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Actress & Hip-Hop Singer Hard Kaur in PETA Ad in Sexy Ringmaster Outfit

Hard Kaur in PETA Ad

Mumbai, April 25, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Animals Are Involuntary Performers, says Patiala House Actor and Iconic Hip-Hop Artist Hard Kaur.

To make the people aware about the harsh cruelties inflicted on the dumb species, Hard Kaur posed for a new PETA ad wearing black fishnet nylons and a sexy ringmaster outfit next to the caption "I Choose to Perform. Animals Don't. Boycott Animal Circuses”. Kaur, the first Indian female rapper and PETA whipped the circuses which force animals to perform unnatural and often painful tricks through this ad on World Circus Day.

Star Network Reinvests in the Community by Sponsoring a Variety of Cultural Events in April and May

New York, NY, April 20, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / PRWEB) Star Network, well-known for its high-entertainment channels, is proud to be participating in exciting, upcoming cultural events across the country this Spring. Star Network is home to Star India Plus, which is officially India’s number one family entertainment channel, Star India Gold, officially UK & India’s number one South Asian television channel, and the newest addition to the Star Network family: Life OK.

One of the first events sponsored by Star in 2012 was Naya Andaz. The most prestigious Bollywood dance event in the Tri-State area, Naya Andaz took place on Saturday, March 24th. This year, Naya Andaz celebrated its 20th anniversary, and the event was graced by celebrities including Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala and renowned choreographer Farah Khan. Several dance schools from all over the tri-state area took part in this competition, which was held at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Along similar lines, another event Star will be sponsoring is Bollywood America. This event is a collegiate dance competition, which will be taking place on April 21st, in Philadelphia, PA. The top 10 collegiate teams from all over the US will be competing for the grand-national title in the genre of Bollywood filmy-fusion music. Star Network is a proud sponsor of Naya Andaz and Bollywood America, and through these events, is connecting the Bollywood Entertainment industry to the young adult population in the US.

Global Advertisers joins hands with Ogaan Cancer Foundation to spread awareness about Breast Cancer

Mumbai, April 20, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Global Advertisers, the leading agency in OOH innovation, reiterated its keen focus on social communication by extending its support to the NGO Ogaan Cancer Foundation, which works to spread awareness and raise funds for helping patients with breast cancer, according to a press note.

Indian Actor Ranbir Kapoor Excited About New Look

Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Music Launch

Ranbir Kapoor  (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Mumbai, April 11, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Cutting through the clutter that the Indian telecom landscape finds itself in—with customers forced to jostle with confusing and complicated products, services and tariff plans—Tata DOCOMO is doing a standout act yet again, with the launch of its new brand campaign that urges customers to pay by the second, always.

Shemaroo Entertainment releases 101 Duet Video Songs of Kishore Kumar

Bring home the melodies of the enigmatic legend – Kishore Kumar.

Mumbai, April 11, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Kishore Kumar followed the footsteps of his idol K. L. Saigal and became a Singing Star, singing only for himself and occasionally for Dev Anand. But he turned to playback singing full time in 1969 after he lent his voice for Rajesh Khanna in ‘Aradhana’ & ‘Do Raaste’. Then there was no looking back for Kishore Kumar – the playback singer, who became the voice of all heroes from 1969 till his death in 1987.

Shemaroo Entertainment releases 101 DUETS OF KISHORE KUMAR, another addition in the 101 Series of original video songs.

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India's National Film Development Corp. (NFDC) and Shemaroo Release Classic Movies on Home Video

Mumbai, April 3, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Titles under the Cinemas of India launched on DVDs & VCDs include the cult classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron by Kundan Shah, Ketan Mehta’s rustic Mirch Masala, the multi-ensemble Party by Govind Nihalani, Sudhir Mishra’s Dharavi and the satirical take on the modern-day Devdas in Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda by Shyam Benegal.

Interview: Arunava Sinha on his experience as a translator, his insights on the translation industry and his new books


With years of experience, Arunava Sinha has achieved recognition for his works as a translator and has an impressive list of acclaimed publications to his name. It is through him that book lovers get a glimpse into a world that might have otherwise remained unknown to them. Quite recently, his current work ‘Chowringhee’ was aired on BBC Radio 3. WBRi had the honor of interviewing Mr. Sinha about his experience as a translator, his insights on the translation industry and his new books.

KA: Cirque du Soleil: MGM Grand, Las Vegas


When Cirque du Soliel’s Iris team performed a show during the 84th Annual Academy Awards function at the Kodak Theatre, Los Angeles on 26th February 2012, the anchor Billy Crystal commented that he had a hamstring injury just watching the show for 5 minutes. Wonder what thousands of people who have watched Cirque’s KA at MGM, Las Vegas for whole 90 minutes would have to say?

Interview: Paroma Roy Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs, Google India on International Women's Day

By Bidisha Bagchi

Paroma Roy Chowdhury, Head of Corporate Communications & Public Affair, Google India

International Women's Day (8th March) is a global day celebrating the economic, political and social achievements of women past, present and future. In different regions the focus of the celebrations ranges from general celebration of respect, appreciation and love towards women to a celebration for women's economic, political and social achievements. The UN theme for International Women’s Day 2012 is Empower Women – End Hunger and Poverty. In many countries, International Women's Day is an occasion to honor and praise women for their accomplishments. On this special occasion WBRi spoke to Google India’s Head of Corporate Communications and Public Affairs, Ms. Paroma Roy Chowdhury about women in India and their desire for progress and achievements.

Women’s Day is a tribute to female achievement and the desire for progress. What is your idea on this?

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