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Interview: Contemporary Singer-Songwriter ANUPAM ROY on his Film Songs, Albums, Foray into Bollywood and more

Anupam is coming to Washington DC to perform tonight in a school auditorium rented by the local Bengali diaspora. Meet Anupam Roy once again, this time in a conversation with Lovely Ghosh Ray Banerjee in a WBRi exclusive audio interview broadcast.


Interview: Actress SAYANI GUPTA on her background, films, acting with Shah Rukh Khan in FAN, JAGGA JASOOS, Upcoming films & more

Bengali Actress SAYANI GUPTA Stars with SHAH RUKH KHAN in FAN (2016) Hindi Bollywood MovieActress Sayani Gupta has recently made many headlines for her role in ‘Fan’ where she has shared screenspace  with none other than the superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Sayani’s talent of acting  was already noticed in the critically acclaimed film ‘Margarita With a Straw’  where she played a blind girl Khanum. With the role of Sunaina, the assistant of Aryaan Khanna (Shah Rukh Khan) in ‘Fan’, Sayani has stepped into the big banner of Yash Raj Films. She will also be seen in two upcoming big budget movies, ‘Baar Baar Dekho’ and ‘Jagga Jasoos’. Listen to Sayani chat with WBRi in Kolkata.



Interview: Subhrajit Mitra on his new Bangla movie CHORABALI (2016) - Exclusive

Subhrajit MitraIn an exclusive WBRi audio interview, the remarkable young Kolkata-based film-maker Subhrajit Mitra returns to WBRi to talk about his new Bengali feature film “Chorabali”. After outstanding documentaries, Subhrajit debuted with his intellectually stimulating feature film Mon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited (2008) and followed up with AGUNPAKHI The Phoenix (2010). His next project was "DUI BON", a Indian-Bangladeshi joint venture, was adapted from the Tagore story to feature Tagore himself, Mahatma Gandhi and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Subhrajit's WANGALA on Garo tribes in the North-eastern Himalayan foothills was well appreciated in the international film festival circuit. He had also been commissioned for six documentaries by Doordarshan, and has made a full 52-episode television series in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).



Interview: URVASHI RAUTELA - Contestant from India at Miss Universe, Las Vegas, USA in an Intimate Chat with Marian Chatterjee

Urvashi Rautela - WBRI Washington Bangla Radio Exclusive

Urvashi Rautela - WBRI Washington Bangla Radio Exclusive

In this exclusive wide-ranging audio interview with WBRi Washington Bangla Radio's Marian Chatterjee, Miss Universe contestant from India Urvashi Rautela talks candidly about her remarkable career, her excitement, goals, hopes, aspirations, role models and crushes.



Bengali Teen Singer Antara Nandy Celebrates Womanhood with New Album YA DEVI

Antara Nandy

"Ya Devi" – Celebrating Womanhood is a music video released on 5th. October 2015 is made with an aim to sensitize people of the various Avatar’s of a woman in this society. Watch the music video on WBRi.



শব্দগল্পদ্রুম | New Bengali Audio Magazine Launched by Bangla Childrens' Magazine JOYDHAK


SHOBDOKOLPODRUM Free Bengali Online Childrens Audio Magazine


বাংলা গল্প, কমিকস, কবিতা, ইতিহাস, সব শাখার মূল্যবান কাজগুলোই এইখানে থাকছে , কিন্তু পড়বার বদলে তা চোখে দেখা ও কানে শোনার ফর্ম্যাটে।


Interview: Ustad Zakir Hussain on Celtic Connections Concert in Washington DC - Indian Ragas meet Scottish Strathspeys

ZAKIR HUSSAIN'S PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS • Tuesday March 17 • Washington, DC • Lisner AuditoriumUstad Zakir Hussain is bringing his eagerly awaited "ZAKIR HUSSAIN'S PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS" concert to Washington DC on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Lisner Auditorium. The groundbreaking ensemble is on its first tour of North America with flowing melodies of Celtic instruments including bodhran, violin, pipes, flutes and whistles, combined with tabla, bamboo flute and Carnatic (South Indian) violin to create a powerful and organic musical experience. Tickets and more information are available at the GWU Lisner Auditorium website »

A couple of years ago, I had an opportunity to chat with Zakir just before his "Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion" concert in DC (you can listen to it here ») Zakir is one of the most pleasant and interesting persons to talk to. And I was eager to find out what was it that motivated him to combine Indian classical music with Celtic music - Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Breton instruments and music - a rather rare combination!



শিকড় | Shikawr: Travel to Your Roots with the Bengali Songs Album of the Decade

New Bengali Audio Songs Album Shikawr Sahana BajpeiIt will pull you back in time and remind you of the long road you took across the world. Engulfing you in nostalgia, it will renew your appreciation for the things you have at the same time. You will wonder about the roads you did not take at the intersections of your life. Listen free online to Sahana Bajpaie's new Bangla songs album and download it from iTunes.


Satyaki Roy: The Man with the Magical Voice; Soul Stirring Bengali Recitation (WBRi Feature)

bengali recitation artist

Just at the age of 4, the basic training of Satyaki Roy in recitation began with his first guru being his own mother. Little did he know that one day he will achieve great fame and success with his recitation because destiny had absolutely different plans for him. From the age of five, Satyaki started focusing completely on his desired field i.e recitation and participated in many competitions and his talent got him several prizes.


Watch: Title song of ‘Luv U Soniyo’ sung by Remo Fernandes



"Luv U Soniyo" Title Song by Remo Fernandes (You Tube)

Remo Fernandes has not only given music but has also sung for the Title song of the movie ‘Luv U Soniyo’.

Luv U Soniyo, directed by Joe Rajan and produced by Harsh Jain, Beena Mehta and Joe Rajan introduces Tanuj Virwani, son of actress Rati Agnihotri and Nehna Hinge Femina Miss India International 2010.

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