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

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.


PARNA MAITRA: Eminent Rabindrasangeet Singer (WBRI Feature)

Parna Maitra Kolkata Bengali Rabindrasangeet Audio Songs Listen Free Online"It gives me immense pleasure when I sing Rabindrasangeet. Singing fills my heart with fulfillness. Music brings tear to my eyes," says Parna Maitra, and we cannot agree more.

Parna Maitra has released a new Bengali Rabindrasangeet album titled Rabitarani: Songs of Rabindra Nath Tagore under the label of Saregama India Ltd. (erstwhile HMV). You can listen to the album online using the player in the full post. We are also broadcasting these songs on our live Radio channel. The album consists of 10 songs:

Parna Maitra Bengali Rabindrasangeet album Rabitarani Songs of Rabindranath Tagore
1. Bipulo torongore
2. Hridoyososhi Hridigogone
3. Deep nibe gechhe momo
4. Chhaya ghanaichhe bone bone
5. Shtamalo chhaya naiba gele
6. Amay bolona gahite bolona
7. Pushpobone pushpo nahi
8. Maharajo eki saje
9. Tanhare aroti kore chandra topono
10. Ei udashi haowar pothe pothe

Interview: AAMIR KHAN reminisces about his journey of 25 years in Indian Cinema

Aamir Khan

Indian Cinema completes 100 Years this year. And this same year Bollywood's own Mr.Perfectionist Aamir Khan also completes his 25 Years in Indian Cinema, as of course also does QSQT (Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak). The Superstar, The Chocolate-Face, The man with the Midas-Touch, The actor who chooses 'Quality' and not 'Quantity', talks about his journey face-to-face with Faisal Saif.

Aamir Khan


Interview: Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh - "I always wanted to do a kameena role"

Neil Nitin Mukesh

The actor who not only has good looks, but also choose  the role which stays in one's mind for a long time. The actor who chooses unconventional work for himself. From 'Johnny Gaddar' to 'Jail' to the latest thriller '3G'. Son of legendary singer Nitin Mukesh, Neil Nitin Mukesh is confident of people liking him and his work. Straight from Neil's heart by Faisal Saif.


Interview: Luke Kenny - "All our Bollywood Films are so Desi"

Luke Kenny

Indian-Angrez musician Luke Kenny is also an Ex-VJ, Critic, and actor who appeared in a principal role in Farhan Akhtar-Arjun Rampal starrer 'Rock On'. Kenny has co-written and co-directed India's first Zombie Genre feature film 'Rise Of The Zombie'. Kenny has a one-on-one chat straight from his heart with Faisal Saif.

Interview: Actress and Danseuse Aditi Rao Hydari - "If i am to play Sexy, I will play it with Honesty"

Indian Bollywood Actress Aditi Rao Hydari hot

The actress who is also a trained Classical Bharatnatyam danseuse. The actress who has a royal lineages. Another South-Indian soul Aditi Rao Hydari who debuted with Sudhir Mishra's 'Yeh Saali Zindagi' is now being appreciated for her performance in 'Murder 3'. She speaks heart-to-heart with Faisal Saif.



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