News - Calcutta & Bengal

Hema Malini, Usha Uthup and Nirmala Mishra grace Tridhara Sammilani’s “Bijoya Sammilani”

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Tridhara Sammilani, the Durga Puja Committee which has made a name for themselves with their innovative themes and exquisite pandal designs recently organized a Bijoya Sammilani in the Tridhara Durga Puja premises. Anupam Dasgupta of Tridhara Sammilani, singer Nirmala Mishra, artist Gouranga Quilla, Mayor Shovon Chattopadhyay, Usha Uthup graced the occasion. The chief guest for the occasion was “Dreamgirl” Hema Malini.


Tollywood Actress Rituparna Sengupta launches Karan Razdaan’s Book 'Tantra and the Tantrika'

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Tantra and the Tantrika, a novel by eminent script writer Karan Razdaan was launched by actress Rituparna Sengupta at Oxford Bookstore in Kolkata. The book has been brought out by the Atlantic Book House. Shray Jain, the CEO of Atlantic Book House was also present at the occasion of the book launch.


SKG NITS organizes music workshop; Kalyan Sen Borat and Joy Sarkar interact with students at the workshop

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Music has played an important part in the life of the people of Kolkata. This was again proved by the huge response that the one day workshop at SKG NITS got from both the students at the institute and also the guests. The workshop, a one day affair was started with the intention of helping people who want to make a career in the music industry.

Rooh Music Company releases four soulful Bengali Audio Songs Albums; Heady mix of Instrumentals and Bengali Classics

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Rooh Music Company has been very encouraging in the promotion of new talents and giving the new artists a platform to showcase their talents. The music company recently launched four music albums, all catering to a different set of audience. The four CDs are of four genres and will have a different target audience.


Ustad Rashid Ali Khan records for upcoming new Bangla Movie E Ki Labonne ; The bilingual song may feature Arpita Chatterjee too

ustad rashid khan song Labonno is a dancer by profession. She is in love with Amit, who is a singer. Amit has to go to different places to perform shows. As a result what happens, she is unable to stay close to Amit. This causes a mental stress on Labonno. She feels lonely. In the meantime, her life is saved by a musician named Kevin.

Model-turned-actress Richa Sharma inaugurates fashion fair and painting exhibition in Kolkata

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“I never thought that I will win the Mrs. International India 2011-2012 title. One of my friends Shivalika Sharma urged me to give my name in the contest. I did not think anything much will be coming out of the process. However I gave a telephonic interview and then I was flying to Mumbai for the pageant” said model-turned-actress Richa Sharma. The actress was recently present at the inaugural ceremony of two events- KFF Pehchan (a lifestyle exhibition) and Signature (a painting exhibition).


Tollywood Actress Ridhima Ghosh at the Oriana collection launch by designer Mansi Sengupta

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Designer Manasi Sengupta showcased her Diwali collection “Oriana” in presence of actress Ridhima Ghosh at her boutique, Mansi. The boutique is not another fashion destination in the city. This is a reflection of the desire of the city and the need for exotic apparels at affordable prices.


Fossils 4 - Bengali Audio Songs album by Bangla Rock Band Fossils launched in Kolkata

fossils 4 album launch Fossils 4, the sixth album of the popular Bengali band Fossils was released recently in front of the assembled media at The Swiss Hotel. This is the first Bengali rock album which ten days prior to release have been released on the internet. The songs have been released on sites where the songs are streaming.

Tollywood Actress Payel Sarkar and Cactus band members inaugurate India Haat Kolkata

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India Haat is a unique initiative by the Rotary Club of Calcutta. It is a two day exhibition cum sale of jewelry, artifacts, home décor and the very best of the Lakme fashion designers like Aarti Vijay Gupta, Megha Garg, Panay Baidya, Sandeep Sarkar, Shyma Shetty and many more. The exhibition cum sale was inaugurated by Tollywood actress Payel Sarkar, Shamlu Dudeja and the members of the Bangla band Cactus.


Tollygunje girl Miss Bollywood Diva 2013 Preeti Soni ianugrate Mehandi Diamonds showroom in Kolkata

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“It is an awesome feeling to come back again to the city where I have grown up. This is a wonderful emotion” said actress Preeti Soni at the launch of the Mehandi Diamonds first franchise showroom in Howrah, Kolkata. Apart from the actress Naresh Verma of Mehandi Diamond Jewelry Manufactuers was also present at the launch of their showroom in the city. The actress is the brand ambassador of the company.


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