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  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to release this December

    Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is the concluding series of to the Skywalker saga and the third installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy.

  • Bangladesh’s stronghold on Filmbazar India

    Film Bazaar India, South Asia’s largest film market, has seen unprecedented success for Bangladeshi filmmakers this year. Out of 234 films displayed, 25 films were highlighted as ‘recommended’ films. Among these, four films were Bangladeshi –

  • Tanvir Mokammel’s ‘Jibondhuli’ and ‘Bastra Baalika’ to be screened in Japan

    Tanvir Mokammel’s feature film, Jibondhuli (The Drummer), and his documentary film, Bastra Baalika (The Garment Girls of Bangladesh), will be screened at an event in Tokyo, Japan, in January 2020.

  • Tahsan joins Farooki’s ‘No Land’s Man’

    Celebrated singer-turned-actor Tahsan Rahman Khan is set to play a key role in internationally acclaimed director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki’s forthcoming feature film, No Land’s Man.

  • Nirab and Bubly in ‘Casino’

    Popular actors Nirab and Bubly have made a mark in the film industry with their outstanding performances in a short span of time.

  • ‘No Dorai’ to hit the shores on November 29

    Bangladesh’s first surfing film, No Dorai, which translates to “not afraid” in Chittagonian dialect, is scheduled to hit theatres on November 29.

  • ‘Iti, Tomari Dhaka’ hits theatres today

    The first Anthology film of Bangladesh, Iti, Tomari Dhaka, is set for release today. The Impress Telefilm production is an assortment of eleven short feature films by eleven exceptionally promising young filmmakers, with the city of Dhaka as its central theme.

  • Shooting for ‘Operation Sundarban’ to start from December

    The title of the thriller film Operation Sundarban, was unveiled recently at Bagerhat. The shooting of the film will start from the second week of December in Sundarban.

  • Misha-Zayed Panel remains unbeaten

    Misha secured 227 votes, while Moushumi received 125 votes. Similarly, Zayed Khan was also re-elected with 248 votes, defeating Ilias Kobra for the position of General Secretary. Monowar Hossain Dipjol and Masum Parvez Rubel were named Vice-Presidents.

  • First official song from No Dorai releases

    Star Cineplex (ShowMotion Limited) is set to venture into film production with No Dorai. The story of the film is based on the life of a surfer in Cox’s Bazar.

  • CHAMPA to feature in four films

    Celebrated actor Champa is preparing for Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s Rickshaw Girl, Chayanika Chowdhury’s Bishwa Shundori, M Rahim’s Shaan and Noyeem Imtiaz Neamul’s Jam.

  • Reza Ghatok’s ‘Haribol’ awaiting approval from Censor Board

    Haribol is scripted and directed by writer and filmmaker Reza Ghatok. The film is based on true events.

  • ‘Bala’ promises to be a hair-raising affair

    Ayushmann Khurrana is riding on the success of his last release, Dream Girl. Ever since the announcement of his next film, Bala, his fans have been excited about the same. A trailer and poster of the film were released recently.

  • ‘Bala’ promises to be a hair-raising affair

    Ayushmann Khurrana is riding on the success of his last release, Dream Girl. Ever since the announcement of his next film, Bala, his fans have been excited about the same. A trailer and poster of the film were released recently.

  • Airin’s ‘Padmar Prem’ gets a release date

    The film was released in Kolkata on September 20 under the title Padmar Bhalobasha.

  • Mayaboti to release in Sydney and Melbourne

    Arun Chowdhuri’s 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.

  • ITI, TOMARI DHAKA to release in November

    ​Iti, Tomari Dhaka, Bangladesh’s first anthology film, is set to release in November this year. It was recently approved by the Film Censor Board of Bangladesh.

  • Muhurat held for ‘Tumi Amar Jaan’

    A ceremony for the muhurat (inauguration) of the film Tumi Amar Jaan was held recently at the VIP Auditorium of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC).

  • JOKER releases in Dhaka today

    ​Joker, an American psychological thriller film directed by Todd Phillips, is set to hit Dhaka cinemas today. Along with its US release, the film will be screened at Star Cineplex and Blockbuster Cinemas in the capital.

  • A Daughter’s Tale

    ‘Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale’ earns rave reviews at 11th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival

    Piplu Khan’s Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale, a 70-minute docu-drama film that depicts the riveting story of Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, was screened at the 11th DMZ International Documentary Film Festival in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Shooting for ‘Rupsha Nodir Baankey’ wraps up

    The shooting for acclaimed director Tanvir Mokammel’s forthcoming feature film, Rupsha Nodir Baankey, wrapped up recently, with sequences shot in the Dhaka Central Jail.

  • Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti Election nomination forms being distributed

    Artistes have started collecting nomination papers for Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti Election from FDC. The election commissioner, Ilias Kanchan, distributed the papers to the candidates.

  • The game of ‘Shaap Ludo’ begins

    What are your expectations from ‘Shaap Ludo’? Shuvoo: We started the promotional campaigns for the film a while ago. We hope that the audience appreciates our hard work and come to watch the film in theatres from today.

  • 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.

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