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  • Shakib Khan 'Elo Re'!

    Shakib Khan is considered one of the busiest actors of the Bangladeshi film industry today. With three global film releases this Eid, it is no surprise that he has been crowned as the “Dhaliwood King” by fans and critics alike. Further to this, his film 'Bhaijaan Elo Re' just released in Kolkata, West Bengal and in Northeast India's Assam.

  • Porimoni takes a break

    With her vibrant personality and outstanding performances, Porimoni has won the hearts of millions across the nation. In her five years as an actor, she has already done numerous films with Swapnajaal being one of them. Even today, Bangladeshi cinemagoers are full of praise for her work in that film.

  • Star couple's new ventures

    National Film Award winner Moushumi has recently completed a shoot for a new 'Coca-Cola' TV commercial where she will be seen with her spouse Omar Sani.

  • Emon The Entertainer

    Before setting foot into acting, Emon made a name for himself in the modeling world. Since then, the artiste has captured the hearts of many across the nation, thanks to his array of roles both on the small and silver screen. This Eid, the actor will be seen in several special television programmes. He takes out some time to speak to The Daily Star about his latest projects.

  • Rozina's years as a leading lady

    Rozina is a name that echoes through the golden years of Bangladeshi cinema, as the veteran actor has appeared in over 300 films. Her dazzling beauty and commanding on-screen presence has earned countless hearts, as well as two National Film Awards. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the artiste looks back on those memorable years.

  • Popular Actor Shakib Khan and Srabanti Chatterjee

    'Bhaijaan Elo Re'

    The action-packed trailer of Shakib Khan's Bhaijaan Elo Re was released recently and it looks fantastic. The upcoming Indo-Bangladesh venture features Shakib in a double role. The film, which has been shot at

  • What's Mim up to?

    Bidya Sinha Mim has been tremendously impressive on the silver screen in recent times. Now, she will be seen in a brand new television commercial and several exciting films. The commercial has been shot in Gazipur and Dhaka. Mim says she had fun working on the commercial as it was very story-based.

  • Dhallywood popular actress Babita

    Beginning a Legacy

    Babita has reigned long as one of the most celebrated actresses of the Bangladesh film industry, during which she has starred in a staggering total of 275 films. The seven time National Film Award winning celebrity received international fame after her much acclaimed performance in Satyajit Ray's “Ashani Sanket”. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the veteran actress looks back on the wonder years.

  • I want to be remembered for my roles - Poppy

    Gracing her presence on the silver screen for two decades, Poppy is one of the nation's most beloved film actors. Although her screen appearances have been sporadic in recent times, the three time National Film Award winning actor still holds the world of cinema immensely close to her heart and is pleased to be a part of some latest films. Poppy made time for The Daily Star recently, where she shed light upon her upcoming films and the challenges in her career.

  • Team Members of Film Swapnajaal

    Swapnajaal Team On The Daily Star Facebook Live Today!

    Today's the day! The April edition of “Ask Me Anything”, The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live show will feature not one, not two but three guests, building up the hype to the upcoming film “Swapnajaal”.

  • Emon signs short film in Kolkata

    Dhallywood actor Emon is setting out for new waters, as he has just signed a short film in India's Kolkata, which is set to go on floors soon.

  • “Alta Banu” begins promotional campaign

    The first poster of “Alta Banu”, the directorial debut of reputed small screen director Arun Chowdhury, was launched in a ceremony at Channel i premises on Thursday. The film, which has been produced by Impress Telefilm, is based on a story by Faridur Reza Sagar and casts Zakia Bari Mamo, Anisur Rahman Milon and Farzana Rikta in the central roles, along with a formidable support cast of

  • Bidya Sinha Mim

    Mim turns journalist for “Pashan”

    Bidya Sinha Mim-starrer new film “Pashan” releases on March 23. Popular Tollywood actor Om has donned a role opposite Mim, who will be seen as a female journalist in the movie. “This is a new experience as I slip on the role of a journalist. The role was a challenging one; but I enjoyed playing it,” said Mim.

  • Amin Khan gearing up for new films

    Amin Khan, one of the popular film actors of the '90s, has been keeping busy with small-screen and big-screen projects alike, and his next venture promises a relatable and emotional journey into midlife crisis.

  • Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan and Bidya Sinha Mim

    Mim and Shakib Khan shooting in Bangkok

    Dhallywood superstars Shakib Khan and Bidya Sinha Mim are in Bangkok together, cooking up something potentially exciting.

  • Dhaka Attack Action Hero Arifin Shuvo

    Arifin Shuvo 2017's Action Hero

    Last year undoubtedly belonged to Arifin Shuvo, the swaggering, mustachioed hero of “Dhaka Attack” that won the hearts of millions with its tense, action packed scenes and an emotionally gripping storyline. The edge-of-your-seat thriller opened the floodgates to more offers for the actor, who now has to choose his next role wisely.

  • “Gohin Baluchor” releases today

    “Gohin Baluchor”, helmed by noted small screen director Badrul Saud, hits theatres today in about 30 cinemas across the country.

  • Poppy to play double role in her next

    Three-time National Film Award winning actress Poppy has signed on to work in a new film titled “Turn”. Helmed by Shahidul Haque Khan, an enthused Poppy informed The Daily Star that there is much in store for the viewers in terms of her character and the

  • Dhaliwood hero Shakib Khan

    New roles for Shakib Khan

    Dhaliwood hero Shakib Khan is always on the go, and currently the actor has signed onto work in two new films. The popular actor is slated to play the lead role in the upcoming “Nolok”, helmed by Rashed Raha, for which filming

  • Moushumi-Omar Sani pair up for “Nolok”

    Famed Dhallywood couple Omar Sani and Moushumi paired up for the first time in “Dola”, released in 1993. Their on-screen chemistry was well received by audiences, and “Dola” went onto become a big hit in Bangladesh.

  • Dhaka Attack

    “Dhaka Attack” goes to Europe

    Since its release, “Dhaka Attack” has been the most profitable cinema this year, still drawing throngs of viewers to the halls. The movie is slated to break its own records soon, and is set to impress the European audience today.

  • Popular film actress Poppy

    Twenty years in film

    Popular film actress Poppy's versatile career has seen her branch out into television, modeling, as well as star in a music video. The three-time National Film Award winning actress has been a popular face in cinema for over 20 years, which she elaborates on, and more, in a recent interview with The Daily Star.

  • Film Review: DHAKA ATTACK

    Tuesday afternoons are quite quiet at the Star Cineplex; being the middle of the week and with the shopping mall Bashundhara City on its weekly closure, it's the day that draws the smallest numbers to the country's premier multiplex and is my favourite day to visit the cinemas to avoid the crowds.

  • “Acting is all I have, it's all I want”

    Popular film, TV and theatre actor Runa Khan has three films in the release pipeline, two of which will come out this year.

  • Bidya Sinha Mim

    Mim sets off on the 'Road'

    National Film Award-winning actress Bidya Sinha Mim has packed her bags and is ready to hit the road today for a new adventure.

  • Dhaka Attack Movie

    “Dhaka Attack” soars to colossal Box Office opening

    Dipankar Dipon's big-budget cop thriller “Dhaka Attack” is living up to its hype and bringing audience in droves to cinemas. In the first two days of release, the film has sold tickets worth a whopping 7.34 crores, bringing its net worth to 1.76 crores within its first weekend.

  • Dhaka Attack releases dauntless first poster

    And with this, the film also launched its official promotional campaign. The campaign will run simultaneously in Bangladesh, Middle East, Canada, UK, Europe, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand, as part of which the director and the lead cast will tour a number of countries in mid-October.

  • Purnima's birthday plans

    National award winning actor Purnima's journey in the film industry began in 1998.

  • Bhoyongkor Sundor to release August 4

    Animesh Aich's upcoming film “Bhoyongkor Sundor”, starring Parambrata Chatterjee and Ashna Habib Bhabna in the lead roles, just announced its release date to be August 4. A Facebook post on the film's official social media channel confirmed the date.

  • Tama Mirza on Nodijon

    Film star Tama Mirza became the focus of attention after her role in “Ek Mon Ek Praan”, helmed by Shohanoor Rahman Shohan.

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