1h ago | Music

A man who influenced generations

Ever smiling, ever optimistic – that is how fellow artistes and fans remember the legendary Fakir Alamgir. The Ekushey Padak awardee was synonymous with the Gano Sangeet- the songs of the masses.

1h ago | Music

In loving memory of Fakir Alamgir

Several of Fakir Alamgir’s close colleagues and shared a few words with The Daily Star, mourning the death of the iconic singer.

4h ago | Music

Kamal Ahmed and Champa Banik pair up for ‘Krishnochura Smriti’

Music Of Bengal recently released "Krishnochura Smriti”, a duet song by noted singers Kamal Ahmed and Champa Banik, along with its music video, on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. The video is...

1d ago | Books

Is the book really better than the adaptation?

I think it started, at least for us kids of the ’90s, with the Harry Potter franchise.

1d ago | Exhibition

EMK Center’s virtual duet exhibition ‘Mirror of Society’ underway

EMK Center’s virtual duet exhibition, “Mirror of Society” features works of young artists Shaily Shrabonti and Sheikh Farhana Parvin Tumpa. The 60 artworks on display at the exhibition highlight...

1d ago | TV & Film

Catching up with the stars after Eid

Eid-ul-Azha is a time where family and friends come together, and under normal circumstances, houses would be buzzing with festive fervour. However, like last year, most of us spent the occasion in...

1w ago | Interview

Shihab Shaheen gets candid about ‘Morichika’

‘Morichika’ has a stellar cast. Can you tell us a bit about the casting process?

Jaya Ahsan to be the new face for Berger’s Luxury Silk Product

Eminent model and actress Jaya Ahsan officially pairs up as the Ambassador for Berger Paints Bangladesh’s Luxury Silk Product. According to the contract, Jaya Ahsan is going to be associated as...

1w ago | TV & Film

Shabnam stuck in Pakistan due to Covid restrictions

A renowned actress of the 60’s, Shabnam has been a part of both Bangladeshi and Pakistani cinema. She rose to fame with the Urdu film, ‘Chanda’, after which she never had to look back.

1w ago | Theatre & Arts

Remembering Abdullah Al Mamun on his 79th birth anniversary

Abdullah Al Mamun was a stalwart in the fields of theatre, television, and cinema in Bangladesh. A celebrated personality in the arenas of theatre, television, and cinema, Abdullah Al Mamun left...

1w ago | TV & Film

Prosenjit Chatterjee calls to congratulate ‘Mohanagar' team; actor in awe of Mosharraf Karim

Director Ashfaque Nipun’s latest web series, ‘Mohanagar’, has been the talk of the town lately. From casual viewers to critics and even artistes themselves have praised the series, its director and...

1w ago | Film

Leesa Gazi’s ‘Baarir Naam Shahana’ sheds light on a woman’s courage

British-Bangladeshi writer, director, actor and playwright, Leesa Gazi has dedicated her career to presenting powerful stories told from a woman's perspective via theatre and film. Her...