I hope I can serve the censor board well: Rozina

National Film Award-winning actress Rozina has etched her name in the golden years of Bangladeshi cinema with her powerful performances. The veteran artiste, who has worked in more than 300 movies, became a member of the Bangladesh Film Censor Board recently. 

‘We have a hundred complaints, but only need one reason to stay’

Bushra Shahriar is at an interesting crossroads in life – the passionate soul is a musician, vlogger, and a PHD student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Her latest song, “Eksho Nalish”, released yesterday. We got in touch with Bushra for a small chat over coffee.

Sheena Chohan’s ‘Fame Game’

A former Miss Universe participant, Indian actress Sheena Chohan has worked in six films, including Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s “Pipra Bidda” (Ant Story).

Struggles pave the way for success: Black Zang

You see, while rap is a genre of music, hip-hop is more of a philosophy. Back in 2007, I used to play around with Bangla words and write urban-ish rhymes. At that time, I did not even know what I was writing was rap, because I thought that rap needs to be done in English, until a classmate pointed it out to me.

From beauty pageants to the silver screen

The journey from Miss World Bangladesh to showbiz marks the transition for beautiful actress Jannatul Ferdous Oishee. She struggled hard to pave her way into the world of pageantry, but then slowly made her way into films with two back-to -back productions “Mission Extreme” and “Raat Jaga Phul”, which will be released in December.

Ferdousi Majumdar: The legend returns to stage

Her portrayal of Hurmoti in the hit television series, “Shongshoptok” was widely appreciated by viewers. Recently, she was honoured with the Aly Zaker Sanman Padak.

May 18, 2022
May 18, 2022

‘Being a mentor to other actors is an honour’

In 1990, you founded the theatre group ‘Natyokendra’, from where several celebrities emerged including the likes of Tauquir Ahmed, Zahid Hasan, and Mosharraf Karim. How do you look back on that?

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

‘This is the most beautiful chapter of my life’

She recently spoke to The Daily Star about the excitement of becoming a mother, her plans regarding her career, and more.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Two hits with a Chery on top

There is no denying that I have been anxious. However, the love I received from my audience on the first day of Eid took away my fear and stress.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

I did it for my fans- James

On the night before Eid, ‘Guru’ James serenaded his fans with a new song, titled ‘I Love You’. Usually shy of the press, the rockstar was present at a press conference at Gulshan Club, where he opened up to journalists about his career, future, and more. The following is an excerpt of various questions answered by James, during the conference.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

I hope I can serve the censor board well: Rozina

National Film Award-winning actress Rozina has etched her name in the golden years of Bangladeshi cinema with her powerful performances. The veteran artiste, who has worked in more than 300 movies, became a member of the Bangladesh Film Censor Board recently. 

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

‘We have a hundred complaints, but only need one reason to stay’

Bushra Shahriar is at an interesting crossroads in life – the passionate soul is a musician, vlogger, and a PHD student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Her latest song, “Eksho Nalish”, released yesterday. We got in touch with Bushra for a small chat over coffee.

February 26, 2022
February 26, 2022

Sheena Chohan’s ‘Fame Game’

A former Miss Universe participant, Indian actress Sheena Chohan has worked in six films, including Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s “Pipra Bidda” (Ant Story).

December 29, 2021
December 29, 2021

I want to satisfy my inner artiste: Tanvin Sweety

Tanvin Sweety started her career in the industry as a model, and is a renowned face in television dramas for 2 decades.

December 18, 2021
December 18, 2021

Zahara Mitu’s dreams on the silver screen

Model and actress Zahara Mitu became a prominent face in the industry after winning the crown in Miss Super Model Bangladesh 2017. She stars in “Joy Bangla”, directed by Kazi Hayat, and is currently busy with a number of movies. In a short span of time, she has worked with renowned stars like Shakib Khan and West Bengal actor, Dev. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the talented actress talked about her upcoming projects, and more.

December 14, 2021
December 14, 2021

‘You first directorial film is like your first child’

Noted actor Mir Sabbir has been in the field of television for over two decades. He has also directed numerous television serials and one-hour tele-fictions till date. “Raat Jaaga Phool”, which is set to release on December 31, is his first film as a director. We caught up with him to learn about the movie, and more.