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  • Remembering Anwar Hossain on his birthday

    Anwar Hossain lives on people’s hearts till today, with his famous role Nawab Sirajuddoulah. The beloved actor was born on this day in 1930, in a village named Murulia, in Jamalpur.

  • OMAR SANI to play Modhu Da

    Modhu Da, the man behind University of Dhaka's Modhur Canteen, was killed by Pakistani soldiers in 1971.

  • Chayalok honours Feroze M Hasan

    Marking the 82nd birthday of eminent movie photographer Feroze M Hasan, weekly cine magazine Chayalok organised a reception at the Zaheer Raihan Kalarlab VIP Projection of FDC.

  • Dhallywood Popular Actress Mahiya Mahi

    Mahiya Mahi's 'pobitro Bhalobasha'

    Ever since her cinematic debut, Mahiya Mahi has garnered immense popularity with her remarkable performances on the silver screen. One of the several films she is currently working on is titled Obotar.

  • Bangladeshi actress Mahi

    Mahi's new 'Obotar'

    With her hard work, dedication and charm, Mahiya Mahi gained immense popularity in the Bangladeshi film industry in a short span of time. After her breakthrough performance in Bhalobashar Rong, she has earned a huge fan base. The actor is now spending her days filming various projects.

  • Aruna Biswas celebrates her birthday today

    As she has been a part of numerous hit films in the span of her career, Aruna Biswas is a celebrated name in the world of cinema. Now, the actor is busy working in different television projects. She has turned to directing as well.

  • "I have no desire for material things" - Babita

    Having appeared in over a hundred films, Babita is undoubtedly one of the most illustrious actors that the country has ever seen. She has earned accolades at home and abroad for her performances, including the National Film Award.

  • 'Bhaijaan' comes to town

    Dhaliwood King Shakib Khan is hailed as one of the busiest and most popular artistes of the industry today. He has been capturing the hearts of millions with his charming personality and remarkable performances on the silver-screen for over ten years.

  • Poppy Striving For Perfection

    For over two decades, National Award-winning artiste Poppy has been a popular name in the industry. In the span of her career, she has been part of a multitude of hit films, and there is no doubt that cinema is where her heart truly lies. The much loved actor opens up about what's keeping her busy in a recent conversation with The Daily Star.

  • National award-winning actor Zakia Bari Mamo


    National award-winning actor Zakia Bari Mamo became a household name with the superhit film 'Chuye Dile Mon', and her many roles on the small-screen. She is currently busy with her upcoming film, 'Dohon.' In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, the artiste talks about what she has been up to.

  • 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.