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The passion of Uttam Kumar

The passion of Uttam Kumar

Uttam Kumar continues to exude the aura that defined him when he was alive. Thirty four years after his passing, there are the memories that speak of the man. He was part of our fathers' generation before becoming part of ours. It was his movies that our parents went to, especially if he...

Lalu Bhai in remembrance…

Lalu Bhai in remembrance…

Cultural activists here reminisced on AFM Abdul Ali Lalu, once a...

The artistic world of Mahera Khaleque

The artistic world of Mahera Khaleque

Mahera Khaleque, a US-based Bangladeshi artist was a research artist in...

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania

Rom-com “Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania” makes no bones about its parallels...

Shihoron on Desh TV

Shihoron on Desh TV

Single episode TV play “Shihoron” will go on air on Desh TV at 7:45 pm on the fourth day of Eid. Written by Sadat Russel, the drama has been directed by Shoaibur Rahman Russel. Plot: RJ Arnob hosts popular radio programme Shihoron, where the audience participates and tells their personal stories. One day a...

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Casablanca piano goes up for auction

Casablanca piano goes up for auction

The piano from Rick's Cafe in the classic romance film Casablanca will be auctioned at Bonhams this autumn. It is one of the most famous pianos in film, the one played by Sam in Rick's Cafe, triggering dewy-eyed reminiscence in Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. The piano is expected to sell for a seven-figure...

Entertainment show Hashtey Nei Mana on BTV

Entertainment-based variety show “Hashtey Nei Mana” will be aired on BTV during this Eid. Compiled and hosted by Iqbal Khandakar, the show will be divided into three segments -- adda, outdoor play and performance of skits. Al Mansur, Tushar Khan, Kachi Khandakar and Shirin Bokul will take part in adda while stand-up comedian Naveed Mahbub, Mirakkel star Abu Hena Rony, actress Sashi and others will perform skits and  participate in an outdoor play.   The programme has been emceed following...

Published Date: July 23, 2014
In love with rock music

In love with rock music

Promising Chittagong- based band Chhuti began its journey in 2004. The band was founded by front-man and rhythm guitarist Sukanta Chanda who began his music career in 2000. In his teens, Sukanta attended a number of major concerts by noted bands of Bangladesh, held at the Chittagong and CHT regions. From then, he...

Published Date: July 23, 2014
Jege Achho Ki' was my big breakthrough … Nowshin

Jege Achho Ki' was my big breakthrough … Nowshin

Nowshin, the girl with the toothy smile, launched headlong into her media career as a host at Radio Today. Her debut TV play became an even huger hit. Since then, she has been swamped with assignments. The artiste spoke to The Daily star about her professional life. How do you see your career going? Nowshin: I've...

Published Date: July 23, 2014
Most Welcome-2 trailer released

Most Welcome-2 trailer released

For better or for worse, the Dhaka film audience cannot get enough of MA Jalil Ananta's films. Crowds have thronged the cinemas every time his films have been released, and come out entertained. So it's no surprise that the theatrical trailer of his latest film slated for releases this Eid, would create quite...

Published Date: July 23, 2014
Humayun Ahmed remembered

A group of fans remembered Humayun Ahmed through a programme in Mymensingh town Sunday afternoon. Marking the second death anniversary of the prominent literary personality, a discussion on his life and works was held at a restaurant of the town. Presided over by Prof. Afzal Rahman of Bengali Department of Govt. Ananda Mohan College, poet Hasnat Lokman was the chief guest. Shamim Siddiquee presented a key-note paper titled “The contribution and impact of Humayun Ahmed in creating young readers”. Poets Shamsul Fayez, Mahmud...

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Published Date: July 23, 2014
Eid drama U-Turn on Ekushey TV

Eid drama U-Turn on Ekushey TV

Two-episode TV play “U-Turn” will air on Ekushey TV on the first and second day of Eid at 11:30pm. The play, sponsored by beverage brand Mojo, has been directed by Redoan Rony, based on a story by Sonia Hasan. The story revolves around a group of restless youths, busy with bike stunts and other...

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Published Date: July 23, 2014
Bari Siddiqui on “Music Club” tonight

Bari Siddiqui on “Music Club” tonight

Noted folk singer-composer and flautist Bari Siddiqui is the featured guest of tonight's phone and live studio concert “Music Club” set to be aired on Banglavision at 11:25pm. The spectators may phone in and request for their favourite songs to the artiste.   Apart from performing songs, the artiste will share the important events...

Published Date: July 23, 2014
Special drama on GTV

Special drama on GTV

Six-episode TV play “Alal, Dulal O Haji Chan” will air on GTV at 6:20pm from the first to sixth day of Eid. Mesbah Sumon has written the drama, based on Azam Khan's popular eponymous song, while Pallab Biswas has directed it. The play revolves around the comic antics of Alal and Dulal. One day,...

Published Date: July 23, 2014
“Trio Night” at EMK Center tomorrow

“Trio Night” at EMK Center tomorrow

EMK Platform is an EMK (Edward M Kennedy) Center initiative to support individual and groups who possess potential in arts, culture and entrepreneurship. EMK Center strives to connect brilliant minds with positive ethos for public service and arts. As a part of this, the EMK Platform presents Trio Night tomorrow at the EMK...