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Nature, Colour and Vision

Bright and bold colours are perhaps best suited to depict nature, be it in realistic or in abstract forms of painting. New York-based artist Khurshid Alam Saleem has used a range of vibrant colours like luminous yellows, bold blues and intense reds to illustrate nature on canvas. Saleem’s ongoing exhibition titled Nature-Color and Vision at Shilpangan displays 24 abstract paintings. […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Two Bangla documentaries to be screened at Bangalore Film Fest

Two local documentary films on water pollutions will be screened at the eighth Voices from the Waters International Film Festival in Bangalore, India. Directed by Oasiuddin Ahmed Tito, Kumar Kahon(The Gaps of Kumar) and Kochuripana(Water Hyacinth) will be screened at the three-day festival, which will begin on August 30, featuring subject matters like water pollution, scarcity of water, floods and […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Chennai Express crosses 156cr at box office

SRK’s Chennai Express became the fastest film to hit the 100 crore club and now it looks like 200 cr target is not a far reach. The SRK and Deepika Padukone starrer has made 156. 70 cr at the box office. The Independence Day collection has reached an amount of 19.60 cr in India which has surely benefited the film […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Christian Bale offered 40m pounds to play Batman

Actor Christian Bale has reportedly been offered 40 million pounds to reprise his role as Batman in the superhero film, Justice League. The movie bosses are determined to get the 39-year-old actor onside and star in the potential film by offering him the hefty sum, reports Hindustan Times. ‘Bale is facing extraordinary pressure,’ a source told The Sun newspaper. In […]

August 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Eid films attract scores of visitors

Three commercial films released on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr have been attracting a large number of visitors. The producers of the released films including My Name is Khan, Nihshartha Bhalobasha and Bhalobasha Ajkal also claim that they were expecting good turnovers. New Age went for a reality check after talking to the visitors, exhibitors and production houses of the films […]

August 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Maqsood shares his Eid experiences

Noted band musician of the country Maqsoodul Haque had a packed schedule for this Eid-Ul-Fitr festival with an array of television programmes aired on different channels. One of the most noteworthy programmes of Maqsood this Eid was Mojo Unplugged Moments, a special series that was aired on Eid days at midnight on Boishakhi TV. Hosted by Maqsood in three of […]

August 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Feature film on Goon’s poem to hit cinemas

Perhaps this is for the first time a full-length feature film has been made based on a poem in the country. Masud Pothik has made his debut film titled Nekabbarer Mahaprayan based on noted poet Nirmalendu Goon’s work of the same title from the collection of poems titled Tar Agey Chai Samajtantra. The director told New Age that the post-production […]

August 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Ony to star an international film

Model and actor Omar Aiaz Ony has signed for an international film to be directed by the expatriate Bangladeshi director Golam Mustafa. Ony, whose first appearance on silver screen was in Nasiruddin Yusuff’s award-winning film Guerilla, is quite excited regarding the latest project he has signed up for. ‘This is a great opportunity for me to work in an international […]

August 16, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Tareque, Mishuk remembered

Internationally acclaimed filmmaker Tareque Masud and cinematographer Mishuk Munier were remembered through lighting candles by film and cultural personalities on Tuesday. Moviana Film Society arranged the programme in the evening in front of the Bangladesh National Museum. Two other commemorative programmes were also held outside the capital in Faridpur and Manikganj. Hundreds of people of Nurpur village of the Bhanga […]

August 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Timir Nandi, Dalia Nawshin perform today

Noted singers Timir Nandi and Dalia Nawshin will present some evergreen songs in a duet show titled Close Up Call-er Gaan on Desh TV at 9:45pm tonight. Both of the singers, however, informed they would present their popular numbers in the programme as per the demand of the audience. The audience will be able to speak to the artistes directly […]

August 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Apurbo talks about his romantic image

Model turned actor Apurbo will perform today in the Eid special teleplay titled Nirbak Bhalobasha, written and directed by Badruzzaman Shubho, which will be aired on Maasranga Television at 10:30pm today. This is one of the 15 teleplays that Apurbo, who has attained immense popularity as a romantic hero in small screen, acted during the Eid festival on different channels. […]

August 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Hans Zimmer to receive key prize at Classic Brits

The Oscar-winning composer Hans Zimmer is to be given the outstanding contribution to music award at this year’s Classic Brits, reports BBC Online. The German composer has scored the music for more than 100 films over a 30-year career. He won an Oscar in 1995 for best original score for the Lion King. Other films he has composed for include […]

August 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Hollywood reach deal with China over tax row

Hollywood studios say they have reached a deal with Chinese authorities over missing payments for some of the year’s biggest box office films, reports BBC Online. Payments had stopped due to a dispute over a new 2% tax. Some reports say studios are owed $200m (£129m) for films like Man of Steel and Skyfall. But The Motion Picture Association of […]

August 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Souls to perform new numbers live today

Souls will present its popular songs today in the phono live concert called Close Up Call-er Gaan on Desh TV at 9:45pm today. In the show, Souls fans will be able to talk to the band members and request their favourite numbers. ‘Besides presenting our hit numbers, we will render a few songs that we have never presented before. We […]

August 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Sajal strives harder

Popular actor Sajal will perform in two Eid special teleplays to be aired on two channels today. He is paired with popular actor Opi Karim in Deyaler Oparey Achhey Akash which will be aired at 8:10 on Banglavision. He will also perform a lead role in Jodi Dako Phirey Asbo which will be aired at 3:05pm on Baishakhi TV. In […]

August 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Dhaka University produces Al Deen’s Chaka

The theatre department of Dhaka University will premiere Selim Al Deen’s popular play Chaka to celebrate Deen’s 64th birth anniversary on August 18 at the Natmondol of Dhaka University. Two other shows of the production will be staged on August 19 and 20 at the same venue. This is for the first time that the department is producing a play […]

August 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Sci-fi thriller Elysium tops US box-office

Science-fiction thriller, Elysium, took top spot in the North American box-office this weekend, beating out competition from raunchy Jennifer Aniston comedy, We’re The Millers, estimates showed Sunday, reports Hindustan Times. Starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, Elysium, is set in a dystopian future where the poor have been left to inhabit a ruined Earth while the rich live on a […]

August 14, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

A peer recalls Tareque Masud on his death anniversary

Today is the second anniversary of the death of internationally acclaimed filmmaker Tareque Masud, who died on August 13, 2011 in a read accident on the Dhaka-Aricha highway while returning home from a shooting spot. New Age spoke to his contemporary Tanvir Mokammel who shared his memories of the deceased filmmaker. How long have you known Tareque Masud? I know […]

August 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Remembering the cinematographer

Today is the second death anniversary of Mishuk Munier, a versatile talent and an internationally acclaimed cinematographer and media specialist. Munier died along with filmmaker Tareque Masud and three crew members of Masud’s shooting unit while returning home from Manikganj on August 13 in 2011. He was an acclaimed photographer, an award-winning cinematographer, a teacher of Journalism and a pioneer […]

August 13, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

Chirkutt performs today

Popular pop band Chirkutt will perform in the Eid special phono love concert on Channel 9 at 11:40pm today as part of its weeklong schedule of the Eid festival on different TV channels. In these concerts the band has planned to give focus on its latest album titled Jadur Shohor. ‘In this year’s Eid programmes, we focused on the songs […]

August 12, 2013 · 0 comments · Timeout

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