News - Calcutta & Bengal

'Aro Prem e', a Tagore album by Abhradeep Dutta launched

Kolkata, October 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): ‘Aro Prem e’, a Rabindra Sangeet album by Abhradeep Dutta was recently launched in the presence of singer Miss Jojo and Lajbonti Roy.


Bengali Teen Singer Antara Nandy Celebrates Womanhood with New Album YA DEVI

Antara Nandy

"Ya Devi" – Celebrating Womanhood is a music video released on 5th. October 2015 is made with an aim to sensitize people of the various Avatar’s of a woman in this society. Watch the music video on WBRi.



FFACE auditon for 2016 held among celebs

Kolkata, October 08, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Recently Kolkata based celebs like director Raj Chakrabarty,  director Sanjay Nag, designer Agnimitra Paul, renowned choreographer Sudarshan Chakrabarty and former Miss India World Richa Sharma came together to judge and  Shortlist the top thirty contestants who will be contesting for the top positions to be featured on the FFACE calendar of 2016 edition.



Sayani Dutta and Shuvajit turned showstopper at 'Other Worldy Carnival'


Kolkata, October 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Tollywood actress Sayani Dutta and Television actor  Suvajit recently turned showstopper at a unique show titled ‘Other Wordly Carnival’. Conceptualised by music director Abhishekh Basu,  the show saw the blend of live music, visual psychedelic video projections, ramp show and body painting.


Mahima Chaudhury to portray Indrani Mukherjee in 'Dark Chocolate' based on Sheena Bora Murder mystery

Kolkata, October 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Bollywood actress Mahima Chaudhury is all set to debut in Bengali film which is based on the Sheena Bora murder case controversy, the most shocking family disputes of the nation in recent times.  Directed by Agnidev Chatterjee, the movie will see Mahima playing the central role of Ishani based on Indrani Mukherjee who is often being labelled as the most fatal femme in Indian history.


First Look: Soumik Haldar's "Barood" (Bengali, 2015) - Zee Bangla Cinema Originals Film

Barood (Bengali, 2015) Film Still

Barood is a story of today's youngsters being compelled and exploited by the corruption of the society. Jui, a soft and innocent girl  falls in love with a loafer Shaon. This turned Shaon’s life upside down. He realized that his life of political murders and unrest is not what he wants. He wants to lead a peaceful life with Jui, but knows it very well that given the circumstances it’s very difficult.



Srijit Mukherjee releases Kobita Path by Bratya Basu

Kolkata, October 06, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio) : National award winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee recently released ‘Kobita Path’ an audio cd featuring recitation by Bratya Basu , who besides a notable figure from Bengal’s cultural scene is also the  hon’ble MLA from Dumdum Constituency and the Tourism minister of State. 


Music album Raat got launched by singers

Kolkata, October 06, 2015 (Washingtton Bangla Radio): Raat a music album conceived by very talented Avishek Chakraborty was released on Raaga Music  at Press Club, today. Interestingly , the album features songs by who’s who from the Bengali popular music scene like Rupankar, Sidhu, Manomay, Lagnajita, Prashmita and Avishek Himself. All the artistes were present to grace the music launch ceremony including the notable film director Avigyan Mukherjee.

Music album Raat got launched by singers

Kolkata, October 06, 2015 (Washingtton Bangla Radio): Raat a music album conceived by very talented Avishek Chakraborty was released on Raaga Music  at Press Club, today. Interestingly , the album features songs by who’s who from the Bengali popular music scene like Rupankar, Sidhu, Manomay, Lagnajita, Prashmita and Avishek Himself. All the artistes were present to grace the music launch ceremony including the notable film director Avigyan Mukherjee.

Amit Kumar introduced third generation of Kishore with daughter Mukitka’s launch

Kolkata, October 06, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio):  Baba Mere, a musical concert by Amit Kumar was held on occasion of the release of his audio cd Baba Mere from his newly launched online music company Kumar Brothers Music at Uttam Mancha.,


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