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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.

Banchbo ties up with UNICEf for Children Carnival

Kolkata, October 14, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Kolkata based NGO Banchbo which works for the welfare of underprivileged children is going to arrange for a Children Carnival along with UNICEF.

Cast and crew of movie Aro Ekbar celebrates thier success with a party

Kolkata, October 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio): The cast and crew of Bengali movie Aro Ekbar recently came together to celebrate the success it has garnered after it hit the theatres.

The occasion was graced by Indrani Halder who looked pretty enough to make up for the absence of her co-stars Rituparna Sengupta and Rupa Ganguly. Smriti Lala , the Producer, Music director and Creative director of the film was spotted welcoming the guests while director Jon Halder was basking in glory of string gold in his debut.


Navrang academy celebrated thier 12th Annual show with Music and fashion



Kolkata, October 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio) : Navrang dance academy recently celebrated their 12 th Annual Programme with a  mesmerising programme at  Kalamandir in Kolkata.

Kathmundu to provide audience a musical trip to Nepal this Puja



Kolkata, October 4, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Raj Chakrabarty’s  Kathmundu will tickle funny bones as Abir Chatterjee, Rudranil and Soham  gets into their most hilarious Avatar.

The brothel in Rajkahini is an Eutopia amidst Dystopia: Srijit Mukherjee

Srijit Mukherjee’s latest venture Rajkahini is all set to usher in a new era in Bengali film Industry. The historical saga based on the novel of same name by Abanindranath Thakur is slated to hit the theatres on 16th October .


Puja Menu launched at Floatel

Kolkata, October 12, 2011 (Washington Banlgla Radio): Recently Floatel, the only restaurant in Kolkata over the Ganges launched a Puja package titled ‘Puja  on the Ganges.’ The package will include a cruise on the Ganges covering Belur math, Ganga Arati, accompanied by Baul Music.

Banchbo Steps into fourteenth year of Baanchbo Sahrad Samman



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