Exclusive WBRi Kolkata Bangla Radio Interviews, Reviews, Features & Profiles

Anirudh Bhola : I’m like a kid in a toy store who wants to explore everything

Nasha title track singer Anirudh Bhola image

He is into singing and also comfortable in acting . He sang Bollywood Hindi Song for film "Kites” and now for film “Nasha". He is forever busy with many projects . He is all that and so much more. His innate sense of style, charm and hunky personality got us wonder as to how he manages to do it all. In a quick conversation with Faisal Saif , Anirudh Bhola opens up about being a singer and his workout regime along with living with an intellectual mind.

Interview: Intimate with Bangla Movie Actress Ridhima Ghosh: Half Serious, Laptop, Rang Milanti, dreams, food and more

beautiful bengali tollywood actress Riddhima

Leading Bengali Tollywood actress known for her cute girl next door charm Ridhima Ghosh in a candid chat session with WBRi correspondent Sayantanee Dutt talks about her career, aspirations and all that she loves and hates.

Onkita Banerjee Ready to Impress with Debut Bangla Audio Songs Album, Sets Sight for Tollywood Bengali Films (WBRi Feature)

New Tollywood singer Onkita Banerjee

The journey of Onkita Banerjee into the world of music started when she was only four years old, though her association with music started even earlier with her mother being her chief inspiration.

Interview: Gracy Singh, Sayali Bhagat, Govinda & Subhasish Mukherjee on SAMADHI Bangla Movie: Preview, Story From Shooting Floor

With the resurgence of Tollywood, it is being seen in new light and is attracting Bollywood actors to be a part of it. One such example is “Samadhi”, and first time producer Pintu Mandal is producing a dramatic triangular love story. Deepankar Senapati and Deepak Sanyal are directing the film jointly. Listen to interviews with Gracy Singh, Sayali Bhagat, Govinda and Subhasish Mukherjee on WBRI exclusively from a shooting location.

Gracy Singh in Kolkata
Gracy Singh

Interestingly, this brings together Bolly actors Govinda, Gracy Singh, Sayali Bhagat along with popular Bangladeshi actor Ferdous Ahmed who is quite popular in Kolkata Bengali film circuit too on the silver screen. Govinda, who has been not doing too many Hindi films nowadays be making his debut in Bengali movies in Samadhi as a policeman. Gracy Singh – the ‘Lagaan’ girl, who left the audience charmed with her subtle performance, will be seen playing a village girl in love with the male lead. Ferdous Ahmed plays the lead in love with a city girl. Sayali Bhagat, the former Femina Miss India World, plays the city girl and is expected to add glamour and a bit of extra spice to the story.

Sayali Bhagat in Kolkata
Sayali Bhagat and Firdous

Actor RANBIR KAPOOR in Kolkata: "I liked looking at my teacher's legs from under my desk in 5th grade"

RANBIR KAPOORThe song ‘Badtameez dil’ from Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor's latest film ‘Yeh Jawani hai Dewaani’ is being considered as the peppy song of the year. So WBRI took the opportunity of the press meet to ask Ranbir that what kind of Badtameezi (Mischief making) he likes to do in real life.

Ranbir after being taken aback by such a question. Listen to what he said after he regained his composure in the full audio recording of his Kolkata press meet.

Interview: Sonam Kapoor - "I am not allowed late nights at Home"

Sonam Kapoor

She is the daughter of Always Looking-Young-Handsome Anil Kapoor. She started her career with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Saawariya'. She is the spokesperson for French beauty brand L'Oreal. With a career span of approximately 9 films, She still prefers to keep her personal life away from Media. She is considered as a Style Goddess for most of the actresses in Bollywood. The one and only Sonam Kapoor goes candid with Faisal Saif.

Abanti Bhattacharjee: Talented Young North Indian Hindustani Classical Vocalist (WBRi Feature)

Abanti BhattacharjeeAbanti Bhattacharjee is a talented young vocalist who has  been  making waves in the North Indian Hindustani Classical music scene.

Interview: Deepika Padukone Chats with Sunny Malik About YJHD and much more

Deepika Padukone

London, UK, May 29 (Washington Bangla Radio): Deepika Padukone is back on the silver screen this Friday after mesmerizing audiences worldwide in her Race 2 avatar earlier this year.

Her latest release is Karan Johar's Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani also starring her ex-beau Ranbir Kapoor.

Her character Naina Talwar  is a simple, good-natured and extremely focused girl. Frustrated by the restrictions she needs to put on herself to achieve her dreams of being a doctor; she impulsively decides to go on a trekking trip to Manali to give herself a break.

Through the film, Naina transforms from the restricted claustrophobic person she thought she was to a free spirited woman with a newfound love for herself and comfort within her choices. She is strong and dependable and stands firmly for rooted family values.

In a chat with our Bollywood correspondent, Sunny Malik, the actress talks about Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and much more.

Interview: RANBIR KAPOOR Chats with Sunny Malik in London

Ranbir Kapoor

London, UK, May 29 (Washington Bangla Radio): Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor was in London recently to promote his latest release, Karan Johar’s Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. The young award-winning actor teamed up with Johar’s production house, Dharma Productions and with director Ayan Mukherji again after the success of Wake Up Sid (2009).

In  Conversation with Bollywood Reporter Sunny Malik, Ranbir Kapoor talks about the film and much more.

Interview: Prithviraj Sukumaran - "I am a selfish actor"

Indian Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran

Another South-Indian heart-throb who started his film career with Malayalam Films in 2002, entered Tamil Films is 2005 and Telugu Films in 2010. Prithviraj Sukumaran (popular as just Prithviraj) started his Bollywood career with Aiyya (which had Rani Mukherji opposite him) in 2012, He is all geared up for the next Bollywood innings with his recent release Aurangzeb for Yash Raj films and has been signed on to play one of the leads in Farah Khan's Happy New Year. Prithviraj goes sweet and raw in a candid chat with Faisal Saif.

Shruti Haasan: Heartbroken for Only One Person (Interview)

Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan is the daughter of South Indian legendary actor Kamal Haasan and actress Sarika. Very few know Shruti is also a musician. She appeared as a child actor in Kamal Haasan's Hey Ram (2000) where she played Vallabhbhai Patel's daughter. She started her acting career in Bollywood with Soham Shah's Luck (2010) opposite Imran Khan which sunk at the Box Office. Shruti went on to do South Indian films and also did Hindi films such as Madhur Bhandarkar's serious-comedy Dil Toh Bachcha Hai Ji. This year the actress has two Hindi films back to back which are Ramaiya Vastavaiya with Girish Taurani and Nikhil Advani's D-Day. The actress goes candid with Faisal Saif.

Interview: Dhriti Saharan - "Sadda Haq shows us truth of tough times in Punjab"

By Faisal Saif

Indian Actress Dhriti Saharan Wallpaper Poster

Dhriti Saharan is on cloud nine. The ban on her film Sada Haq was lifted at a time when she is awaiting her Punjabi-Bengali bilingual Teri Meri Ik Jindri (hashi kannar iti katha) with Partho Ghosh. And at the same time, her Telugu film Love Touch with Jayant is releasing. Faisal Saif talks to the pretty Kolkata-born actress on how she managed her footprint in north, east and south India at the same time.

Interview: Film-Maker Ruhul Amin on HASON RAJA Bangla Movie Starring Mithun Chakraborty and Raima Sen

By Romuz Uddin

Ruhul Amin and Raima Sen shooting for Hason Raja
Director Ruhul Amin and Actress Raima Sen at shooting location for Hason Raja

Interview: Actor SAIF ALI KHAN on Zombie Comedy GO GOA GONE and More

An interview with Saif Ali Khan in London (WBRI)

Leading Bollywood film actor and producer Saif Ali Khan flew into London earlier this week to promote his latest production Go Goa Gone - a zombie comedy.

Directed by Raj Nidimoru and Krishna DK, Go Goa Gone is produced by Saif Ali Khan and Dinesh Vijan under their banner Illuminati Films along with Sunil Lulla of Eros International. The film stars Saif Ali Khan along with Kunal Khemu, Vir Das, Anand Tiwari and Puja Gupta.

The Cocktail actor sat down with Bollywood reporter Sunny Malik and spoke about the film and his forthcoming projects.

ANINDITA SAHA - The Talented Versatile Bengali Singer from Kolkata (WBRi Feature)

Anindita SahaAnindita Saha is an accomplished and performance-driven professional Musician (Vocal), seeking a challenging career in Music. She has a Bachelors degree in Zoology and a Masters Degree in Music from University of Calcutta. Anindita also learned music from INDRANI SEN and CHANDAN ROY CHOUDHURY.