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Claudia Ciesla in comedy Circus ke Ajoobe Item Bomb Special

Purbi Joshi

Purbi Joshi

Claudia Ciesla
Claudia Ciesla

Claudia featured in Item Bomb Special Episode with Purbi Joshi, Mantra and Rajeev Mehra.

Mon Pinjiraye Bengali Folk Songs Album Release in Kolkata, Need to Preserve Bangla Folk Traditions Stressed

Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarkar, Kartick Das Baul and Soumyo
Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pal, Anindo Sarkar, Kartick Das Baul and Soumyo

Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarka, Kartick Das Baul
Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarka, Kartick Das Baul
Saibal Das, Abhijit Basu, Amar Pal, Anindo Sarka, Kartick Das Baul

Saibal Das and Abhijit Basu
Saibal Das and Abhijit Basu

“Mon Pinjiraye”, a Bengali Lok Sangeet (folk songs) album by Saibal Das was launched at Music Café recently. Present at the music launch were Kartick Das Baul, Amar Pal (famous for singing the song ‘Kotoi rongo dekhi duniyai’), Anindyo Sarkar (director), Gaurab Chatterjee, Mainak Bumpy Nag Chowdhury, Abhijit Basu (Folk Singer) and TV serial personalities Soumyo and Sorolipi (of Agnipariksha fame).

Saibal Das and Soumyo

Faridoon Shahryar’s Wo Andheri Raat features on Artists Alouds’ Top 10 songs

By Sonam Budha

Faridoon ShahryarMumbai, Apr 26, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Paying tribute to his father’s legacy, acclaimed journalist Faridoon Shahryar who puts to tune lyrics penned by Jnanpith Award winning Urdu poet Prof Shahyrar, sees his father’s work of love Wo Andheri Raat, composed by Navneet Kedar feature in the Top 10 songs at premiere online music portal Artist Aloud along with acclaimed artists like Susmit Sen (Indian Ocean), and Anuradha Pal ( The song also received over 1.6 lac video views on

All these Ghazals/Nazms are also available for MP3 download by people living abroad which has been released as an online music album Palkon Ko Bhigoyen Kaise on iTunes >>

Ek Ghar Banaunga (STAR Plus) TV Show Asks Why a Son-in-law Falls Short of a Son to his Wife’s Family

Rahul Sharma and Ishita Dutta (Poonam) at launch of EK GHAR BANAUNGA
Ishita Dutta and Rahul Sharma

Prime time on Star Plus will now start even earlier, with the launch of Ek Ghar Banaunga, a show based in U.P., which will air at 6:30 pm every Monday to Friday. Buoyed by the strong performance of its fiction shows across the week, STAR Plus is introducing original content on the 6.30 PM slot with a show that breaks stereotypes with a new perspective on the relationship between a son in law and his wife’s family.

24 Hour TV Channel on Online TV Network Yamgo to Allow Film Lovers Watch Movies for Free

Last week, Yamgo launched a new channel offering viewers full length Hindi movies to watch 24 hours a day. The new channel, appropriately titled “Hindi Movies”, features a range of new and classic Hindi movies from action and romance to comedy and horror. The Hindi Movies channel is now available worldwide across the Yamgo TV websites, smartphone apps and even its Facebook Application.

Santosh Shukla finds Mohit Raina the best Lord Shiva on TV

Santosh Shukla and Mohit Raina
Santosh Shukla and Mohit Raina

Mumbai, April 11, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Many of us are unaware of the news that Santosh Shukla, who is currently busy in shooting for Salman Khan’s upcoming venture ‘Mental’ played the role of Lord Shiva in Mahua channel’s ‘Jai Jai Shiv Shankar’.

Eros International releases The Attacks Of 26/11 on DVD Home Video

Blu-Ray / DVD Cover: The Attacks Of 26/11

Mumbai, April 15, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): Eros International has released the DVD's of Ram Gopa Varma's most critically acclaimed and talked about film The Attacks Of 26/11. The DVD is presented for All Region NTSC in a Dual Layer format along with English and Arabic subtitles. The total run-time of the movie is 113 Minutes with 5.1 Dolby sound quality consisting Anamorphic Screen.

Sachin Tendulkar's New Innings in Animated TV Series "Master Blasters"

“I have always been fascinated with the world of animation and have enjoyed watching it with my children. The challenge for the production team will be to ensure that some human values and learnings are imparted while continuing to entertain the viewers through the series. It will indeed be a different experience to see one’s own rendition on the animated screen, performing larger than life action much beyond the limitation of the real world!” - Sachin Tendulkar.

"B.A. PASS" Still on Cover of HarperCollins' DELHI NOIR Short Story Collection Paperback

Book Cover of Delhi Noir Short Story Collection

All bibliophiles/bookworms will be well versed with leading international publishing house, HarperCollins, who command a lot of respect with the kind of material that they publish. Their Indian branch, HarperCollins India too leads the ‘desi’ market with bestselling books by top Indian authors.

DELHI NOIR, an anthology (collections of short stories) based mainly in and around Delhi-NCR, edited by Hirsh Sawhney was published in 2010, and one of the stories from the book, THE RAILWAY AUNTY (by Mohan Sikka), impressed the producer-director Ajay Bahl so much that he decided to adapt it into a full-fledged feature film titled B.A. PASS.

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Featuring Shilpa Shukla (of CHAK DE INDIA fame) as the lead actress, B.A. PASS is a dark, erotic thriller with a heart that has won loads of international and national awards, an aspect about which we will inform our patrons later.

Krystle D'souza Injured While Performing A Romantic Act For Star Parivaar Bane Kitchen Ke Superstar

Krystle and Karan Tacker in STAR PARIVAAR BANE KITCHEN KE SUPERSTARMumbai, March 29, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio / India PRwire) Recently there was a lot of fun and excitement within the STAR PARIVAAR members as most of them came together to compete in a very different zone.

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