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SHAHABUDDIN AHMED in residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan
Arts & Entertainment

SHAHABUDDIN AHMED in residence at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Internationally-acclaimed Bangladeshi painter Shahabuddin Ahmed today secured the distinction of becoming the first foreign artist to live in the hallowed precincts of Rashtrapati Bhavan here as an Artist In-Residence as a guest of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.

Hanif Sanket writes two books for Ekushey Book Fair
Arts & Entertainment

Hanif Sanket writes two books for Ekushey Book Fair

Popular television host and magazine show “Ityadi” famed Hanif Sanket is also a maverick dramatist, environmentalist and writer. He

[Watch] Shaon explains her concerns about ‘Doob’
Arts & Entertainment

[Watch] Shaon explains her concerns about ‘Doob’

Mostafa Sarwar Farooki’s Irrfan Khan-starrer movie ‘Doob’ comes under fiery debate recently centering complaints of its being modelled upon the life of celebrated Bengali writer Humayun Ahmed.

James rocks Sylhet at 'Down to Earth' Music

James rocks Sylhet at 'Down to Earth'

James, fondly referred to as the 'Guru' by fans, clearly remembered the birth anniversary of famous poet Jibananda Das on February 17, as he started his concert with the very famous song “Padma Patar Jol” where poet and poetry blended perfectly.

Eva makes musical strides Music

Eva makes musical strides

Upcoming singer Ismat Ara Eva is a relatively new face in the popular music scene, but the artiste is already making big strides in her growing career. The singer has released two solo albums, the second hitting the market last year.

'Commando 2' trailer is high on stunts Hollywood

'Commando 2' trailer is high on stunts

Bollywood is toiling to match steps with Hollywood, at least in the action space. Vidyut Jammwal's “Commando 2” has stunts in plenty,

In conversation with Syed Abdullah Khalid Arts & Entertainment

In conversation with Syed Abdullah Khalid

Syed Abdullah Khalid is considered one of the pioneer sculptors of Bangladesh. He is predominantly recognised for

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