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Interview - Bengali Actress Meghna Halder: "Bangla Movie Ei Raat Tomar Amar" has taken a separate place in my filmography

Meghna Halder, the Bengali actress who is known for her Bollywood flicks Mere ‘Hum Safar’ with Siddharth Koirala and ‘Take Off’ Rajpal Yadav and Kaji Toukir, is once again ready to put the screen on fire along with the very handsome Priyangshu Chatterjee with thier upcoming film ‘Ei Raat Tomar Amar’. Meghna also has a brilliant filmography in Bengali film industry which includes films like ‘Shapmochon’ with Jishu, ‘Sathihara’ with superstar Jeet, critically acclaimed movie Barrage 86 and many more. The actress speaks her heart out about the film, the bold scenes, her experience working with Priyanshu and more

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                                     Meghna in Ei Raat toma r Amar.

“I can never forget the way Tanushree shouted when I scared her”: Aryann Bhowmick (WBRi exlcusive interview)


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Interview: Ustad Zakir Hussain on Celtic Connections Concert in Washington DC - Indian Ragas meet Scottish Strathspeys

ZAKIR HUSSAIN'S PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS • Tuesday March 17 • Washington, DC • Lisner AuditoriumUstad Zakir Hussain is bringing his eagerly awaited "ZAKIR HUSSAIN'S PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS" concert to Washington DC on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Lisner Auditorium. The groundbreaking ensemble is on its first tour of North America with flowing melodies of Celtic instruments including bodhran, violin, pipes, flutes and whistles, combined with tabla, bamboo flute and Carnatic (South Indian) violin to create a powerful and organic musical experience. Tickets and more information are available at the GWU Lisner Auditorium website »

A couple of years ago, I had an opportunity to chat with Zakir just before his "Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion" concert in DC (you can listen to it here ») Zakir is one of the most pleasant and interesting persons to talk to. And I was eager to find out what was it that motivated him to combine Indian classical music with Celtic music - Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Breton instruments and music - a rather rare combination!


I felt that no one else than Parambrata would have fit into Aryan Chatterjee’s character : Mahua Chakrabarty



Mahua Chakrabarty is all set for her directorial debut with ‘Glamour ‘which stars Parambrata Chatterjee and Parno Mitra in the lead. The film is a thriller which revolves round the Fashion world and its dark sides. Just before the film’s release, the gorgeous director along with Parambrata turned up at Biker’s Café for a promotional event where she had a candid chat with Washington Bangla Radio correspondence J.P. Mandal. Excerpts:

“Every human wants to alleviate himself on spiritual level”: says Aushim Khetarpal

Every person’s life is shaped by the way they look at it. One such person who has alleviated to spirituality by getting through with the tough times is Actor –Producer Aushim Khetarpal. A well-known media persona as he; was caught in real dreadful situations that life tossed at him.

Following are some excerpts from the interview where Aushim discusses with WBRi about his future ventures and how he managed to spin the ball around and turn the goglies life threw at him.


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