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Director Gautam Ghose’s Next, ‘Shankhachil’ Starring Prasenjit Chatterjee and Bangladeshi Actress Kushum Sikder Announced


Gautam Ghose’s next film Shankhachil announced

After the hugely successful Moner Manush, director Gautam Ghose is back with another film to help focus on the thread between India and Bangladesh. The film announced is Shankhachil and will be jointly produced by nIdeas Creations and productions Pvt ltd and Ashirbad Chalochittra and Impress Telefilm Ltd. Present at the press conference of the film were Prasenjit Chatterjee, Kushum Sikder, Gautam Ghose, Sayantani Pututandu and Habibur Rahman Khan.

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Director Gautam Ghose addressed the media and said “It always haunts me that despite having the same language, culture, why it will be called “Epar Bangla” and “Opar Bangla”? Maybe we are divided politically but emotionally and mentally we are connected. This is what I want to emphasize on and the collaborative film also showcase this issue. Like Moner Manush, Shankhachil will appeal to the audiences too”.
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The film Shankhachil is about Badal and his wife Laila who live along the Indo-Bangladesh border. This family’s emotional journey is what forms the crux of the upcoming Bengali film.

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Actress Kushum Sikder looked stunning in her deep black gown with golden embroidery. The actress who works predominantly in Bangladeshi films had been selected for this role of Laila. Her earlier films include National award winning Bohirer Sobdo and Lal Teep. Speaking at the occasion she said “It is a huge privilege for me to get Gautam sir and Prasenjit da in my first film in Kolkata. I am looking forward to the beginning of the shooting”.
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The film also boasts of a stellar cast consisting of Arindam Sil, Priyangshu Chatterjee, Ushashi Chakrabarty, Dipankar De, Nakul Vaid and Anum Rahman Khan. The film will be shot in various parts of Kolkata like Taki and also in Bangladesh.

Shooting for this New Kolkata Bengali Film starts today, 3rd March onwards in different parts of the city.

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Celebrate Holi with ETV Bangla’s Mega Serials Soubhagyabati, Gauridaan and Bhule Jeo Na please; Holi Treat for the Viewers

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With the festival of Colors Holi, just around the corner, ETV Bangla Channel has whooped up a heavier dose of drama and fun to keep the viewers engaged during this festive day. A special week long episode will be aired from the 2nd to 7th of March for three of its popular shows including Bhule Jeo Na Please, Gauridaan and Soubhagyabati.
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In the serial Soubhagyabati, the lead character will be seen facing a lot of troubles at home due to Sania. On the day of Holi, Sania helps Ankhi to meet Ritam. Ankhi gets intoxicated as Ritam mixes something in her drink. Will Joyi be able to help Ankhi and what will happen to her?
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In Bhule Jeo Na Please, the audiences will get to see that great celebration is in progress at Singhobari. Nidhi has taken this initiative for the celebrations. Bonolota is also pleased that Singhobari will be celebrating Holi this year. Nidhi, Ishita, Tintin Ira Nilu celebrate “Nera pora” the previous evening. Nidhi watches Uma on the eve of this celebration and decides something interesting for Uma to make this Holi colourful for him. Nidhi asks Tintin to help her regarding this. This leads to a grand new celebration for Holi fun at Singhobari.

Gauridaan too promises plenty of action and drama this week.

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Watch the Holi special episodes only on ETV Bangla during the entire week from 2nd-7th March in Soubhagyabati (every Mon-Sat at 6 pm), Gauridaan (every Mon-Sat at 7 pm) and Bhule Jeo Na Please (every Mon-Sat at 6.30 pm).

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Actress Kalki Koechlin Walks the Ramp as Show Stopper to Mark the Launch of Premium Whiskey Brand Cutty Sark in the City

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Cutty Sark, one of the highly popular iconic Scottish whiskey brands made its debut in the Indian market. The launch was done at The Park Hotel. And to mark the historic entry of this brand in the Indian market, an evening of fashion and style was organized by Edrington Kyndal India Pvt Ltd to ensure that the celebration was befitting to the occasion.

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Critically acclaimed actress Kalki Koechlin walked the ramp as the show stopper of the fashion show organized at the party. Eminent fashion designer Nitin Bal Chauhan who is known for his quirky costume designs, showcased his interpretation of the philosophy of the iconic whisky brand with the designs. The theme of raise your bar was aptly interpreted with his limited edition fashion collection displayed at the event by eminent Kolkata models.

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Actress Kalki Koechlin who described her style as ever changing and extremely experimental set up the glamour quotient with the help of her robe dress which she displayed at the event. Her soon to be released film Margarita With a Straw has won an award at the Toronto International Festival 2014. The actress had actually to train for six months to unlearn many things and get into the skin of the character. She worked with people with celebral palsy, speech therapists and physiotherapists to get into the character well.

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Some of the eminent personalities who graced this launch included Jasjit Singh, Farah and Imran Zaki, Arindam Sil with his wife Shukla, Nil Adhikari, Rii, Satrajit Sen, Sujoyprasad Chatterjee, Sayani Datta and others.

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Ace footballer Bhaichung Bhutia Participates in Steps to Count to Help Raise Awareness on Osteoarthritis

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The former captain of Indian football team, Bhaichung Bhutia was recently present at Sanofi India’s Steps to Count held at The Park Hotel. The event was organized in a bid to raise awareness among the people on knee osteoarthritis. Present along with the footballer was Dr. M. S. Ghosh and Dr. Senthilnathan Mohanasundaram.

India has the second highest number of osteoarthritis patient base in the world. This consists of about fifteen million people, with women forming a huge chunk of this ratio of patients. It is also alarming to note that a huge number of youngsters are also becoming victims of this disease. Findings suggest that the wearing of high heels among the women is one of the prime conditions for the onset of this disease. Moreover Vitamin-D deficiency, rise in obesity among the people have also become issues for developing such ailments.

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Speaking at the occasion ace footballer Bhaichung Bhutia said “It is very important not only for sports persons but also for the common people to maintain a healthy life. Sedentary lifestyle especially has taken a toll on the health of the people. One should take care of such issues and try and eat healthy and exercise so as to maintain good health. This will also reduce chances of developing such diseases”.

Talk-control-exercise are the three important things which people with knee osteoarthritis must keep in mind so as to lead a healthy and balanced life.

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New art Hub in Kolkata Gothic Haat Inaugurated by Musician Debojyoti Mishra


New Kolkata Art Hub Inaugurated

The city of Kolkata got a new fine art address titled Gothic Haat recently. Inaugurated by the ace musician Debojyoti Mishra, the fine art address is located on Purna Das Road, Kolkata.

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The first exhibition of this newly opened art address is Taruja. The exhibition focuses on the use of art in every day used objects like furniture, cabinets and doors. The collection has great designs in doors with exquisite carvings on them, grand designed beds, innovative household articles and so on. The word Taruja is a Sanskrit word which means something which is born or evolved from the trees. Some of the works of art displayed include Desire, Entangled, The Reader, The Tower Clock and so on.

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Musician Debojyoti Mishra who inaugurated the art exhibition and the gallery was in awe of the artifacts and immensely liked The Tower Clock.

Arnab Basu is the man behind such wonderful creations under Taruja. A painter and also a winner of various national awards, he said “Artists employ new ideas and thoughts to explore form and technique. This helps in the viewer to get an understanding of the thought process of the artist. Religious beliefs, folk lore, aboriginal beliefs all form a part of the masterpieces showcased in this exhibition”.

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The partners of Gothic Haat art gallery namely Prashant Gupta and Debaditya Chaudhury said “The 1500 square feet art gallery will be given for organizing photography and painting exhibitions. The duration will be for a period of seven to eight days. If a good topic on lifestyle will come, then we will be considering an exhibition on lifestyle too”.

Taruja will continue till the 8th of March 2015 from 2pm to 5pm.

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