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Designer Rajlakshmi’s bridal collection “Royal Knots” launched by Gaurav, Ridhima, Shaheb and Parijat

kolkata traditional bridal wear When it comes to lavish and extravagant Indian wedding, bridal outfits do catch our attention. Woven textiles, embroidered work, jardosi, brocades, Benarasis, chanderis, chiffons and georgettes all play an important role in the styling of the Indian bridal trousseau.

Kolkata’s tribute to the legendary singers; A photo exhibition on Manna Dey and Concert dedicated to the stalwarts

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Music has played an important part in the life and culture of the people of Kolkata. This was again proved by two different occasions that took place in the city. One is a musical program organized by Centre Stage to pay tribute to eminent music directors like R. D. Buman, Salil Chowdhury and Sudhin Dasgupta. The other is a photo exhibition by journalist Sourav Dutta on late singer Manna Dey.


Prasenjit Chatterjee graces the launching ceremony of Shoma A. Chatterji’s book Reading Rituparno

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Rituparno Ghosh’s cinema is defined by his signature style which makes him one of the most outstanding contemporary filmmakers in India. He left behind a wonderful bouquet of films that will remain archived in the film archives across the world. A book on Rituparno Ghosh titled “Reading Rituparno” was recently launched by eminent film journalist Shoma A. Chatterji, Prasenjit Chatterjee, Bratya Basu and Arindam Sil.


First look and Trailer launch of Kaushik Ganguly’s new Bangla Movie ApurPachali

apur panchali Child artists who were once very popular are often not remembered by the people. The public memory is short lived and unless the child artist makes a big impact with his acting in future, it is hardly possible that they will be retained in the public memory.

Bengali Audio SongsRohoshyo and Tumi j Jogot Kandari launched; Music Lovers will be spoilt for choices

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Two different music albums were launched recently to celebrate the spirit of the festive season. Rohoshyo by Suman and “Tumi j Jogot Kandari” by Kumar Sanu, Indrani Sen and others were released. Rohoshyo was released by the music company Aatman Audio while Tumi J Jogot Kandari was released by Maya Audio.


Director Raj Chakraborty and Tollywood actress Mimi at the special episode of Bangla Television serial Mouchak

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A party is going on. Titli and Gunjan meet each other and the uneasiness in Titli shows in her facial reaction. Suddenly Raj Chakraborty and Sohom make their entry in the party. This is the special episode shoot of the popular serial Mouchak which is aired on Star Jalsha. The special episode was shot at a bungalow in Ballygunje Park.


Annual event of Kinnarkunj and photo album launch on Manna Dey further add on to Kolkata’s cultural wealth

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Two separate events with a wonderful new commitment towards preserving the culture of Bengal took place in the city. The first is the dance based drama “Shristi Stithi Pralay” by dance group Mudra and the other is the annual event of Kinnarkunj. The dance drama was for the flood victims of Uttarakhand while the second was the yearly event of Kinnarkunj.


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.

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.

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

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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.

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