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

Interview | Actress RUPSHA MUKHERJEE - Heroine of Bengali Movie NAYIKA, KOKHONO BIDAY BOLO NA

ROOPSHA MUKHERJEE Tollywood Bengali Heroine - Lead Actress of NAYIKA Do not miss Rupsha's storys of pranks played by Jisshu Sengupta while shooting for Kokhono Bidaye Bolo Na - Rupsha very sweetly describes how Jisshu would go around creating some supernatural events just to scare her.

Interview | Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury - Film Maker (Anuranan, Antaheen) and Producer (Ekti Tarar Khonje) Bengali Movie

WBRi Kolkata Tube is the oldest, most respected and popular movie blog promoting Bengali films in the USA electronically. Aniruddha Roychowdhury, award winning Bengali film maker and Producer, talks to Subhomoy Mukherjee of Washington Bangla Radio. Aniruddha is the director of Anuranan and Antaheen, and producer of Ekti Tarar Khonje Bengali movies.

Interview | Film-maker Q aka Qaushiq Mukherjee (Bengali Movies GANDU, BISHH, LOVE IN INDIA)

Love In 
India DVD CoverQ is a alternative film-maker from Kolkata who is known across the world for his genre-defying movies that tend to conflict with established ideas and norms and rattle the senses making the viewer think about all that is "conventional". Q's films cannot be compartmentalized - they are experimental, underground and counter-culture, but at the same time entertaining and not devoid of humor.

Interview | Avik Mukhopadhyay - Ekti Tarar Khonje (Beyond the stars) Bengali Movie - director

Bengali Movie Director AVIK MUKHOPADHYAYAvik Mukhopadhyay is the director of the 2010 Bengali feature film EKTI TARAR KHOJE. Avik talks to Subhomoy Mukherjee of Washington Bangla Radio in this exclusive audio interview that you can listen to online by pressing the play buttons above. Avik talks about his early days with Black Magic, and ad films - then Bengali feature films with Rituparno Ghosh (and Mrinal Sen and Aparna Sen). He says he has always had some concepts in his head and wondered if he could express his concepts in his own way if he took up direction of a feature film, and that chain of thought and inspiration from his buddies led to ETK.

Interview | MUMTAZ SORCAR - Bengali Movie Actress (Bhuter Bhabishyat,Musalmanir Galpo, 033)

Mumtaz Sorcar (Wikipedia)Bengali movie actress Mumtaz Sorcar, the beautiful daughter of renowned magician P C Sorcar Jr - talks to glamorous singer - songwriter - composer and popular Radio show hostess Sushmita Bhattachrya (WBRi feature) on Washington Bangla Radio.

Interview | ANANYA DUTTA - Actress, Model, Danseuse - Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Movie NATOBAR NOT OUT

Bengali Actress ANANYA DUTTAAnanya Dutta is a well-known model and actress living in Mumbai. In her debut in Tollywood, her first Kolkata Bengali feature film NATOBAR NOT OUT (2010) is releasing first week of August 2010, where she appears in a lead role with Mustafa Prokash, Raima Sen, Ramaprasad Banik and others. The film is directed by Amit Sen (WBRi exclusive interview audio) and produced by Bunch of Buddies lead by Manu Malhotra (WBRi feature).

BOMKESH BAKSHI Interview | Abir Chatterjee - Bengali Movie Actor - Prem By Chance, Cross Connection, Robibar Bikelbela

Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Movie Hero Abir Chatterjee

Tollywood Kolkata Bengali movie and Television actor Abir Chattopadhyay talks to Arijit Chakraborty of Washington Bangla Radio in this comprehensive and intimate interview.

Abir Chattopadhyay is a contemporary young smart and intelligent actor who has already made a place for himself in the Bengali Movie and Television worlds in Kolkata. Abir played the critically acclaimed role of Vicky in CROSS CONNECTION (2009)  (Buy DVD Online) directed by the popular duo Abhijit Guha and Sudeshna Roy co-starring Ritwick Chakraborty, Payal Sarkar, Rimjhim Mitra, Biswajit Chakraborty and Sasawata Chatterjee. Abir  is also the lead actor in Sudeshna Roy and Abhijit Guha film PREM BY CHANCE where Abir's co-star is Ranjit Mullick's daughter KOEL MULLICK. In a welcome development, Abir is also going to play the role of Satyanweshi Byomkesh Bakshi in a trilogy directed by ANJAN DUTTA starting off with ADIM RIPU followed by Chitrachor.

In the world of Bengali TV Shows, Abir plays a lead role in the Bengali popular tele-serial SOMOY on Rupashi Bangla Kolkata TV Channel. In SHOMOY, Abir's co-stars are Indrani Haldar, Parno Mitra and Dhritiman Chatterjee. SOMOY is a modern take of the Indian mythological classic The Mahabharata. You can watch live Indian Hindi and Kolkata Bengali TV Shows online via Washington Bangla Radio's Affiliate Service - click here for more information.

Interview - Sudip Mukherjee - Actor in Bengali film and TV - Musalmanir Golpo, Premrog, Kantatar, Greftar

Well-known Bengali film and television actor Sudip Mukherjee talks to Arijit Chakraborty, Washington Bangla Radio, in an informal, comprehensive and intimate interview.

Sudip Mukherjee is a sportsman-turned actor, with successful sportsmanship in cricket and rowing before he switched tracks to enter professional acting. Sudip has acted in acclaimed roles in Bengali stage theater, including for theater groups like Calcutta Performers lead by Kamal Roychoudhuri. He is also well-knows for his performances in major television serials, including Draupadi, Ingit, Neel Shimana, Janmabhoomi, Sheola, Ei To Jibon etc, and the currently airing Erao Shotru and Kurukhetra for which he has received the best actor award for multiple consecutive years.

Sudip has played significant roles in films like Gautam Ghosh's 13 years of vrindaban studio, Subrata's Ek je ache kanya, Tapan Sinha's Dheu and so on. He is also very well remembered for his depiction of Byomkesh Bakshi in Swapan Ghosal's adaptation. Other notable performances of Sudip Mukherjee include his roles in Jara brishtite bhijechilo, Premrog, Kantataar, Greftar and the recently released MUSALMANIR GOLPO.


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