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STREET LIGHT (2011) - Bengali Film Review

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Actress-Model Tanushree at Premiere of Street Light (Bengali, 2011)

Calcutta, March 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Streetlight is the second film directed by Animesh Roy and the subject matter is extremely mature and adult in nature. It speaks about ambition, about a troubled marriage, about love, about infidelity, about the journey of life.

Abhishek Chatterjee, Arjun Chakrabarty, Mayukh Chatterjee (Purple Motion Pictures) Streetlight
Abhishek Chatterjee, Arjun Chakrabarty, Mayukh Chatterjee (Purple Motion Pictures)

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Arjun Chakrabarty - Pictures © Aditya Chakrabarty / WBRi

Amitava's wife Mitali is an ambitious lady and wants to become an actress. She leaves him and walks out and her vacuum is filled by Hiya, a call girl. She starts living in with him and things continue smoothly till one day at the anniversary party of Rana (friend of Amitava), Hiya comes across a doctor who had hired the services of Hiya one day and he reveals to the entire world in a drunken state about her true identity. Amitava comes back home to find Mitali back. Who does he decide to spend his life with?

Read the complete Bengali movie review via Washington Bangla Radio.



Somnath Sen Takes on Poachers in EI ARANYA (2011) - Bengali Film Review

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Calcutta, March 14, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Somnath Sen who has directed the film (also written the story, screenplay & dialogue) has made films in the past all of which have a strong social message in some form or the other. Just like his previous films Bela Seshe (which dealt with old age and negligence), Simanta Periye (which dealt with relationship between individuals across the Indo-Bangla border), Ei Aranya deals with the love of one man and in fact the whole community for their motherland which in this case is the forest which is where they live. They try to protect it from the biggest evil force Santosh Yadav who try to finish them off. The story is about how the forest is protected from the poachers and how it can be saved if there are good men to protect the forests.


Bengali Actress Arunima Ghosh Launches New Titan Eye Plus Showroom In Kolkata - Exclusive Photo-Feature

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Tollywood Kolkata Bengali Actress Arunima Ghosh

Kolkata, Mar 14 (IBNS): Tollywood actress Arunima Ghosh on Tuesday inaugurated the latest eyewear showroom from Titan Eye Plus.


EKDIN THIK (2011) : Bengali Movie Review

[Debashree Roy]Calcutta, March 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Actress and singer Debasree Roy is on a roll again, with appearances in Bengali films after a while and audio album releases being received by her huge fan-base. She appears in Ekdin Thik directed by Nirmalya Banerjee that released in theaters in Kolkata on March 4, 2011.


Behind The Scenes Video Peek At Bollywood Film GAME (Hindi, 2011)

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Calcutta, March 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) EROS International have released an exclusive video featuring location shoot of forthcoming movie GAME starring Abhishek Bachhan, Kangana Ranaut, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Shahana Goswami, Gauhar Khan, Introducing 'Sarah Jane Dias'.

Lights, camera and action as the stars and the film crew share their thoughts, views and experiences in shooting the movie at numerous locations such as Istanbul and Greece.  Watch the exclusive video online only via Washington Bangla Radio.



Bengali actress Rupanjana Mitra talks about her films and TV shows : Interview

[Rupanjana Mitra]Germantown, MD, March 9, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) On behalf of WBRi, Soumitra Talukdar talks to Bengali actress Rupanjana Mitra in an intimate and exclusive video interview.

Daughter of Gautam and Sukla Mitra (WBRi nterview), Rupanjana is working in the television and film fraternity since the year 2000. The actress made her debut in the television serial ‘Beauty Parlor’, and then played Binodini in the TV serial ‘Chokher Bali’.

Since 2000, Rupanjana has portrayed more than 60 characters in various television serials, telefilms and films, and has anchored many game shows for popular television channels (ETV Bangla, ZEE Bangla, Rupashi Bangla, STAR Jalsha and more).

Rupanjana has worked with almost all the eminent directors of the industry, and  with all reputed production houses of the Bengali Television and Film industry (popularly known as Tollywood) that includes Ravi Ojha Productions, Shree Venkatesh Films, Jishu Dasgupta Productions, T Sarkar Productions, Balaji and many more.

The actress does not want to be a part of the rat-race and try for the numero uno spot among the stars. She believes in her talent and showcases her skills, and is happy as long as she can keep the artiste within her alive with positive thoughts.

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Rupanjana's is particularly fond of her performances as Binodini (Chokher Bali), Tamalika (Janmabhumi), Taposhi  (Pratikkha Ektu Bhalobashar), Paromita  (Eyi To Jibon),  Lisa   (Ek No Mess Bari), Mita (Jaya), Niki Bose (Tithir Atithi), Anushree (Meghbalika), Mohini (Ek Akasher Niche), Manjari (Khela), Aratrika (Krishnakali Tareyi Boli), Neela (Durga), Shanoka (Behula) and so on. She has enjoyed hosting game shows like Shoshur Bari Bonam Baper Bari, Utsaber Shera Paribar, Nacho To Dekhi and more.

Watch the video interview with Rupanjana Mitra exclusively on Washington Bangla Radio.



Interview: Actor Jimmy Sheirgill speaks about his character & new Look in photo shoot for Indian Bollywood film (GAME, Hindi)

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Calcutta, March 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Look Test - Jimmy Sheirgill's (GAME): In this video, Jimmy Sheirgill speaks about his character & new Look in this photo shoot for his upcoming film.


Making of Maine Yeh Kab Socha Tha from Game (Hindi, 2011) Indian Bollywood Movie

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Calcutta, March 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Presenting the making of the lilting love song - MAINE YEH KAB SOCHA THA from Game.

The song has been composed by Shankar, Ehsaan Loy, and has lyrics by Javed Akhtar.


The Making Of MEHKI MEHKI Song From Bollywood Film GAME (2011)

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Calcutta, March 7, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Composed by Shankar, Ehsaan Loy as a groovy club number, the talented trio of musicians speak about their new composition 'Mehki Mehki' from Bollywood Hindi Movie 'Game'.

Sarah Jane also speaks about her experience while shooting this song. Watch it exclusively via Washington Bangla Radio.


Actor Samadarshi Dutta talks about BHOOTER BHOBISHYOT, AMI ADU, APARICHITA and other Bengali Movies - Interview

[Samadarshi Dutta]Germantown, Maryland, March 6, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Tollywood actor Samadarshi Dutta talks to Arijit Chakraborty on WBRi in this informal and candid audio interview.

The emergence of Samadarshi as an actor is not a coincidence - Samadarshi has always been passionate about acting. Pursuing his keen interest and passion early on, Samadarshi played a nuymber of roles on stage in theater productions, as well as Television shows for a couple of months. Soon, he appeared in a hugely competitve selection test for an acting course at the renowned Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune. This course was shut down in 1976 but was revived in 2004, and Samadarshi is glad he was selected.


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