News - Calcutta & Bengal

Kanchanjunga Express Premiered in Kolkata

Kolkata, February 23, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio):  The premiere of Bengali movie Kanchenjunga Express which took place at Priya Cinema was a gala affair. The Debutant director Arnab Ghosh was seen looking after the guests which included Rajatava Dutta, Music composer Savvy, Designer Indroneel Mukheerje, Lopamudra Mandal Saha and Riddhi Sen.  Newbie Pujarini Ghosh also glammed up the occasion looking ravishing in a black dress.

Chinese New Year ushered in delicacies and Dragon Dance

Kolkata, February 21, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Mainland China, one of the more sought after dining destinations of the city, ushered in the Chinese New Year with a decorative traditional Dragon Dance and a re-decorated menu which has been peppered with rare and exotic ingredients by the Master Chefs from China.


The musical theme of this year's Performance section of Surbahar was, 60's and 70's Golden Era of Bollywood music, comprising songs by R. D. Burman, S. D. Burman, Shankar Jaikishen, Kalyanji Anandji, Ravindra Jain, Usha Khanna etc. Songs on vocal and the guitar was presented by Nilanjann Nandy, with solo vocals by Neeharika Nandy and Ellora Nandy. 

Tagore remembered through his songs in Baanchbo Sarad Samman

Kolkata, February 15, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Baanchbo Sarad Samman 2014 which was recently held at ICCR in Kolkata turned out to be a lovely affair. The evening saw some mesmerizing performances by the children and the eminent artists present at the function.

Team “Aranyadeb” supports ‘Save a Child’s Heart’ project

Kolkata, February 15, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): : The cast and crew of upcoming Tollywood flick ‘Aranyadeb’  came together at an event dedicated to children and launched its merchandise items which included coffee mugs, paper caps and other things.