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Kolkata Durga Puja Awards - Banchbo Sharad Samman and Prabaser Chokhe Desher Sera Winners

Sharad Samman 2015 Kolkata Durga Puja Awards - Banchbo - Best Pujo in Kolkata

Results of Banchbo Sharad Samman and Prabaser Chokhe Desher Sera Kolkata Durga Puja awards have been announced. WBRi is the proud international radio partner of the event.

The Event Ambassador of this great philanthropic effort are Kolkata Bengali movie personalities Rahul and Priyanka Banerjee.

Srijit Mukherji's New Game-Changing Bengali Film Rajkahini (2015) Premieres to a Tollywood Storm

In the end, the audience struggled to regain control and function normally, and Srijit Mukherji did his best to hold back his tears. Rajkahini, like the Matrix, is a game changer - there will be two kinds of Bengali movies, those before it, and those after it.

Under previledged kids to pandal hop with celebs through 'Sholoana bangaliana Durga Pujo Porikroma'

Kolkata, October 18, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Notable persons from different fields recently came together to announce about a Puja Parikrama titled ‘Sholoana Bangaliana Pujo parikrama’ which will have as many as eighty under privileged children and needy elderly persons visiting the different Puja pandals of Kolkata along with the celebs.

Sayani Dutta and Shuvajit turned showstopper at 'Other Worldy Carnival'

Kolkata, October 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Tollywood actress Sayani Dutta and Television actor  Suvajit recently turned showstopper at a unique show titled ‘Other Wordly Carnival’. Conceptualised by music director Abhishekh Basu,  the show saw the blend of live music, visual psychedelic video projections, ramp show and body painting.

The brothel in Rajkahini is an Eutopia amidst Dystopia: Srijit Mukherjee

Srijit Mukherjee’s latest venture Rajkahini is all set to usher in a new era in Bengali film Industry. The historical saga based on the novel of same name by Abanindranath Thakur is slated to hit the theatres on 16th October .

The Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) is hosting Mr Anuj Dhar in Virginia and Maryland

The Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) will host Anuj Dhar on October 18, 230PM at McLean High School - 1633 Davidson Rd, McLean, VA, 22101, USA. Mr. Dhar will also be addressing the Indian diaspora on November 1, 4PM at Washington Kali Mandir - Shiva Durga Shakti Mandir - 16126 New Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866.

Banchbo ties up with UNICEf for Children Carnival

Kolkata, October 14, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Kolkata based NGO Banchbo which works for the welfare of underprivileged children is going to arrange for a Children Carnival along with UNICEF.

Nita Nath Das's poems on auspicious Durga Puja and Autumn season


Cast and crew of movie Aro Ekbar celebrates thier success with a party

Kolkata, October 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio): The cast and crew of Bengali movie Aro Ekbar recently came together to celebrate the success it has garnered after it hit the theatres.

The occasion was graced by Indrani Halder who looked pretty enough to make up for the absence of her co-stars Rituparna Sengupta and Rupa Ganguly. Smriti Lala , the Producer, Music director and Creative director of the film was spotted welcoming the guests while director Jon Halder was basking in glory of string gold in his debut.

Navrang academy celebrated thier 12th Annual show with Music and fashion

Kolkata, October 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio) : Navrang dance academy recently celebrated their 12 th Annual Programme with a  mesmerising programme at  Kalamandir in Kolkata.

Kathmundu to provide audience a musical trip to Nepal this Puja

Kolkata, October 4, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Raj Chakrabarty’s  Kathmundu will tickle funny bones as Abir Chatterjee, Rudranil and Soham  gets into their most hilarious Avatar.

FFACE auditon for 2016 held among celebs

Kolkata, October 08, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Recently Kolkata based celebs like director Raj Chakrabarty,  director Sanjay Nag, designer Agnimitra Paul, renowned choreographer Sudarshan Chakrabarty and former Miss India World Richa Sharma came together to judge and  Shortlist the top thirty contestants who will be contesting for the top positions to be featured on the FFACE calendar of 2016 edition.

Pernia Qureshi wins Femina Power List North 2015 award

Pernia Qureshi

Actress and fashion diva Pernia Qureshi, who made heads turn at the recently held Amazon Fashion Week in Delhi, won Femina Power List North 2015 award.

Puja Menu launched at Floatel

Kolkata, October 12, 2011 (Washington Banlgla Radio): Recently Floatel, the only restaurant in Kolkata over the Ganges launched a Puja package titled ‘Puja  on the Ganges.’ The package will include a cruise on the Ganges covering Belur math, Ganga Arati, accompanied by Baul Music.