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In making the Hunger Games unglamorous, Suzanne Collins challenges the audience to reflect on how they view violence in entertainment
If you’re on the lookout for something to watch on occasion of Halloween night, look no further.
The industry was booming with beautiful actresses, including the likes of Sumita Debi, Sujata, Shuchanda, and Shabnam.
Over the years, celebrated actor Siam Ahmed has garnered his career with a multitude of hit films. In a short span of time, his unparalleled performances and charm won over audiences. In a recent conversation, Siam gets candid about his expectations, upcoming releases, and more.
This is a Japanese animated film, directed by Hayao Miyazaki and partly based on the 1986 novel by the British writer, Diana Wynne Jones.
Film Valley, one of the largest private film cities in the country, was inaugurated recently. Located in Dhamrai, Savar, this shooting location extends on three and a half acres of land. It is built in honour of showbiz legends loved by audiences in Bangladesh.
In compliance with the rules for the seven-day lockdown, no shooting will be allowed at the premises of the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC), starting from tomorrow, July 1.
Superstar Shakib Khan's film, “Nabab LLB”, is releasing today in 16 cinema halls across the country. The film was released on the OTT platform, iTheater, on December 16, last year.
Director and writer Ariq Anam Khan's short film, “Transit”, will be screened at the Oscar-qualifying fest, Los Angeles (LA) Shorts, next month. The event, one of the largest international short film festivals in the world with more than 300 film screenings annually, is scheduled to run for the entire month of July.
Celebrating Bangladesh’s 50 years of independence, the European Union (EU) launched the first Bangladesh EU Film Festival (BEUFF). It was inaugurated on the 9th of June and will continue till the end of the month. The festival illustrates the cultural interchange between EU and Bangladesh. The eight Bangladeshi films being exhibited at BEUFF are by young, talented filmmakers. All 23 films are available free of cost throughout the festival to all audiences residing in Bangladesh.
Popular actor Shobnom Bubly will be appearing as a police officer in her upcoming film “Revenge”. The film, directed by Md Iqbal, features Shakib Khan opposite her.
Today marks the birthday of noted actor Shabana, who stepped into the world of cinema in the 60s. She last appeared in the 1997 film, “Ghore Ghore Juddho”. In 2000, she permanently settled in the USA. She has been out of the limelight for over two decades.
Buddhadeb Dasgupta is one of the brightest names in Bengali cinema today. Winner of multiple national and international awards for films like “Bagh Bahadur”, “Tahader Kotha”, “Charachar”, “Uttara” and “Kalpurush”, he is also a highly-regarded poet. The director spoke to The Daily Star during a recent visit to Dhaka.
Popular actor Siam Ahmed signed a new film, “Ontorjaal”, directed by Dipankar Dipon. The film is being called the first cyber-crime thriller in Bangladesh. With the initiative of the ICT Division, the movie is produced under the banner of Motion People Studios.
Noted Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away in his Kolkata residence earlier today. He was 77. He was suffering from kidney-related issues.