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

The Glamour Factor in IPL

Mumbai, April 9, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Indian Premier League (IPL) is a professional league. It was initiated by BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) for a Twenty20 competition of cricket in 2008. Its headquarters are in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is organized and played every year under the supervision of the Vice President of BCCI, Chirayu Amin and the IPL CEO cum chairman and commissioner, Sunder Raman. The first match took place three years ago, on April 18, 2008; 58 matches were played in 46 days in the first edition.

Movie Review of “Thank You”

Mumbai, April 8, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Released on April 8, 2011, Thank You hasn’t won the hearts of the movie goers because Anees Bazmee have done it again. Apparently he has not upgraded his sense of humour since he directed his previous two movies “No Entry” (2005) and “No Problem” (2010). The star cast consisting of Akshay Kumar, Irfaan Khan, Bobby Deol, Sunil Shetty, Sonam Kapoor, Rimi Sen and Celina Jaitley are just as cheesy in their performance.

Aamir Khan feels Anna Hazare should get greater support than the National Cricket Team

Mumbai, April 8, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Aamir Khan, the genius actor and director of Indian cinema mentions that our country India, should offer a much bigger support to effectual struggle of Anna Hazare that is rightfully for an eminent law against corruption, which is quite deep rooted in India.

Film Review: MEMORIES IN MARCH makes a very SENSITIVE watch!

[A still from the Indian motion picture Memories In March]

Calcutta, April 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) The very beginning of this movie will take you back to the days of Mahesh Bhatt's rising...the film "Saaransh", the movie which had announced the arrival of a powerful actor, Anupam Kher. The character Anupam-ji played, rushes to government officials in order to collect the remains of his deceased son(Madan Jain). The film unfolds with the ensuing events and till date "Saaransh" happens to be one of the most profound sensitive films from the stable of Bollywood.

Delhi Jazz Festival

New Delhi, April 7, 2011 Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire) In a first-of-its-kind music festival, some of the world's greatest jazz performers will congregate in Delhi in April for a three-day musical extravaganza. Presented by SEHER in collaboration with ICCR, the three day "Delhi Jazz Festival", featuring nine jazz bands from across the globe, will be held from April 8, 2011 to April 10, 2011 at Nehru Park, New Delhi from 6:30 p.m. onwards daily. Entry is free.

RUN (2011): Bengali Film Review

[Run (Bengali, 2011) starring Rahul,Priyanka,Aviraj,Bishwa,Pamela,Arnab,Sinjini etc.]
Rahul and Priyanka
[Run (Bengali, 2011) starring Rahul,Priyanka,Aviraj,Bishwa,Pamela,Arnab,Sinjini etc.]
Rahul and Priyanka
[Run (Bengali, 2011) starring Rahul,Priyanka,Aviraj,Bishwa,Pamela,Arnab,Sinjini etc.]
Shinjini and Arnab
[Run (Bengali, 2011) starring Rahul,Priyanka,Aviraj,Bishwa,Pamela,Arnab,Sinjini etc.]
Bishwa, Rahul and Aviraj
[Run (Bengali, 2011) starring Rahul,Priyanka,Aviraj,Bishwa,Pamela,Arnab,Sinjini etc.]
Bangla Feature Film "RUN" (2011) stars Rahul, Priyanka, Aviraj, Bishwa, Pamela, Arnab, Sinjini, Arpita Baker and more

Calcutta, April 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Ashadeep Pictures arranged a special screening of their new Bengali feature film release “RUN” at Indira in south Kolkata on 4th April, 2011.

RUN is based on friendship of three guys - Jeet (Rahul), Riki (Aviraj) and Ghana (Bishwa). Jeet’s girlfriend is Megha (Priyanka) from a nearby locality. Riki is in love with Jeet’s sister Barsha (Pamela).

One day Arpan (Arnab),  an old friend of Jeet, comes to Jeet and informs him regarding his love affair. Arpan is the son of MLA Tilottama ( Arpita Baker) and is in love with Puspita (Sinjini), daughter of ex-MLA Joydeb Mukherjee (Tapas Chakraborty) from the opposition political party. They don’t support the romance affair between their children. Arpan is in mental depression and comes to Jeet for his help. Jeet promised Arpan to do something about his problems with support of Riki and Ghana.

The Reasons for which NRIs Love Bollywood flicks

Mumbai, April 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Over the past decade Bollywood movies have especially targeted NRIs living in the West. Movies of the yesteryears predominantly had indigenous themes. But with the turn of the century such themes have been erased from the big screens. Numerous movies are not only shot abroad but the very mindset of the performers portrays a western culture. This has had a major effect on the Indian culture within India as well as on the NRIs settled abroad.

Sachin should get Bharat Ratna, feels Dhoni

Mumbai, April 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) In January this year, prior to the Indian Republic Day, there were rumours. It was all about the little perfect cricket master of India Sachin Tendulkar who was supposed to be proudly conferred  India's prestigious honour; Bharat Ratna.
Dhoni grandly mentioned that if any elite cricketer of India deserves Bharat Ratna which is truly considered as India's most eminent award of civil society, it is none other than the incomparable maestro of Indian batting, Sachin Tendulkar.