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Mon Pinjiraye Bengali Folk Songs Album Release in Kolkata, Need to Preserve Bangla Folk Traditions Stressed

Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarkar, Kartick Das Baul and Soumyo
Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pal, Anindo Sarkar, Kartick Das Baul and Soumyo

Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarka, Kartick Das Baul
Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarka, Kartick Das Baul
Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pal, Anindo Sarka, Kartick Das Baul

Saibal Das and Abhijit Basu
Saibal Das and Abhijit Basu

“Mon Pinjiraye”, a Bengali Lok Sangeet (folk songs) album by Saibal Das was launched at Music Café recently. Present at the music launch were Kartick Das Baul, Amar Pal (famous for singing the song ‘Kotoi rongo dekhi duniyai’), Anindyo Sarkar (director), Gaurab Chatterjee, Mainak Bumpy Nag Chowdhury, Abhijit Basu (Folk Singer) and TV serial personalities Soumyo and Sorolipi (of Agnipariksha fame).

Saibal Das and Soumyo


Faridoon Shahryar’s Wo Andheri Raat features on Artists Alouds’ Top 10 songs

By Sonam Budha

Faridoon ShahryarMumbai, Apr 26, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Paying tribute to his father’s legacy, acclaimed journalist Faridoon Shahryar who puts to tune lyrics penned by Jnanpith Award winning Urdu poet Prof Shahyrar, sees his father’s work of love Wo Andheri Raat, composed by Navneet Kedar feature in the Top 10 songs at premiere online music portal Artist Aloud along with acclaimed artists like Susmit Sen (Indian Ocean), and Anuradha Pal (www.artistaloud.com/faridoonshahryar). The song also received over 1.6 lac video views on bollywoodhungama.com.

All these Ghazals/Nazms are also available for MP3 download by people living abroad which has been released as an online music album Palkon Ko Bhigoyen Kaise on iTunes >>

Ali Zafar reveals a weakness for guitars

Ali Zafar

If there’s one thing singer-actor Ali Zafar loves splurging on, its music instruments, with an envious collection that occupies a huge part of his private studio.


Jayashree Sen Majumdar's MON DORIAYE Bengali Songs Audio Album Released in Kolkata (Asha Audio)

Mahua Lahiri, Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Mr. Gautam Ghosh,  Ms.Jayshree Sen Majumdar, Mr. Bickram Ghosh and Mr. Srikanta Acharya
Mahua Lahiri (left), Pt. Tejendra Narayan Majumdar, Mr. Gautam Ghosh,  Ms.Jayshree Sen Majumdar, Mr. Bickram Ghosh and Mr. Srikanta Acharya

Kolkata, April 25, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio.com): Asha Audio Company launched a new melodious Bengali audio songs album Mon Dariyae by singer Jayashree Sen Majumdar in a starry event which saw the presence of film director Gautam Ghosh, master percussionist Bickram Ghosh, singer Srikanto Acharjo and others. The music for this album is composed by Pandit Tejendra Narayan Majumdar and lyrics penned by Amitabha Bhattacharya.


Singer Hard Kaur Turns Music Director

Indian Female Rapper Hard Kaur

Mumbai, April 25, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): After giving us dance numbers like Ek Glassy, Move your body and Char baj gaye lekin party abhi baki hai, Hard Kaur is up for more. The Rapper has turned into a Music Director.


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