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Kolkata Celebrates Navratri Garba Dandiya Raas "Buzzutsav 2015"

Krystle D'Souza [WBRI]
Krystle D'Souza plays dandiya at Buzzutsav 2015

Notably, popular television celebrities joined the crowd and added glitter to the celebration. The primary attraction of this year were its celebrity participants who were:

Shakti Arora - Ranveer (RV) in Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi fame on the first day (Saptami, 20th, 2015)

Karan Mehra - an Indian television actor, model and fashion designer. He plays the lead role of Naitik Singhania in the TV serial Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Nach Baliye Season 5

Parth Samthaan - an Indian model and television actor, who is best known for his role as Manik Malhotra in MTV India's most popular youth show in India, Kaisi Yeh Yaariyan on the second day (Ashtami, 22nd October, 2015)

Karan Tacker, finalist of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa Season 7, Acted in serials like Comedy Nights with Kapil, Love Ne Mila Di Jodi, Ek hazaro me meri behna hai and many others on the second day

Krystle D'Souza - Ek Hazaaron Mein Meri Behna Hai. She was ranked No.1 in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye. Recently she has crossed one million likes on Facebook.

Krystle and Karan Tacker both were the co-actors from the serial Ek Hazaaroon Mein Meri Behna Hai and shared a very good bond on the third day (Mahanavmi, 22nd October, 2015).




Kolkata Durga Puja Awards - Banchbo Sharad Samman and Prabaser Chokhe Desher Sera Winners

Sharad Samman 2015 Kolkata Durga Puja Awards - Banchbo - Best Pujo in Kolkata

Results of Banchbo Sharad Samman and Prabaser Chokhe Desher Sera Kolkata Durga Puja awards have been announced. WBRi is the proud international radio partner of the event.

The Event Ambassador of this great philanthropic effort are Kolkata Bengali movie personalities Rahul and Priyanka Banerjee.



The Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) is hosting Mr Anuj Dhar in Virginia and Maryland

The Northern Virginia Bengali Association (NVBA) will host Anuj Dhar on October 18, 230PM at McLean High School - 1633 Davidson Rd, McLean, VA, 22101, USA. Mr. Dhar will also be addressing the Indian diaspora on November 1, 4PM at Washington Kali Mandir - Shiva Durga Shakti Mandir - 16126 New Columbia Pike, Burtonsville, MD 20866.

Kumar Sanu inaugurates "Flashes of Perception"

Melody King Singer Kumar Sanu inaugurated a group show "Flashes of Percecption" curated by Neeta Chandra at Ravindra Natya Mandir Art Gallery Prabhadevi.

Kumar Sanu inaugurates Flashes of Percecption
Kumar Sanu inaugurates Flashes of Percecption




Binnu Dhillon's NRI INDIA Comes to DC

Rajvir Entertainment presents Binnu Dhillon's "NRI INDIA"for the first time in Virginia.

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Joy Sarkar and Lopamudra Mitra performs together after five years

Kolkata, October 06, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Music has no boundaries , no language it just connects soul to soul. SPEAC for Nepal in Tune with Joy Sarkar and Lopamudra Mitra recently experienced a different kind of musical evening where music was celebrated for a cause. It was organized by the Public Relations Society Of India, Kolkata Chapter at Satyajit Ray Auditorium ( ICCR).

Eros International & Hansal Mehta’s "Aligarh" to open the 17th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival

Set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh from which the film takes its name, ‘Aligarh’ is the story of a professor (Manoj Bajpayee) fired for his sexuality and a young journalist (Rajkummar Rao) who tells his story to the world. Based on true events, the film follows Dr. S.R Siras, a professor at the Aligarh Muslim University who, when discovered to be homosexual, was fired from his position.  The film depicts the unlikely friendship between Dr. Siras and a reporter investigating his first big story, a relationship that will change them both forever.



UTSAV is This Weekend

UTSAV festival at the Kennedy Center

THIS WEEKEND! The maestros of music and dance that will be performing at the festival are at the top of their craft. Master of the Sarod himself, Ustad Amjad Ali, and his sons, Amaan Ali Khan and Ayaan Ali Khan, will kick off an exciting weekend of events featuring Carnatic musical stylings in vocals and a symphony orchestra, as well as Odissi dance and a 21st-century stage adaptation of Miguel Cervantes's 17th-century novel Don Quixote, in Bharatanatyam dance.



Radio One felicitates young talents with inspiring Young star award

Kolkata, September 26, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Radio One, one of the popular FM stations of Kolkata recently felicitated a number of young achievers who have made a mark in their own respective field.

'Not a Dirty Film' trailer launched in a star studded event

Kolkata, September 25, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): The upcoming Bengali Movie ‘Not a Dirty Film’ which marks the directorial debut of Ranadeep Sarkar had its trailer launched recently.


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