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  • Humayun Ahmed 70th Birthday

    Humayun Ahmed Sahitya Puroshkar 2018 held at Bangla Academy

    Named after the legendary litterateur of Bangla Literature, Humayun Ahmed, the award is received by one senior and one upcoming writer every year since 2015.

  • Discussion on the literary merit of screenplay at DLF

    Dhaka Lit Fest's star-studded panel discussion titled The Stage, The Screen and The Feature Film at the lawn of Bangla Academy on Friday morning shed light on the literary value of a screenplay.

  • 24th Kolkata International Film Festival 2018 takes off

    Kolkata International Film Festival takes off

    The 24th Kolkata International Film Festival was inaugurated on November 10 through a grand celebration at the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Indoor Stadium in Kolkata.

  • Nandita Das gets candid about 'Manto' at DLF 2018

    Actor-director Nandita Das's Manto, the film that took a bow in the Cannes' Un Certain Regard section this year, was screened in the AKSB auditorium on Thursday afternoon at the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) 2018.

  • Nandita Das gets candid about 'Manto' at DLF 2018

    Actor-director Nandita Das's Manto, the film that took a bow in the Cannes' Un Certain Regard section this year, was screened in the AKSB auditorium on Thursday afternoon at the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) 2018.

  • PM grants financial assistance to four artistes

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina granted financial assistance amounting to 90 Lakh Taka to four senior artistes yesterday at her official Ganabhaban residence.

  • 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.

  • Dhaka International Folk Festival 2018

    Dhaka International Folk Fest 2018 to open on November 15

    Like previous years, the fourth edition of the Dhaka International Folk Fest will have a myriad of Bangladeshi and international folk artistes on one platform.

  • BIRTHDAY BLAST

    Aly Zaker, a stalwart of Bangladeshi theatre and TV and his son, Iresh Zaker, who has made a name for himself with his acting skills in recent years, both celebrate their birthdays today.

  • Ritwik remembered in Rajshahi

    A three-day long film festival began in Rajshahi on November 4, commemorating the 93rd birth anniversary of renowned auteur Ritwik Ghatak. This is the seventh instalment of the festival organised by Ritwik Ghatak Film Society, an association of film lovers dedicated to highlighting Ritwik Ghatak’s work.

  • Lalon festival held in Manikganj

    Manikganj Achin Pakhi Lalon Sangathan, an association dedicated to Lalon’s work organised a Lalon festival in Manikganj on November 4, 2018 at the martyred freedom fighters’ memorial premises.

  • Moushumi opens online portal

    Moushumi, besides being one of the most decorated stars in the film industry, now plans to give tough competition to online portals in the country!

  • Star Cineplex in Mohakhali soon

    Film buffs in Dhaka are in for a treat as they will soon have a new branch of Star Cineplex in SKS Tower at Mohakhali. Executives from Show Motion Limited and SKS Tower recently signed a memorandum of understanding in this regard.

  • Directors' Guild oath-taking ceremony held

    The oath-taking ceremony for the Directors' Guild was recently conducted at Bangladesh Shishu Academy. The ceremony began to the tune of the national anthem.

  • Myanmar Rohingya repatriation

    'I am Rohingya' wins IPA Discovery of the Year Award 2018

    Bangladeshi photographer Mohammad Rakibul Hasan's 'I am Rohingya' series has won the International Photography Awards' Discovery of the Year Award 2018 in the 'Deeper Perspective' category.

  • Application call for The Aminul Islam Young Artists Award and Subir Choudhury Curatorial Practice Grant announced

    Bengal Foundation has announced a call for application for the 2018 edition of the Aminul Islam Young Artists Award and Subir Choudhury Curatorial Practice Grant. The deadline for submissions of the applications is until December 20, 2018, according to the official website.

  • OF MODERN MASTERS AND A GARDEN CINEMA

    This year, the festival ran from October 10-21 with visits from several renowned directors and famous Hollywood superstars.

  • Actress Pori Moni Birthday

    Pori Moni's noble initiative

    Actor Pori Moni will turn a new leaf in life today, as she grows a year older. She hopes to make the day special by spending time with children, for they have a special place in her heart.

  • Mehazabien unveils Lever Ayush

    A modern and hectic lifestyle leaves minimal scope for recuperating from several adverse effects. We do not get enough time for natural healing, and the consequences of pollution, stress, and sleep deprivation linger on. Looking for swift remedies, many of us end up using products that often expose us to potential harm and side effects.

  • Nrityanchal stages 'Rai Krishna Padabali'

    The atmosphere of Kalabagan Puja mandap was festive on Wednesday night with the blasts of dhaak-dhol and music. A cultural programme organised by Kalabagan Puja Comitteee doubled the celebration of the night.

  • Nrityanchal stages 'Rai Krishna Padabali'

    The atmosphere of Kalabagan Puja mandap was festive on Wednesday night with the blasts of dhaak-dhol and music. A cultural programme organised by Kalabagan Puja Comitteee doubled the celebration of the night.

  • Homage to the BARD

    Marking the 128th death anniversary of Fakir Lalon Shah, the most prominent figure of the country's Baul tradition, Lalon Biswasangha has organised a three-day historical exhibition titled Fakir Lalon and Fakiri Inheritance of Bangladesh at Chheuriya.

  • Eminem turns 46 today

    Eminem has dominated the rap genre for years and is considered one of the greatest of all time by many established artistes in the entertainment industry. Born as Marshall Bruce Mathers III, he is also a record producer and an actor.

  • Aruna Biswas's Durga Puja Celebration 2018

    Aruna Biswas in celebratory mood for Durga Puja

    Aruna Biswas started her journey in the show business in 1986 with the film 'Chapa Dangar Bou', directed by Nayak Raj Razzak. Since then, she has appeared in 150 movies and recently, she directed a tele-fiction. The actor shares her plans for this Durga Puja.

  • Runa Laila

    Three cultural legends honoured

    The award ceremony and gala of the 11th edition of The Daily Star-Standard Chartered Celebrating Life, a film-making, photography and lyrics contest, was held at the International Convention City Bashundhara last night.

  • Star Cineplex Bangladesh 14th Anniversary

    Star Cineplex celebrates 14 years of excellence

    Minister of Information, Hasanul Haq Inu was the chief guest of the event. “I would like to congratulate Star Cineplex for reaching such a tremendous milestone,” said the minister.

  • Khelna Mela 2018 underway at Shishu Academy

    In order to celebrate National Children's Rights Week, Shishu Academy, in association with Khelna Bank has organised Khelna Mela 2018 at their premises. This fair is the first of its kind in the country.

  • Remembering Abul Kalam Mohammed Zakaria

    Eminent scholar, archaeologist and historian, Abul Kalam Mohammed Zakaria was recently remembered on his 100th birthday by a committee to publish books on the architectural sites in Dhaka, at the Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. He was the former president of the editorial board of the organisation.

  • Rohingya Crisis

    Salahuddin Ahmed Paulash's 'Rohingya Crisis: Through Despair there is Hope'

    Bangladeshi photographer Salahuddin Ahmed Paulash bagged the Ian Parry Scholarship 2018 in the “Award for Potential” category.

  • Grooving the Latin way

    The lively rhythm of different forms of Latin dance - Cha-cha-cha, Tango, Salsa, Rumba, Samba, Mambo, Lambada, Merengue - can brighten up anyone's mood. To help the people of Dhaka appreciate the dance form, 3rd Space has introduced Latin dance classes.

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