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Kolkata Restaurant Launches Bengali New Year Special Menu

Bengali New Year Food - special menu

Bengalis are known to be the greatest foodies in the world. Though they are known for going around the planet and trying global cuisine, courtesy of  the travel bug the community is victim to but they can’t do without their traditional dishes when it comes to the Bengali New Year. Keeping this in mind a popular eatery in Kolkata recently launched a Bengali New Year special menu.


KIFF: Amitabh Bachchan Appreciates Bengalis, Opens Kolkata International Film Festival with Jaya Bachchan and Vidya Balan

English: Amitabh Bachchan photographed by Stud...

English: Amitabh Bachchan photographed by Studio Harcourt Paris Français : Amitabh Bachchan photographié par Studio Harcourt Paris Harcourt Paris (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

তিনি বললেন, আমবাঙালি যে কোন বিষয়ে শুধু মতামত-ই দেন না, এত বিশ্বাসযোগ্যভাবে নিজেদের বক্তব্য পেশ করেন যে তাতে জ্ঞানী মানুষজন-ও ভিমরি খান।

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Bengali cine legend Soumitra Chatterjee launches Prangon, a book of Poems


Legendary Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee recently released ‘ Prangon ‘, a book of poems written by Jhoom Chowdhury.


Music of New Kolkata Bangla Movie "Not a Dirty Film" (2015) Scores Big with Trilingual Experiment

Bengali Movie Actresses Mumtaz Sorcar and Sonika Chauhan [WBRI Photo]
Mumtaz Sorcar and Sonika Chauhan

Kolkata, October 25, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): The music of Ranadeep Sarkar’s directorial debut ‘Not a dirty film’ which released recently in  a gala celebration in the presence of  the cast and crew of the film, is topping the music charts of FM stations and Music channels of Kolkata this festive season.

Suchandra Vanyaa Bengali Actress [WBRI]
Bengali Film Actress Suchandra Vanyaa





Under previledged kids to pandal hop with celebs through 'Sholoana bangaliana Durga Pujo Porikroma'


Kolkata, October 18, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Notable persons from different fields recently came together to announce about a Puja Parikrama titled ‘Sholoana Bangaliana Pujo parikrama’ which will have as many as eighty under privileged children and needy elderly persons visiting the different Puja pandals of Kolkata along with the celebs.

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