Actors Ferdous and Purnima have teamed up once again after a long hiatus, ending the 'challenging times' of wait for many of their fans. They will share screen space in 'Gangchil', a film which is based on the novel of the same name written by Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader. Recently, the duo attended the contract signing ceremony for 'Gangchil' which was held at a hotel in Gulshan. The film will be directed by Noyeem Imtiaz Neyamul and jointly produced under the banner of Nuzhat Films and Icchemoto.
A warm message
'Sraboner Amontrone' was organised by Abayab Natyadal on Saturday at Public Library.
The arrangement was an ode to Rabindranath Tagore's monsoon songs. Photo: Sheikh Mehedi Morshed
the dhraupadi fest
Bonna Mirza, Naznin Hasan Chumki, Sushama Sarker and Shireen Khan will star in 'Nityapuran', to be held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy as a part of the Dhraupadi Fest. The performance is at 4:30 pm today.
crutch er colonel
Theatre troupe BotTala's 'Crutch Er Colonel' is going to be staged in the Natyashala Auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today at 7 pm. Adapted by Dr Samina Luthfa and Soumya Sarker, the play's story is based on Shahaduz Zaman's memorable novel. Mohammad Ali Haider is the director of the play. Source: BSA
tribute to rabindranath tagore
Chhayanaut held a cultural programme on August 6 at 7pm in its auditorium to pay tribute to Rabindranath Tagore, the greatest poet in the history of Bengali literature. Renowned artistes, including the likes of Zahirul Haque Khan and Laisa Ahmed Lisa performed at the event. Source: Chhayanaut
mime art performance
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will arrange a mime art performance, directed by Nithor Mahbub, today in its Natyashala auditorium. Along with Nithor Mahbub's solo mime performance, other mime artistes including Tutul, Rabi, Shubho, Shyamol, Khokon and many more will entertain the audience.
Yesterday, around 1.00 pm, cultural activists of Jahangirnagar University expressed solidarity with the demonstrators and staged a street drama titled 'Chakravyuh' on Dhaka-Aricha Highway in front of Joy Bangla Gate, while over 500 students of the university blocked the highway. The street drama was directed by Dipankar Chhakrabarty, general secretary of Jahangirnagar threatre while around 12 members of the organisation took part in the drama.Source: Md Asaduz Zaman, JU Correspondent
Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, in association with Government Music College, celebrated Monsoon with Brishtir Padabali. The celebration with poetry recitation, classical songs and dance performances, was held recently at Natyashala auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Source: BSA
“Adhare Surjo”, a play based on Chittoranjon Das' “Prithibir Jonno”, adapted and directed by Biplob Dey, was staged by Ritwik theatre troupe from Baharampur, India, on the second day of 45 Years of Aranyak Flower and Bliss International Theatre Festival, at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play questions the visibility of superpower nations, and urges questions of who is creating terrorists in our societies, and what else these invisible powers have in mind. Photo: Star
“Mayur Singhasan”, a play written by Mannan Heera and directed by Shah Alam Dulal, was staged by Aranyak Natydal, on the second day of “45 Years of Aranyak Flower and Bliss International Theatre Festival”, at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play depicts the socio-cultural scenario of the 1960s. In the backdrop of a rural jatra troupe, the play weaves in subjects like fundamentalism, class-struggle, struggles of jatra artistes and much more in a lighter vein. Photo: Star
Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre (IGCC) recently organised an evening of “Panchakabir Gaan” by Riddhi Bandyopadhyay (R) from Kolkata at the main auditorium of Chhayanaut. Riddhi Bandyopadhyay's latest album, featuring songs of Atul Prasad Sen, was also launched at the event. Professor Emeritus Anisuzzaman together with Jayashree Kundu, Director of IGCC, unveiled the album.
Get Together Party
Prominent Manipuri dancer Samina Husain Prema and her group 'Bhabna' presented dance-drama “Bhanushingher Padabali” at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium, Mahila Samity, yesterday, in the celebration of educationist, litterateur and social worker, late Nilima Ibrahim's 96th birth anniversary. Photo: Collected
Konko O Leela
Recitation organisation Konthoshilon held the first staging of their new production “Konko o Leela” at the Shawkat Osman Auditorium at the capital's Public Library on October 6. The recitation-based production has been directed by Liton Baruri.
amare debo na bhulite
Artistes of Bangladesh Nazrul Sangeet Sangstha paid homage to National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam in a programme titled “Amare Debo Na Bhulite” at the auditorium of Chhayanaut Shangskriti Bhaban on Saturday.
The Green Art School
The Green Art School, one of the city's premier centres of art school for children, held an award-giving ceremony at its Green Road premises on September 22. Eminent artist Abul Barq Alvi attended the event as chief guest and gave away the prizes among the winners.
Ispahani Mirzapur Banglabid-2017
Nusrat Sayem was crowned the champion of the Bangla Language-based competition and reality show “Ispahani Mirzapur Banglabid-2017” at Bangabandhu International Convention Centre in a grand finale on September 15. Sirajul Arefin was placed second, while Raisa Salsabil and Soyeb Aniad Khan Turja jointly took the third position in the competition. Cultural Affairs Minister Asaduzzaman Noor, along with the officials and organisers handed over the awards to the recipients.