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.
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
In this exclusive wide-ranging audio interview with WBRi Washington Bangla Radio's Marian
Chatterjee, Miss Universe contestant from India Urvashi Rautela talks candidly about her remarkable career, her
excitement, goals, hopes, aspirations, role models and crushes.
"Ya Devi" – Celebrating
Womanhood is a music video released on 5th. October 2015 is made with an
aim to sensitize people of the various Avatar’s of a woman in this
society. Watch the music video on WBRi.
Ustad Zakir Hussain is bringing his eagerly awaited "ZAKIR HUSSAIN'S PULSE OF THE WORLD: CELTIC CONNECTIONS" concert to Washington DC on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 at the Lisner Auditorium. The groundbreaking ensemble is on its first tour of North America with flowing melodies of Celtic instruments including bodhran, violin, pipes, flutes and whistles, combined with tabla, bamboo flute and Carnatic (South Indian) violin to create a powerful and organic musical experience. Tickets and more information are available at the GWU Lisner Auditorium website »
A couple of years ago, I had an opportunity to chat with Zakir just before his "Zakir Hussain & Masters of Percussion" concert in DC (you can listen to it here ») Zakir is one of the most pleasant and interesting persons to talk to. And I was eager to find out what was it that motivated him to combine Indian classical music with Celtic music - Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Breton instruments and music - a rather rare combination!
It will pull you back in time and remind you of the long road you took across the world. Engulfing you in nostalgia, it will renew your appreciation for the things you have at the same time. You will wonder about the roads you did not take at the intersections of your life. Listen free online to Sahana Bajpaie's new Bangla songs album and download it from iTunes.
at the age of 4, the basic training of Satyaki Roy in recitation began
with his first guru being his own mother. Little did he know that one
day he will achieve great fame and success with his recitation because
destiny had absolutely different plans for him. From the age of five,
Satyaki started focusing completely on his desired field i.e recitation
and participated in many competitions and his talent got him several