Interviews, Features, Events, Bengali & Indian Performing Arts & Artist Reviews

Badmaash Company (Hindi Film)

Well, how does it feel when it is a film from the Yash Raj banner and there isn’t a single scene where the ‘chiffon saree clad’ heroine sings and dances in the snowy vistas of Switzerland? It actually feels a bit odd, ‘coz that’s what Indian cinegoers are used to see from a Chopra banner.

Interview - ANUREKHA GHOSH : Internationally acclaimed Indian Classical Kathak Danseuse, Choreographer and Art Director

Anurekha Ghosh - Indian Classical Dance (Kathak), UKAnurekha Ghosh is a world-renowned Kathak Dancer, Choreographer and Artistic Director of Anurekha Ghosh & Company (UK).

WBRi Kolkata Event Announcement | Charupith presents Aalor Paane Praner Chola

Subhomoy Mukherjee
Subhomoy Mukherjee

Washington Bangla Radio, June 1, 2010: Charupith Celebrates 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath and 111th Birth Anniversary of Nazrul as “Aalor Paane Praner Chola” under direction of Tapati Bandapadhyay at Aikotan, EZCC, Salt Lake at 6 PM on 6th June, 2010.

Special Programme: “Rabi Kirane Kabi” conceptualized by Subhomay Mukhopadhyay, elocution by Partho Mukhopadhyay and singing by Sudeb Chattopadhyay, Compere: Swagata Das

Buddha Temples in Bangkok (Thailand)

                                                                                           (The Golden Buddha Temple)

Dr Anup Ghoshal Complete Audio Songs Collection (Bengali & Hindi) - Listen to Free Samples and Download MP3 Online

Anup Ghoshal"Dr. Ghosal's music lessons which began from the age of four continued till he was about 26 yrs of age. During his entire learning years he became a master of Thumri, Kheyal, Bhajan, Ragpradhan, Rabindra Sangeet, Nazrulgeeti, Dwijendrageeti, Rajnikanter Gaan, modern Bengali songs and several other folks songs. He received his music lessons from various esteemed 'Gurus'. Among them was late Sangeetacharya Sukhendu Goswami, the famous music maestro of Bengal. Rabindra Sangeet from the legendary Debobrata Biswas and learnt different Bengali songs from Manindra Chakraborty." - read more about Dr Anup Ghoshal at his official web-site.

Listen to free samples and download Anup Ghoshal's superhit Bengali songs online.

King Jr releases "Boom Boom Boom" Soccer Music - King Jr's Official World Cup Football Song 2010

King Jr - Official World Cup Football Song 2010May 30, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) King  Jr, who is signed to Amico Productions London (APL), has released a new single “BOOM BOOM BOOM SOCCER MUSIC”.

There are three versions of the single - Boom Boom Boom Soccer Music, Boom Boom Boom Soccer Music “Zamina African Edit” and Boom Boom Boom Soccer Music “House Remix”.

King Jr has graciously share his World Cup Soccer 2010 official single with Washington Bangla Radio's listeners - listen to the three versions online.

Download the Boom Boom Boom Soccer Music MP3 songs by King JR online from - click here »

Sukhwinder Singh and Bollywood Diva Tanushree Dutta in JAI HO Concert in Washington DC | Buy Discounted Tickets Online

Jai Ho Concert Live in Washington DC Tanusree Dutta 
Sukhwinder Singh

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Program Details

Sukhwinder will be performing live with an ensemble of leading Bollywood musicians and is all set to set the stage at the DAR Constitution Hall on fire come June 5, 2010. Bollywood diva Tanushree Dutta will also perform in the show.

Bollywood hot diva Tanushree Dutta 
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Local Impresario, Puneet Ahluwalia who is promoting Singh's show in Washington DC is all excited over the initial response of the
Indian Diaspora living in the Washington DC metropolitan area.

Sizzling hot Tanushree Dutta from Bollywood

"Sukhwinder Singh is bigger than the limits that are put on him. It all has to do with the individual journey of this great international singer and music director," stated Puneet Ahluwalia.

Ahluwalia is simultaneously promoting a new reality talent show "Your Minutes of Fame" For the first time ever, talented individuals of the South Asian Diaspora are being provided a platform through this ground-breaking new reality phenomenon - "Your Minutes of Fame," informed Ahluwalia.

Sexy Tanushree Dutta Bollywood 
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Many different talents can be exhibited in the series, such as contortionism, juggling, magic tricks, stand-up comedy & beat boxing, aside from singing and dancing acts. The winner will be given the unique opportunity to perform at the Sukhwinder Singh Concert.

Hot Indian Bollywood Tanushree Dutta

Sukhwinder shot to fame with "Chaiyya Chaiyya" for which he won the Filmfare award for the best playback singer in 1999. This song was also featured in the musical Bombay Dreams. This song was so inspiring that noted Hollywood director sent a message of multiculturalism by using the same song for the title credit of his blockbuster film - Inside Man.

Sukhwinder was unstoppable and acquired more international fame for the award winning song 'Jai Ho' from the award winning movie Slumdog Millionaire.

Sukhwinder's other notable hits are:- Chak De India... Dard-e-Disco, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom, Beedi, Jalwa, Aaj Mera Jee Kardaa, Ramta Jogi, Dhan Te Nan and many, many more.  So popular is Sukhwinder that sponsors are clamoring to be a part of this historic concert. Center for Social Change, King fisher, Hilton Hotels, TV Asia , and  Zee TV are the lead sponsors for this concert.

Other Highlights of the live show include:

  • Bollywood DIVA Tanushree Dutta, added to the list of STARS for June 5th Concert. (HINDI, MARATHI, TELUGU AND TAMIL FILMS: Aashiq Banaya Aapne, Veerabhadra, Chocolate, 36 China Town, Bhagam Bhag, Risk, Good Boy Bad Boy, Raqeeb, Dhol, Speed, Saas Bahu Aur Sensex, Apartment, Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai, Rokkk)
  • Nikkitasha Marwaha of "Dance INDIA Dance" Fame to Host "JAI HO" MAY 8 Concert
  • Finalists of 'Your Minutes of Fame' to perform live at Sukhwinder Singh Concert in DC!  (Audience will decide who deserves to go to the next level)
  • Looking for 5 Young South Asian Suitors for the famous Bollywood Actress.

Tamilnadu (India)

We were on the second leg of our fortnight long trip to Tamilnadu. This southern state of India had already given us an extensive idea about the grand structures that this region could boast of. Now it was our turn to visit the mountains, the Nilgiris to be precise, and experience the beauty of the verdant hills, lush green tea gardens, magnificent wild life, rivers, dams and peaks… put it in one word…the scenic splendor.