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"Zeheen Ahmed will live forever through us" - Mechanix

"Zeheen Ahmed will live forever through us" - Mechanix

Mechanix was one of the first bands in Bangladesh to introduce true heavy metal to the scene, alongside Powersurge in the cult hit programme DRockstars a decade ago. They kept growing in popularity among the youth, while guitarist Zeheen Ahmed established himself as one of the most skilled young guitarists of his generation

Exhibition of 'Ankhi O Tar Bondhura'in New York

Exhibition of 'Ankhi O Tar Bondhura'in New York

Consulate General of The People's Republic of Bangladesh exhibited the children's film Ankhi O Tar Bondhura in the Museum of the Moving Image which is a popular media museum in Astoria, New York.

Deepa in dialogue

Deepa in dialogue

With a career span of 19 years in the industry, Deepa Khandaker has come a long way in the field of acting and later modeling. She garnered a wide fan base especially from the TV fictions which in due course, landed her with a role in a cinema from Kolkata. The Daily Star recently caught up with the artiste to find out how she is coping with her career and latest endeavours.

'Purber Natyagatha' begins in Kolkata Theatre

'Purber Natyagatha' begins in Kolkata

For the very first time, “Purber Natyagatha,” a week-long festival focusing on Bangladeshi theatre and writers began in Salt Lake City, Kolkata's Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre. The festival kicked off on June 21. Eminent politician Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, director, actor, and politician Bratya Basu, actor Kaushik Sen and Towfiq Hasan from Deputy High

Tipping the hat to a musical prodigy Music

Tipping the hat to a musical prodigy

Today nine years ago, the world lost Michael Jackson, one of the most beloved entertainers there ever was. When he breathed his last on this day in 2009 at the age of 50, the outpouring of grief around the world was remarkable. Many of his songs went straight back to the top of the charts even though he had not performed in a long time.

Two-day long Manipuri Dance Festival concludes Event

Two-day long Manipuri Dance Festival concludes

The first day began with a lamp lighting ceremony by the guests and organisers in order to pay respect to the dance maestro, followed by a transcending performance by the 'Pung' players of Srimangal, Sylhet.

Ferdous Film

Purnima & Ferdous to host National Film Awards 2018

The National Film Awards 2018 will be held on July 8 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre's Hall of Fame.