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I felt like a child who was being prepared for a recitation competition: Susmita Sen



There was a fight for tickets for 89’s screening in Kerala Film Festival: Manoj Michigan


Director Manoj Michigan is perhaps the busiest person in the film industry at the moment as his third movie titled 89 is on the brink of release. Manoj Michigan is also one of the producers of the numerology based crime thriller which has burdened him with more responsibilities in this project. In spite of all the tight schedule and urgent deadlines Manoj Michigan took out time to speak to Washington Bangla Radio correspondence Jyoti Prakash Mandal and talked about the film, the casts, numerology and more.
    

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.


Dolon roy's interview on mangrove

Dolon Roy, one of the popular actresses in Bengali film and Television industry, is going to play a pivotal role in Mangrove, the upcoming Bengali movie directed by Sourav Mukhopadhaya. In an exclusive interview with Washington Bangla Radio, she talks about Nigel Akkara, her bonding with cast and crew and other aspects of the film.

 Dolon Roy


Arjun Rampal Takes on DNA

Recently, an article was published by a popular daily, DNA, talking about how Arjun Rampal beat Hrithik Roshan in a race at their kids school. The article was made to look like there were only Arjun and Hrithik in the race, and they were pitted against each other.

Interview With Chander Pahar Star Dev

Winner of 10 Best Actor awards and counting, Indian superstar Dev has won both critical and commercial success in his career and now tackles his most ambitious film project yet with the Africa-set adventure Chander Pahar (“Mountain of the Moon”) which opens this Friday, January 10, in US theaters with English subtitles.

Mudasir Ali on his route to Sufi Singing - An Interview

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Faisal Saif, Mumbai, December 21( Washington Bangla Radio, USA) - Mudasir Ali takes sufi music to newer heights with songs with his band Border-less skies, where he wants to use soul-stirring music to  begin the ‘change’ in thought. A tete-a-tete with the talented young man…

Launching of “Bhalobasa.com” by Aronno Held

Cover Unveiling of `Bhalobasa.com’ by popular band Aronno under the banner of G-Series was held today.

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