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  • “I want to play roles that will be rejoiced even after decades” -Tisha

    Nusrat Imrose Tisha has captivated the audience with her acclaimed performances in both films and television over the years.

  • Keeping up with Ferdous

    In his career spanning 21 years, Ferdous has contributed to the film industry, moving beyond just acting. Winning the National Film Award for the fifth time, Ferdous has definitely broken all barriers.

  • “We all need to stand up for what is right” - Ilias Kanchan

    National Film Award winning actor Ilias Kanchan is the founder and Chairman of the road safety movement Nirapod Shorok Chai (Nishcha).

  • “I don’t hold grudges against anyone”

    National Award-winning actor Mosharraf Karim is one of the most sought-after figures in the industry.

  • Sujata to receive the Lifetime Achievement award

    It is a matter of great joy and even greater honour. Every artiste dreams of getting a National Award. Even though my first award ever came later than I had expected, I am elated about it.

  • Face to face with Daler Mehndi

    Regarded as the undisputed king of Bhangra and the biggest pop sensation in the 90s in India, Daler Mehndi singlehandedly helped escalate Punjabi music on the global map.

  • “Acting has always been my primary focus”

    Nikul Kumar Mondol started his acting career with Jaatra Pala. Soon, the actor’s performance was appreciated and he made his way to the theatre stage.

  • Moushumi stays adamant during election season

    Moushumi is one of the most beloved faces in the film industry, and has been ruling Dhalywood with an iron fist for more than 25 years.

  • Rendezvous with the Rickshaw Girl

    What you have been up to lately?

  • “I believe that young directors can bring change”

    National Film Award winning artiste Tariq Anam Khan, an actor and a director, has been a prominent face in the industry for many years.

  • Zahid Hasan talks Shaap Ludo

    Zahid Hasan has been entertaining viewers through his outstanding performances on television, since the 90s.

  • Mahatab Rashid

    Young cartoonist Mahatab Rashid has worked for numerous popular publications of the country, including Kishor Alo,Rosh + Alo and Unmad. His weekly comic series, Mahakabbo, is published in Chutir Dine, in addition to enjoying a huge fan base online.

  • Purnima’s upcoming endeavours

    Purnima is inarguably one of the most prolific Bangladeshi actors to have graced the silver screen till date.

  • “The current generation of musicians is extremely talented” – Shahbaz Khan Pilu

    Shahbaz Khan Pilu, best known as the drummer of pioneering Bangladeshi band Renaissance, is also one of the sharpest musical minds in the industry. The veteran is set to release his debut solo album, Tomra Bhalo Acho To?, where he sets out to show his musical flair to the contemporary audience. The musician talks to The Daily Star about his latest endeavor.

  • Ishfaque Kamal

    One of the propellers of team Daekho’s comedic fame, Ishfaque Kamal is one of the shining young stars in the Bangladeshi stand up arena. Always quirky and up for a chat, Ishfaque sits down with The Daily Star for a cup of coffee and a round of One Minute Please!

  • Afzal Hossain’s Eid ventures

    One of the most prominent actors of all time, Afzal Hossain remains ever-green with his prowess in the field of entertainment.

  • Siam Ahmed talks upcoming ventures

    Reports claim that you will be acting in a new film titled Shopnobaji. How is the project coming along? I will be, indeed. Shopnobaji will be directed by Raihan Rafi. I have discussed the story and my character with the director, but have not signed a contract yet. I am looking forward to working on this project. Raihan Rafi was the first director I worked with on a film. I am

  • Ahnaf Khan Anik

    Ahnaf Khan Anik, a promising guitarist, is a part of Leemonade, Bangla Five and The Armeen Musa Band. Bangla Five released their debut album, Confusion, this year, while Leemonade and The Armeen Musa Band are known for their excellent musicianship. Anik takes out a minute for us to answer some quick-fire questions.

  • “I feel very proud to have been born in Bangladesh”

    Known as the ‘sweet girl’ of Bangladeshi cinema, she is one of the most iconic figures in the industry. Debuting in 1964, the superstar did not have to look back, being an integral part of hits like Sutorang, Moynamoti, Nil Akasher Niche, Shujon Shokhi, Sritituku Thak, Sareng Bou, Bodhu Biday, Rongbaj, Abirbhab and Devdas among many others.

  • Ifaz Abrar Reza

    One of the most talented upcoming guitarists of the new generation, Ifaz Abrar Reza plays for Shrapnel Method, Arekta Rock band, as well as his own solo project.

  • “I am selective with the roles I pick”- Zahid Hasan

    I am currently working on a series that has a total of seven episodes in it, directed by Shahriar Sumon. We’ve been shooting in Pubail, and we will be done in a few more days. It is almost time for Eid, so I’ve been busy working on special projects. This is one of them.

  • In conversation with Airin

    What projects do you currently have in the pipeline?

  • “Speaking at the UN will be my greatest achievement” - Sheena Chohan

    Crowned ‘Miss Kolkata’ while still in high school, Sheena Chohan went on to participate in Miss Universe, and subsequently made a notable career in film and television. She was recently awarded the prestigious Human Rights Hero Award at the United Nations in New York, for her work enlightening more than 36 million people about their Human Rights. The Daily Star caught up with the renowned actor for an exclusive interview.

  • Tête-à-tête with Shahiduzzaman Selim

    Shahiduzzaman Selim, one of the most talented actors in Bangladesh, has become a household name through his performances on television, movies and on stage over the past three decades.

  • Tête-à-tête with Shahiduzzaman Selim

    Shahiduzzaman Selim, one of the most talented actors in Bangladesh, has become a household name through his performances on television, movies and on stage over the past three decades.

  • “We will give Bangladesh something new” – Laisfita

    Shunanda Sharmin, Antora Rahman, Ferdousi Moumita and Mustarin Ahmed Sheetal – are four young singers who fought off intense competition in the marquee show,

  • Popular Actor Bappy Chowdhury

    I have refused five films for ‘Dhaka 2040’ - Bappy

    Bappy Chowdhury is one of the film industry’s most sought-after names, and has created a craze around him in a relatively short period of time.

  • Actor Tariq Anam Khan

    A candid chat with Tariq Anam

    National Film Award winning actor Tariq Anam Khan has been a prominent face in the industry for years. Two of his films, ‘Abar Boshonto’, directed by Ananya Mamun and ‘Nolok’, directed by Sakib Sonet, were released this Eid season.

  • “My father inspires me the most”

    Bipasha Hayat has won the hearts of the masses with her multitude of talents over the years. She has garnered an extensive fan base with her work in tele-fictions as well as films. Besides acting, she is also known for her skills as a script writer and artist. On the

  • Popular Actor Ferdous Ahmed

    Ferdous talks upcoming ventures

    Noted artiste Ferdous has won the hearts of the masses with his charm over the years. The celebrated actor has garnered an extensive fan base through his prominence in films in Bangladesh and beyond. Besides preparing for a trip to London to shoot a feature film, he recently celebrated his birthday. We caught up with the actor to talk about his future endeavours and more.

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