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Zainul Utshab merges with FFA's turning 70
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Zainul Utshab merges with FFA's turning 70

The Faculty of Fine Art (FFA), popularly known as Charukala, of University of Dhaka (DU) is celebrating its 70th founding anniversary this year. The leading art educational institution of the country was founded on November 15, 1948, by Shilpacharya Zainul Abedin. The institution has so far contributed much to the thriving art scene of the country and the world at large.

Triple-treat with SUMAIYA SHIMU
Interview

Triple-treat with SUMAIYA SHIMU

For two decades, Sumaiya Shimu has been charming audiences with her irresistible smile. Even though her presence on television has become somewhat sporadic, she will grace television screens with two special tele-fictions. She elaborates about them in this interview.

'FLIPSIDE. MADE IN BANGLADESH' under way at Drik Gallery
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'FLIPSIDE. MADE IN BANGLADESH' under way at Drik Gallery

Drik, in partnership with Goethe Institut Dhaka, organised 'Flipside. Made in Bangladesh', a photography exhibition by German artist Sabrina Asche.

Pori Moni  becomes 'Preeti' today on Bioscope Originals Arts & Entertainment

Pori Moni becomes 'Preeti' today on Bioscope Originals

Mega-star Pori Moni's newest web film, 'Preeti', will be available on Bioscope Originals today. The actor will don the role of a crime

Star Melodies showcases spirited songs of freedom Music

Star Melodies showcases spirited songs of freedom

During the Liberation War of 1971, the konthojoddha, who were the artistes of Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra, a clandestine radio station during the resistance, kept up the morale of the freedom fighters with their spirited performance of patriotic songs, poems and satirical plays.

Jonmobhumi- The Birth Land to be released on December 14 Film

Jonmobhumi- The Birth Land to be released on December 14

Writer and filmmaker Proshoon Rahman is set to release his new film, Jonmobhumi - The Birth Land, on December 14, two days before the victory day of Bangladesh. The film will primarily be released only at multiplex theaters in the capital.

Patrick Brown's 'EXODUS' at AFD Exhibition

Patrick Brown's 'EXODUS' at AFD

Internationally acclaimed photographer Patrick Brown's solo photography exhibition titled, EXODUS, began at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka (AFD) on December 10. UNICEF Bangladesh and AFD are jointly organising the exhibition.

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