News - Calcutta & Bengal

Shooting of New Bangla Movie Satyer Joy starts; Oriya actress Romi plays lead in the movie

New bangla Movie Satyer Joy

Shooting of New Bengali film Satyer Joy began at Mala Samanta’s house in Kolkata. The film was earlier named as SeshAdhyay, but was later changed to Satyer Joy. The first day of the shooting saw actors Raja, Prateik and Romi getting into the skin of their characters with great enthusiasm.


Rotary Samman 2013 held at Rotary Sadan; Alokananda Roy, B. D. Sharma,Debajyoti Mishra, Indrani Ganguly and others felicitated

jogen chowdhury The Rotary Samman 2013 took place at the Rotary Sadan in Kolkata. The event was organized by the Rotary Club of Calcutta. The recipients of the award were eminent persons from various professional backgrounds.

Kolkata Press Club witnessed the launch of three unique Bengali Audio Songs Albums; Musicians undeterred with the threat of pira

audio music album launch

The music industry in Bengal may be facing trouble from the issues like piracy or the closing down of reputed shops like the Music World. But that has not stopped artists and the music companies from coming up with new ideas.


New Light NGO observes Nirbhaya Diwas launching a Nirbhaya video and petition to mark zero tolerance for rape in the country

nirbhaya diwas The barbaric rape of the twenty three year old young professional Jyoti Singh in Delhi and her tragic death in a hospital in Singapore has shaken the collective consciousness of the nation. This has led to the demand for stringent laws and measures which will lead to the protection of the women and also lessen the atrocities committed against them in various parts of the country.

‘Classiyana’ and ‘We miss you Sachin’: Two Bengali Audio Songs Albums with an altogether different treatment and feel

songs for sachin

Music albums with a twist are the flavor of the season in the city of Kolkata. A new album on Bandish fusion Classiyana was released and an album on Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement “We miss you Sachin” were recorded in the city. The two albums are of genuine class in their own respective way.


Bollywood Actress Sonali Bendre graces the Sweden India Memorial Week 2013 in Kolkata

sonali bendre in kolkata
The Swedish Embassy of India hosted the Sweden India Memorial Week 2013 in Kolkata. This event is a yearly event which is held every year to recognize the Swedish innovations that take place in various parts of the world.

Film-maker Mahesh Bhatt inaugurates Saltlake BH Block “Aranyak” Durga Puja; Bhatt excited to be a part of the Puja festivities

mahesh bhatt in kolkata
Mahesh Bhatt keeps visiting Kolkata for one reason or another. The last time the Iconic filmmaker did so he got soaked in the festive mood of the Tilotomma city. He inaugurated the Durga Puja of Saltlake BH Block “Aranyak”. The man known for his splendid work in Indian film industry graced the occasion and was looking extremely delightful. WBRi correspondent Awrko Roy engaged himself in a candid chat with Mahesh Bhatt.

B.P. Singh, the man behind popular television show C.I.D wants Amitabh Bacchan to play a negative role in Big screen adaptation

cid 100 episodes celebration

CID (Crime Investigation Department) is a television crime detective series which commenced in the year 1997. It is now considered as the longest running series in history of Indian television industry running over 16 years on small screen.


Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi inaugurates hotel Pipal Tree in Kolkata; Actress to match steps with Madhuri Dixit soon

bollywood actress Huma Qureshi

Huma Qureshi, one of the newest beauties in Bollywood recently visited Kolkata to inaugurate ‘Pipal Tree’, a brand new Hotel in the city. The leggie beauty who has created a spark with her roles in the films like ‘Gangs of Wasseypur 1 and 2’, ‘Ek Thi dayyan’, ‘D-Day’ and other hit films, appeared in a dark gorgeous dress at the event and made the shutterbugs go click frenzy.


Supermodel Milind Soman and versatile Bollywood actor Rahul Bose visited Kolkata to promote the Mantastic Old spice deodorant

milind soman old spice ad
Milind Soman has always been listed in the Top Sexy Men of India and a brand which concentrates on mainly men cosmetics could have chosen no better ambassador than him. Being a passionate marathon runner Milind Soman is never short of energy and it seemed to be boosted a few notches further as he appeared before the press for the promotion. He along with Rahul Bose revealed the range of the deodorants.

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