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SRK and Shahid burn the stage during Star- Screen awards

Keeping in mind their huge fan following, SRK & Shahid are heartthrobs in their own rights which they then utilised to pay tribute to Asha Parekh when Shahid showed off his dance moves in a saree on her ' Ajaa Ajaa' song.

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56th Filmfare Awards night

All the stage has been set for the biggest award night of the Bollywood at Yashraj Studios in Mumbai where the 56th Filmfare Awards will take place tonight January 29th.

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PRLog (Press Release)Jan 29, 2011 – THE STAGE is set for the biggest award night of the Bollywood at Yashraj Studios in Mumbai where the 56th Filmfare Awards that will take place tonight, January 29th.

Blame It All On Sadhu Charan and laugh all the way ! Bye Bye Bangkok (2011) Bengali Film Review


The Cast And Crew Of Bye Bye Bangkok (Bengali, 2011) after the premiere in Kolkata; Picture: Aditya Chakraborty / WBRi

Calcutta, Jan 30, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) When was the last time you saw a rib tickling Bengali comedy? When was the last time you were in complete splits and thoroughly enjoyed a Bengali film in recent times without ever having to think anything?

The answer to all these questions is 'Bye Bye Bangkok' if you have seen this film, otherwise it is highly recommended! This comedy is about four couples - Avijit Banerjee who runs his own software company. His secretary who is completely absent minded and has got a terrible memory always goes with him wherever he goes. His wife Anwesha and her driver plan to go abroad thanks to Anwesha who thinks of this plan when her husband lets her down at the last moment when they are supposed to go abroad. Her husband also lands up in Bangkok with his secretary.

Sunil Gangopadhyay's MONER MANUSH Audio-Book CD Released In Kolkata and MP3 Audio Download in USA

Moner Manush Audio Album Launch - Sunil Gangopadhyay, Sumita Basu
Moner Manush Audio Album Launch - Sunil Gangopadhyay, Sumita Basu and others

Kartick Das Baul and group performs while Sunil Gangopadhyay listens
Kartick Das Baul and group performs while Sunil Gangopadhyay listens

Calcutta, Jan 29, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) 'Moner Manush' based on the life of Lalon Fakir and directed by Gautam Ghosh which has bagged the Golden Peacock and is now a commercial success has now been made into a CD in the form of a ‘Shruti' novel (audio-book).

The CD which contains the entire novel where the scenes have been enacted by Soumitra Chatterjee, Pranati Thakur, Soumitra Mitra and others has a time duration of 5 and a 1/2 hrs and the music is by Kartick Das Baul. The CD has been released by P&M Records in association with Bengal beyond Borders headed by Sumita Bose who has taken the initiative to release this CD.

Sumita also wants to improve the lives of underprivileged girls by going into a tie up with a N.G.O called Change Initiatives who would educate girls from underprivileged backgrounds with the help of certain audio-visual mediums. The work would primarily be done in the district of Nadia.

Movie Review: Teen Tanaya (Bengali, 2011) - Sukla Mitra portrays three Tagore poems on the big screen

[Bengali Film Director SUKLA MITRA]
Shukla Mitra, Director, Teen Tanaya (Bangla, 2011) Feature Film

Actress Rupanjana and actor Bhaswar
Rupanjana and Bhaswar

Calcutta, Jan 29, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Shukla Mitra, a Tagore buff who has made two TV serials before based on the works of Tagore has made her first feature film called Tin Tanaya. The film is based on three poems of Tagore - Koni, Camellia and Phanki. The poems are all named after the three female protagonists and the film has been made centred around them. The film is a family affair for Sukla because one of the female protagonists is played by her daughter, Bengali TV actress Rupanjana and the music director is Gautam Mitra, her husband.

The film stars actors or actresses who are basically from the small screen, like Debottam and Sudipta in the first segment, Bhaswar and Soumili in the second segment and Saheb Chattopadhyay and Rupanjana in the third and final segment.

Bengali Singer - Actor SAHEB CHATTOPADHYAY
Singer - Actor SHAHEB CHATTOPADHYAY

Read the complete Bengali film review on Washington Bangla Radio.


Bharat Sevashram Sangha General Secretary Swami Buddhananda passes away

Calcutta, Jan 26, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) His Holiness Swami Buddhanandaji, General Secretary, Bharat Sevashram Sangha, expired as on January 26, 2011 at 3:45 PM. He was 92.

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif: Most preferred bed partners

Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif: Most preferred bed partners

January 28, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Pen Men at Work): Bollywood actors Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif may have estranged ties in real life but there is no dearth of their fans and devotees. In a survey the two have been declared the most preferred sexual partners.

Seven Bengali films to hit theatres on February 4

Seven Bengali films to hit theatres on February 4


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