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Pavitra Rishta (Indian Hindi TV Show) team seeks Ganpati blessing at Shalini Arora's residence

Mumbai, Maharashtra, September 13, 2010 /Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire/ This festive season with Ganpati Chants all around the corner, our actress from telly world Shalini Arora feels the vibes of Ganpati Bappa at her residence with her team of Pavitra Rishta.

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Amidst the busy schedules of balaji production 'Pavitra Rishta' and 'Tere Liye' Shalini like every years managed to bring Lord Ganesha at home with all the excitement and love."I am a true devotee of Ganpati bappa. I firmly believe that all my work is done with his blessings. At all times I feel his presence.

Launch of Shunechi Tomari Gaan by Nilanjann Nandy - Western classical Chamber Orchestra Style Rabindra Sangeet album

Nilanjann Nandy - Shunechi Tomari Gaan new Bengali audio songs Rabindra Sangeet album release
Actor Sabyasachi Chakraborty with Nilanjann Nandy and daughter
Images (C) Subhomoy Mukherjee / WBRi

We already featured the singing talent Nilanjan Nandy and his newest Pujo album “Sunechi Tomari Gaan” with his daughter Niharika.

Read all about and listen to free audio song samples online from the album here. Also check out Nilanjann Nandy in an intimate and comprehensive interview video with Washington Bangla Radio here.

The album is a homage to Rabindranath Tagore at his 150th Birth year.

The album has been released on another significant day, 9/11, to spread the message of peace through songs written by Rabindranath.

That day, Sabyasachi “Feluda” Chakrabarty was present at Planet M, South City Mall, Kolkata to release the album featuring Nilanjan and his daughter Niharika.

The theatre personae Phalguni Chatterjee and his wife, actor Rumki Chatterjee ( father and mother of Abir “Byomkesh” Chatterjee ) were also present at that evening.

Prevent death & decay of terminally ill with no drugs or fees - Retired Income Tax Director

Vir BalaharaMumbai, India, Sept 16, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) A retired Director General of Income Tax of India says that give him your terminally ill and dying for few months and he will return them healthy and vibrant.

Mumbai (India) based Vir Balahara, who has been atheist most of his life, found inner-light while working in various senior income tax positions in Government of India in  various parts of the country as Indian Revenue Service officer, and started exploring it further. After his about 23 years of self-exploration, he feels that he is now ready to take his mission and “new awareness” globally to help the sick.

Everything In Temporary - Josh Funk Concept Album About the Dreams of a Man in a Coma Mp3 download release

Josh FunkChico, Calif. (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) September 14, 2010: Josh Funk, an independent and self-produced artist, today announced the release of his fourth original album, “Everything In Temporary”, a concept album that deals with the feelings of lost love through the perspective of a comatose man lying in his deathbed. This newest release is a stark contrast to Funk’s earlier emo-pop albums as he parts ways with his former works and explores the depths of his darker self, showing a truly integral side of him fans have yet to see before.

Kissing Lola of 1000 Years Fame Goes All The Way With 100 Fans

Kissing LolaPop/Rock Band Kissing Lola offers a lifetime of music, creative collaboration, concert tickets and limited edition merchandise for free to a select group of 100 fans

Beverly Hills, CA (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) September 14, 2010: Los Angeles based Pop/Rock Band Kissing Lola is creating a unique way to connect with their fans. The band is calling out to everyone who loves their music to be part of a cherished group of CORE 100 Fans. These lucky hundred will get exclusive perks directly from the band including personal contact and creative interaction, free limited edition merchandise, free music including non-releases and bonus tracks, free backstage passes and free concert tickets - for life.

New York Television Festival - Ben Silverman, Michael Emerson, Mitchell Hurwitz, Michael Davies & Harry Shearer

New York Television FestivalIndustry Panel Series and Events to Focus on Web Television, Alternative Programming, Branded Entertainment and Breaking into the Television Business

New York, NY (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) September 16, 2010: The New York Television Festival (NYTVF) today announced the lineup for its New York Nonscripted, Digital and Development Days, featuring industry leaders Ben Silverman, Mitchell Hurwitz, Michael Davies, Harry Shearer and Michael Emerson. This daytime series of industry-focused panel discussions and events will take place during the sixth annual Festival, which kicks off Sept. 20 and runs through Sept. 25, 2010.

Jimmy Kimmel's Feast of L.A. - Award-Winner Singer Cristina Fontanelli VIP Appearance

Cristina FontanelliCristina Fontanelli, the internationally heralded singer and actress announces her September performance schedule filled with VIP and Red Carpet events.

New York, NY (Washington Bangla Radio / Vocus) September 16, 2010: Cristina Fontanelli has become a well-known personality through her recordings, her appearances on radio, in concert, nightclubs, and opera. She also made her recent acting debut on network television.

On January 20, 2005 Cristina Fontanelli opened the ceremonies at the Stars and Stripes Presidential Inaugural Ball in Washington D.C. for an audience of over 6,000 VIP guests. This followed her “Lifetime Achievement Award in the Arts” from the Order Sons of Italy in America (previous honoree Luciano Pavarotti). She has appeared with the Palm Beach Opera, the Cairo Opera, Opera of Hong Kong, the NY Grand Opera, NJ State Opera and the Opera of the Hamptons. She appears annually at the world-famous, Feinstein’s at the Regency Hotel, in NYC, and has received rave reviews for her nightclub entertainment abilities, in addition to her classical concert and operatic appearances.

Becon's Puja Album BAJBE PUJOR BAJNA Chandan Roychoudhury's music direction with singers Jojo, Rupankar, Raghab, Soma & Anindita

Bajbe Pujar Bajna album launch
Jojo, Chandan Roychoudhury, Dulal Lahiri, Angela Roy, Alok Roy
Image (C) Aditya Chakrabarty / WBRi

Becon Production has released their Puja Album ‘Bajbe Pujor Bajna where the music has been scored by Chandan Roychoudhury and the album has been produced by Alok Roy. The singers in this album are Jojo, Rupankar, Raghab, Soma and Anindita.

Kumar Sanu’s new Durga Puja album Keno Ele Na released

Kumar Sanu new Kolkata Bengali Pujo Album MP3 download release
Kumar Sanu, Ustad Rashid Khan, Nirmala Misra, Kumar Abhijit

Keno Ele Na - Kumar Sanu's new pujo album release
Kumar Sanu, Pt. Ajoy Chakrabarty, Nirmala Misra, Kumar Abhijit
Images (C) Aditya Chakrabarty / WBRi

Kumar Sanu’s new Puja album ‘Keno Ele Na’ a new album featuring contemporary songs was released by the singer and other celebrities like Haimanti Shukla ,Ajoy Chakrabarty,Rashid Khan, Nirmala Misra and others at Jamuna Banquets, Kolkata on 15.9.10.The album has been released by Dynamic Audio.

Animation ke Superstars - Vol. 1 and Vol.2 on DVD from Shemaroo Entertainment

Indian Animated Cartoon DVD Release for children

Shemaroo Animated DVD

16 Sep’10, Mumbai (Washington Bangla Radio) The Animated world comes packed together in a fun box along with free gifts for your kids. Shemaroo Entertainment releases Animation ke Superstars- Vol. 1 and Vol.2 to rescue your child from boredom and help them gulp the mythological stories happily!

Jai Bangla ! 57th Annual National Film Awards of India

It’s the proud moment for us, the Bengalis, as Tollyowod again reigned at the Indian National Award for Film, 2009 by capturing six major awards.

After 2001 with Utsav, this time again our very own Rituda got the award for best director for the film “Abohomaan”. Rituda, Hip Hip Hurrah!!

Abohomaan also bagged the award as best Bengali film, Ananya Chatterjee as best actress ( Bravo Ananya !! ) and Arghyakamal Mitra as best editor ( Congratz!! )

Rupam Islam got the best singer Male award for Mahanagar@Kolkata by Suman Mukhopadhyay and Nilanjana Sarkar got the best singer Female award for Houseful by Bappadityo Bandopadhyay.

Son in Law of Bengal, Amitabh Bachchan got the best actor award for Paa.

Jai Bangla!!

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57th Indian National Film Awards 2010 | Washington Bangla Radio congratulates Bengali cinema and all award winners.

Congratulations Mr. Amitabh Bachchan for a very well deserved National Award for your brilliant performance in PAA. Bengali Cinema leads India as always.

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Rock The Disco North American Tour Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Global DJ/Producer ROBBIE RIVERA

ROBBIE RIVERA announces his ROCK THE DISCO North American Tour. Kicking-off October 1st and running into January 2011, RIVERA's ROCK THE DISCO TOUR will hit all major U.S. markets, plus Toronto and Vancouver in Canada.

Guitarist, Drew Davidsen Premieres His New CD "We 3 Stringz" With A 'Sneak Peek' on The Jazz Network Worldwide

Drew Davidsen’s new music is a commitment to capturing the essence of jazz collaborating with the best in his class of musicianship, featuring Chuck Loeb, Paul Jackson, Jr. and a host of wonderful Nashville session players on his new release holiday CD, “We 3 Stringz”.

Towson, MD (PRWEB) September 9, 2010