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Watch: Official Trailer of Student of the Year (2012)

Student Of The Year marks the debut of Sidharth Malhotra, Alia Bhatt and Varun Dhawan, who are all geared up to set the silver screen on fire with their performances. Watch the official SOTY trailer.



Get a memory for a life time come to TOTAL RECALL (2012) - Official Synopsis

The sci-fi action thriller which mesmerized the audience with its release in 1990 is back once again for the entertainment of the audience. The reboot film of Sony Pictures Total Recall is back with a new star cast and a new concept. The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel and Colin Farrell and is inspired and based on author Philip K Dick’s short story “We can remember it for you Wholesale.”



Get a memory for a life time come to TOTAL RECALL (2012) - Official Synopsis

The sci-fi action thriller which mesmerized the audience with its release in 1990 is back once again for the entertainment of the audience. The reboot film of Sony Pictures Total Recall is back with a new star cast and a new concept. The film stars Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel and Colin Farrell and is inspired and based on author Philip K Dick’s short story “We can remember it for you Wholesale.”



Actress Jessica Biel "More interested to know why people commit crime" (Interview)

Jessica BielMumbai, Aug 1, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sony Picture’s film Total Recall will be releasing on August 3 worldwide. In this film Actress Jessica Biel will be playing one of the lead roles of character Melina. Jessica who started her film career at the age of 14 has worked in many films. Her prominent films being The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Blade: Trinity, I’ll be home for Christmas, Summer catch, The Rules of attraction, Valentine’s day, New years eve etc. She became a household name for her character of Mary Camden she played in the drama series 7 th Heaven.


Routes 2 Roots Releases VEDAS on DVD

New Delhi, July 31, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) New Delhi based non-profit NGO Routes 2 Roots , in collaboration with IFFCO Foundation, have launched a collector’s treasure “VEDAS” on DVD after great research and authentication.

The 8 hour DVD features chanting of all the four Vedas in Sanskrit with subtitling in 9 world languages (English, Hindi, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, Mandarin, French, Spanish and German).

Watch a promo video of the Vedas online and order the DVD boxed set in USA via Amazon or in India via Flipkart:


The Vedas are ancient wisdom bestowed upon mankind from circa 3000 BC by seers and the learned. For around a millennium, it was never documented and was passed on by word of mouth, because of which some of it has been lost forever.


Rakshabandhan is a festival to understand sister’s welfare says Vijay Badlani

By Sanjay Sharma Raj

Vijay Badlani with sister Priya

Mumbai, July 31, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Priya, the sister of actor Vijay Badlani is married and now she lives in Kandivali.


Kate Beckinsale loves to be called an action star (Interview)

Kate BeckinsaleMumbai, July 31, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) The 5 feet 7 inch tall actress Kate Beckinsale is always in the news for her films and her personality. This time around she is back in the limelight for her film “Total Recall” of Sony Pictures in which she is playing the character of Lori. The film which releases worldwide on 3rd August also stars Actor Colin Farrell and Jessica Biel alongside Kate in the lead roles. Producer Toby Jaffe and Neal Moritz’s this film is directed by Len Wiseman.



Alia Bhatt Character Poster: Student of the Year (2012)

Alia Bhatt Character Poster - Student of the Year (2012) Bollywood Hindi Film

Mumbai, July 31, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Dharma Productions is on a spree of asset release for ‘Student Of The Year’. The unique characteristic of all the launches as of now is that all have been launched at midnight.



Shakti Samanta's Grandson Aditya Debuts in Bollywood with "Yeh jo Mohabbat hai" with Global Advertisers' Outdoor Promotion

Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai (2012) Bollywood Film Poster

Mumbai, July 30, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) From the house of Shakti Samanta, the director and producer of Rajesh Khanna’s first three hits ‘Aradhana’, ‘Kati Patang’ and ‘Amar Prem’, rolls out his company Shakti Film's latest  film 'Yeh Jo Mohabbat Hai'. The movie, which releases on August 3 worldwide, also happens to be the acting debut of Samanta's grandson Aditya who plays the lead. Nazia Hussain is the heroine. Take a first look at the film and watch the teaser trailer.



Claudia Ciesla hopes for the best for the Indian Olympic team

Claudia CieslaMumbai, July 30, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) The zeal and enthusiasm for Olympics continues to be invigorating amongst audience. But the Olympic fever has now gripped the celebs as well.



Recall of the past for Kate and Colin

Kate Beckinsale and Colin Farrell

Mumbai, India, July 30, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Kate Beckinsale and Colin Farrell are working together in the Sony Pictures reboot film “Total Recall”. In this flick Kate and Colin will be seen portraying the roles of husband and wife.



Hindi play "Zindagi Beautifool" To Be Made into a Comedy Movie Shot in Beautiful Goa

By Sanjay Sharma Raj

Sameer PatelMumbai, July 30, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Efforts are being made to make Hindi play reach worldwide. A play titled “Baat-Baat Mein Bigdey Haalaat” which is celebrating its silver jubilee is going to be made as a comedy movie 'Zindagi Beautifool’ under the banner of Full House Production & director is Sameer Iqbal Patel.



Tapasi Roy Chowdhury’s Shiv Ganesh Vandana (Cozmik Harmony) Bhakti Audio Album CD Release

Tapashi Roychowdhury's Shiva Ganesha Vandana: Devotional Bhakti Songs Album Launch (Cozmik Harmony)
Sridip Ghosh (left), Tapasi Roychowdhury, Shivaji Chatterjee, Gautam Susmit

Kolkata, July 24, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) Tapasi Roy Chowdhury launched her audio CD of Shiv Ganesh Vandana under the banner of Cozmik Harmony at the Press Club of Kolkata on the 23rd of July. This is the first time that a proper launch of a religious audio CD took place in West Bengal. The CD is

Singer Tapasi Roy Chowdhury was present at the audio songs launch event along with Shivaji Chattopadhyay, Shridip Ghosh, Suman and Goutam Susmit, all of whom expressed optimism about a positive reception of the album.



Surbahar Announces Batuk Nandy Smriti Samman Puraskar Awards 2012

BATUK NANDY SMRITI SAMMAN 2012 Awards

Kolkata, July 29, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) The winners of BATUK NANDY SMRITI SAMMAN 2012 have been announced and the awards ceremony will be held at Rabindra Okakura Bhaban, Kolkata today. The awards and the program are presented by Surbahar. Presenting the list of winners for this year.



Sidharth Malhotra Character Poster: Student of the Year (2012)

Bollywood Indian Hindi Movie Actor and Model Sidharth Malhotra (Student of the Year, 2012)

Mumbai, July 29, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) For all Dharma fans the excitement is never ending. As the new poster of ‘Student Of The Year’ is out which has the first competitor, model turned actor Sidharth Malhotra who plays the character of Abhi in the movie. We wonder which star shall be revealed next, will it be Aliya Bhatt or Varun Dhawan, only time will tell.