News - Calcutta & Bengal

Yoga is “hot” in Finland

Various yoga centers/studios have reportedly popped up in cities across Finland and besides regular yoga classes; retreats, workshops, and even teacher training courses are held in Finland.

Bollywood dance taking America & West by storm

Bollywood dance classes/workshops are hot, fun, energetic and contagious and Bollywood dance studios/companies/centers/schools are popping up almost everywhere across cities of America, Canada and many countries of Europe to teach its hip-shaking moves. Many night clubs are having “Bollywood nights”.

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India funds Demi Moore’s “The Joneses”

Cover of "Ghost (Special Collector's Edit...India has reportedly funded another Hollywood production “The Joneses” starring Golden Globe nominated Demi Moore (Ghost).

Spielberg ready to create invisible rabbit “Harvey” with new funding from India

With new funding from India, Oscar winner Steven Spielberg is ready to move ahead with production and we all shall be able to see six-plus foot invisible rabbit “Harvey” in the near future.

WBRi Exclusive | Rama Mandal Remembered at Rabindra Sadan - August 14, 2009

On 14th August, 2009; there was a program held at Rabindra Sadan, Kolkata in memory of eminent Rabindrasangeet artist Late Rama Mandal. The program has been organized by Rama Ramyabina, a organization presided by Living Legend Suchitra Mitra and Secretary of the organization is Biplab Mandal, eminent Tabla Player and husband of Smt. Mandal.

Complete report by Subhomay Mukherjee.

Newsweek says “We Are All Hindus Now”

Written by Newsweek magazine's religion editor Lisa Miller, it says, “…recent poll data show that conceptually, at least, we are slowly becoming more like Hindus and less like traditional Christians in the ways we think about God, our selves, each other, and eternity.”

The Man Who Spoke In Pictures - Filmmaker Bimal Roy's biography released

Mumbai: One of India’s finest filmmaker – late Bimal Roy – got a new lease of life through the biography The Man Who Spoke In Pictures.

The book is edited by his daughter Rinki Roy Bhattacharya and was released by filmmaker Ashutosh Gowarikar on Thursday evening in Mumbai ...

Hindus urge Academy to introduce new category of “Best Bollywood Film” at Oscars

Hindus have asked American Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to introduce a new award category of “Best Bollywood Film” for films made in India.

Star-studded “New York, I Love You” has substantial India connection

India associated filmmakers  Golden Globe nominated Shekhar Kapur (Elizabeth) and BAFTA nominated Mira Nair (Monsoon Wedding) are directing “New York, I Love You” along with nine others, including Oscar nominated Natalie Portman (Star Wars).

Rahman to open studio in Los Angeles

Oscar winner A. R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) is developing studios in Los Angeles (USA) and London (UK), according to reports.

He reportedly already has studios in India in Chennai and Mumbai. With him going international, this will facilitate him to work with his music teams in Los Angeles and London. He reportedly said recently that he was in the middle of getting loans sanctioned for the project.

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