Bengal promotional video wins Japanese award

A promotional film featuring West Bengal brand ambassador and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has won an award at a Japanese film and TV festival, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.

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A promotional film featuring West Bengal brand ambassador and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has won an award at a Japanese film and TV festival, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said Monday.

The two-minute film won the honour at the coveted 2nd Festival Asia TV and Film on Journey, organised by the Japanese government.

"The first film on Brand Bengal with Shahrukh Khan as the brand ambassador made by the government of West Bengal has won the coveted 2nd Festival Asia TV and Film on Journey organised by the government of Japan," Banerjee posted on social media site Facebook.

"The film captures the present day progressive Bengal with its culture, heritage, scenic beauty, development initiative encompassing all its facets," wrote Banerjee who also would upload the video soon on the media.

The two-minute ad campaign, branded 'Bengal Leads' and has Khan saying "there's something special about Bengal" was released Sep 29.

The promotional film has been directed by national award winning film maker Anirudhha Roy Choudhury.


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  • Posted on: 10 October 2012 at 3:51amcrystalalena

    love you srk.love ur pic.you are best in every thing.god bless you.

  • Posted on: 10 October 2012 at 1:17amSWEEBILLI

    Its deserved it
    So proud Indian place getting promoted

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 11:37pmsuds.

    I love you shahrukh khan.
    That's all.

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 7:45pmbarun_fan

    Bengal and SRK - both very dear to me

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 5:13pmBadGirlKiss

    There is always something special about Bengal... Bcs it is :)

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 2:59pmviny_queen

    love that pic of him. he look sooo good mashalla

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 9:21amAsadRipon

    SRK u r the best.King Khan.

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 9:06amlove4all

    yo are the best SRK

    keep rocking

    waiting for JTHJ

  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 8:47ampallavi25

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMkRbq6pCcg&feature=player_embedded
    Thats the link to the Bengal commercial, nice to hear SRK speak Bangla!

    Edited on:09 October 2012 at 8:50am

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  • Posted on: 09 October 2012 at 8:41amsrklicious

    awww love u shahrukh may allah bless u
    love that pic of him. he look sooo good mashalla

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