News - Calcutta & Bengal

Bengal Fashion week steps in its second year

Kolkata, September 08, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): A host of celebs came together at Novotel Hotel recently to announce the commencing of Bengal Fashion week which will be held in the city for three days, 11th -13th September. Present at the event was actors Sonalli Seygal and Arijit Dutta along with designers Abhishekh Dutta and Agnimitra Paul.

Raj Chakrabarty captures his native village while Bonny borrows Raj's childhood nickname in PACT



Kolkata, September 08, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Parbo Na Ami Charte Toke, the upcoming Bengali Movie by Raj Chakrabarty will have Raj’s own village as its background while Bonny Sengupta, the protagonist of the film borrows Raj’s Nickname for his on screen character.

Jackie Shorff to star in Bengali movie 'Love in Rajasthan'

Kolkata, September 09, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Bollywood star Jackie Shroff will be seen starring in upcoming Bengali movie ‘Love in Rajasthan’which is being directed by Debraj Sinha.

Indrani Hlader makes a comeback with Goyenda Ginni


Kolkata, September, 07, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): After 7 long years Indrani halder ,who is fondly called Mamoni di returns with Zee Bangla’s latest venture “Goyenda ginni”. Recently the announcement press conference of the show was held at Mukti Banquet in Kolkata in the presence of Indrani Halder along with her costar Saheb Chatterjee and Indrajit Bose. Also present at the event was director Anupam Hari.

Music Fraternities comes together to launch 'Cafe kazi',an album on Nazrul islam Songs

Kolkata , September 06, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Top Music Fraternities from Kolkata like Kabir Suman , Joy Sarkar,  Lopamudra Mitra ,Sakuntala Barua and Jojo came together to launch ‘Café kazi’  the debut Album of Sahaoli P Mukherjee.  Also present at the event was the entire band member of Cactus.


Ola cabs launches new taxing booking feature in its app

Kolkata, August, 05, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Ola cab recently launched taxi booking feature with which commuters can book a taxi which will pick them up from their doorstep.
Nitesh Prakash, the director (Operations) of Ola Cabs announced the initiative of roping in around 1000 taxis under the application.


Milind Soman launches luxury undergarment brand in Kolkata


Kolkata, August, 05, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): India’s super model and actor Milind Soman who is known for his roles in films like ‘Rules: Pyar ke side effects’, ‘Ashoka’, ‘Agnivarsha’ ’16 December’ as well as international films like ‘Arn-The Knight Templer’, recently visited Kolkata to unveil the logo of ‘Force Next’, an undergarment brand.



Sahana Bajpaie’s second Rabindra Sangeet album to be launched on 9th September

Kolkata, August 04, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Sahana Bajpai, one of the most coveted names among the Rabindra Sangeet exponents with international fame is going to launch her second Rabindra Sangeet album after Notun Kore pabo Bole. The album titled ‘Ja bolo Tai bolo’ will be launched at Someplace Else in Kolkata on 9th September, after a considerable gap of 8years from the previous album.


Anupam Roy and Silajit performs at the music launch of Jomer Raja Dilo Bar

Kolkata, august 31, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Abir Chatterjee and Paayel Sarkar starrer Jomer Raja Dilo Bor had its music launched recently at south city Mall in the presence of Cast and crew. The film which marks the debut of Abir Sengupta as director has the Anupam Roy as its music director. Like always this timealso the heartthrob singer and composer has come up with a number of innovation in the music.

Raktima Mukherjee “Kuashai Pichutan”. releases her debut Bengali album

Mumbai, September 2, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio):  Do you remember Raktima Mukherjee, one of the top three contestants on SaReGaMaPa 2005? She is back in her home town after working almost for a decade in Mumbai. She has turned her attention to her native land, Bengal to give her audience the charm of her lovely voice.

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