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  • War baby Shama looks for mom after 45 years

    Shama Jameela Mollie Hartt returns to the place where she was born as a war child 45 years ago. Watch the video to know more.

  • Top Star Live videos of 2017

    The video section of The Daily Star-- Star Live -- has been trying to redefine traditional news features in video format throughout 2017.

  • Arms for freedom

    It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one of the best armed forces of the time.

  • Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: The Power Couple

    The duo hardly needs an introduction: The minds behind the massively successful Gaan Bangla TV, the two continue to promote culture and art in their own unique way. Besides, Taposh is a renowned musician and Munny a successful beautician. In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, the power duo talk about their lives, careers and ambitions!

  • A walk of awareness: Stop violence against animals

    People for Animal Welfare (PAW) organises a silent march titled "Walk of Awareness" for raising awareness to stop violence against the voiceless creatures. Watch the video to know more about the initiative.

  • Jagatjyoti Das

    Victory day tribute: The legend of Jagatjyoti

    It was sometime in mid-August of 1971. The Pakistan occupation forces continued its atrocities in the then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. In the Haor region, encompassing Sunamganj, Habiganj, Kishoreganj and Netrakona, the marauding army was using the Bheramohona River on Sherpur-Ajmiriganj route to supply arms and ammunition to different places.

  • A walk through the Liberation War Museum

    Visitors now can learn about the glorious Liberation War of 1971 at much wider spectrum as the Liberation War Museum has been shifted from its old building at Shegunbagicha to its new premises in Agargaon of Dhaka.

  • Preaching love through Lalon, Baul Shafi Mondol

    In this exclusive interview, Shafi Mondol talks about his spiritual journey and shares his opinions on the future of Lalon music.

  • Waste but not useless

    We all love our cell phone, computer and TV and depend heavily on them in our day-to-day life. But each of these electronic equipment eventually reaches the end of its life and is replaced by a new one.

  • Glimpses into the shady hospitals

    A foul-smelling narrow corridor, housing a cluttered drug store, an office room and a pathology lab on one side and consultants' rooms on the other.

  • Rafi Hossain, Tashfee, Autumnal Moon

    The Melodies of Tomorrow- Tashfee and Autumnal Moon

    In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, the very talented Tashfee is accompanied by the versatile Autumnal Moon with a musical 'adda' that is not to be missed!

  • Haldaa Movie Poster

    Tauquir Ahmed discusses Haldaa

    Acclaimed actor and film director Tauquir Ahmed makes his first appearance in Uncensored with Rafi Hossain! He talks about his experience of working on the film, his career as a director and much more!

  • Sonargaon crossing

    Sonargaon Crossing: Where traffic law is broken every moment

    Police have put up signs warning buses of punishment for stopping near the roundabout at Sonargaon intersection in the capital's Karwan Bazar.

  • Tawsif Mahbub-Sabila Nur bring Basic Ali

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Tawsif-Sabila bring Basic Ali to life!

    Watch the promising duo Tawsif Mahbub and Sabila Nur discuss their experience on playing the on-screen rendition of Basic Ali, one of the most popular comic strips in Bangladesh, in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain!

  • Doob Film

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Director's Adda

    Top directors Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, Gousul Alam Shaon, Mejbaur Rahman Sumon, Nurul Alam Atique and Animesh Aich sit in a discussion about Doob in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossasin.

  • Bus Menace

    No maintenance as bus business not profitable in Dhaka: Owners

    There is no end to the hassle faced by commuters while travelling by buses in Dhaka city. Talking to Star Live, passengers and bus owners reveal the problems faced by them and why bus services in the capital are not improving despite a crying need for enhancement in this sector.

  • Japanese Band

    Japanese band made in Bangladesh

    Watch the video to know about Mae Watanabe and Shunsuke Mlzutani from Japan and their band, "Bajna Beat", that is made in Bangladesh and covers popular Bangla songs.

  • Nuhash reminisces Humayun Ahmed

    Nuhash Humayun, son of acclaimed writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, talks about his memories and relationship with his father and his future plans in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Basic Ali

    Basic Ali season 2 to hit the screen in November

    Season 2 of the comedy series Basic Ali, based on popular cartoon strip of the same name, is set to be launched on Youtube and in a TV channel in November.

  • Misha Sawdagor

    Misha to quit acting?

    Misha Sawdagor, the most prominent 'villain' of Dhaliwood, has starred in more than 800 films in his illustrious career spanning 30 years. Is he looking to retire? Find out in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Moghbazar-Malibagh Flyover in Dhaka

    Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover opens to traffic

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today formally opened the 8.7km Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover to public with the 4km Malibagh-Razarbagh-Shantinagar section ready for traffic.

  • Dipankar Dipon

    Dipankar Dipon shares his success 'Formula' for Dhaka Attack

    With his debut film “Dhaka Attack” continuing its sweeping run in cinemas across the country, director Dipankar Dipon talks to The

  • Miss World Bangladesh judge Shampa Reza exposes debacle

    As one of the judges for ‘Miss World Bangladesh 2017’, she talks about her experience with the much hyped about competition and the scandal surrounding the crowning of the winner after her personal investigation.

  • Jannatul Ferdoush Peya

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Jannatul Ferdous Peya

    Miss Bangladesh 2007 Jannatul Ferdous Peya talks about what happens behind the curtains on this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Egg Fair

    The egg debacle in Dhaka

    Thousands of people throng the Egg Fair venue in Dhaka’s Khamarbari area to buy eggs but have to return empty handed after chaos and anarchy ensue there. Ultimately the fair is called off.

  • Story of a renowned sculptor

    Haripada Pal, a versatile artist aged over 60, is one of the most renowned sculptors in Bangladesh and has attained fame for his lifelong devotion and passion in making endless number of sculptures. Watch the video to know his story.

  • History and sufferings of Rohingya community

    Watch the Star Live Video to know more about the history of the Rohingya people of Myanmar's Rakhine state, who migrated from Bengal to Myanmar (then Burma) several hundred years ago, and have been a subject of hatred and oppression by the Myanmar authorities.

  • Mithila's New Life

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain presents the iconic Mithila in an honest and uncut conversation!

  • The forgotten citizens of Rakhine State

    The forebears of Rohingya refugees Mohammad Alam and Mohammad Ali were Myanmar citizens. The two even voted in the 2010 general elections.

  • Footage of Rohingya villages in flames

    These are the footage of ongoing persecution in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.