Interview | The Daily Star
  • Abhijit Chowdhury

    I definitely need to read the story of a novel before I sit down to design the cover for it, because I intend to be particular and

  • Portrait of a Cover Artist - Biplob Chakroborty

    With a keen interest in drawing and painting from a young age, Biplob Chakroborty completed his masters from the Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka.

  • Razz surfs through challenges

    Shariful Razz garnered immense success as a model on the ramp before stepping into the world of cinema with 'Ice Cream', a 2016 coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Redoan Rony.


    Dhruba Esh has designed a staggering number of the most iconic covers to grace bookshelves over the years. He is the creative mind behind the covers of most of Humayun Ahmed's acclaimed novels, including the Himu and Misir Ali series.

  • Actress Sonia Hossain

    Sonia Hossain gears up for a busy year

    Sonia Hossain is a prominent actor, model, anchor and television personality. At the moment, she is busy with anchoring three shows, as well as many upcoming acting projects.

  • Kaiser Ahmed talks theatre

    Kaiser Ahmed was born in Bangladesh, but soon moved to Michigan, USA with his family. He went to Chicago in 2004 to join the theatre community, where he thrived as the founding artistic director of Jackalope Theatre Company. The Daily Star catches up with Kaiser for a brief interview.

  • Priyanka Gope's high hopes

    National award-winning vocalist, Priyanka Gope has been making waves in the Bangladeshi music industry for nearly a decade with her soulful voice and melodic prowess. A graduate at the master's level in Music from the reputed Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata,

  • “I view Bangladesh as a literary gold mine” – Shahnaab Alam

    Shahnaab Alam began his career as a journalist, and later worked under Yash Raj Films. Presently, he is an independent producer in

  • Dhallywood Superstar Apu Biswas

    “I belong to films” – Apu Biswas

    Superstar Apu Biswas was ushered into the film industry by acclaimed director Amjad Hossain. She has acted in numerous commercially successful films in her career.

  • Filmmaker Mostafa Sarwar Farooki

    Mostafa Sarwar Farooki on 'Shonibaar Bikel'

    Considered a pathbreaker in the field of Bangladeshi TV visuals and cinema, Mostofa Sawar Farooki seems to be in focus once again for his much awaited film, 'Shonibaar Bikel' (Saturday Afternoon). Recently winning the Fazlul Haque Smirti Award, the storyteller decided to have a quick chat with us about the film and the controversies surrounding it, invented and spread by overrated groups on social media.