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Interview - Subrat Dutt : Bollywood, Hindi and Bengali Movie Actor

SUBRAT DUTTBengali film actor Subrata Dutta, who has also started to appear in Bollywood flicks as Subrat Dutt, has movies like Bibar (2006), Uttara (2000), Swapner Feriwala (2002), Doshta Dosh (2008), Chaturanga (2008), Tomar Jonyo (2008) in Bengali, and Lajja (2001), Mangal Pandey - The Rising (2005) in Hindi, to his credit.

In an exclusive interview with Mohua Das in The Telegraph, Indian actor Subrat Dutt talks about his award-winning performance in Madholal Keep Walking (2009). "The director Jai Tank had seen my showreel and felt I had a versatile face. It took a month to complete the look test since I was sporting a shaved head after (Suman Mukhopadhyay’s) Chaturanga." says Subrata.


Interview - Kabir Suman - Singer-Songwriter and Politician: "I Miss America"

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In the following interview, Kabir Suman talks about his recent entry into politics, and expresses his gratitude and longing for the United States of America and how deeply he wants to walk America's roads one more time.




Interview - BRATYA BASU - playwright-actor-director's next Bengali move TARA (2011) Prosenjit-Paoli Dam

CALCUTTA, November 3, 2010 (Washington Bangla Radio) We had announced almost a year ago in this article on WBRi Washington Bangla Radio that acclaimed playwright-actor-director Bratya Basu is directing a Kolkata Bengali Film titled TARA starring PROSENJIT CHATTERJEE, PAOLI DHAM and others. Listen to an audio interview recorded when Bratya was visiting the United States using the player.

RAASTA (2003) Bengali MovieTEESTA Bengali MovieListen to Bratya Basu talk about a varied things, his plays, direction etc.

Raasta (BUY DVD) which is a mainstream Bengali movie starring Mithun Chakraborty and Raghuvir Yadav from Bombay, with Amitava, Dolon Roy, Rimjhim Gupta. This was my first film - kind of middle-of-the-road. I have made another film TEESTA (BUY DVD) starring Debasree Roy, Chandrayee Ghosh, Badshah Maitra and Sreela Majumdar - you can this is a film about relationships, the relationship between a woman and a man, and about miscommunication. The first and second films are of completely different genres, the first was commercial, and though I do not believe in categorizing movies in this way - you can say the second film is different.


Roopa Ganguly - Interview | Award Winning Kolkata Bengali Movie Actress

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Shayan Munshi - Interview - Ekti Tarar Khonje (Stars Never Sleep) 2010 Upcoming Bengali and Bollywood Movie Actor

Shayan Munshi Bollywood ActorSayan Munshi is a fashion model and a rising Bangla and Indian Hindi Bollywood movie actor. Listen to Shayan talk about his modeling, Bollywood and Bengali film career, and stories about his roles in Jhankar Beats, Bong Connection.

SHAAN - Interview | Bengali and Hindi Film Songs Playback Singer

Shaan - Bollywood singer latest albumPopular Bangla and Bollywood Hindi Film Songs playback singer Shaan talks about his career and the current scene of playback songs in Indian cinema.


DEV - Interview | Indian Kolkata Bengali Movie Actor - Bangla Cinema Hero Deepak Adhikari is Tollywood's New Hope

Bengali Cinema Hero DevDev Adhikari is an upcoming Bangla movie actor from Kolkata. Many of his movies are already big box-office hits.

In this interview, listen to Dev talk about his modeling career, background as work as an actor.


Interview - Monideepa Bagchi - Dancer, Choreogrpaher and founder of Shrishti creative Dance troupe

Monideepa Bagchi | Srishti Dance TroupeIn this interview, Monideepa Bagchi talks about about her dance style, her company Shrishti and other issues.Manideepa Bagchi had her initial training in Bharatnayam and Manipuri styles. She started learning dance at the age of six from Naresh Kumar and completed a six year course on Bharatnyam from 'Prayag Sangit Prabhakar'. She received one year training in Odissi dance from Guru Murali Dhar Majhi. She also learnt khathakali from Guru Govindan Kutty. At the age of fifteen she made her debut on the television with a Rabindranath Tagore dance drama under the guidance of Naresh Kumar, her first guru. She also learnt Western contemporary dance, Martha Graham's created modern dance from different campus dancers like Nana Glesin,m Linda Davis and many other famous dancers who visited India at different times, She also learnt Uday Shankar style of dance which is not a mélange of different forms, but a unique style with strong Indian root, capable of expressing a wide range of subjects.

Interview - Chitrita Banerjee - Author of the popular Bengali Recipe Books & Feluda Mystery Stories Translations

Writer Chitrita BanerjiChitrita Banerji is well known for her excellent recipe books on Bengali cooking and dishes. Chitrita is from Kolkata, India and has a Master's Degree in English from Harvard University. An expert in food, culture and history, her popular books include Land of Milk and Honey: Travels in the History of Indian FoodBengali Cooking: Seasons and Festivals, Eating India: An Odyssey into the Food and Culture of the Land of Spices, Eating India, The Hour of the Goddess: Memories of Women, Food, and Ritual in Bengal, Eating India: Exploring the Food and Culture of the Land of Spices and so on.

Chitrita Banerji has also contributed to well-acclaimed translations of Feluda mystery detective thriller stories by Satyajit Ray, likeComplete Adventures of Feluda, and Adventures of Feluda.

Listen to an interview with Chitrita Banerjee (VOA Bangla) Online.

Interview - Rajesh Roy, Music Director and Pritha, Playback artist | PA MA GA RE SA (2009) Kolkata Bengali Movie

Rajesh Roy - Bollywood and Bengali Film Songs Music ComposerThe credited cast and crew of the Bengali movie Pa Ma Ga Re Sa are mainly from Mumbai, bringing to the film an essence of true professionalism, but at the same time they wish to send one message to the audience: the film is truly Bengali in flavour as almost all members of the cast and crew are Bengali by ethnicity. So the music director Rajesh and the lead female playback singer Pritha are both Mumbai based Bengalis.

Watch the WBRi exclusive video interviews of Rajesh and Pritha, music director and playback singer of Pa Ma Ga Re Sa (2009) Bengali movie online.


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