'Fan' anthem recorded in Bengali, Punjabi

'Fan' anthem recorded in Bengali, Punjabi

The song "Jabra Fan" from superstar Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Fan" has been recorded in three more languages besides Hindi-- Bengali, Bhojpuri and Punjabi. While the Bengali version has been sung by Anupam Roy of "Piku" fame, Manoj Tiwari has lent vocals to the Bhojpuri track and the Punjabi song has Harbhajan Mann's voice.

Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter adds four Indian languages

Twitter on Friday said that it has added four more Indian languages - Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi and Tamil - taking the count of supported languages to six.

UK backs study of Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali languages

The UK government on Thursday made a fresh commitment to ensure community languages like Punjabi, Gujarati and Bengali continue to be offered within the country's school curriculum.

Hindi, 3 Indian languages find place in Dubai driving tests

 Four Indian languages including Hindi can be chosen while appearing for driving tests here in the UAE from September.

Shilajit records unique Bengali song on transgender community

Shilajit records unique Bengali song on transgender community

 Popular singer-actor Shilajit Majumder is happy to have lent his voice to a unique track on the transsexual community, following the appointment of a transgender as the principal of a Bengal college.

Kolkata mourns writer Suchitra Bhattacharya's death

Leading authors and intellectuals on Wednesday condoled the death of famed Bengali writer Suchitra Bhattacharya, saying her passing away has left a big void in the world of literature.

Bengali rock band performs for Nepal quake victims

Bengali rock band performs for Nepal quake victims

 Five leading Bangla bands have come together for a concert on May 22 to help victims of quake-hit Nepal. This would offer music lovers a unique chance to donate dry food items and obtain free passes for the show.

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography in Marathi coming on May 30​

Sachin Tendulkar's autobiography in Marathi coming on May 30​

Finally, the wait is over for Bharat Ratna Sachin Tendulkar's Maharashtrian fans who were looking forward to his reading his autobiography in Marathi.

Mrinalini Devi's life to come alive on small screen

With a month to go for Rabindranath Tagore's birthday, a TV serial on the life of Mrinalini Devi, his wife, and other women who played a role in the poet's life, is in the making.

I feel like a Bengali: Sushant Singh Rajput

I feel like a Bengali: Sushant Singh Rajput

Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who will be seen in Dibakar Banerjee's "Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!", says at times he feels like he is a Bengali.

Babul Supriyo woos Hema Malini to sing in Bengali

 Having captivated millions with her enchanting beauty, Bollywood `dreamgirl` Hema Malini is all set to conquer the hearts of music lovers with "Mon Piyasi", a music album in which she has rendered Bengali songs.

Babul Supriyo woos Hema Malini to sing in Bengali

Babul Supriyo woos Hema Malini to sing in Bengali

 Having captivated millions with her enchanting beauty, Bollywood 'dreamgirl' Hema Malini is all set to conquer the hearts of music lovers with "Mon Piyasi", a music album in which she has rendered Bengali songs.

WB Ministers contradict over refusal of medals at Jadavpur University convocation

Two ministers of the ruling Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Friday contradicted on refusal of medals by the students of Jadavpur University at its just-concluded Convocation.

Versatile Deepika Padukone learning Bengali for Piku!

Versatile Deepika Padukone learning Bengali for Piku!

From learning Marathi for 'Happy New Year' to being well versed with the Tamil accent for 'Chennai Express' Deepika Padukone has kept her characters raw and likeable.

And now, the dimpled beauty is learning Bengali for Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku'.

Opposition hails arrest of TMC MP, BJP demands CM statement

The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.

When in Kolkata, Bachchan speaks in Bengali to Shoojit Sircar

When in Kolkata, Bachchan speaks in Bengali to Shoojit Sircar

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan prefers to have conversation in Bengali with 'Piku' director Shoojit Sircar on the sets during shooting in Kolkata, where he had spent seven years of his life.

'Gour Hari...' biopic with a difference: C.P. Surendran

'Gour Hari Dastaan - The Freedom File' is poet, novelist and journalist C. P. Surendran’s first shot as a screenplay writer. He says that the biopic is different because "it is biography of an unknown Indian".

ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas promises good football from Atletico de Kolkata

ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas promises good football from Atletico de Kolkata

Atletico de Kolkata manager Antonio Lopez Habas on Saturday said fans should expect them to display 'fatafati' football which means fantastic football in colloquial Bengali.

Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin passes away

Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin, who had close links with India, died on Wednesday in Bangladesh after a prolonged illness.