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Sufia Kamal, Jahanara Imam recalled

Sufia Kamal, Jahanara Imam recalled

Eminent poet Sufia Kamal and writer-activist Jahanara Imam were recalled at a programme at the auditorium of Liberation War Museum in Dhaka on Friday…

HBO cancels Jagger and Scorsese Vinyl drama

Mick Jagger and Martin Scorsese’s music business-based drama Vinyl has been cancelled by HBO after one season.
The US network said it was ‘not an easy decision’ and had ‘enormous respect’ for its creators and cast…

Poet Khondakar Ashraf remembered

Late poet Khondakar Ashraf Hossain was remembered at a commemorative programme at the Tejgaon College auditorium on Thursday…

Khyatir Birambana staged at Shilpakala

Khyatir Birambana staged at Shilpakala

Indian poet-playwright Rabindranath Tagore’s comedy Khyatir Birmbana was staged by the latest batch of students of theatre troupe Aranyak Natyadal at a rehearsal room of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday…

Liberation War Museum to relocate to new office

Liberation War Museum to relocate to new office

Liberation War Museum is gearing up to relocate to its new office at Agargaon in the capital with the aim to provide more services than it can in the existing two-storey building at Segun Bagicha…

SULTAN SULAIMAN: Foreign drama series melts hearts of local viewers

SULTAN SULAIMAN: Foreign drama series melts hearts of local viewers

At a time when television managers are struggling to attract viewers with locally produced content, a foreign television series is melting hearts in many urban and rural households where it watched, talked about and eagerly waited for…

Feedback to release CD album after 14 years

Feedback to release CD album after 14 years

Popular band Feedback is all set to release its first physical CD after 14 years since its last release in 2002.
The band did not release any CD in these years, coming up with only online releases via audio distribution platforms…

Shafin makes first-ever appearance in teleplay

Shafin makes first-ever appearance in teleplay

Popular singer-composer Shafin Ahmed is going to act in an Eid-special teleplay series in his first-ever appearance in a television drama…

Tahsan family reunites on screen

Tahsan family reunites on screen

Celebrity couple Tahsan and Mithila have won millions of hearts through their lively performances, the husband through his musical and acting ventures and the wife through her girl-next-door image…

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Jaya to act in Nurul Alam Atiq’s next
Noted actress Jaya Ahsan has been roped in for Nurul Alam Atiq’s third film Peyarar Subash.
Jaya, who went on to build a career in Tollywood following her successful venture in Dhallywood, will enact the lead role in the film that features a story of dream and frustrations…

Cultural activists term budget frustrating

Cultural activists said they were frustrated seeing very poor allocation for cultural affairs ministry in the proposed budget for the fiscal year 2016-17…

20TH YOUNG ARTISTS’ ART EXHIBITION: Fakhrul gets best award in woodcut

20TH YOUNG ARTISTS’ ART EXHIBITION: Fakhrul gets best award in woodcut

Artist Mohammad Fakhrul Islam Mazumder has received the best award in woodcut at the 20th Young Artists’ Art Exhibition for a print that shows a collection of fingers and wrists reflecting what he says emotions related to various periods of his life…

Swadhinata Sangsad holds cultural show

Swadhinata Sangsad holds cultural show

Cultural organisation Swadhinata Sangsad organised a cultural show at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of the Central Public Library on Thursday…

Prince died of painkiller overdose: examiner

Prince died of painkiller overdose: examiner

Music superstar Prince, who was found dead in his home in a Minneapolis suburb in late April, died of an accidental, self-administered overdose of an opioid painkiller, the county medical examiner said in a death report on Thursday…

Akshay hates doing back-to-back action films

Superstar Akshay Kumar says that he would hate the feeling of going on the sets when he was doing back-to-back action films and that’s why he considers it important to break away from genres…

20TH YOUNG ARTIST ART EXHIBITION 2016: 4 artists receive awards

20TH YOUNG ARTIST ART EXHIBITION 2016: 4 artists receive awards

Four artists were awarded on the opening day of the 20th edition of a biennale for young artists at the National Art Galley of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Dhaka on Thursday…

Galleri Kaya celebrates 12th anniv with group show

Galleri Kaya celebrates 12th anniv with group show

Galleri Kaya has organised a group art exhibition to celebrate its twelfth founding anniversary, featuring works from its collection covering a wide range of topics and mediums…

BNAP observes Nazrul’s 117th birth anniversary

BNAP observes Nazrul’s 117th birth anniversary

Bangladesh Nazrul Abritti Parishad on Thursday organised an evening of talks, songs and poetry recitation to celebrate the 117th birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam…

Conference explores link between magic and literature

Conference explores link between magic and literature

The keynote speaker of an international literature conference on Friday said that belief in magic, specifically in the performance of supernatural or paranormal deeds and actions, has existed as a staple in world literature since the dawn of civilisation…

THEATRE FEST FEATURING GOLAM SARWAR-DIRECTED PLAYS: Eksho Bosta Chal to be staged on the opening day

THEATRE FEST FEATURING GOLAM SARWAR-DIRECTED PLAYS: Eksho Bosta Chal to be staged on the opening day

A weeklong theatre festival featuring plays directed by Golam Sarwar will begin today with the staging of Eksho Bosta Chal at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpalaka Academy…

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