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Baanchbo Sarad Samman 2013 - Puja Pandal rankings by underprivileged street children, Results annsounced

Banchbo sharad samman

Banchbo Socio Cultural Association is a non-profit and non-governmental association which aims to aid of the underprivileged children of the society. Based in Kolkata they are spreading their activities to every corner of West Bengal. From the year 2002, they have started doing something extraordinary and never seen before initiative. Banchbo has started ranking of the ‘Pujas by the underprivileged street children who remain neglected not only by their parents but also by our society. Washington Bangla Radio  also feels proud to be the Global online Radio partner of the project.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui in Kolkata to promote Anwar Ka Ajab Kissa - Featuring Tollywood actress Ananya Chatterjee with Nawazuddin

bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddique

After a long and intense struggle in the Hind film industry Nawazuddin Siddiqui has finally made a mark and is now being considered as one of the finest actors of the country. West Bengal Film Journalist Association popularly known as WBFJA organized an event to present the actor to the media of  Kolkata. Nawazuddin engaged in a candid interaction and spoke about his upcoming movies, his experiences in the film industry and other aspects of his life.

Prem Chopra,Gracy Singh,Soma Ghosh & veteran artists at Rakhi Baid's art show opening

gracy singh

Artist Rakhi Baid's art show on Krishna Consciousness titled Krishnansh was held at Nehru Centre AC Art Gallery in Worli.

Connecticut to celebrate its fourth year of Kali Puja on 9th November 2013

Connecticut will celebrate its fourth year of Kali Puja on 9th November 2013 at Newington High School, Connecticut.  NASKA, a charitable, tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) organization, is dedicated to promoting cultural diversity, to participate in educational activity and to contribute to humanitarian cause.  NASKA is committed to sharing South Asian heritage with everyone in North America and embraces diversity and inclusion by inviting people from all walks of life to their social events.

Bollywood Diva Kangana Ranaut graces Launch of Adrija Jewellery store

bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut

Adrija Jewellery came up with their exclusive flagship store in Kolkata which was inaugurated by Bollywood diva Kangana Ranaut.

Anoushka Shankar live in concert at Lisner Auditorium U.S.A on November 15 with 'Traces of You'

anoushka shankar

Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar , whose last performance here featured music illustrating the evolutionary bridge between flamenco and Indian music, returns to Lisner Auditorium on November 15 with Traces of You, featuring songs she has written contemplating the subtle impact we make on our universe as she considered her journey of love, change and loss following her marriage, the birth of her son and the death of her father and mentor Ravi Shankar. The performance takes place on Friday, November 15.

Star Studded Premiere of Srijit Mukherjee’s new Bangla Movie Mishwar Rohoshyo’

Mishwar Rohoshyo’ premiere

‘Mishwar Rohoshyo’, one of the most awaited Bengali films of the year released during the Puja and the film began its journey with one of the most star studded premieres seen in recent times. The red carpet affair was held at Inox South city.

Joy of Giving Week celebrated with great enthusiasm in Kolkata; Avani Riverside Mall hosts the grand function

kolkata joy of giving week

In keeping with the commitment of contributing to the society, the Avani Riverside Mall hosted the Joy of Giving Week recently. The idea of this venture was to raise money for the different NGO’s though their displays and in its small way bring a smile to the faces of the children who are not as privileged as the others. Durga Puja is a festival of joy and it is apt to use this Puja to share happiness and joy. Eminent personalities like director Gautam Ghosh, Music director Neel Adhikari, actor Rajdeep and Shamaun Ahmed were present at the inaugural of this initiative.

Two major players in Health care and Lifestyle sector gifted Kolkata denizens a better way of life

tollywood actor soumitro chatterjee

The city of Joy has been gifted with two gifts before the Durga Puja begins. The two associations which are behind this endeavor are INOX cinemas and the Bengal Speech and Hearing Pvt Limited. The two companies have been endeavoring to cater to the needs of the people in their own ways.

26 Feature films and 16 Non-Feature films selected in Indian Panorama category for IFFI-2013

Indian Panorama 2013

PAN SINGH TOMAR got direct entry as the 26thfilm of Indian Panorama for IFFI-2013 since it won the Best Feature Film award at the recent 60thNational Film Awards. BHAAG MILKHA BHAAG and OMG OH MY GOD are the other two Hindi feature films that also got selected in the same section. There are 6 Hindi feature films and 6 Malayalam films dominating this year in this category followed by 5 Bengali films, 3 Marathi films and English, Konkani, Kannada, Tamil and Oriya.

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