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Raktima Mukherjee “Kuashai Pichutan”. releases her debut Bengali album

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio):  Do you remember Raktima Mukherjee, one of the top three contestants on SaReGaMaPa 2005? She is back in her home town after working almost for a decade in Mumbai. She has turned her attention to her native land, Bengal to give her audience the charm of her lovely voice.

Gulshan Devaiah and Radhika Apte to star in ‘Hunterrr’ sequel

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio):  After the success of Hunterrr, the lead duo, Gulshan Devaiah and Radhika Apte, have been approached for the sequel to the film. Harshavardhan Kulkarni who also directed ‘Hunterrr’, will direct the sequel.

Jacqueline Fernandez all set to pen down her beauty secrets

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio):  Jacqueline Fernandez is known for her rigorous fitness regimes and flawless complexion. Only two months back she started a new-age skin diet which is working wonders and she plans to pen down her tips to flawless skin in a book.

Did newbie Anushka Ranjan have had her first fan moment?

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Anushka Ranjan is thrilled with the response and the appreciation her work has been getting post the trailer launch of her debut film Wedding Pullav.

Another milestone for Aligarh

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Hansal Mehta’s ‘Aligarh’ is fast becoming a toast of international film festivals! Close on the heels of the announcement of its World Premiere at the forthcoming Busan International Film Festival comes the news of its selection at the prestigious 59th BFI London Film Festival (7-18 October).

The Battle of The Sexes continues with Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Problem yeh hai ki woh ladki hai... aur kya problem hai? This monologue, rattled out in Pyaar Ka Punchnama, became a manifesto for young men battling relationship woes.

Ranbir and Deepika create Tamasha on set...

Mumbai, September 02, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): It’s time for revelations!!

The gorgeous Deepika Padukone is always up to something fun on her social properties. And what was it this time?

Madhur Bhandarkar Reveals Why he chose to make Calendar Girls

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio: Film-maker Madhur Bhandarkar is known to make realistic films. His next film releasing on September 25, 2015, ‘Calendar Girls’ takes us through the journey of 5 Calendar Models. But what urged him to make this film? The award-winning director reveals how he came across the idea in his personal blog.

Actor Hiran Chatterjee inaugurated art and lifestyle expo

Kolkata, September 02, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): The art, fashion and lifestyle exhibition, Meenabazaar Classics is all about Glitz, Glamour and Great Brands. The expo, curated by Lopamudra Mandal Saha, saw the presence of actor Hiraan Chatterjee at its inauguration.

Aro Ekbar trailer and First look launched

Kolkata, August 25, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Recently the cast and crew of upcoming Bengali movie Aro Ekbar came together for the trailer and first look launch of the film.

Amy rides into beauty

Mumbai,August 01, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Amy Jackson will be taking a flying leap into Bollywood's A-league with Akshay Kumar and the action comedy, Singh Is Bling, in October. And what better way to do it than on horseback.

Rituparna Sengupta to star in Reshmi Mitra's Janmadin

WBRi movie Review: All is Well

All is not well.
Film: All Is Well             
Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Asin, Supriya Pathak, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub
Duration: 2 hr 7 mins

Zee Bangla Originals celebrates thier success run, announces a horror flick as thier next

Kolkata, August 25, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Zee Bangla has literally commenced a new age in Television Industry with their movie making venture for small screen. The initiative titled Zee Bangla Originals has become immensely popular since its inception and has broken a number of Television records.

Agatha steps into Tollywood with Shubhrajit' Mitra's Chorabali ; Tanushree plays Christie

Kolkata, August 23, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Legendary writer Agatha Christie and her famous characters like  Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple for decades have grabbed the fancy of many . Its no wonder that many films, Television series have been inspired by her novels. like ‘Murder on the Orient express’, ‘They came to Baghdad’,  ‘Murder of Roger Ackord’ and others. But for the first time her work is going to be adapted in Bengali film Industry.