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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.

WBRi exclusive interview: Ranbir Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor along with co-star Anushka Sharma recently visited Kolkata to promote their film Bombay Velvet. During the promotion the very flamboyant Ranbir Kapoor talked to Washington Bangla Radio correspondent Jyoti Prakash Mandal about the movie, his character and more. Excerpts:

WBRi excluisve interview: Kangana Ranaut

Kangana Ranaut is presently one of the busiest actresses in Bollywood. After creating ripples with string of extraordinary performances in movies like, Fashion, Krrish 3, Tanu weds Manu, Revolver Rani, Once upon a time in Mumbai, she has made it to the wish list of every director in the T-town. The versatile actress recently visited Kolkata to promote her latest film Tanu Weds Manu returns along with male lead R. Madhavan.

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:

শিকড় | Shikawr: Travel to Your Roots with the Bengali Songs Album of the Decade

New Bengali Audio Songs Album Shikawr Sahana BajpeiIt will pull you back in time and remind you of the long road you took across the world. Engulfing you in nostalgia, it will renew your appreciation for the things you have at the same time. You will wonder about the roads you did not take at the intersections of your life. Listen free online to Sahana Bajpaie's new Bangla songs album and download it from iTunes.

Interview - Bengali Actress Meghna Halder: "Bangla Movie Ei Raat Tomar Amar" has taken a separate place in my filmography

Meghna Halder, the Bengali actress who is known for her Bollywood flicks Mere ‘Hum Safar’ with Siddharth Koirala and ‘Take Off’ Rajpal Yadav and Kaji Toukir, is once again ready to put the screen on fire along with the very handsome Priyangshu Chatterjee with thier upcoming film ‘Ei Raat Tomar Amar’. Meghna also has a brilliant filmography in Bengali film industry which includes films like ‘Shapmochon’ with Jishu, ‘Sathihara’ with superstar Jeet, critically acclaimed movie Barrage 86 and many more. The actress speaks her heart out about the film, the bold scenes, her experience working with Priyanshu and more

Ei Raat Tomar Amar,meghna halder,priyanshu

                                     Meghna in Ei Raat toma r Amar.

Exclusive: Designer Indroneel Mukherjee on Dressing to Make an Impression Part 2

In my last column, I spoke about the importance of dress to impress. Few people have asked me about how to find out their individual style, as they were not sure of what it really should be. Well, we naturally have the tendency to adhere & not stand out.

Exclusive: Designer Indroneel Mukherjee on Dressing to Make an Impression


“She is not my type at all!”

“He looks so LS!!”

“She looks friendly!!”

“He looks efficient!!’

“I can never forget the way Tanushree shouted when I scared her”: Aryann Bhowmick (WBRi exlcusive interview)

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