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Rachel Ernest Confronts Acrophobia on Bindass Fearless

Watch Rachel unravel the journey of being a scared college student to attempting to free herself from her daunting fear.

Jism 2 (2012) released online for global audience

By Sonam Shah

Jism 2 Actress Sunny Leone in Calcutta

Mumbai, 29 August, 2012: After creating waves in the Indian market with Jism 2, Mahesh Bhatt now brings the movie for international audiences with its launch on Jism 2 is positioned as the film to have boldly broken though India’s stodgy old Victorian morals. Directed by Pooja Bhatt; an espionage thriller that involves assassination, sex, intrigue and the surprise element of double jeopardy, stars Randeep Hooda, Arunoday Singh and marks the debut of Sunny Leone in Bollywood.

Golmal Hai Bhai Sab Golmal Hai (SAB TV)

English: SAB TV Logo

English: SAB TV Logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mumbai, Aug 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / SAB TV is in the mood for love with Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai.

SAB TV announces the marriage of romance with comedy on its brand new show Golmaal Hai Bhai Sab Golmaal Hai. Yet another delightful offering from SAB TV, with its penchant for rib-tickling shows, this brand new “love struck” comedy begins airing on the 13th of August 2012 at 8pm, Monday to Friday.

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Mr. Anooj Kapoor, EVP and Business Head, SAB TV said, “It’s a perfectly packaged family entertainer with the ethos of SAB TV, of humour, family values and a lot of entertainment. Its got familiar faces and our story line is simple and effective. The concept of a rom-com is mostly limited to films; we have tried to bring it instead to your TV sets.”

Teri Meri love Stories: Chura Lo Kuch Pal Pyar Ke with STAR Plus

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Star Plus (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mumbai, Aug 11, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Living at the speed of life in a metro in 2012, ushers more than the usual amount of needs. This starts the never ending strive for achievements, validations and opulence. With deadlines and targets thickening, your love life can end up on the back-burner. Common human thought-process often leads us to take our love or loved ones for granted, thus beginning a battle that engulfs romance and career. Its times like these that need another shot in the arm to rediscover love, rekindling quiescent love to ensure that love finds its rightful place amidst the fast-paced lifestyle in an urban city.

Sanjay Dutt and Raj Kundra's Super Fight League ropes in Global Advertisers

Sanjay Dutt Super Fight LeagueRaj Kundra
Sanjay Dutt and Raj Kundra

Mumbai: August 3, 2012: Global Advertisers has been roped in for the outdoor promotion of Raj Kundra and Sanjay Dutt's Super Fight League (SFL). The property, which was launched in 2011, is India's first professionally organized Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting league.

Women Development Minister Uveils India's First Mobile Video Channel for Women

Mira! LogoNew Delhi, July 11, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Vuclip, the world’s largest independent mobile video destination, today launched India’s first mobile portal, Mira!, designed to appeal to the new age women who are independent, tech savvy and full of life, according to a press release.

Mira! draws quality content from almost 30 leading content providers in India and globally to offer free access to the best videos that cater to a woman’s needs, all within the comfort of her own mobile handset, anywhere, anytime. It features video content relating to health, beauty, fashion and style tips, parenting, cooking recipes, career, entertainment, celeb-speak, astrology and more. This women’s mobile video channel can be accessed from virtually any internet-enabled mobile phone from a range of over 5500 different handsets including the most basic feature phones to sophisticated smart phones.

Interview: Director Alok Nath Dixit On "Kul Ki Jyoti Kanya"

By Meenakshi Sharma

Alok Nath Dixit with the unit of Kul Ki Jyoti Kanya

Alok Nath Dixit at sets of Kul Ki Jyoti KanyaMumbai, June 30, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) “Our aim is not only entertainment but also educating public”, says director Alok Nath Dixit about his new venture “Kul Ki Jyoti Kanya”. The man of versatility has been in the television industry for more than 20 years now and has directed many TV serials, tele-films, short films and feature films. We spoke to Alok Nath about this new serial which is currently being aired on DD from Monday to Friday at 12:00 PM. Following are some excerpts.

Tell us something about the serial “Kul Ki Jyoti Kanya”

In this serial, I have tried to bring the sensitive issues like female foeticide in the limelight which was the very first topic that Aamir Khan put forth in Satyamev Jayate. In this serial also I have put forth the importance of a girl child. How a father who hopes for a son kicks his wife and two daughters out of the house and remarries another woman. His second wife does give birth to sons but these sons later in become a major misery in the father’s life. In such a situation his daughters take care of him and it is then that he realizes the true gender that enlightens our life by burning herself every minute! 

Is this serial inspired by Satyamev Jayate?

Photo & Video Feature: Srijit Mukherji's Hemlock Society (2012) Bangla Movie Premieres in Kolkata

Srijit Mukherji, Aparna Sen & Kalyan RoyBengali Movie Director Srijit Mukherji Music Director Anupam RoyKolkata June 23, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) The premiere of the ace writer-director Srijit Mukherji's (Autograph, Baishe Srabon)  third Bengali feature film Hemlock Society was held at Inox Forum on Elgin Road in Kolkata on the 21st, in the presence of Tollywood glitterati.

Hemlock Society opened to the public at Priya Cinemas, Rash Behari Avenue on June 22 after another media event.  We checked with a few movie buffs waiting to catch the first-day first-show of Hemlock Society – many expressed optimism about Koel delivering a remarkable performance in a rare non-commercial role.  Some others wondered if Hemlock Society, an unconventional film, would perform spectacularly at the box office.

An exclusive WBRi video and photo coverage of the opening of Srijit Mukherji's spectacular 3rd Bengali feature film.

Indian TV Classic NUKKAD Released on DVD

By Ekta Kumari

Indian TV Serial Nukkad

Mumbai, June 22, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) In the 1980s when DD ruled the television sets at our home and entertainment had a simpler approach, came some of the best television serials that are still adored and appreciated by the audience. Zabaan Sambhal Ke, Buniyad, Hum Log, Ye jo hai Zindagi and Nukkad are few among them that are considered as cult serials and have cut across the boundaries of age and time and are still being loved by today’s generation.

After the release of everyone’s favourite Zabaan Sambhal Ke and Ye jo hai Zindagi on DVDs, Shemaroo now releases ‘Nukkad’ in a 13 DVD Pack. It has the complete 100 episodes of the serial and includes both the old series as well as the new one.

Hrithik Roshan - Priyanka Chopra's Agneepath (2012) Records Highest TRP on Indian Television

Bollywood Hindi Movie Agneepath Hrithik Roshan Priyanka Chopra

Mumbai, June 21, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Agneepath broke the first day collection record with approximately 23 crore, creating wonders at the Indian Box Office. The mania does not stop just at this, Agneepath had its world television premiere on the 16th of June 2012 and this time it gained the highest TRP on television.

Agneepath sizzled the theatres and was also a hit on the small screen. The movie had the regular television viewers glued to their screens on Saturday. It recorded a high TVR of 5.5 and hit a jackpot on the television screen.

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