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Subroto Mukherjee Launches Debut Bengali Songs Album "Chena Mukher Araley" (Sagarika)

Chena Mukher Araley: Singer Subrata Mukherjee and Music Director Rana Sarkar of New Bengali Audio Songs Album
Subrata Mukherjee (Left) and Rana Sarkar

Calcutta, India, Aug 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) On Friday, the 11th of August, the Bengali music album "Chena Mukher Aarale" by Subroto Mukherjee was launched at the Jamuna Banquet in Kolkata, in the presence of several renowned personalities and press representatives.

Nirmala Misra
Nirmala Misra

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Nirmala Misra and Dwijen Mukherjee
Nirmala Misra and Dwijen Mukherjee

Varun Dhawan Next Big Kid on the Block - Salman Khan

Fresh Bollywood Faces - Debutants Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt and Siddharth MalhotraBy Kuber Sarup

Mumbai, Aug 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Salman Khan has got the Midas touch!

Salman has always supported fresh talent; he has and groomed and guided many debutants with his eye for talent.  In a recent interview, Salman said that according to him the next big kid on the block is ace comedy director David Dhawan’s son, Varun Dhawan.

Happy Birthday Virthday Sridevi !

Birthday wish for Indian Bollywood Movie Actress Sridevi

Mumbai, Aug 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) As Sridevi celebrates her birthday, film maker Balki has a special present to gift her on this very special day. Sridevi has very exciting year to look forward to, as the theatrical trailer of her film English Vinglish launches on her birthday that is 13th of August. English Vinglish marks Sridevi’s come back to the silver screen after 15 long years.

Film Baba Ramsaa Peer (2012) to release on 7 September

Gracy Singh and Aushim Khetarpal
Gracy Singh and Aushim Khetarpal

Mumbai, August 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) The film Baba Ramsaa Peer which is to release on 7 September is a historical epic film based on a renowned saint of Rajasthan Baba Ramsaa Peer. Aushim Khetarpal, who had produced Presidential award winning film “Shirdi Sai Baba”, is the producer of this film. Aushim plays dual role of that of a producer as well as an actor in the film. He will be seen portraying the central character of Baba Ramsaa Peer alongside Actress Gracy Singh.

Gujrati Movie PARDESH EK SAPANU (2012) Preview - A Drama Spanning Three Continents: Story, Poster, Trailer, Stills

Pardes Ek Sapanu (2012) Gujrati Movie Poster

Hot Indian Gujrati Movie ActressMumbai, Aug 13, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Pardesh - Ek Sapanu is a forthcoming Gujarati movie expected to have a release date of Aug 24, 2012. The film is directed by Manish Pathak and Vipul Vyas and produced by Hariprasad Chunilal Desai. The star cast includes Vipul Vyas, Druma Mehta, Mehkasha, Roopa Divatia, Hasmukh Bhavsar, Jaimini Trivedi, Harsha Bhavsar, Kiran Joshi, Pradip Pandya, Poornima Bhatt, Jahnvi Patel, Nikhil Joshi, Manish Desai, Suvit Pandya, Markand Dave, Karan Rao, Mehul Joshi and others.

Official plot outline / story (synopsis) of Pardes - Ek Sapanu

In a small town of Gujarat, lives a young bright eyed man named Vijay. His family is typical middle class family, with just the money to meet day to day needs. Vijay’s father has saved some money by working hard for his wife’s operation.

Vijay has an uncle, who lives in USA. This is the reason, his family is hopeful of finding a bride or any chance to send Vijay to USA. But Vijay is determined to stay in India. One of the main reasons being his love affair with neighbour Gauri, who is not only beautiful but good mannered and educated just like Vijay. Read the full synopsis and watch the Gujrati movie Pardes Ek Sapanu (2012) trailer online.

MEET BROS ANJJAN rally and remix on the success of KYAA SUPER COOL HAIN HUM

Meet Bros Anjjan - Trio of Bollywood Music Directors from Mumbai

Mumbai, India, Aug 3, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Mumbai based, award wining music director trio "Meet Bros Anjjan" recently gave the Bollywood industry three blockbuster hit tracks for the Balaji Motion Pictures produced film, "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum". In conjunction with the release of the movie, Meet Bros Anjaan remixed “Teri Shirt da Button”, which was one of the films’s highlighted tracks. Accompanying the remix is the music video filled with an all star cast. Indian Television celebrities like Karan Mehra from Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai, Karishma Tanna, Host and Tv actress and Vivian from “Pyaar Ki Ek Kahaani” and "Madhubala" are some of the familiar faces that can be seen enjoying the remix beats. T-series is currently hosting the popular video on their Youtube channel. Watch "Shirt Da Button" Official Remix Song Music Video by Meet Bros Anjjan Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum Online.

9 ELEVEN Gets a Record 8 Nominations at the 
 2012 World Music & Independent Film Festival

Manan Singh Katohora with 9-Eleven Cast Members @ DCSAFF 2012
Manan Singh Katohora (center) with 9-Eleven Cast Members @ DCSAFF 2012

Washington, DC, August 10, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) It was announced today that "9 ELEVEN" has been nominated for 8 WMIFF Awards. The categories are: Best Horror/Thriller Film : Narain K Mathur, Sadhna Mathur, Manan Singh Katohora; Best South East Asian Film (Feature) : Narain K Mathur, Sadhna Mathur, Manan Singh Katohora; Best Supporting Actor (Feature) : Tejash Natali; Best Supporting Actress (Feature) : Jyoti Singh; Best Supporting Actor (Feature) : Sonny Chatrath; Best Screenplay (Feature) : Manan Singh Katohora; Best Director (Feature) : Manan Singh Katohora; Best Director in SouthEast Asian Film : Manan Singh Katohora; The winners will be announced on Saturday, August 25' 2012 - http://www.wmiff.net/2012-nominees

New Tej Hundal and Ravi Bal Album "Punjabian Da Raaj" Released

Punjabian Da Raj by Tej Hundal and Ravi Bal (MP3 Download)

London, UK, August 9, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) A voice that has been kept under wraps while a pursuit of academia took precedence and a subsequent period abroad as he successfully scaled professional heights; an epitome of the present-day Punjabi striving to achieve, excel in the world and indeed rise to the upper echelons of society.

Watch Punjabian Da Raaj Official Music Video - A Tej Hundal and Ravi Bal Album

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Having already a forged a formidable singing reputation following his alliance with Moviebox, now Switzerland based vocalist Tej Hundal is back for the long haul with illustrious composer and music producer Ravi Bal, responsible for Malkit Singh’s Midas Touch, Surjit Khan’s Headliner and most recently Avtar Maniac’s Haneri, enlisted for musical duties on this 8-track solo project.

Watch and Groove to "Ramba Mein Samba" Song with Farah Khan & Boman Irani

Farah Khan & Boman Irani grooving to ‘Ramba Mein Samba’
Farah Khan & Boman Irani grooving to ‘Ramba Mein Samba’

Mumbai, Aug 9, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Farah Khan and Boman Irani have got yet another surprise for their audiences. Their brand new released song from Shirin Farhad ki toh nikal padi has the entertaining duo dancing on ‘Ramba Mein Samba’. It’s a fast paced track with the vintage feel and the vocals are by the very popular Usha Uthup.  Shirin Farhad will be seen dancing in many filmy avatars in this highly entertaining video. Boman Irani has done an exceptional job by matching steps with Farah Khan, who’s already a renowned choreographer.

Sunil Kant Munjal Releases Anil Sainani’s "Triumph of Togetherness"

Tina Rajan, Shobit Arya, Sunil Kant Munjal, Anil Sainani and Rahul Pande
Tina Rajan, Shobit Arya, Sunil Kant Munjal, Anil Sainani and Rahul Pande

New Delhi, August 9, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Recently in Delhi, publishing house Wisdom Tree launched author Anil Sainani’s book Triumph of Togetherness, the first Indian management fable about family businesses at Eros Hotel. Sunil Kant Munjal, Jt. Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp Limited released the book in the presence of Ashish Bharat Ram, MD, SRF Group;Puneet Dalmia, MD Dalmia Cements Bharat Ltd and Vishesh C. Chandiok, National Managing Partner, Grant Thornton India LLP.

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Kailash Kher’s Music Video by the Visually Challenged

Kailash Kher

Cover of Kailash Kher

Mumbai, August 9, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Music Maestro Kailash Kher’s Kailasa records’ album Kailasa Rangeele has been receiving raving reviews from across the globe. In a bid to understand the myriad visual interpretations of the music of Rangeele, Kailasa Records announced a music video competition called “Kathagaan”. Through this competition fans and connoisseurs have been invited to shoot a music video of one of the 3 songs ‘Babbaji’, ‘Ujaale Bannt Lo’ and ‘Katha Gaan’. The contest has got an overwhelming response, and is still open for entries. Music lovers many of which are students from across India have participated in the contest.

Punjabi Global Foundation founder Gurpreet Kaur Chadha Organizes Condolence Meet

Gurpreet Kaur Chadha
Gurpreet Kaur Chadha

Mumbai, Aug 8, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Atrocities inflicted on Sikhs in Wisconsin’s Gurudwara has invited the discontent of the Indian Sikhs. To show their disapproval for the incident and to pay homage to the innocents killed in the massacre Gurpreet Kaur Chadha, Founder of Punjabi Global Foundation organised a Condolence meeting in 4 bungalows Gurudwara of Andheri.

Dolly Bindra and Amita Nangia
Dolly Bindra and Amita Nangia

Farah Khan & Boman Irani’s Fulfilled Visit

Farah Khan and Boman Irani

Mumbai, August 8, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Farah Khan and Boman Irani had a fun filled evening as they visited a leading radio station to promote their upcoming film ‘Shirin Farhad ki toh nikal padi’. Farah looked happy and excited as she accompanied an exuberant Boman in the sidecar of his special scooter from the movie. Boman and Farah entertained everyone with their nerve wrecking humour as they joked and pulled each other’s leg in their inimitable style.

Bhumika Chawla in Jagapathi Babu's Next Telugu Movie "APRIL FOOL" (2012)

Hindi Bhojpuri Telugu Actress Bhumika Chawla

Indian actress Bhumika ChawlaMumbai, Aug 8, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Bhumika Chawla portrayed the mellow character of Nirjhara which is still fresh in our minds but her aptitude became visible in number of south films. The north Indian girl started her career with modeling in Hindi music videos and though she aimed to reach heights in Hindi films but got her first break in Great Indian Entertainment’s Telugu film Yevakudu. Gaily she accepted it and the film made her a household name in the south.

Pt. Buddhadev Das Gupta and Pt. Swapan Chaudhuri Perform First Time Together in Washington DC

Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta with Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri Live Concert Washington DC

Washington, DC, Aug 7, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Padmabhushan Pandit Buddhadev Dasgupta with Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, the two great maestros of Indian Classical Music, will perform together live in Concert in the greater Washington DC area after many years.