Washington Bangla Radio News

Zee Bangla Sonar Sangsar: Indrani Halder & Rachana Banerjee to Celebrate Family Togetherness in TV Event


Kolkata, Feb 23 (Washington Bangla Radio) - Zee Bangla Sonar Sansar 2016 slated for Telecast on 6th March Sunday, 7pm will bring forth the entire Zee Bangla Family in an extravagantly entertaining evening to “Celebrate Togetherness” and the essence of the best gift “FAMILY”. Watch a slideshow from the TV event and get details of the participants, awards and judges via WBRi.

You’ve got the wrong Girl: Girija Devi, Srijit Mukherjee and Joy Sengupta Launch Latest Novel by Sreemoyee Piu Kundu

Sreemoyee Piu Kundu (WBRi)
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu

Tollywood’s most sought after director Srijit Mukherjee, scenographer Swarup Dutta and renowned actor Joy Sengupta recently launched the latest book by new-gen author Sreemoyee Piu Kundu. The book titled ‘You’ve got the wrong Girl’ is the third book of the author after Faraway Music (2013) and Sita’s Curse (2014).

Srijit Mukherji and Abir Chatterjee Launch Social ক্রীড়া' Krira

Srijit Mukherji and Abir Chatterjee
Srijit Mukherji and Abir Chatterjee

Public Relations Society of India, Kolkata Chapter and PSS Entertainments have launched an initiative called Social ক্রীড়া, an event to spread awareness about social media and its utility. Director Srijit Mukherjee and Actor Abir Chatterjee and Designer Agnimitra Paul inaugurated the event in a grand manner in the presence of many well known personalities from different fields of the city at ICCR, Kolkata.

AGM of DMEABS held in Singapore


First time in its history Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Diploma Marine Engineering Association of Bangladesh, Singapore (DMEABS) held in Singapore on last Sunday. In the AGM, participants reviewed on DMEABS constitution and amended some clauses and added some new clauses for the betterment of the organization and its members.

MAD Studios brings the perfect cinematic experience to the audience with ‘Neerja’

NEERJA - Pan Am Flight Set

MAD Studios, a premiere film equipment rental company, brings to the audience an experience to remember with the film ‘Neerja’. They have provided their lighting expertise, production essentials setup, vanity vans and generators for the film.

Music Video: Aarachar - Thaikkudam Bridge: Aditi Rao Hydari teams up with director Bejoy Nambiar again

Aditi Rao Hydari (WBRi File Photo)
Aditi Rao Hydari (WBRi File Photo)

Actress Aditi Rao Hydari has teamed up once again with director Bejoy Nambiar for a Rock Band's music video where she plays a goth princess. Sung by a Kerala based band, Thaikkudam Bridge, the song has been named Aarachar which means hangman. Watch the music video.

JNU fracas: Instinctive Resistance and Tyranny of Power-Politics - Nirendra Dev

‘One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich’ is one of the best known novels that portrayed brilliantly the scathing indictment of Communist tyranny and an eloquent affirmation of the human spirit.

Bajrangi bhaijaan & Bahubali in "Power Couple" Indian TV Show

Vindu Dara Singh and Dina
Vindu Dara Singh and Dina

Dina was sitting on a swing above the pool and Vindu who was dressed as a Pirate had to dive in and get a necklace & Tiara from the locked treasure chests.

Lyricist Naqsh Lyallpuri to be honoured by Jalota Welfare Foundation

Among the artists who are scheduled to perform are Anup Jalota, Suresh Wadkar, Talat Aziz, Anuradha Paudwal, Richa Sharma, Madhushree, Shailaja Subramanium and Kshitij Tarey.Global Advertisers Group Company MM Mithaiwala is the official catering partner for the prestigious event.


Tanaz Doshi
Tanaz Doshi

Actor Rahul Bose and his NGO The Foundation today hosted their annual auction - "The Idea of India" featuring 11 pieces of iconic memorabilia from celebrated donors who personify and epitomize the soul of art and culture.

Rahul Bose
Rahul Bose

সিঙ্গাপুরে বাংলা স্কুলের শিশুদের অমর একুশে উদযাপন

A Bengali child with flower bouquet in the celebration event
A child with flower bouquet in the celebration event

সিঙ্গাপুর, ফেব্রæয়ারি ২০, ২০১৬ - প্রায় ১৫ বছর বাংলাদেশ ল্যাঙ্গুয়েজ অ্যান্ড কালচারাল ফাউন্ডেশন (বিএলসিএফ) নামে বাংলায় দুটো স্কুল পরিচালিত হয় সিঙ্গাপুরে। প্রবাসী বাঙালি পরিবারের প্রায় ছয় শ’ শিশু এখানে আন্তর্জাতিক মানদন্ডে লেখাপড়ার সুযোগ পেয়ে থাকে।

Saregama launches Hema Malini’s music album “Dream Girl” composed by Babul Supriyo

Watch:  Dream Girl - Hema Malini & Babul Supriyo (Music Video)
Saregama brings together the Sholay team to launch Hema Malini’s music album “Dream Girl” composed by Babul Supriyo

At the launch, Hema Malini said, “Art and entertainment are what keeps me going; it is a part of me now. I had not explored my singing talent before and I am therefore very excited to showcase this side of me to the audience. Hope they continue to shower their love on me as they have done over the past years.”

India's Sameer Anjaan Sets Guinness World Record for Writing Most Number of Film Songs

Sameer Anjaan is the son of lyricist ANJAAN who wrote famous songs like “Khaike Paan Banaras Wala” & “Salaam-e-ishq Meri Jaan”. Carrying the legacy of his father ahead, Sameer has several popular Hindi film songs to his credit, few of which he just published on Filmi Gaane, a channel on YouTube.com. Songs featured in YT compilation include “Akhiyan Milaoon Kabhi Akhiyan Churaoon”, “Teri Adaon Pe Marta Hoon”, “Abhi Saans Lene Ki Fursat Nahin Hai”, “Mera Yaar Dildar Bada Sona” etc.

Da Bang Live concert: Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez to bring back KICK magic on stage

Salman Khan

Salman Khan is all set to entertain the audience in Surat, Gujarat at his first ever live concert in a long time – Da Bang Live Concert. The actor will be performing alongside gorgeous actress Jacqueline Fernandez recreating their ‘KICK’ magic. The duo was seen romancing each other in their last hit film ‘KICK’ where they lit up the screen with their chemistry.

Fans are looking forward to watch their favorite star on stage performing to his hit tracks. They are eager to see Salman and Jacqueline, perform on their song ‘Hangover’ and recreate the famous ‘Jumme Ki Raat’ dance step too.

Chitrangada Singh, Elli Avram and Lauren Gottlieb, singers Neha Kakkar and Nakash Aziz will also be performing during the concert. The show will be hosted by the witty and hilarious Manish Paul.

Boogie Frantick Judges India's Largest Hip Hop Festival

Boogie Frantick from The Mighty Zulu Kings judes EngiFest in India

India’s leading apparel & accessories brand – Spykar Lifestyles Pvt Ltd presented Switch the Funk up (STFU), a part of India’s largest college festival EngiFest in the capital. The country’s most happening cultural festival at Delhi Technology University showcased Hip-Hop dance talent in the biggest national-level competition ever. Renowned actor & dancer celebrity Boogie Frantick from The Mighty Zulu Kings, USA (Los Angeles) had an interactive dance workshop on 14th February followed by the judging of the gala dance competition on 15th February. The 75th year celebration saw fusion of dance, music and fashion  in a never-seen-before set up where styles like 1X1 popping, 2X2 popping, crewXcrew and AllStyles flashed across the crowd by the participants.