The world of Abdus Shakoor's paintings

Last year, a handful of watercolour paintings of Abdus Shakoor Shah, along with a few selected works of two other artists from Bangladesh were put in an exhibition in a gallery in Tokyo, under the title “Three poems from Bangladesh”.


SHUVO on the move

Dhallywood heartthrob Arefin Shuvo is having the time of his life at the moment, with two big films of his in the theatres at the same time.


RHCP detail new album

Red Hot Chili Peppers have shared a new song, “Dark Necessities”, the first offering from their new album “The Getaway”, out June 17.


People often think I am Bengali – Vidya Balan

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan says because of her films and the amount of time she spends in Kolkata, people often think she is a Bengali.

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Alden Ehrenreich is the new Han Solo

“Hail, Caesar!” thesp Alden Ehrenreich has been tapped to star in the “Star Wars”-universe standalone movie revolving around Han Solo.


Tagore's love affair with monsoon

Rabindranath Tagore is viewed as the lighthouse of literature, art and culture. Nature had always inspired the bard greatly.


A sparkle that never fades

“Rabindranath was one among the nearly seven hundred occupants at the Jorashanko Thakur Bari, and grew up with thirteen siblings: it was not that easy to be the shining star in an environment such as that,” says Tagore enthusiast and educationist Dr. A.B.M Nurul Anwar.