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Rajkahini and Byomkesh characters are differently layered: Sohini

Kolkata, Nov 2 (IBNS) Actor Sohini Sarkar, who essayed the all important character of Satyabati in 'Har Har Byomkesh', said the adult thriller based on 'Bahnipatanga' is different from other Byomkesh Baksi works.

Orange Corp plans to invest over 100 crores in Tollywood- Bollywood

New Delhi, Oct 26 (IBNS) Orange Corp, a multinational engaged in business and financial advisory services, is planning a large investment that would provide a platform for talented and aspiring directors like Partha Ganguly, who has directed a Bengali feature before and has also worked as a cinematographer in the Hindi film ‘Dahek’, is venturing into Hindi films as a director.

I miss the charm of letter writing and red letter box : Abir Chatterjee

Kolkata, Oct 26 (IBNS) Describing Abby Sen as a film made with much care in detailing of the era of 80s, actor Abir Chatterjee said icons like red colored letter box bring back the nostalgia and romance which are missing now.

Kolkata fashion designers are the best in country: Sonika

Kolkata, Oct 26 (IBNS) Model Sonika Chauhan has said she considers Kolkata fashion designers as the best in trade in the country.

Bengali actor Pijush Ganguly dies

Kolkata, Oct 25 (IBNS): Bengali television, film and theater actor Pijush Ganguly (50) died of multiple organ failure at a private hospital in Kolkata in the wee hours of Sunday, hospital reports said.

Releasing 5 films during Puja shows Tollywood is vibrant: Dev

Kolkata, Oct 20 (IBNS) Bengali superstar Dev, whose last few releases did not set the box office on fire, is too upbeat about the response to Sudhu Tomari Jonyo where he shares screen space with Srabanti Chatterjee, Mimi Chakraborty and Soham Chakraborty in the lead roles.

Turned down by a Bengali director as too big and tall as hero 10 yrs back: Dev

Kolkata, Oct 17 (IBNS) Superstar Dev, a fitness freak, recalled how he was turned down by a veteran Bengali director 10 years back.

I lived within the Begum of Rajkahini for 2 months : Rituparna

Kolkata, Oct 14 (IBNS) Actor Rituparna Sengupta recalled how she inhabited within the character in Begum Jan during the two-month shoot in Rajkahini, the ambitious partition-themed period film by filmmaker Srijit Mukherjee.

Kolkata to witness celebrities' cricket league

Kolkata, Oct 12 (IBNS): Blue Horizon Sports and Entertainment Ltd., which organizes competitive sports events featuring top celebrities of Bengali film and TV industry, officially launched the first edition of Bengal Celebrity League (BCL) on Sunday in Kolkata.

Anupam Roy lends his voice to anti-tobacco jingle

Kolkata, Oct 10 (IBNS) Piku music director Anupam Roy, a youth icon in Bengal, on Friday lent his voice to a 60 second jingle urging everyone to give up tobacco.

Rajkahini is a woman-centric film because of the subject : Parno Mitra

Kolkata, Oct 9 (IBNS) With the release of Bengali film Rajkahini round the corner, one of its actors Parno Mitra feels the film on partition also talks about the issue of women's suffering and resilience.

Excited about my first Hindi film : Payel Sarkar

Kolkata, Oct 9 (IBNS) Bong Beauty Payel Sarkar is excited about her debut Hindi film Guddu Ki Gun where she is pitted opposite Kunal Kemmu.

Some human crisis situations are common, but resilience helps in turning back: Locket

Kolkata, Oct 8 (IBNS) Pointing out that human resilience reigns over and above all adversities, Tollywood actor-turned-politician Locket Chatterjee said this is true in every frontier of the globe in every crisis situation.

Happy with my come-back response : Indrani Haldar

Kolkata, Oct 7 (IBNS) Describing the audience feedback to her reappearance on Bengali small screen as unexpected, versatile actor Indrani Haldar says this shows that her pro-people image with the general audience remains undiminished.

Happy with my come-back response : Indrani Haldar

Kolkata, Oct 6 (IBNS) Describing the audience feedback to her reappearance on Bengali small screen as unexpected, versatile actor Indrani Haldar said this showed her pro-people image with the general audience remained undiminished.