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Video: Celebrate Holi in Pritam's style with Balam Pichkari


Ace music director and singer Pritam’s fans shared a rendition of his IIFA 2014 performance of 'Balam Pichkari' on social media. The video named ‘Holi with Pritam’ invites viewers to celebrate Holi, in Pritam’s style with the Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani song.

Myntra’s "All About You" Encourages Breaking Barriers and Spreading Magic of Colours this Holi


Have you heard of absurd myths like women who wear too much red are easy! Or, one should wear jazzy colors only at night? This Holi, ‘All About You’ from Deepika Padukone has launched an interesting social media campaign. The idea behind the campaign is to bust these weird myths around wearing colors.


More than often we come across do’s and don’ts when it comes to wearing certain colors; how to wear them, which colors suits what skin tones and which body types and more.



Sangeeta Ahir
Sangeeta Ahir

Known for producing content based hit entertaining movies like Singh Saab the Great, Guddu Rangeela, Calender Girls, Sangeeta Ahir's ManglMurti Films has added a new dimension, by spreading its wings and entering the distribution market. The promising production house has chosen the most awaited Hollywood film of the year ‘Batman V/S Superman: Dawn of Justice' to start their distribution channel. ManglMurti Films will distribute the film in the Mumbai Circuit.

Pichkari ki Dhar, Gulal ki bauchar only on Pogo TV Channel this Holi

POGO's Rang Barse on 27th March 2016 at 12PM

On the eve of the most colourful festival, join the wagon as India’s leading kids channel throws a grand affair with Chhota Bheem & his Dholakpur ki toli along with Mighty Raju this Holi. The iconic characters launch a TV Special Rang Barse on 27th March 2016 at 12PM and 6PM only on POGO. The fun begins on 23rd and 24th March as Pogo brings to its fellow fans a special watch & win contest that will run all day on Holi.

Mumbai-based Starline Productions Announces Five Film Projects in 2016

Starline Productions Announces Five Film Projects in 2016

Starline Productions – Mumbai’s biggest casting, talent and production house is known for casting a lot of artistes and actors for TV serials, TVC ads, print shoots and other projects.The company recently announced its plan to launch five film projects this year. CEO and Photographer of Starline Productions Jude Fernandes in an interview to news portal IndiaNewsNetwork.IN said, Starline Productions has very ambitious plans for the coming few months and plans to take the entire industry by storm. Located at Bungalow No 41 at Four Bungalows-MAHADA in suburban Andheri west, Starline Productions has a huge office space, in-house studio with casting, audition and recording facilities. The company plans to also invest in more floor space including a film shooting studio/floor in the Goregaon-Malad area.

Sharon Prabhakar, Greeshma Thampi & Neha Kare Kanabar train MUMO Mumbai Moms on personal branding

Sharon Prabhakar, Neha Kare Kanabar, Shomali from SAHER, Greeshma Thampi, Vanita Awasthi of SOFITEL
From Left: Sharon Prabhakar, Neha Kare Kanabar, Shomali from SAHER, Greeshma Thampi, Vanita Awasthi of SOFITEL

MUMO Mumbai Moms, the largest and fastest growing community for mothers on Facebook is known for getting together the hardworking mothers of the city to share positive breaks of life. They conduct grand meet every month and invite moms to take a break from their busy schedule and meet up. There’s something for everyone to take away from these theme based meets. While they do have their leisure fun party meet ups, they have also gone ahead to do charity drives, ran marathons, and trekking trips. They have been featured by various leading dailies for raising the campaign of women safety to sensitive topics like FGM. The meet in July 2015 had celebrity moms like Maria Goretti, Perizaad Zorabian, Manasi Joshi Roy, Shunali Khullar Shroff, Shubha Shetty Saha and Neha Kare as panelist to solve mommy related problems.

NIP NGO Organizes Panel Discussion on West Bengal Assembly Elections Parties Manifesto & Disability, Announces Helpline

Panel Discussion on West Bengal Assembly Election - Political Parties Manifesto & Disability and Announcement of HELP LINE organized by NIP NGO held at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata

Kolkata, March 21 - NIP NGO (National Institute of Professionals) - An Educational Centre for the Blind & Disabled Students came up with this unique innovative initiative to spread awareness to people through a panel discussion on “West Bengal Assembly Election - Political Parties Manifesto & Disability” for the exploration of new avenue for the disabled in ensuing West Bengal Assembly Election at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata.


Singer Sania Rawani
Sania Rawani

Bhajan Samrat Anup Jalota launched second single ‘Naina Laage Rey’ of singer Sania Rawani in the presence of Sameer Sen, Rimi Dhar and Somsubhro Sarkaar.

US Consul General Craig L. Hall Visits Kolkata Art Exhibition Opened by Actress Sayani Datta and Fashion Designer Agnimitra Paul

Bengali Actress SAYANI DATTA
Sayani Datta

Renowned fashion designer Agnimitra Paul and eminent Tollywood actress Sayani Datta recently inaugurated an art exhibition titled Cart That Art – Priceless Art @ Artful Prices, at ICCR in Kolkata.

The Beautiful Actress Swati Kaushik in Comedy Serial "Forty plus"

Swati Kaushik

Model, Actor, TV & Film actress Swati Kaushik has been seen in many serials like CID, Fear File, Savdhaan India, Maharana Pratap etc and movies like My Loving Dad, Hum to Chale London, Yamdas etc.

Will Ambuj Wadi, Malad(W) get Water this Summer?

Manmohan Gupta of Gandhi Vichar Manch, a social organisation
Manmohan Gupta of Gandhi Vichar Manch, a social organization

Ambuj Wadi at Malvani, Malad(W) does not has water connection from BMC and thousands of poor residents, who have valid ration cards, voter id card, electricity etc are suffering.

Bangla Perfumes Bring ISSEY MIYAKE from Japan to Bangladesh

In the photo (from left) Zakir Hossain, Executive Director, Md. Faridul Hassan Chowdhury, Chairman, Khondoker Nazrul Islam, CEO & Reshad H. Khan, Director of  Bangla Perfumes Distributors Ltd.
In the photo (from left) Zakir Hossain, Executive Director, Md. Faridul Hassan Chowdhury, Chairman, Khondoker Nazrul Islam, CEO & Reshad H. Khan, Director of Bangla Perfumes Distributors Ltd.

Perfume lovers in city this afternoon, had some truly happy hours with Bangla Perfumes Distributors Ltd, the top-brand fragrance distributor in country where the later introduced its newest family-member ISSEY MIYAKE from Japan now all available in the domestic market.

Myntra's 'All About You' from Deepika Padukone: Aspirations of Ambitious Women and Career Goals

Actress DEEPIKA PADUKONE (WBRi File Photo)
Deepika Padukone (WBRi File Photo)

To be at the pinnacle of success and to love what you do is something we all aspire. Here is a video that summarizes the views of few young women who fearlessly express their opinions on their career and ambitions. Whether it is following the daily routine of a 9-5 job or being your own boss, it’s All About You!

Experience Sunset @ Carter with Zorawar Kalra's #HighOctaneLab

Zorawar and Dildeep Kalra
Zorawar and Dildeep Kalra

Offering a 270 degree view of the Arabian Sea, Massive Restaurants launched its highly anticipated #HighOctaneLab – MasalaBar, situated at Carter Road in Bandra (W), Mumbai. MasalaBar showcased mixological evolution through its handcrafted signature beverages and a scientific laboratory operation, featuring bleeding edge, post-modern techniques creating a Bar experience unlike any before. Offering a breathtaking view, MasalaBar, possibly being the only concept in its genre, was purely illuminated with candles during evening hours, thereby offering a first-of-its-kind, intimate experience to its patrons.

Watch Pritam Perform Live in Auckland, New Zealand (Video)

Pritam Chakraborty

Music Composer Pritam recently performed at a live concert in Auckland, New Zealand at the Logan Campbell Centre Greenlane. He performed to a medley of his numbers from Yeh Dooriyaan to Tu Jaane Na.Watch a video of the performance.