News - India & South Asia

Ronit Roy and Shweta to be seen as a pair on TV after three years

Mumbai, April 13, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) It is now official that Ronit Roy will once again appear with Shweta Tiwari in ‘Adalat’, a serial to be aired on Sony TV. They became a favorite of those who had regularly viewed ‘Kasautii Zindagi Kay’ by Ekta Kapoor, three years ago.


A Swiss Hotel Suite named after the eminent film maker Yash Chopra

Mumbai, April 13, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Yash Chopra is not a Bollywood star but a great star of the Indian Film Industry in his own standing on whom much of Bollywood leans. He is an Indian filmmaker cum producer who is also known as a screenwriter. Some of the movies he produced are Deewar, Waqt, Kabhi Kabhi, Lamhe, Silsila, Chandni, Dil to Pagal Hai, Darr and Veer-Zaara. He has founded the Yash Raj Films (YRF), a movie production company of his own where his first movie, Daag was produced in 1973.


Tagore’s literary works to be released in Polish

Kolkata, April 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) A citizen of the world and a true son of India who brought fame and respect for his country is Rabindranath Tagore. He has adorned the history books of India with the life he lived and the contributions he made to Indian literature and music. He is famous as a Bengali novelist, poet, painter, musician and play writer. His book of poems, Gitanjali, lifted him to international acclaim and won him the Nobel Prize for Literature; he became the first non-European to receive this honourable award in 1913.


Most of the seats in Eden remained vacant as Dada was missed

Kolkata, April 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The IPL 4 is in full season now. Just yesterday, April 11, 2011, KKR (Kolkata Knight Riders) played for the first time in their own city which is also the city of the Indian cricketer and the former captain of the Indian National Cricket Team, Saurav Ganguly.


A Joint Venture By Subhash Ghai and Ketan Mehta Promises to bring back ‘Sholay’ in 3D

Mumbai, April 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Soon, no one will be talking of the Bollywood Hindi movie ‘Sholay’ as the biggest blockbuster film of the 1970s. It is beginning to have a facelift and become one of the 3D films made by Bollywood, thanks to the digital world of today.


The Director of 'Tere Bin Laden' is Busy Drafting His Second Comedy

Mumbai, April 12, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) It has been revealed by the director of the Bollywood Hindi film, ‘Tere Bin Laden’, Abhishek Sharma, that he is now busy about making another film with a satirical theme.


"Reliance started price hike of actors" - Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra

Mumbai, Apr 11 (IBNS) Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra, the man behind the success of Rang de Basanti, is best known for writing and directing.

The brooding film-maker has steered clear of the mad rush to make films and believes it makes more sense to make good films instead of many.


Rabindranath’s poems to be dramatized by an Indo-Bangla initiative

Kolkata, April 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Rabindranath Tagore is the most influential personality in the sphere of Bengali culture and the relevance of his works can never be undermined. In a show of respect to the Nobel laureate, a major project is jointly initiated by India and Bangladesh to dramatize few of his novels, poems and short stories. This is a good initiative and according to the dictates of the modern time, when the masses prefer to see and hear performances, rather than reading literary works.


The Winners Stand High as the “Dance India Dance Doubles” concludes

Mumbai, April 10, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) The reality show ‘Dance India Dance Doubles’ is a popular show that kept the audience glued to the TV screen. After a successful run of almost four months, the program got concluded this Saturday on 9th April 2011. The final episode was a special event and held in an open to air environment. The occasion boasted of the presence of famous choreographer of Bollywood, Saroj Khan and Ballroom dance master Sandip Soparkar along with the regular glitterati of the show.


Top 5, 2011 Hollywood movies to watch out

Hollywood, April 9, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio / Kreation Guru) Hollywood has not done so well in 2011. All the same, some movies which it has produced are worth a watch. Here are some of those movies.


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