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Shiboprasad Mukherjee - Nandita Roy at Rotary Club of Calcutta Gaurav Awards

Shiboprosad Mukherjee (WBRi File Photo)
Shiboprosad Mukherjee

The second edition of  ‘Gaurav Awards’ by Rotary Club of Calcutta was recently held  at Rotary Sadan in the presence of well-known filmmakers Shiboprasad Mukherjee and Nandita Roy, CEO and President of Apollo Gleneagles, Kolkata Rupali Basu, veteran  actor and writer Mr. Barun Chanda. They were accompanied by the member of the national women’s  Cricket team Jhulan Goswami, and Naparajit Mukherjee, Chairperson of State Human rights & Former Director General of Police, who actively engaged themselves at the award show. The event also witnessed the presence of other esteemed guests and dignitaries from Rotary Club. An exclusive report by WBRi.



Coffee or Sex? Randeep Hooda celebrates success of "Main Aur Charles" in Kolkata (Interview)

Randeep Hooda (WBRi File Photo)

WBRi catches up with Randeep Hooda during his Kolkata visit to talk about his film "Main Aur Charles" in an exclusive interview.



Rituparna Sengupta and Tanushree Chakraborty Turn Showstoppers as Sharad Sundari Kolkata Beauty Pageant Gets a New Winner

Sharad Sundari 2015 Beauty Pageant Winners Aratrika Paul, Sneha Mitra, Tina Dey
From Left: Sharad Sundari 2015 Beauty Contest Winners Aratrika Paul, Sneha Mitra and Tina Dey

Kolkata, November 30, 2015 (Washington Bangla Radio): Tollywood superstar Rituparna Sengupta along with gorgeous actress Tanushree Chakrabarty turned showstoppers at the Grand finale of  the Sharad Sundari 2015 beauty contest recently organised by Shyam Sundar Co Jewellers. Sneha who is making a mark in all most all the beauty contests in the city told WBRi  that it’s her intellect which is helping her achieving these feats. “Being able to give intelligent answers to the questions asked by the judges makes all the difference. I am happy to do that,” she said. 

Rituparna Sengupta
Rituparna Sengupta and others at Sharad Sundari 2015 Kolkata Beauty Contest


The evening was not about only showcasing  the  fashion but also dance and music as the dance troop from Sukalyan Dance Studio headed by eminent dancer Sukalyan Bhattyacharya enchanted the audience with their performances ...




"X: PAST IS PRESENT Initially Felt Not Possible": Acclaimed Bengali Actress BIDITA BAG

Bidita Bag

The stunning Bengali actress Bidita Bag​ known for her powerhouse performance in difficult character roles is venturing into commercial cinema, partly due to curiosity. "It’s not 11 directors making 11 different stories but making one single film. I thought it was impossible. That’s why out of curiosity I got involved with the project." says Bidita about her upcoming thriller "X: Past is Present".


Interview: Vidya Balan Opens KIFF, Starts Shooting for New Hindi Movie "TE3N" in "Lucky City" Kolkata

Vidya Balan in Kolkata (C) WBRi Inc.

Vidya Balan chats with WBRi about her upcoming movie "Te3n" also starring Amitabh Bachchan and Nawazuddin Siddique and more.



Interview: Actors SALMAN KHAN and SONAM KAPOOR on their new Hindi movie "PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO" (2015)

Salman Khan, Sonam Kapoor in a Romantic Still from Bollywood New Hindi Movie PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO

Mumbai, Nov 9 (Washington Bangla Radio): Diwali lights up this year with Salman Khan and Sonam Kapoor who star together in Sooraj Barjatya’s grand epic PREM RATAN DHAN PAYO which releases in North American theaters this Thursday, November 12. The lead actors sat down to talk about their highly anticipated new film in this exclusive interview.



Interview: Bangla Movie Actor Shaheb Bhattacharjee - "Directors are welcome to push me to any limit as actor" (WBRi Exlcusive)


Indian Kolkata Bangla Movie Actress Suchandra Vaanya and Actor Saheb Bhattacharya [WBRI]]
Bengali actress Suchandra Vaanya and actor Saheb Bhattacharya in a still from "Not a dirty Film" (2015)

Shaheb Bhattacharjee is one of the most prominent faces among the younger generation of Bengali film Industry. The young turk of Tollywood is currently busy promoting his upcoming new Bangla movie Not a Dirty Film’ which is based on the porn racket operating under the cover of massage parlours in Kolkata. Shaheb recently talked to Washington Bangla Radio correspondent Jyoti Prakash Mandal and spoke at length about the film, his take on porn rackets and more.



Interview: Actor Biswajit on Chatterjee Family Durga Puja Mumbai on Completion of One "Yuga" with Elan

Vidya Balan plays the Dhaak at Biswajit's Chatterjee family Durga Puja in Mumbai
Vidya Balan plays the Dhaak at Biswajit's Chatterjee family Durga Puja in Mumbai

Veteran actor Biswajit Chatterjee has been celebrating Durga Puja at their house in Mumbai for over a decade. The Chatterji family Durga Puja is one of the most prominent and most visited Pujas of Mumbai. Biswajit talks to WBRi about this very special Mumbai Durga Puja with his son Prosenjit Chatterjee and daughters Pryma Chatterji and Pallavi Chatterjee by his side.


Ravishing Japanese-American Model Mika Kimura to Participate in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt

Model Mika Kimura Participates in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt [WBRI Washington Bangla Radio USA]

The magnificent international  fashion model Mika Kimura is participating in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt on November 7.



Indian-American Model Umang Baid Participates in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt

Indian-American Fashion Model Umang Baid in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt [WBRI Washington Bangla Radio USA]

Umang enjoyed all the takes and re-takes and the camera attention and has given her best to showcase her obvious talent. "I truly believe that the B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt is one of the best platforms that happened to me which will boost my confidence and help me to explore more and go bigger in the modeling industry", she adds.

Indian-American Fashion Model Umang Baid in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt [WBRI Washington Bangla Radio USA]




Nazia Jahan - Opulent Bengali-American Actress and Model Participates in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt

Bangladeshi American Actress Model NAZIA JAHAN [WBRi Washington Bangla Radio USA]

Connecticut based Nazia Jahan is an ethnic Bengali from Bangladesh. Her trade is Information Technology, but acting is her passion and first love. She is also a model, a television presenter and a dancer.



Indian-American Model Chinal Patel Enters the B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt

Chinal Patel (WBRI)

The gorgeous sultry model is known to possess the specific attitude that many designers or fashion directors look for. Acclaimed for being adaptable, flexible, stylish, versatile and hard working, Chinal is also good at understanding and flawlessly following directions. She is particularly impressive in her ability to carry herself confidently wearing all types of clothing in various  styles.



Mrs. Massachusetts Jewel of India Kalyani Kanuri Engages in B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt

Kalyani Kanuri (WBRI)

Meet the Mrs. Massachusetts Jewel of India pageant winner Kalyani Kanuri of Shrewsbury, MA. She believes every day is a new opportunity, "You can build on yesterday's success or put its failures behind and start over again”. Kalyani is a participant in the Jewel of India B4U Calendar Hunt.



Indian-American Model Urmila Indiran Participates in the B4U Jewel of India Calendar Hunt

Urmila Indiran (WBRI)

Meet Urmila Indiran from Princeton, New Jersey (friends call her "Mila"). Attractive and photogenic, she comes from an ethnic Indian background. She is a full-time professional model and a participant in the Jewel of India B4U Calendar Hunt.



Interview: URVASHI RAUTELA - Contestant from India at Miss Universe, Las Vegas, USA in an Intimate Chat with Marian Chatterjee

Urvashi Rautela - WBRI Washington Bangla Radio Exclusive

Urvashi Rautela - WBRI Washington Bangla Radio Exclusive

In this exclusive wide-ranging audio interview with WBRi Washington Bangla Radio's Marian Chatterjee, Miss Universe contestant from India Urvashi Rautela talks candidly about her remarkable career, her excitement, goals, hopes, aspirations, role models and crushes.