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The glorious journey of Mustafa Kamal Syed
Arts & Entertainment

The glorious journey of Mustafa Kamal Syed

Prominent television personality and former Deputy Director General and Chief of Programmes of NTV, Mustafa Kamal Syed, breathed his last on May 31 at the capital’s Square Hospital.

“We cannot solely rely on television anymore”
Arts & Entertainment

“We cannot solely rely on television anymore”

Celebrated television director Mizanur Rahman Aryan reflects on the issues of family and contemporary relationships through his work.

“Masud Rana is my dream role” -ABM Sumon
Arts & Entertainment

“Masud Rana is my dream role” -ABM Sumon

ABM Sumon started his journey as a model with international fashion companies. He entered Bangladesh’s film industry with Ochena Hridoy (2015) and was well appreciated for his performance in Dhaka Attack (2017).

Nazmul Haque Bappy: A benevolent artist and director Arts & Entertainment

Nazmul Haque Bappy: A benevolent artist and director

Promising painter, playwright and director Nazmul Haque Bappy was born in Dhaka, but grew up in Mohanganj, Netrokona. Completing BFA and MFA from the Department of Oriental Art, Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka, Bappy, with inspiration from his parents – Dr Md Nurul Haque and Rasheda Khatun Chowdhury, later obtained a higher degree in Chinese painting with a fully funded scholarship from the Chinese government.

Steeler vocalist Masudul Hoque Liton passes away at 49 Arts & Entertainment

Steeler vocalist Masudul Hoque Liton passes away at 49

Chattogram based musician Masudul Haq Liton passed away on Thursday evening due to a haemorrhagic stroke, at his residence in Mehedibag. After being taken to Chattogram Metropolitan Hospital, he was declared dead by the doctors. He was 49 at the time of passing. The artiste, who was active in the music industry with his band Steeler from 1986, came into the limelight with the song Tumi Ki Amay Ager Moto Basho Bhalo in the mixed album Mon Jole, composed and arranged by Ayub Bachchu.

Film shoots to resume from June 5 Arts & Entertainment

Film shoots to resume from June 5

Film shoots were suspended across the country for more than two months, to curb the spread of the coronavirus, bringing the film industry to an abrupt halt. However, as the government is slowly lifting the coronavirus restrictions and reopening certain industries, film shoots are set to resume from tomorrow.

Actor Sonu Sood’s commendable initiatives amid coronavirus crisis Arts & Entertainment

Actor Sonu Sood’s commendable initiatives amid coronavirus crisis

Indian actor Sonu Sood, mostly known for playing villains in films, has taken some commendable initiatives amid the coronavirus crisis.

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