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Pooja Bhatt’s JISM 2 (2012) feat. Sunny Leone: WBRi Movie Review

Jism 2 Actress Sunny Leone in Chaze Mobile AdKolkata, August 4, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / Penning Creations) From time immemorial women’s body has been the center of controversy and analysis for people. From the artist’s point of view the sinuous body of women provides optimal satisfaction to carve it in their drawings and paintings and to reveal her exotic beauty molded by nature and civilization. It has also attracted the criticism of people from various spheres of life who had their own judgment and disagreement about the amount of freedom that a body of a woman should be subjected to in the society.


Money Devo Bhava (2012) Film Focuses on Conflicts in Indian Youth, Completes Shooting

Actors Nikhil and Nina Sarkar
Nikhil & Nina Sarkar

Mumbai, August 6, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) You heard it right, after all in today’s time, its money that drives us.



David Ellis' Shark Night 3D (2012) travels to India

Mumbai, August 6, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Shark Night 3D is ready to release in India the movie revolves around a Summer weekend that turns into a blood-soaked nightmare for a group of youngsters who are trapped on an island. The movie is directed by David Ellis, features Sara Paxton, Dustin Milligan, Chris Carmack, Joel David Moore, Chris Zylka and Katharine McPhee. Watch the trailer.


Pt. Shubhendra Rao and Saskia Rao de Haas Enthrall Calcutta Audience with Sitar - Cello Duets

Subhendra Rao (Sitar) and Saskia Rao De Haas (Cello)

Kolkata, August 2, 2012 (Washington Bangla radio  / Penning Creations) Pandit Shubhendra Rao and Saskia Rao de Haas, the husband-wife duo, performed at the Indian Council For Cultural Relations (ICCR) on the 28th of July.



Peddlers (2012) at TIFF

Peddlars Indie Film PosterMumbai, Aug 4, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio)  Peddlers is a powerhouse thriller movie set in Mumbai. The film is about the lives of a rookie cop, a streetwise orphan and a beautiful young ex-teacher who collide explosively in the drug underworld of Mumbai. The edgy  Bollywood Indian thriller film exemplifies the verve and excitement of India's new independent cinema.

After garnering a fantastic response whilst competing at the International Critics Week at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival, Peddlers is all set to screen at the 37th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) to be held from September 6-16 this year. Read all about the indie movie and watch the trailer at WBRi.



Life! Camera Action…wins another top three awards

New York, NY, Aug 3, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Internationally acclaimed feature film, Life! Camera Action… continues to rack up awards since it's release, most recently lifting another top three awards in the ‘Best Dramatic Impact’, ‘Best Feature film for it’s Originality/Creativity’ & ‘Best Actress’ (Dipti Mehta) categories at the Prestige Film Awards 2012 held in California.



Sanjay Dutt and Raj Kundra's Super Fight League ropes in Global Advertisers


Sanjay Dutt Super Fight LeagueRaj Kundra
Sanjay Dutt and Raj Kundra

Mumbai: August 3, 2012: Global Advertisers has been roped in for the outdoor promotion of Raj Kundra and Sanjay Dutt's Super Fight League (SFL). The property, which was launched in 2011, is India's first professionally organized Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighting league.



A Tiger Twintterview with Kabir Khan

Kabir Khan - Director of Salman Khan - Katrina Kaif New Hindi Movie

Mumbai, Aug 3, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Director Kabir Khan is certainly thrilled with the response of his next big film, Ek Tha Tiger.



Chandra Pemmaraju’s American Indie "Love Lies and Sita" garners another six international accolades

Shooting of Love Lifes Cheraah


The Revolution unfolds: Step Up Revolution all set to release

A still from the feature film Step Up Revolution (2012)

Mumbai, Aug 2, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Step Up Revolution, the fourth installment of the unmatchable series of Step Up, has taken the challenge of making a revolution with their art form. ‘The Mob’ is  a full equipped dance troupe set up in Miami with their very own  DJ (Cleopatra Coleman), hacker-planner (Misha Hamilton), dancer/special effects guy (Stephen Boss) and street artist who "tags" each of their events with "The Mob" (Michael Langebeck). Sean played by Ryan Guzman is the hero of this group as he initiates the dance revolution. Emily (Kathryn McCormick), who wants to be a dancer lands up in The Mob and directs the troupe to make a statement through dance.



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.