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Interview: Deepa talks to DJ Vix on Asian Star 101.6 FM radio's The Drivetime Show

[Deepa]London, UK, April 1, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Radio host Deepa plays athe superhit Bhangra-fusion song "Ah Chak Botal Daru Di" by DJ Vix & Shin, and talks to DJ Vix, the award-winning writer-composer-singer himself on the popular The Drivetime Show on Asian Star 101.6 FM radio in UK.


Rituparno Ghosh Talks About the Film MEMORIES IN MARCH (2010) - Interview

Washington, DC, March 31, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Internationally acclaimed Indian film-maker Rituparno Ghosh chats with Devasish Ray on WBRi about the film Memories In March written by Ghosh and in which Ghosh appears as an actor playing a lead role. Memories In March is directed by Sanjay Nag and stars Deepti Naval, Rituparno Ghosh and Raima Sen in leading roles. Music is composed by Debajyoti Mishra (WBRi interview).

Listen to Rituparno Ghosh speak in this exclusive Washington Bangla Radio feature presentation.



Interview - Director Sanjay Nag on his film MEMORIES IN MARCH (2010): Rituparno Ghosh's Role is Mature, Focused and Subtle

Washington, DC, March 30, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Memories In March directed by Sanjay Nag opens across the world on April 1, 2011. Sanjay Nag spared a few minutes for Subhomoy Mukherjee to talk about the film, his background and his experience of making the film which stars internationally acclaimed writer-director Rituparno Ghosh, award-winning actress Deepti Naval and Raima Sen in lead roles. As you will hear in this informal and candid chat in Bengali, Memories In March is a film on relationships about a mother who loses her son and travels to a different city, re-discovering her son in the form of memories of two people she had not known before.

Listen to Sanjay Nag share his thoughts from his unique director's point of view on Memories In March exclusively on Washington Bangla Radio.


Interview: Film-Maker Sri Joydip talks about his films Bandemataram 2011, Beyond Harvard: The Mind of Nalanda

Germantown, Maryland, March 29, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sri Joydip (Joydip Chakladar) is a film-maker from Calcutta, and talks to Arijit Chakraborty on WBRi in an informal and candid chat. Joydip has written and directed Bande Mataram 2010 (Bengali, 2010) that was screened at the 2010 Kolkata International Film Festival. He is currently working on two films - Bande Mataram 2011 and Beyond Harvard: The Mind of Nalanda - both expected to be complete and released later this year.

Listen to Joydip talk about his films.



Interview: Actor Abhishek Bachchan - "I Have Never Been A Drug Lord Before" on GAME (Hindi, 2011)

[Bollywood Hero Abhishek Bachchan]Calcutta, March 28, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Actor Abhishek Bachchan will appear as a drug lord from Istambul, Turkey in the Indian Boollywood thriller film Game (2011).

Abshishek will appear in a new suave and fashionable crime-lord look in Game. In this exclusive video interview from EROS International, Abhishek talks about how he has never been a drug-lord before, while a series of chic dresses are tried on him in an attempt to get the correct look.


Interview: Acclaimed Writer-Journalist NIRENDRA DEV On His Books

[NIRENDRA NARAYAN DEV]Washington, DC, March 27, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Nirendra Narayan Dev is a well-known name in the world of political journalism in India. His books Ayodhya - Battle for Peace, The Talking Guns North East India, and Godhra - A Journey to Mayhem, have been critically acclaimed in observers and commentators on the political scenario of India. He is not only a writer, he is also associated with and a special correspondent of one of India’s and the World's most revered news dailies - The Statesman. Nirendra spared a few minutes to talk to Bidisha on WBRi about the political scene in India, about journalism, plagiarism and his current and future projects.


Director Reema Mukherjee talks about her debut Hindi feature film ARDHANGINI EK ARDHSATYA (2011) - Interview

[Ardhangini Ek Ardhasatya]Michigan, USA, March 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Reema Mukherjee is a debutant director and her first step into the film industry is with Ardhangini Ek Ardhsatya, the Hindi feature film adaptation of Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Ghare Bairey.’ Reema took some time out of her busy schedule and spoke to WBRi about her current project and even about the upcoming ones.


Payel Kar - The Rapidly Upcoming and Talented Singer from Kolkata: WBRi Exclusive Interview-Feature

[Kolkata Bengali Singer Payel Kar]Calcutta, March 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) The young and rapidly upcoming Bengali singer Payel Kar from Kolkata talks to Subhomoy Mukherjee in this informal chit-chat. Also listen to a few songs by Payel, including one written by Rabi Guha Majumdar with music by S D Burman.


Director Sushanta Pal Choudhury On Bengali Movies APARAJITA, ANTARDAHO, AJO DUCHOKHE TUMI, AAMAAR SHOPNO TUMI (Interview)

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Calcutta, March 19, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Susanta Pal Choudhury is known in Tollywood as a sensible director. He started his career as a freelance journalist at the time of studying ground engineering. That time he came in touch with film journalist Tapas Banerjee, who was directing 'Raja Sona' starring Subhendu Chatterjee around 1985-86. Sushanta got the opportunity there to copy the script.

After that he completed his masters in Drama from Rabindrabharati University in 1989. Then he worked with Ajit Ganguly as third assistant director in Biday starring Prasenjit Chatterjee and Satabdi Roy. There he started his acting career too as replacement of Shakti Thakur. That time he acted in “Katha Dilam’ too. But he was keen on directing films.

In early 1990s, he met renowned director Sukhen Das and his son Rajat Das and joined them as chief assistant director. Read all about the current and forthcoming fils by Susanta.


Sreelekha Mitra talks about Ardhangini Ek Ardhsatya and her films 7 days, Uro Chithi, Kalidas O Chemistry, Mondo Meye Bhalo Meye

[Sreelekha in Ardhangini Ek Ardhsatya Hindi Film Poster]Michigan, USA, March 17, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sreelekha Mitra is a remarkable actress and a widely known name in the worlds of Bengali and Indian cinema, television and advertisement. Her memorable performances in award winning films like Mondo meyer upakhhan (DVD), Kantatar (DVD), Tolly Lights (DVD), Smiriti Medur are just to name a few.

Sreelekha kindly spared some time out of her busy schedule to talk to Bidisha on WBRi. We are confident you will spend a wonderful time listening to Sreelekha talk about herself, her recent Hindi film Ardhangini Ek Ardhsatya and other upcoming films.


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