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  • Three Bangladeshi films Saarc film fest

    Three Bangladeshi films at SAARC Int'l Film Fest

    The festival will open with Indian film “Pinky Beauty Parlour”, and feature a total of 24 feature-length and short films. India and Sri Lanka have the highest representation at the competition with five filsm each; Nepal has four entries; Bhutan, Afghanistan and Pakistan each have two titles at the festival while Maldives has one.

  • Mosharraf Karim and Tisha in Haldaa

    Romance blooms in new “Haldaa” song

    Tauquir Ahmed's upcoming riverine drama “Haldaa” has been building up anticipation ahead of its December release, and the latest in line is a sweet love song with a mellifluous melody, catchy chorus and gorgeous landscapes.

  • chaity

    CHAITY makes a film comeback

    Former Lux Channel i superstar Chaity has been absent from the big screen for a while now, but the popular actress is making a

  • Star Wars

    New “Star Wars” trilogy, TV series in works

    Disney has closed a deal with director Rian Johnson to develop a new “Star Wars” trilogy, and it is planning a live-action “Star Wars” TV series to air on its entertainment streaming service that is expected to launch by the end of 2019.

  • Haldaa


    Tauquir Ahmed's upcoming directorial venture “Haldaa” has been building up anticipation ahead of its release next month and the

  • Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

    Farooki named festival jury at Kolkata and Kathmandu

    As tumultuous discussion about his latest release “Doob” continues, director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki is shifting his focus momentarily,

  • Apu Biswas comeback film

    Apu Biswas signs her comeback film

    Before her rather mysterious departure from the Dhallywood scene, Apu Biswas was one of the most bankable leading ladies of the

  • National Film Award-winning actress Purnima

    Purnima back with a bang

    Four years have gone by since National Film Award-winning actress Purnima graced the big screen. Her last venture was the never-

  • Ekjon Kobir Mrittyu

    “Ekjon Kobi'r Mrittyu” to premiere at Kolkata Int'l Film Festival

    The film was submitted to the censor board on October 9 and the decision to clear the film without a cut was taken on October 15, Sayeed said in a statement.

  • Haldaa gets a release date

    Tauquir Ahmed's much awaited film “Haldaa” finally has a release date, a year after filming ended by the banks of river Halda in

  • Shahed Ali Behind the roles

    With a flair for the unconventional, Shahed Ali unfailingly adheres to portray his characters in the most truthful way possible. Often

  • Akhi

    ANKHI O TAR BONDHURA launches promo campaign

    Morshedul Islam's “Ankhi o Tar Bondhura” revealed its poster and music at an event held on October 28 at in the Channel i premises, kicking off the promotional campaign of the children's film.

  •  Irrfan Khan Doob Movie

    Film Review: Doob

    The extent of how hotly-anticipated Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's “Doob” is became clear on Thursday afternoon when I had to resort to

  • “Doob” poised for big opening weekend

    October is set to be one of the biggest months in recent years for Bangladeshi cinema, bookended by films of two very different genres. After cop thriller “Dhaka Attack” pulled in audiences to theatres in droves on the first weekend of the month, it seems like

  • Doob Film

    “Doob” to premiere in Kolkata today

    Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Bangladesh-India joint-production film “Doob” (“No Bed of Roses”) will premiere today at the INOX Theatre at Quest Mall in Kolkata, India.

  • Shimantorekha

    “Shimantorekha” to premiere today

    The premiere of Tanvir Mokammel's documentary “Shimantorekha” will be held at Central Public Library's Shawkat Osman Auditorium in Shahbag, on October 25 at 6.30pm.

  • Dhaka Attack

    “Dhaka Attack” pushes over “Secret Superstar” in NY

    “Dhaka Attack”, the Bangladeshi cop action blockbuster that took the country's cinema halls by a whirl early this month, is now making

  • Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Nusrat Imrose Tisha

    FAROOKI-TISHA on TDS Facebook Live Today

    Today's the day! Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Nusrat Imrose Tisha are coming to The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live Show, IPDC

  • No slowing down for Moushumi

    The three-time National Film Award winning actress Moushumi's debut in “Keyamat Theke Keyamat” was a stroke of luck that set her on a trailblazing path of success, playing leads in one hit venture after another.

  • Dhaka Attack Film

    “Dhaka Attack” releasing in North America and Middle East

    The film is set to release in six theatres of international Cineplex chains Cinemark, Cineplex and Regal in Dallas and New York City in

  • Gohin baluchar

    Gohin Baluchor pushed back to December

    Badrul Anam Saud's upcoming debut film “Gohin Baluchor” has pushed its release back to December. A brief statement on the film's

  • Final “Stranger Things S2” trailer is dark and fantastic

    While most returning TV shows have already aired their fall premiere, there are a handful of popular series that are keeping fans waiting.

  • “Sweet Country” leads APSA nominations

    Australian film “Sweet Country” is the leading contender at this year's Asia Pacific Screen Awards, the premier film award of the region. The race tension drama directed by Warwick Thornton received nominations in three categories, including best film.

  • Siam's first venture into films

    Popular young television actor Siam Ahmed will be away from Dhaka, his home and his family for over a month.

  • “Nabab” makes waves upon Middle East release

    Following its release earlier in the summer during Ramadan, Bangladesh-India joint venture film “Nabab” became a nationwide success.

  • “Pacific Rim: Uprising” trailer brings back the apocalypse

    To the delight of a rapt audience at New York Comic Con, the panel for “Pacific Rim: Uprising” premiered a new trailer for the follow-up to Guillermo del Toro's 2013 robots-versus-monsters movie.

  • Bangladesh Film Festival 2017

    Bangladesh Film Festival begins nationwide today

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) is organising the second edition of the Bangladesh Film Festival, taking 44 films to all 64 districts

  • Diving in with the “Gohin Baluchor” team

    Popular television director Badrul Anam Saud's first venture on the big screen is the upcoming film “Gohin Baluchor”. The government-

  • KHACHA Bangladesh's Oscar entry deserved a better release and bigger audience

    The curse of Bangladesh's Oscar entries (in the Foreign Language Film category) at the box office continues this year. Akram Khan's “Khacha” – this year's nomination – was taken off the only movie theatre in the capital, Star Cineplex that was screening it after just a

  • Neela dazzles in “Tare Dekhi Ami Roddure”

    Badrul Anam Saud's debut film “Gohin Baluchor” is all set for countrywide release on October 20. After the first song, “Bhalobashay Buk