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WBRi Interview: Saswata Chatterjee on Playing Transgender in Barshali Banerjee's LGBT Bengali Film "Jenana"

New Bangla Movie JENANA

Kolkata, March 12 (Washington Bangla Radio) - The very versatile actor  Saswata Chatterjee is making news almost every day for his screen avatars. No other actor in Bengali film industry can match the range of roles Saswata has done. The actor is now looking forward to the release of his next venture Barshali Banerjee directed Jenana where he plays a member of the transgender community.  Saswata Chatterjee spoke to Washington Bangla Radio correspondent  Jyoti Prakash Mandal about his role in the film, his personal views on transgender community,  dream role and more.



MURARI: The Mad Gentleman at Rhythm 2016 College Fest

Actress Kiran Sharad
Kiran Sharad

The entire team of upcoming Hindi comedy-drama "MURARI - The Mad Gentleman" made a visit to the on-going Culture College Fest ‘Rhythm 2016’ at Atharva Institute of Film & Television (AIFT), that witnessed a mega film festival for movie aficionados, to promote their film.


Azhar: Why Emraan Hashmi Opted to Play the Role

Mohammad Azharuddin and Emraan Hashmi
AZHAR: Mohammad Azharuddin and Emraan Hashmi

Actor Emraan Hashmi who has done a diverse set of roles in his long standing film career, regards his upcoming release, Azhar as the most challenging film till date. He chose the film for the sole reason that it truly brought out the actor in him, totally pushing him out of his comfort zone. “Before this in my 12-year career, I never focused exclusively on a film for a year-and-a-half. It was a risk and meant getting out of my comfort zone.”



Dishoom: It's a wrap - John Abraham, Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez Complete Abu Dhabi Shooting

Varun Dhawan
Varun Dhawan

Varun Dhawan, one of the stars of this year’s eagerly awaited films, Dishoom, tweeted out saying goodbye to the beautiful city of Abu Dhabi where the last few scenes from the Abu Dhabi schedule were shot. Varun’s tweet also included a picture of himself with the Abu Dhabi skyline in the background.


Fashion to Baywatch: 5 Reasons Priyanka Chopra as Good as Any Male Lead

Actress Priyanka Chopra (WBRi File Photo)
Actress Priyanka Chopra (WBRi File Photo)

The actress’ career graph has only grown by the year with her choice of roles making her one of the most popular stars we have today. Here’s why we feel she is as good as any male lead.



Love Shagun: A touch of smart humor, a film resonating with youth (review)

Nidhi Subbaiah and Anuj Sachdeva
Actress Nidhi Subbaiah and actor Anuj Sachdeva

First time director Saandesh Nayak is riding high after the release of his film ‘Love Shagun”. Inspired from his real life and wedding the movie was shot in scenic locations of Goa. Starring Anuj Sachdeva and Nidhi Subbaiah, the movie has managed to shed light on a lot of issues the young generation is facing today.

Read: Saandesh and Isha Nayak's Wedding Inspires Love Shagun


Shruti Haasan Back in Rock-Star Mode on Women’s Day

Shruti Haasan (WBRi File Photo)
Shruti Haasan (WBRi File Photo)

Actress, singer and song-writer Shruti Haasan is all set to give her musical spirit a very special outlet this year. She's getting ready to release a very special single in collaboration with music directors Ehsaan and Loy on the occasion of women's day this year. The song is dedicated to a woman's power to dream and her never say die attitude to achieve it.


SHORTCUT SAFAARI: An example of Shravan Kumar's Vision

Shravan Kumar
Dr. Shravan Kumar

The National Award winning DOP Amitabha Singh's film is a jungle adventure with undercurrents of parenting and nature, stars Jimmy Sheirgill in an important role. The movie which attempts to reconnect us with our Mother Nature was premiered at The National Children's Film Festival (NCFF), established by the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI) at the capital New Delhi.

MURARI The Mad Gentleman: ASRANI duped by Govind Pathak

Fake Tantrik in MURARI: The Mad Gentleman.
Fake Tantrik

Actor Govind Pathak has carved a niche for himself by playing slightly quirky and cunning characters in the films like I ME AUR MAIN, HEROPANTI, KILL DILL, CITYLIGHTS, GUDDU KI GUN. From a forged certificate seller in Ranveer Singh’s KILL DILL to a construction caretaker and agent in Rajkummar Rao’s CITYLIGHTS, Govind quite enthralled us. And now the actor is ready to amuse us to the hilt with his ‘fake tantrik’ character in the upcoming film MURARI: The Mad Gentleman.


Watch: Buddhu Sa Mann - Kapoor and Sons (Video Song)

Actress Fawad Khan and actor Sidharth Malhotra

The makers of Kapoor & Sons have launched the song Buddhu Sa Mann from the film. The song has been sung by Armaan and Amaal Malik. And composed by Amaal Malik.


Meet "BHUTU" - the five-year old innocent girl fighting for family values as an invisible lovable ghost (Bengali TV Serial)

Bhutu the friendly bengali ghost

Moving away from the Clutter of Saas Bahu complexities and Romantic rendezvous, “BHUTU”  brings forth a five-year old innocent ghost protagonist whose  belief in family bonding, relentless and intelligent solutions and never-give-up attitude about relationships is a light-hearted Comedy.



Baaghi: First Look at Shraddha Kapoor "Be a Rebel" Revealed on Her Birthday

Actress Shraddha Kapoor in BAAGHI

Upcoming Hindi film Baaghi will release it's official poster on March 9. However, right after Tiger Shroff's first look, it’s now time for Shraddha Kapoor to revel in her birthday celebrations.



Hansal Mehta's Aligarh to be screened at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)

Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkumar Rao in Hansal Mehta’s Aligarh
Manoj Bajpayee and Rajkumar Rao in "Aligarh" feature film

Director Hansal Mehta’s ‘Aligarh’ released last week to a thunderous applause from critics, fans and Bollywood veterans. The film is about a professor in Aligarh University, who was fired for his sexuality. The film will be showcased at the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru University, (JNU) New Delhi on the 5th of March 2016 as part of the I View World International Film Festival.


MURARI The Mad Gentleman: Birju Maharaj influences Kiran Sharad's bindass Mohini act

Actress Kiran Sharad and actor Sanjay Singh in Murari
Kiran Sharad and Sanjay Singh in Murari

The trained Indian classical Kathak dancer from Amravati has done theater and also had an interesting stint in small screen with dance reality shows. She appeared as a lead in 2012 offbeat movie SHUDRA: THE RISING, the movie was dedicated to Baba Saheb Ambedkar. Read more about the beautiful Indian actress and watch the official Murari trailer in HD.


Love Punjab: Two Kids Manvir Johal and Sargun Mehta on the sets with Amrinder Gill

New Punjabi Movie

The trailer of ‘Love Punjab’ was out last week and was absolutely loved by the audience across the nation. The Punjabi film stars the super-hit duo Amrinder Gill and Sargun Mehta, after their very successful pairing in Angrej. Read all about the new Punjabi movie and watch the trailer via WBRi.



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