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Urvashi Rautela Spreads Bindi and Jhumka Magic among Fellow Miss Universe Pageant Contestants

Urvashi Rautela with other Miss Universe Contestants in Las Vegas (WBRi)

Miss Universe India 2015 Urvashi Rautela spreads her magic with bindi and jhumkas!



Actress Koneenica Banerjee Launches BOND Forever Collection at Sonar Sansar Jewelry Show Kolkata

Bengali Actress Koneenica Banerjee (WBRi)

BOND...Forever, Kolkata’s premier independent jeweler launched its exclusive finest quality diamond jewellery at Sonar Sansar - The biggest consumer jewellery show of East India at "Stall No. A11" at Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata. The exhibition will be on from 4th December - 7th December, 2015.



Manasi Scott Launches New Collections by Fashion Designers Nikhil Thampi, Malini Ramani and Namrata Joshipura

Manasi Scott, Nikhil Thampi, Malini Ramani and Namrata Joshipura (WBRi)
Manasi Scott, Nikhil Thampi, Malini Ramani and Namrata Joshipura

Manasi Scott (WBRi)Indian singer, song writer and actress Manasi Scott hosted a glitzy evening at the luxurious multi designer store Atosa.









Kolkata Girl Sonnalli Seygall’s Life Changing Experience in Her Home City

Sonnalli Seygall [WBRI]

The actress was introduced to two acid attack victims Reshma (22 years) & Paoli (40) from ASFI (Acid Survivors Foundation of India) in her hometown of Kolkata, a foundation that works ceaselessly to prevent acid attacks on women and acid burn violence as well as to provide support services to acid attack survivors.


Shiboprasad Mukherjee - Nandita Roy at Rotary Club of Calcutta Gaurav Awards

Shiboprosad Mukherjee (WBRi File Photo)
Shiboprosad Mukherjee

The second edition of  ‘Gaurav Awards’ by Rotary Club of Calcutta was recently held  at Rotary Sadan in the presence of well-known filmmakers Shiboprasad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, CEO and President of Apollo Gleneagles, Kolkata Rupali Basu, veteran  actor and writer Mr. Barun Chanda. They were accompanied by the member of the national women’s  Cricket team Jhulan Goswami, and Naparajit Mukherjee, Chairperson of State Human rights & Former Director General of Police, who actively engaged themselves at the award show. The event also witnessed the presence of other esteemed guests and dignitaries from Rotary Club. An exclusive report by WBRi.



Rituparna Sengupta and Tanushree Chakraborty Turn Showstoppers as Sharad Sundari Kolkata Beauty Pageant Gets a New Winner

Sharad Sundari 2015 Beauty Pageant Winners Aratrika Paul, Sneha Mitra, Tina Dey
From Left: Sharad Sundari 2015 Beauty Contest Winners Aratrika Paul, Sneha Mitra and Tina Dey

Kolkata, November 30, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Tollywood superstar Rituparna Sengupta along with gorgeous actress Tanushree Chakrabarty turned showstoppers at the Grand finale of  the Sharad Sundari 2015 beauty contest recently organised by Shyam Sundar Co Jewellers. Sneha who is making a mark in all most all the beauty contests in the city told WBRi  that it’s her intellect which is helping her achieving these feats. “Being able to give intelligent answers to the questions asked by the judges makes all the difference. I am happy to do that,” she said. 

Rituparna Sengupta
Rituparna Sengupta and others at Sharad Sundari 2015 Kolkata Beauty Contest


The evening was not about only showcasing  the  fashion but also dance and music as the dance troop from Sukalyan Dance Studio headed by eminent dancer Sukalyan Bhattyacharya enchanted the audience with their performances ...




Farhan Akhtar and Shraddha Kapoor Unveil Color of the Year

Shraddha Kapoor, Brand Ambassador, Dulux, Rajiv Rajgopal, Director Decorative Paints, AkzoNobel India, Jeremy Rowe, Managing Director, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints, South East & South Asia, Middle East and Farhan Akhtar, Brand Ambassador, Dulux in a Colour Walk to unveil the ColouFutures™ 2016 Colour of the Year.
Shraddha Kapoor, Brand Ambassador, Dulux, Rajiv Rajgopal, Director Decorative Paints, AkzoNobel India, Jeremy Rowe, Managing Director, AkzoNobel Decorative Paints, South East & South Asia, Middle East and Farhan Akhtar, Brand Ambassador, Dulux in a Colour Walk to unveil the ColouFutures™ 2016 Colour of the Year.

AkzoNobel, the leading global paints and coatings company and the makers of Dulux paints in India, presented Monarch Gold as the Colour of the Year for 2016. As part of the 13th edition of AkzoNobel’s annual global study, ColourFuturesTM, Bollywood stars Farhan Akhtar and Shraddha Kapoor, brand ambassadors of Dulux in India, unveiled the colour trend and its overriding theme: Looking both ways in a colour walk.



Urvashi Rautela reaches Las Vegas to represent India at 64th Annual Miss Universe Pageant

Urvashi Rautela waves the Indian flag

Mumbai, Dec 2 (Washington Bangla Radio): Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela is on her way to Las Vegas to represent India at Miss Universe 2015.


Watch: INTERVIEW - An Intimate Evening with URVASHI RAUTELA - MISS UNIVERSE Contestant from India [WBRi]

The 64th Annual Miss Universe Pageant will air live from Las Vegas on Sunday, Dec. 20 (7:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on Fox from Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The Network Agreement also includes rights for The MISS USA Pageant.


Acclaimed Bengali Actress-Model Bidita Bag: "Make your college life interesting and enjoy it fully"

Bidita Bag in
Bidita Bag in "X: Past Is Present"

Bidita Bag (WBRi File Photo)Nov 25 (Washington Bangla Radio): "X: Past Is Present" actress Bidita Bag (WBRi Interview) says she was so career-oriented and busy with her life as a model that she could hardly enjoy fun moments in college.

"Today I feel I have made it big as a model but somewhere deep down I regret I couldn't live my college life to the fullest and couldn't enjoy it," Bidita said during a visit to a college recently.

The 2015 collaborative Indian movie "X: Past is Present" is directed by 11 directors - Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Anu Menon, Nalan Kumarasamy, Hemant Gaba, Pratim D. Gupta, Qaushiq Mukherjee (aka Q), Raja Sen, Rajshree Ojha, Sandeep Mohan, Sudhish Kamath and Suparn Verma. Bidita plays a young actress in Abhinav Shiv Tiwari's "Audition" sharing screen space with Rajat Kapoor and Pooja Ruparel.

Internationally acclaimed for her powerful performances in serious socio-political films, Bidita's impressive filmography includes From Sydney With Love, Kagojer Nouka, Icche, Mukti, Target Kolkata and many more.

Bengali Actress BIDITA BAG

 



Salman Khan to see Urvashi Rautela off to Miss Universe Pageant in Las Vegas?

Salman Khan and Urvashi Rautela

Mumbai, Nov 30 (Washington Bangla Radio): Urvashi Rautela, who is busy preparing for Miss Universe 2015 pageant is all set to leave for the pageant. Reportedly, Salman Khan might visit Urvashi and also see-off the actress.

Salman Khan and Urvashi Rautela

Urvashi had recently met Salman on the sets of Great Grand Masti and  believes that Urvashi has a perfect face and right candidate to represent India at the Universe Pageant. A source close to the actress said that Salman might visit Urvashi to wish her luck for the pageant.



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