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LIFE IN PARK STREET (2011) - A Sneak Peek from Shooting of the Tollywood Bengali Movie

By Aditya Chakraborty

[Bengali Actress Shruti Banerjee]
Newcomer Tollywood Bengali Actress Shruti Banerjee - Life In Park Street

[Debashree Roy - Bengali Film Life At Park Street]
Debasree Roy

[Debashree Roy shooting for Tollywood Bengali Movie Life At Park Street]
Debasree Roy & Others shooting for Life In Park Street. Images © Aditya Chakraborty / WBRi

Calcutta, March 4, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Park Street is a name which every Calcuttan is famous with and it represents the cosmopolitan side of the city. Just like the street has it’s landmarks, restaurants and pubs, at the same time it has a graveyard. There are two sides of life therefore on this street.

The Bengali film Life In Park Street will feature barsingers, gigolos, corporate officers - practically every kind of people we see on this street. No film has been made on such a scale in Tollywood on this diversity before, and Raj Mukherjee who has directed numerous films in the past including Nagordola (Buy Bengali Movie DVD in USA)  is the director of this film. Nagardola starred Rupa Ganguly, Samata Das, Indrani Haldar, Sangeet Bhoumik, Parthasarathi Deb, Moumita Gupta, Krishnokishore Mukherjee, Neel Mukherjee, Anuradha Ray and more and music is by Deepak Chowdhury.

"Alive! Is Michael Jackson Really Dead?" Documentary Film About Possibility Michael Jackson Faked His Death

Sherman Oaks, CA, March 2, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRURGENT) Sounds Crazy But Watch This!

The announcement that Michael Jackson died shocked the world on June 25, 2009 as he prepared for his record-breaking 50-date ComeBack performances at AEG’s London O2 Arena. Many believe the timing of his death to be suspicious, coupled with the recording of his rehearsals in high-tech high-definition video and the FACT that AEG owner, Philip Anschutz, owns more movie theaters than anyone else in the world. All this leads to the worldwide release of the highest-grossing musical documentary in history, “This Is It” just months later.

Reliance Digital TV Day & Night Support Service for Cricket World Cup Uninterrupted

Mumbai, March 3, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRUrgent) Reliance Digital TV (RDTV) the leading Direct- to- Home (DTH) service provider in the country today announced the launch of Day & Night support service in top 55 cities in Day & Night support service is a unique service initiative to address customer queries and resolve their service problems at the earliest. A dedicated customer service team will respond & attend to any service requirements raised by the customers till the midnight hour - all seven days a week.

Miss India East 2011 Top Three Pageant Winners (Ankita Mohapatra,Ruhi Singh,Smriti Singh) - Trained by the Tiara

Femina Miss India World 2009 Pooja Chopra

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Pune, India, March 3, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / OPENPRESS) Ankita Mohapatra trained by Pageant Coach Ritika Ramtri of The Tiara wins Femina Miss India East 2011 for the third year in a row. The first two being Pooja Chopra and Unnati Davara.

Ruhi Singh and Smrity Singh stood at second and third position.

After the grand success of Shweta Dolli Femina Miss India South 2011, The Tiara has three more winners at Pantaloons Femina Miss India East 2011.

Have We Lost Our Children To Technology?

Supply, NC, Mar 3, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / openPR) - Cellphones, texting, DVD's and computer games have become a way of life for most young people. For many children exposure to such technology now starts at the elementary grade levels - perhaps even earlier. Not surprisingly many people blame the current rash of school violence, bullying, child suicides, dropout rates, attention deficit disorders and the loss of traditional values squarely on this technology and all it brings with it. Unfortunately many parents and grandparents feel left out and left behind, unable to connect in a meaningful way with young people. Many parents and grandparents watch helplessly while others simply throw up their hands, unable to understand what is going on.

Challenges and Opportunities of Islamic Finance Expansion at World Islamic Finance Conference 2011

Dubai, March 3, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / openPR) Global Islamic Finance is growing tremendously (20% annually). Islamic Finance products are progressively moving to the mainstream, becoming increasingly competitive with conventional financial products.

This rise up questions on how to develop Islamic Money Markets; how to facilitate liquidity management by Central Banks; need for deep knowledge about regulatory challenges of Islamic Finance in UK and Continental Europe or what are the predictions and conditions for Islamic Retail Banking expansion in Europe.

Amjad Ali Khan with Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan and Hariharan to Perform Live at London Ananda Utsav 2011

London, UK, March 3, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Ananda Bazar Patrika presents the 2nd Year of KKN London Ananda Utsav 2011 one of the Biggest International Cultural Festival to be held from 1st April till 3rd April at the Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, Tottenham,  London N10.

Trevi Fountain (Rome, Italy)

Michigan, March 03, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio): The Trevi Fountain Square in Rome reminded me of the college common rooms; young people generally roaming around, friends talking, gossiping and munching food. The only difference was, the crowd around the fountain was of all ages, youngsters, middle-aged people and senior citizens.