Khan is gearing up for the release of her upcoming film Aksar 2.

Movie The Red Line

"The Red Line" is a Feature Film directed by Satyajit Majumder, which revolves around the story of  Shankar (the protagonist) a renowned scriptwriter of the Bengali film industry. 

Shankar after facing a heartbreak by his girlfriend Amrita who used him to climb up the hierarchy ladder of her career starts writing a story on The Red Light area. 

Thereon after the protagonist meets with a prostitute named Babita aka Brishti via a pimp and begins to write a story on her life.  Brishti reveals him her heartbreaking story where he realizes She is a victim of unfortunate situational circumstances and subsequently finds out that he is involved in it. 

The story ends with a bittersweet ending where Shankar realises that all in life cannot be changed with his own will and subsequently leaves the city without completing his script. 

The film raises the pertinent question of individual behavior and longings and their will to cope with them and generates awareness regarding the people of The Red Light area who lead a harsh life who also have emotions and could have lived a joyful life if they wouldn't have been a victim of situational circumstances.

The Red Line is produced by Naba Uday Films & Teleflims.

This movie is directed by Mr. Satyajit Majumder and music was directed by Mr. Kundan Saha. The Cinematographer of The Red Line is Mr. Debasis Sarkar and Mr. Bidyut Paul. The movie was edited by Mr. Chiranjit Ghosal.

Movie Shrestha Bangali Music release Event

We are happy to inform you that the Movie Shrestha Bangali Music release Event was held at Nicco Park on 1st September 2017.

Music of the film was launched by famous Music Director Sanjib Darshan, Hero Riju & Famous Director Mr. Swapan Saha.

Song of the film was distributed by Zee Music company.

Few glimpses from the Music launch of Shrestha Movie

Interview: Rishi Kaushik - Bengali Film and TV Actor Talks About Ekhane Akash Neel, Abohoman, Kranti etc. & His Upcoming Films

[Bengali Movie & TV Serial Hero Rishi Kaushik]Calcutta, May 20, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Actor Rishi Kaushik is well-known in Bengal for his role of Ujaan, hero of the popular Star Jalsa Television series “Ekhane Akash Neel”.

After "Ekdin Pratidin", Rishi was offered quite a few roles in Bengali feature films. He has appeared as a rural school teacher Joydeep in Tarun Majumdar's "Chander Bari" (2007) [buy Bengali film DVD in USA], costarring Rituparna Sengupta, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ranjit Mullik, Babul Supriyo, Koel Mullick, Laboni Sarkar, Haradhan Bannerjee, Locket Chatterjee and others with music by Arundhati-Shibaji.

Wanting to experiment, Rishi appeared as the antagonist in Riingo Banerjee's (interview) Kranti (2002) [DVD release] with Jeet, Swastika Mukherjee, Rajesh Sharma, Ashish Vidyarthi, Alaknanda Roy, Bodhisattva Mazumdar, Locket Chatterjee, Biswanath Bose, Raja Chatterjee etc. and music by Riingo himself. His performance in Kranti won him a BFJA Most Promising Actor award.

Rishi has appeared in a well-appreciated role against Ananya Chatterjee in Rituparno Ghosh's Abohoman (Blu-Ray - DVD) along with Dipankar Dey, Riya Sen, Mamata Shankar, Jishu Sengupta etc. featuring music by 21 Grams.

Listen to Rishi Kaushik chat about his background, career, films, TV shows and upcoming projects.

Image Release - Diana Penty looks absolutely stunning as she promotes her upcoming film Lucknow Central

Diana Penty looks absolutely stunning as she promotes her upcoming film Lucknow Central.

Outfit by-  Ritu Kumar
Hair & Make-up - Kritika Gill
Styled by - Nidhi Jacob




Aksar 2 to release on 6th October, 2017!

Aksar 2 to release on 6th October, 2017!


From the makers of the musical thriller Aksar (2006) comes yet another riveting, suspense thriller Aksar 2 featuring Gautam Rode, Zareen Khan and Abhinav Shukla.


Helmed by actor-director Ananth Mahadevan, Aksar 2 is scheduled to release on 6th October, 2017.



Sometimes evil raises its head in the most ordinary minds. Khambatta the ageing owner of an empire is unaware of a diabolical plot being hatched in her own penthouse. Her investment banker seeks to exploit an opportunity but discovers a shocking truth under the labyrinth. 

এ ছবি নতুন পথের দিশারী--অপূর্ব দাস - Review by eminent journalist Apurba Das on "Death Certificate".

সাবিত্রীর স্বামী রামলখন একটি স্টেশনে জলবাহকের কাজ করত। একদিন রাতে সে আর ঘরে ফিরল না। উদ্বিগ্ন স্ত্রী স্বামীর খোঁজে তারই বন্ধু শিবু ও দাদুকে নিয়ে বেরিয়ে পড়ে। এ ছবির প্রধান বক্তব্য মানুষের শেশ পরিচয় কী? একটা ডেথ সার্টিফিকেটের ভিতরেই কী তার অস্তিত্বের প্রমাণ থেকে যায়? চারপাশে বাংলা সিনেমা নিয়ে অনেক বোদ্ধাই বড়বড় কথা বলেন। কিন্তু এরই মাঝে রাজাদিত্যের এই ছবি।