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

Abhishek Bachchan and The Ten Tickets of India Pakistan Semi Final

Mumbai, April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The India Pakistan Cricket World Cup semi final at Mohali was certainly the event of the decade. The neighboring rivals create a lot of interest whenever they face each other on the cricketing field. Besides this was the semi final of world cricket championship, 2011 and the berth to the final was at stake. Pakistan had the score to settle of losing the first edition of T20 world cup final to India. India had the task of keeping their record of never losing to Pakistan in the world cup matches, intact.

Get Ready to Laugh With “My Friend Pinto”

Mumbai, April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Film-lovers are already waiting with great enthusiasm, the release of the upcoming Hindi movie of Bollywood, ‘My Friend Pinto’. The movie will be released on June 17, 2011 and on the same day as SRK’s ‘Always Kabhi Kabhi’. The movie went into the making on May 10, 2010.

O Priya I Love You (Bengali,2011): Moubani Sorcar, P C Sorcar Jr and Jayashree Sorcar appear in new Tollywood Movie

[Moubani Sorcar, P.C.Sorcar Jr, Jayasree Sorcar, Debdut Ghosh in Bengali Film O Priya I Love You]
Moubani Sorcar, P.C.Sorcar Jr, Jayasree Sorcar, Debdut Ghosh

[Debdut Ghosh, Ajay Banerjee, Sree Ananda]
Debdut Ghosh, Ajay Banerjee, Sree Ananda

Calcutta, April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) The shooting of a new Bengali film "Oh Priya I Love You" is to commence soon. It is a love story about a young couple - the hero is Dev and heroine is Priya, both students who are very much in love with each other.

One day suddenly Dev is diagnosed with an extremely fatal illness for which there is no cure at least in India though it might be curable abroad if there is proper treatment so Dev’s well-wishers take him for treatment abroad. What happens next? Does Dev get cured?

The film ‘O Priya I Love You’ starring Moubani Sorcar and Rishi Mukherjee will also have Debdut Ghosh, Kharaj Mukherjee, Kanchan Mullick, Aparajita Addy and others. The director Ajit Banerjee has also written the story and the screenplay and the music is by Soumitra Bhattacharya. The playback singers are Babul Supriyo, Alka Yagnik, Shaan, Chandrani Chatterjee, Kunal Ganjawala, Sadhana Sargam, Zubin Garg and others.

The best part about this film is that Moubani Sorcar’s parents, famous magician P.C.Sorcar who is her father and mother Jayasree Sorcar will both appear in this film in special roles and that is probably the most interesting thing to look forward to in this film.

Read the complete report on Washington Bangla Radio.


Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One Dedicated To Fans

Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One Dedicated To Fans

April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): A lot is riding on Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming flick Ra-One, with a lot being written on it being the most expensive and more hi-tech-ended film ever made here. Shah Rukh says that with this movie of his, he is set to revolutionize the whole industry!

Yash Raj Gives Birth To Y-Films

Yash Raj Gives Birth To Y-Films

April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): Everything is for the Gen-X now. Be it films or government. All eyes and hands are focused on serving the youth. And that probably is the reason why Yash Raj Films thought of a new youth wing studio by itself- Y-Films. The studio is headed by Ashish Patil. At the launch, some dhamakedar speech was given by Patil. He said, the studio aims to cater to such a taste of youth that they will re-define the shape and scope of cinema with their works at this studio.

Super Mom Katie Holmes Keeps Her Wits About Her

Super Mom Katie Holmes Keeps Her Wits About Her

April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): When it’s a Hollywood mom one has at home, life can only be exciting for a little kid of 5 years of age. But however old you are and however great an actress, kids can be a cause of embarrassment with their innocent questions and actions!

Rituparno Ghosh Talks About the Film MEMORIES IN MARCH (2010) - Interview

Washington, DC, March 31, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Internationally acclaimed Indian film-maker Rituparno Ghosh chats with Devasish Ray on WBRi about the film Memories In March written by Ghosh and in which Ghosh appears as an actor playing a lead role. Memories In March is directed by Sanjay Nag and stars Deepti Naval, Rituparno Ghosh and Raima Sen in leading roles. Music is composed by Debajyoti Mishra (WBRi interview).

Listen to Rituparno Ghosh speak in this exclusive Washington Bangla Radio feature presentation.


Prayers for Japan II (Tokyo)


Michigan, March 22, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio): The strict self discipline and Japan’s hi tech infrastructure has prevented Tokyo from being affected by the recent earthquake and the Tsunami. I fondly recall my trip to this amazing city of Asia that can attract anyone from any corner of the World, even though sightseeing is not its USP.


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