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  • Redoan Rony undertakes ‘Mission Excellence’

    National Film Award winner Redoan Rony completed his latest short film, Mission Excellence, recently. Inspired by the daring conditions faced by the navy, the action-packed film highlights a mission carried out by the military, as they face the enemy in the rough seas and fight to protect the nation from any harm.

  • ‘Mayaboti’ and ‘Obotar’ faring well at the box office

    Two films, Mayaboti and Obotar, were released nationwide on September 13. Mayaboti, starring Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Yash Rohan in the lead roles, is about a young girl named Maya who fights an uphill battle for justice.

  • Shakib Khan inaugurates Salman Shah Jonmo Utshab 2019

    On the 48th birth anniversary of Salman Shah, Dhooli Communications organised a weeklong festival titled Salman Shah Jonmo Utshab 2019. The festival will start today, and go on till September 26.

  • Exciting films in the works

    The film industry is always busy with shooting, to varying degrees. Sometimes, the lack of good films discourages the audience from stepping into theatres.

  • A chat with the leads of ‘Mayaboti’

    Tisha: The expectations are rather high, because if the story is intriguing, it is meant to attract the audience to the cinemas. Besides, the stellar cast gave their very best in this film, making it a true work of art.

  • OBOTAR hits theatres today

    The film Obotar is set to release today. Directed by Mahmud Hasan Sikder, this film stars Mahiya Mahi and Rusho alongside Raisul Islam Asad and Amin Khan, among others. Misha Sawdagor, plays the antagonist in the film.

  • Films releasing this month

    This September, however, bears good news for cinemagoers. Three films, Mayaboti, Obotar and Shaap Ludo, will be released this month. Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Yash Rohan starrer Mayaboti will hit theatres on September 13. “Mayaboti is a love story with a distinct tone.

  • Global Youth Film Festival Bangladesh concludes today

    Cinema Bangladesh has arranged their flagship event, Global Youth Film Festival Bangladesh 2019, at Shilpakala Academy in Mymensingh.

  • Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti to declare election schedule this month

    Even though a panel of the Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti is supposed to serve for two years, the last election was held in May 5, 2017, where Misha Saudagar and Zayed Khan’s panel won comprehensively. The panel took their oaths on May 12, 2017, which means

  • Mejbaur Rahman Sumon gears up for ‘Hawa’

    Television director Mejbaur Rahman Sumon is set to start shooting for his first film, Hawa, from the first week of October. Sumon received the Meril Prothom Alo Critic Award for the tele-fiction, Dokhiner Janalata Khola, Alo Ashe-Alo Firey Jay, in 2006. After that, he

  • Apu Biswas on her latest endeavours

    One of Dhallywood’s most prominent actors, Apu Biswas starred in multiple super hit films throughout her career. The actor is rather selective about her films now. Her latest venture was Shoshur Bari Zindabad 2, directed by Debashish Bishwas.

  • Mahiya Mahi starrer ‘Obotar’ to release on September 13

    Mahmud Hasan Sikder’s Obotar is set to release nationwide on September 13. It will be screened in 50 theatres on the first day. Previously, the film was supposed to release in July 2019.

  • Ariana Jaman gears up for her debut film

    Promising model Ariana Jaman, a BBA student from Mymensingh, is set to step into the world of cinema with the upcoming film, Bir, opposite superstar Shakib Khan. The film, produced under the banner of SK Films, will be helmed by noted director Kazi Hayat. Bubly

  • Suborna Mustafa to resume shooting for ‘Gondi’

    The film, produced under the banner of Gorai Films, is sponsored by Freedom Sanitary Napkin, a product of ACI Consumer Brands. A signing-ceremony was recently held, where the Managing Director of ACI Consumer Brands, Syed Alamgir and Fakhrul Arefeen Khan, the

  • Dhaka DocLab organises documentary film show

    A six-day (August 26-31) documentary film and project show began in the capital yesterday for the third time to promote independent filmmakers, directors and producers of South Asian countries. Dhaka DocLab, a South Asian project market for

  • Remembering Khalilur Rahman Babar

    Khalilur Rahman Babar, mostly known for his roles as an antagonist in Bangla films, breathed his last while under treatment at Square Hospital in the capital yesterday. He was 67. He has been suffering from diabetes, along with ailments of the heart and

  • Afsana Mimi returns to films after nine years

    Eminent actor Afsana Mimi is set to make her comeback in films with Giasuddin Selim’s Paap Punno. She is currently shooting for the film in Chandpur.

  • Nusraat Faria all set for ‘Bhoy’

    Having won the hearts of the masses on both sides of Bengal, Nusraat Faria is gearing up for her upcoming Kolkata- based film, Bhoy. The diva will be travelling to India soon for the shoot. Directed by Raja Chanda, the shooting will take place across various scenic locations in India.

  • 1917’ Trailer: Sam Mendes brings pulse pounding first World War movie

    Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes returns this year with his war film 1917. The first teaser trailer of the film was released recently.

  • Nayak Raj Razzak

    In fond memory of Nayak Raj Razzak

    An unmatched stalwart to have ever graced the Bangladeshi film industry, Razzak was indeed a hero.

  • ‘The Revelation’ to compete in Pink City International Short Film Festival

    The Revelation, a short film from Bangladesh, has been selected in the Foreign Films category of the Pink City International Short Film Festival, which will begin from September 1 this year, in Jaipur, India. The festival will end on September 15.

  • Shajal and Puja pair up for ‘Jinn’

    Celebrated actors Shajal and Puja Cherry are set to pair up for the upcoming film, Jinn, directed by Nader Chowdhury and produced under the banner of Jaaz Multimedia.

  • Shooting for Shikolbaha kicks off

    The shooting for Kamar Ahmad Saimon’s Shikolbaha (Iron Steam) began recently. It took two years for the crew to establish the sets outside Dhaka for the much talked about film. They needed to plant many trees on the sets. The main shooting camp began six months

  • Three upcoming films this Eid

    One film that the audience is highly anticipating is, Moner Moto Manush Pailam Na. Expectations are high for this big-budget film since it stars the ‘King’ of Dhallywood, Shakib Khan, and is being directed by Zakir Hossain Raju, one of the most renowned directors in the industry.

  • Ferdous to host BTV’s ‘Anandamela’ this Eid

    Even though Ferdous is an active member of the film fraternity, he can also be seen anchoring programmes every now and then. This upcoming Eid ul Adha, he will be hosting Anandamela, a renowned show on BTV. Having acted in many films together, Popy will be co-

  • Films made from Tagore’s tales

    The tales that our Kabi Guru, Rabindranath Tagore weaved, be it long or short stories, are glorious in their own right.

  • Many happy returns, Babita!

    Today marks the birthday of celebrated actor Babita. Having worked in more than 300 films over the years, the internationally acclaimed artiste is a household name to this day. Babita, who has been away from the silver screen for a while, enjoys gardening in her spare

  • BACHSAS elects new committee

    The results for the recently held Bangladesh Cholochitra Sangbadik Samity (BACHSAS) elections are out. Winning with 365 votes, Falguni Hamid is the newly appointed President of BACHSAS, while Kamruzzaman Babu was elected as the General Secretary with 161 votes.

  • BACHSAS elections

    Bangladesh Cholochitra Sangbadik Samity (BACHSAS) held their elections yesterday in a festive manner at BFDC (Bangladesh Film Development Corporation). Hundreds of members made their way to the voting centre, despite their busy schedules.

  • Two telefilms titled #metoo coming this Eid

    The #metoo movement has been quite a revelation, with women finding courage to expose their harassers through the power of social media. A lot of debate had also sparked regarding well-known people in the society.