Calcutta, May 20, 2011 (Washington Bangla Radio) Actor Rishi Kaushik is well-known in Bengal for his role of Ujaan, hero of the popular Star Jalsa Television series “Ekhane Akash Neel”.
After "Ekdin Pratidin", Rishi was offered quite a few roles in Bengali feature films. He has appeared as a rural school teacher Joydeep in Tarun Majumdar's "Chander Bari" (2007) [buy Bengali film DVD in USA], costarring Rituparna Sengupta, Soumitra Chatterjee, Ranjit Mullik, Babul Supriyo, Koel Mullick, Laboni Sarkar, Haradhan Bannerjee, Locket Chatterjee and others with music by Arundhati-Shibaji.
Wanting to experiment, Rishi appeared as the antagonist in Riingo Banerjee's (interview) Kranti (2002) [DVD release] with Jeet, Swastika Mukherjee, Rajesh Sharma, Ashish Vidyarthi, Alaknanda Roy, Bodhisattva Mazumdar, Locket Chatterjee, Biswanath Bose, Raja Chatterjee etc. and music by Riingo himself. His performance in Kranti won him a BFJA Most Promising Actor award.
Rishi has appeared in a well-appreciated role against Ananya Chatterjee in Rituparno Ghosh's Abohoman (Blu-Ray - DVD) along with Dipankar Dey, Riya Sen, Mamata Shankar, Jishu Sengupta etc. featuring music by 21 Grams.
Listen to Rishi Kaushik chat about his background, career, films, TV shows and upcoming projects.
The title track of Ae
Dil Hai Mushkil instantly hit it off with the audience and made it to
everyone’s playlist in just about a day’s time. Pritam’s melodies with Arijit
Singh’s vocals tugged at our heart strings in the best possible way.
Anupam is coming to Washington DC to perform tonight in a school auditorium rented by the local Bengali diaspora. Meet Anupam Roy once again, this time in a conversation with Lovely Ghosh Ray Banerjee in a WBRi exclusive audio interview broadcast.
Actress Sayani Gupta has
recently made many headlines for her role in ‘Fan’ where she has shared
screenspace with none other than the superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Sayani’s
talent of acting was already noticed in the critically acclaimed film
‘Margarita With a Straw’ where she played a blind girl Khanum. With the
role of Sunaina, the assistant of Aryaan Khanna (Shah Rukh Khan) in
‘Fan’, Sayani has stepped into the big banner of Yash Raj Films. She
will also be seen in two upcoming big budget movies, ‘Baar Baar Dekho’
and ‘Jagga Jasoos’. Listen to Sayani chat with WBRi in Kolkata.
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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.”
Nisha Rawal is truly enjoying her new found love that is ‘singing’. The actress-turned-singer has released a teaser to give a sneak peek into her upcoming Valentine’s special song.
Nisha has recorded a cover of ‘Meherbani’ from the movie ‘The Shaukeens’ and Ellie Goulding’s ‘Love Me Like You Do’. The ten seconds teaser gives us a glimpse of the scenic location where it was shot and Nisha looks ravishing in a floor length red hot gown.
In an exclusive WBRi audio interview, the remarkable young Kolkata-based
film-maker Subhrajit Mitra returns to WBRi to talk about his new Bengali
feature film “Chorabali”. After
outstanding documentaries, Subhrajit debuted with his intellectually
stimulating feature filmMon Amour: Shesher Kobita Revisited(2008) and followed up withAGUNPAKHIThe Phoenix (2010). His next
project was "DUI BON", a Indian-Bangladeshi joint venture, was adapted
from the Tagore story to feature Tagore himself, Mahatma Gandhi and
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Subhrajit's WANGALA on Garo tribes in the
North-eastern Himalayan foothills was well appreciated in the
international film festival circuit. He had also been commissioned for
six documentaries by Doordarshan, and has made a full 52-episode
television series in collaboration with the Indian Space Research
Sanam Puriand his band (aka Sanam) are back with yet another mesmerising reinterpretation, in Saregama's brand new releaseTere Bina Zindagi Se.
Originally composed by R.D. Burman for Gulzar’s classic biopicAandhi, the song continues to rule a billion hearts even today. Sanam’s soulful voice and unique take on this classic nicely complements the melody of the song.
Upcoming vocalist and
Indian Idol season-2 semi-finalist Sandipa Dutta has launched a new
music video for a Bengali song titled "Kothaye Shei Nawbab" in Kolkata.Indrani Sen,Joy Sarkar,Sidhuand Sudarshon were among those present at the occasion.