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Interview: Actress Amrita Rao - "I don't follow any Strategy, I have no God-Father"

Bollywood Actress Amrita Rao

Amrita Rao started her career with Shahid Kapoor's 'Ishq Vishq' way back in 2003, and subsequently did a couple of successful films such as 'Main Hoon Na' with Shah Rukh Khan, 'Deewar' and Sooraj Barjatya's 'Vivaah'. Rao comes backs with 'Jolly LLB', 'Singh Sahab The Great' and 'Satyagraha'. The still-cute looking actress who holds so many personalities in her one soul goes candid with Faisal Saif.



Interview: Bipasha Basu chats with Sunny Malik in London - "I go for a daily run at Hyde Park"

Bipasha Basu
Bipasha Basu (Photo: Anjum)


Bollywood diva Bipasha Basu is back in the UK.This time for Bollywood Showstoppers, a spectacular music show that also features Pakistani singing sensation Atif Aslam, Bollywood item queen Malaika Arora Khan and singer Shaan.

The Raaz 3 actress will be seen performing with Bolly Flex, a British dance troupe, at The 02 on 7th April 2013 in London. Basu spoke to Bollywood Reporter Sunny Malik ahead of the show about the UK, films and much more.



Interview: Actor, Singer and Composer ALI ZAFAR Chats with Sunny Malik - "Salman Khan has never kissed on screen too"

Ali Zafar in London, UK

Actor Ali Zafar took out time from filming  Aman Ki Aasha in London to speak to Bollywood Reporter Sunny Malik about his next release, Chashme Baddoor.  The film releases in UK cinemas on 5th April 2013 through Tip Top Entertainment.

Chashme Baddoor also stars Siddharth, Taapsee Pannu and Divyendu Sharma, Rishi Kapoor and Anupam Kher and is directed by David Dhawan.

Ali Zafar in Cineworld Feltham UKHow has the shoot in London been so far ?


Interview: Up Close with Actor TOTA ROY CHOWDHURY - to ABORTO Bangla Movie and Forward

Tota Roychowdhuri WBRi Interview (Audio)

A comprehensive interview (audio) with the remarkable actor hosted by Sayantanee Dutt. In addition to details of his role in Arindam Sil's Aborto and experience of working with Joya Ahsan, find out what Tota Roy Chowdhury did in Xavotsav, how he spends time when not working, and many other aspects of the multi-talented Tota Roy Chowdhury as the interview progresses. You will get to know Tota Roy Chowdhury not just as a fabulous actor, but also as the great person that he is.

Tota Roychowdury will be seen soon in BIYE NOT OUT directed by Sudeshna Roy (WBRi interview) and Abhijit Guha co-starring Rituparna Sengupta, Indrajit Chakraborty, Dwitipriya Roy and others where he will also be seen performing a unique Tiger Dance. He is also debuting as a director with Bengali action film VILLAIN which he is co-directing.


Interview: JOYA AHSAN: National Award-Winning Actress ABORTO Bangla Movie, Her Background, Career and Much More

Joya Ahsan, Arindam Sil and Biplab Chatterjee on the sets of Aborto

For Jaya Ahsan, surprise on receiving an unexpected from Arindam Sil asking her if she would play the role of Charulata in his Bengali feature film Aborto quickly changed to the pleasure of working in a great project.



Interview: Actress - Singer ILA ARUN on Basheera in West is West and More

Ila Arun as Basheera in West is WestWashington, DC / Mumbai, March 16, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): The very versatile Indian actress and singer Ila Arun chats with Sayantanee Dutt of WBRi in an enchanting interview about her internationally acclaimed film West is West, where she brilliantly portrays George Khan's (Om Puri) first wife Basheera living in Pakistan, her singing and acting careers and much more.

The Bengalees in our audience will also celebrate Ila Arun's love for macher jhol, mishti doi, rosogolla and even chocchori. Do not miss her flawless Bengali speech in parts of the interview!



Interview: Actor OM PURI on George Khan in "West is West" and more

Om Puri as George Khan in West is WestAt the end of the day, perhaps if George Khan was an educated man, he would have been able to realize that there is nothing wrong in adapting to values from another culture. "It is not British culture to abuse drugs or smoke hash", says Puri. "When children fall into such traps, immigrants often blame the culture of their host country, but it is really not so."

"It is a very human story with a variety of emotions and difficult circumstances," he adds. "It is a story of relationships, a family ..."

Listen to the complete interview with WBRi.



Interview: Jackky Bhagnani Supports The DNA iCan Women's Half Marathon

Mumbai, March 11, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio): "Educating women is empowering them to tackle crime against them", says Jackky Bhagnani who was one of the specially invited celebrities at the DNA iCan Women's Half Marathon event on 10th March 2013 at Bandra Kurla Complex.



Interview: ARINDAM SIL - Director of the Celebrated Bengali film ABORTO, Noted Actor and Producer

Bangladeshi Actress Joya Ahsan, Director Arindam Sil, Tollywood Actor Biplab Chatterjee in Shooting of KOLKATA BANGLA MOVIE ABORTO 2013
Jaya Ahsan, Arindam Sil, Biplab Chatterjee

Arindam Sil likes to try to live his life on his own terms, and despite of his myriad achievements in the performing arts, wonders if he has really done much. Thus starts off his fascinating conversation from the heart with Sayantanee Dutt of WBRi, over the course of which you will get to know the man, his life, philosophy, beliefs and of course the story of the making of his landmark Bengali film Aborto. An exclusive WBRi Audio Interview - Feature.

Bangladesh BD Actress Joya Ahsan and Director Arindam Sil
Arindam Sil explaining a scene to Jaya Ahsan



Interview: Up Close with Bangladeshi American Actress ISMAT ALAMGIR of SIMANAHEEN (2013) Bangla Movie

Bengali Actress Ismat Alamgir Bangladesh Wallpaper PosterThe dazzlingly beautiful lead actress of Bangla movie Simanaheen was born in Dhaka Bangladesh where she spent her early childhood before migrating with her family to the United States. Ismat Alamgir grew up in a culturally rich environment that most Bengali families naturally provide, developing a deep love for the performing arts and music. She chats with Gurjeet Singh of WBRi in an intimate interview about her background, and her characters and role in the Bengali film Simanaheen produced in the United States.



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