On-Demand Audio Broadcast / Podcast

Raja Mukherjee - Bengali Poem Recitation (Bangla Kobita Abritti)

Raja MukherjeeRaja Mukherjee has rediscovered his love for Bangla Poetry recitation after retiring from an illustrious professional career. Recitation is a passion he had at 25 - Tagore, Nazrul and Sukanta his favourites. "Now, all of a sudden, 40 long years of service in a steel plant seems to have vanished", says Mukherjee. Listen to Bengali Poetry (Poem) Recitation - Bangla Kobita Abritti - free online on WBRi.



Bangla Rock Band PLATONIC and their first album DHULOCHAAN : WBRi Feature

Members of Indian Kolkata Bangla Rock Band Platonic

Meet Kolkata Bangla band "Platonic" whose members are all engineering graduates and professionals and listen to a clip from their promising debut album "Dhulochaan" in this WBRi feature.



Interview: Indraneil Sengupta on Bengali Commercial, Parallel and Crossover Films, Goenda Gogol, Koel Mullick, Dashami and more

Indraneil Sengupta, Koel Mullick and Locket ChatterjeeIn this candid interview with WBRi's Sayantanee Dutt, Indraneil starts off by revealing that he is a big fan of action movies himself and a role like he did in "System" is one he was waiting for, and talks about Dashami (Doshomi), Koel Mullick, Goyenda Gogol (Goenda Gogol) and much more.



Interview: Actress NEELU SODHI on Her Career-Vareer, Lead Role in Sridevi Starrer ENGLISH VINGLISH (2012) and Much More

Neelu Sodhi Exclsuive audio interview with actress Neelu Sodhi who plays a lead role of Meera, Sridevi's niece, in English Vinglish: "She is very exciting and I was thrilled to meet her", says Neelu who watched quite a few of Sridevi blockbusters like Lamhe (1991), Mr. India (1987) and Chandni (1989) when growing up: "When I first met her on a set I was blown away by her presence - absolutely beautiful and charming and such an amazing person".




Interview: Kiran Meegada on LMFAO Comedy Night event with Vijai Nathan and My Heart Is Beating Adola (2012) Telugu Movie

Kiran MeegadaWashington, DC, Sep 10, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) WBRi's Gurjeet Singh chats with Kiran Meegada - the young film-maker and event organizer from Washington DC metro area. One of the duo of screenplay writers and directors of "My Heart Is Beating...Adola", the other being  Arun Rudra, Kiran is also one of the organizers of LMFAO Comedy Night with the remarkably witty Vijai Nathan (interview) and Irwin Loring, Chipp Jones and Sharhryar Rizvi on Friday, October 12, 2012 at 8:00 PM at Diya Tysons in northern Virginia.



Interview: Prabuddha Banerjee - Music Director and Background Score Composer for Bangla Movie ABOSHESHEY

Prabuddha BanerjeePrabuddha Banerjee, music director and background score composer of award-winning Bangla movie Obosheshe, reveals his disenchantment with film songs that effectively pause the story in this exclsuive WBRi interview hosted by senior American-Bengali journalist Devasish Ray.





Interview: Comedian Vijai Nathan - Fountainhead of Smart Indian-American Humor Inspiring Introspective Observation

Internationally acclaimed Indian-American Comedian Vijai Nathan

WBRi's Gurjeet Singh chats up the beautiful young vibrant lady comedian who is coming back for a performance in the Washington DC metro area.


WBRi Feature: Interview with Actress and Ghazal Nightingale JANIVA ROY Musical Career & Bengali Movie "E Sudhu Amar Gaan" (2012)

Indian Bengali Ghazal singer and actress Janiva Roy

In this on-demand audio broadcast, WBRi's Sayantanee Dutt has a comprehensive and intimate conversation with internationally acclaimed Ghazal exponent, writer and actress Janiva Roy about Janiva's childhood and growing up, her illustrious journey in music and acting, rewarding experiences and challenges, and much more.



Brahmanaad - Indian Folk Rock Classical Fusion Band from Delhi

Kolkata-based Indian Folk / Classical - Western Fusion Music Group Brahma NaadBrahmanaad are a four-member fusion band from New Delhi established in 2007. The band competed with around 20 others and won the "Real Rockstar" contest in 2011 organized by PVR pictures to promote their Ranbir Kapoor - Nargis Fakhri starrer Bollywood film Rockstar (2011). The contest was judged by Imtiaz Ali, director of the blockbuster Hindi movie. Meet the band members and listen to Brahmanaad online via WBRi.



Interview: Subrata Dutta on his lead role in Bengali movie LATTOO (Lattu) [2012]

Subrata Dutta and Ushasie Chakraborty in LATTOO (2012) Bangla MovieCalcutta, Aug 19, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) The much awaited Bengali movie Lattoo directed by Ashis Roy and starring acclaimed Bollywood and Tollywood acting powerhouse Subrata Dutta (whose appearance in RGV's Rakht Charitra and more recently in Subrata Sen's Koyekti Meyer Golpo) is ready for release. Arijit Chakraborty of WBRi caught up with Subrata Dutta at an airport to chat about his marvelous experiences of shooting for this film and also about his upcoming films.

Subrata Dutta (or Subrat Dutt as he is known as in Mumbai) is indeed a busy man! Some upcoming high-profile Hindi movies are tucked under his sleeves, including psychological thriller Talaash: The Answer Lies Within with Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji and Kareena Kapoor, and "urban cocky thriller" Charlie Ke Chakkar Mein with Naseeruddin Shah, Amit Sial and others. In Tollywood, his major forthcoming Bengali movie releases include Amitava Sengupta's Blind Lane on the Kamtapur liberation movement, Target Kolkata with Mithun Chakraborty and more.

Listen to Subrata Dutta talk about Bengali movie Lattoo and much more on WBRi.



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