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Colors Bangla New Serial Pita; Struggle of a Daughter-in-law to Seek Justice for Her Father-in-law


Colors Bangla has come up with a new story focusing on the relationship of the parents with their children. Kanai is a born artist and is over sixty year age. He is a famous Baul and has never got the opportunity to be in the lime light for his talent in his entire lifespan. Many music companies used his songs but Kanai never received a justified remuneration from them. He is a self-motivated singer who stays at Bolpur. Kanai is a great teacher and has been a responsible and loving father for his children. He struggled a lot to establish his own children but they became so ambitious that they left their father alone at his old age. Veteran actor Abhishek Chatterjee will be seen playing the role of Kanai.

Sharadiya one of his students loves him like a father. She feels him deeply and she always takes a lot of care for this creative and genius man who is apparently alone in this world. In turn of events she comes to their family as the daughter-in-law of Kanai and is stunned to see her father-in-law in this state shunned by his own family members. Sharadiya starts fighting for this lonely man who gets kicked off by his own children. The story is all about the fight of the daughter-in-law for his father-in-law’s existence. How she fights against all odds to establish an identity for her father-in-law is to be seen in this heartfelt story.

Watch this heartfelt story of father and his daughter-in-law in Pita premiering on 17th October every Mon-Sat at 7.30 pm only on Colors Bangla!!

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Third Edition of Root Music Festival Sahaj Parav Begins in Kolkata; Three Days Musical Extravaganza For the Music Lovers


The third edition of Sahaj Parav -the root music festival is back in the city. Brought to you by Lopamudra Productions and Dohar the festival received enormous support and fabulous response heartening the organisers to move ahead.


Sahaj Parav is an urge to go back to the rich cultural diversity of our nation. It is a call to return to our roots and invest in our future. Powerful performance of Kabir bhajan by Subha Mudgal, Santoor by Shiv Kumar Sharma and Wadali Brothers who would be performing for the first time in Kolkata are some of the important performers at the third edition of this root music festival.  Dhak-dhol, Ron Pa, Sree Khol Badya, Bihu, Chou, Baul, Kathakali, Bohurupi, Saontaali, Raibeshe will also be there to transport the people to the roots.

This year Sahaj Parab would celebrate the birth centenary year of Baul Saah Abdul Karim. Performers like Jamal Uddin Hassan Banna, Anima Mukti Gomes, Sejuti Dey and others from Bangladesh will also be taking part in this festival. Music lovers will also see Maruni Dance (Darjeeling) and Shoshan Nrito too.

Do not miss it!!

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A Madhuri Dixit Dance Lights up Radio Mirchi Awards 2014; Jeet Ganguly wins Best Music Director Award

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One of the most sensational music awards that all Kolkata musicians look forward to is the Mirchi Music Awards. The Award function which is an annual Radio Mirchi presentation is a way of honoring musicians for their contribution to the world of music. The Mirchi Music Awards 2014 took place recently at Science City Auditorium in the presence of eminent personalities from both the film and the music industry.

Madhuri Dixit dance

The star attraction of this year’s award ceremony was the presence of Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit with the Gulaab Gang director. The ever so sexy Madhuri Dixit in a golden sari with a sleeveless blouse proved yet again why she is still the darling of many a hearts all over the country. Madhuri Dixit was in the city to promote her upcoming film and even performed to one of the songs of the film on stage and later spoke to the media about her new action packed Bollywood Film Gulaab Gang. The film is basically about women empowerment and it has a female antagonist and protagonist. The film is scheduled to release on March 7.

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The star anchors of the show were Tollywood Heroes Parambrata Chatterjee and Saswata Chatterjee who entertained the audience by coming on stage in the make-up of the most popular characters that they have played in films. It was Mir who took charge of the show after Param and Saswata and kept the audience informed and entertained. A medley of star studded performances kept the audience glued to their seats as one after the other, came on stage popular faces from film and television like Anupam Roy, Somlata, Akriti Kakkar, Shilajit, Babul Supriyo, Nusrat Jahan, Subhoshree, Barkha Bisht and such others.

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The lifetime achievement award was given to Purna das Baul for his contribution to music, especially the Baul music. Srijato was awarded the best composer of the year for Goynar Baksho, while Jeet Ganguly bagged the award for the best music composition of the year for the film Boss. Arijit Singh and Anwesha won the awards for the male and female vocalist of the year for Mon Majhi Re (Boss) and Saradin ar Sararaat (Rupkotha Noy). Raja Narayan Deb won the award for the programmer of the year for C/O Sir.

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In the Adhunik song category, Rupankar won the Adhunik male vocalist, Music composer and also the Adhunik male lyricist of the year. Dipanwita Chaudhuri was awarded with the Adhunik female vocalist of the year. Monomoy and Jayati received the awards for the Rabindrsangeet male and female vocalist of the year.

Radio Mirchi Music awards 2014 celebrated and honored music of all genres. It was indeed a musical evening that lived up to Radio Mirchi’s very powerful tag line “Music ko Mirchi Ka Selam”.

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Along with all the wonderful awards and compliments that our city musicians received and the wonderful performances the audience got to see, seeing Madhuri Dixit Dance on stage was definitely the biggest take away of the show which will be synonymously remembered by all as the Madhuri Dixit Season of Radio Mirchi Music Awards.

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Bangla Folk Band Baulana Performs in Hello Kolkata Fiesta 2013

Bangla Folk Band Baulana

November 15 2013, Bangla Folk Band Baulana performed at “Hello Kolkata Fiesta 2013” organised by Hello Kolkata at Boys own library auditorium. The evening was keyed up through the performance of Baulana with their traditional Bengali folk aroma. The folk performance involved variety of styles such as Bhatiali, Jhumur, Laloon geeti, Baul.


The team members of Baulana for the evening were Sanjoy (vocal), Supratim (Rhythms), Arijit (Guitar), Manojit (Percussion and effects), Sushanta (Octopad), Upen (Flute) and Utpal (anchoring and conduct).The event was marked up with gracious presence of Sri. Abhijit Bose, renowned folk singer, Sri Sambhu Nath Das a painter of international repute. At the end of the performance Baulana received an “Award of Excellence” from Hello Kolkata which was given by Sri Abhijit Bose and Sri Sambhu Nath Das and each member of Baulana received certificate of appreciation. Baulana received a wide range of admiration for their performance in the event.

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Kartick Das Baul and Mr. Amar Pall graced the launch of ‘MON PINJRAYE’

With every passing musical minute all we get to see is the change in the trend of the music. But the musical stalwarts are elated to know that the music lovers are still in touch with the old fashioned notes and chords that give a different pleasure to their entire mind set.

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Amar pall

Now before we talk about the new release of Rooh Media Pvt. Ltd, we must deal on the musical emotions they focused in the newly released album ‘MON PINJRAYE’, Bengali Lok Sangeet Album by SAIBAL DAS. Though there are very less musicians still performing in this genre of music, every single note of this unique form of Lok sangeet still continues to mesmerize the music lovers. To an extent it can be adjudged as a stimulant to the nerves of the people worldwide.

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Kartick das baul, Abhijit basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarkar Swaralipi

Kartick Das Baul (Baul), Mr. Amar Pall (Folk singer, who sung the famous song- ‘Kotoi Rongo Dekhi Duniyae’), Mr. Abhijit Basu (Folk Singer), Mr. Anindo Sarkar (Director), Gaurab Chatterjee (Drummer, Music Director), Mainak ‘Bumpy’ Nag Chowdhury (Bass Guitarist, Music director) , Swaralipi added poise to the entire show of the album launch on 19th April 2013 in Music Kafe.

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Mon Pinjray album launch

All we can say is, there are very few musical hubs like Rooh Media Pvt Ltd who offer every possible aid to the newcomers and the budding talents who are all set to show their flairs in various discipline of music. To be honest though, the launch of ‘MON PINJRAYE’ by Saibal Das has set a landmark in the history of music.

Kartick das baul, Abhijit basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarkar in the album launch

Kartick das baul, Abhijit basu, Amar Pall, Anindo Sarkar in the album launch