Theatre/Films

Big B to work with Bengali directors

Big B to work with Bengali directors

Amitabh Bachchan has worked with a fair share of Bengali directors in the past, from Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s Anand in 1971, and Abhimaan in 1973 to Shakti Samanta’s Barsaat Ki Ek Raat. Both Anand and Abhimaan served as defining moments in his career…

Priyanka Chopra first choice to play Parveen Babi

Bengali director Agnidev Chatterjee wants Priyanka Chopra to play late actress Parveen Babi in his film based on the life of the 70s siren, reports India Today.
Talking to a leading daily he said, ‘I think that in today’s time, she is as successful as Parveen Babi…

Suchitra Sen film fest to screen nine classics

Suchitra Sen film fest to screen nine classics

A nine-day festival featuring nine timeless films of legendary actor Suchitra Sen began at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday…

Brothers to fill in for late Walker in Fast 7

Brothers to fill in for late Walker in Fast 7

The brothers of actor Paul Walker, who died in November, will fill in for the late action star in order to complete scenes in the upcoming film Fast & Furious 7, according to a statement posted on the film’s Facebook page…

BFSM Golden Jubilee celebrations end today

BFSM Golden Jubilee celebrations end today

The year-long golden jubilee celebration of Bangladesh Film Society Movement will conclude today with a get together of film personalities and award giving ceremony at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy….

Tanvir Mokammel retrospective begins in Khulna

Tanvir Mokammel retrospective begins in Khulna

A five-day retrospective of reputed filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel’s films begins today at Umesh Chandra Public Library auditorium in Khulna…

Plays depict insanity of politicians, love and freedom

Plays depict insanity of politicians, love and freedom

Theatre has always been a tool to bare the soul and express alarming epiphanies, eerie fictions, inspiring facts and more. In simple words, it is a reflection of reality as we know it, said theatre activists who enjoyed the four-day vibrant theatre festival at Bangladesh Shilpakala…

Penelope Cruz to star in next James Bond film

Penelope Cruz to star in next James Bond film

Spanish beauty Penelope Cruz will reportedly join the next James Bond movie, reports Hindustan Times.
Sony’s latest release schedule update shows the wife of Skyfall villain Javier Bardem among the cast of James Bond film…

Padatik Natya Sangsad theatre fest Eight plays being staged

Padatik Natya Sangsad theatre fest Eight plays being staged

The fifth Syed Badruddin Hossain Smriti Natya Utsab kicked off amid colour, enthusiasm and festivity at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. Padatik Natya Sangsad has been organising the festival marking its former president Syed…

Presenting Humayun as a filmmaker

ICONIC writer Humayun Ahmed emerged as a filmmaker in 1994 through his national award winning film Aguner Paroshmoni, based on the guerrilla operations during the war of independence in 1971…

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