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  • Prosenjit Karmakar to perform at Int’l Music and Dance Fest 2019

    Promising singer Prosenjit Chandra Karmakar has been invited to perform in the fifth International Music and Dance Festival 2019 to be held in Hyderabad. Organised by Suravi Academy of Performing Arts, around 300 artistes from across the world, including Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Spain and Germany

  • Kangalini Sufia’s new avatar

    Folk singer Kangalini Sufia is set to model for her new song Premik Bangal by Kona, Marcell and Kangalini herself, this upcoming Eid. The music video, produced by CMV, is written by Shomeshwar Oli and composed by Marcell. Dancer Ridy Sheikh, Marcell and various other dancers will also feature in the music video.

  • Imran and Kona collaborate for television project

    Imran Mahmudul and Dilshad Nahar Kona are a well-known singing duo in films, with multiple hit songs to their names. The two have recently finished working on a song titled Kotha Dilam. The song, written by Suhrid Sufian and composed by Ahmed Humayun, will be featured in the telefilm Angule Angule,

  • Bappa Mazumder and Sona Mahapatra star in epic collaboration

    ​Bondhu Re, or Saanwari in Hindi, is a bilingual collaborative song voiced by two leading artistes of Bangladesh and India respectively – Bappa Mazumder and Sona Mahapatra.

  • Tanjina Karim Sharalipi records songs for three films

    Promising singer Tanjina Karim Sharalipi has recently recorded four songs for three upcoming films.

  • Kamal Ahmed and Shahina Lota’s duet concert

    Kamal Ahmed, a musician, media personnel and Director (Programme) of Bangladesh Betar, and promising singer Shahina Lota, recently performed in a concert held at Rajshahi District’s Shilpakala Academy auditorium.

  • Rabindra festival concludes in Shahzadpur Kuthibari

    The 158th birth anniversary of noble laurate Rabindranath Tagore was observed with a two-day long festival at the Tagore’s establishment Shahzadpur Kuthibari in Sirajganj, which concluded yesterday.

  • Subir Nandi Farewell

    Farewell Subir Nandi

    Final tributes to the legendary singer Subir Nandi was paid yesterday at the Central Shaheed Minar, FDC and Channel i premises. Artistes, family and people from all walks of life paid respects to one of the most decorated singers in Bangladesh. Subir Nandi took his last breath at 4:30 am on May 7

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    In memory of Subir Nandi

    Eminent singer Subir Nandi passed away at the age of 66 at a hospital in Singapore in the early hours of Tuesday. Two weeks after he was admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) following a heart attack, the Ekushey Padak winner was taken to Singapore, under the direction of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • Rezwana Choudhury Bannya

    Celebrating 158 years of Rabindranath Tagore

    Tagore spoke of prayer, love, patriotism and passion. He also spoke about freedom to learn, to express and to stand up for one’s own beliefs. On the occasion of his 158th birthday, we caught up with the leading Tagore artiste Rezwana Choudhury Bannya, who spoke about learning, academics and her plans for today.

  • TV shows to watch on Rabindra Jayanti

    On the occasion of Rabindra Jayanti, various television channels have come up with special programmes to celebrate the day. These are some of the television shows the audience can enjoy today

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    Remembering Rabindranath Tagore with Anima Roy

    Marking the 158th birth anniversary of the maestro Rabindranath Tagore, Rabindra Sangeet exponent Anima Roy will be seen in an array of programmes across multiple television channels. She is scheduled to present various songs and participate in relevant talk shows throughout the day.

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    Subir Nandi’s condition updates

    Veteran singer Subir Nandi’s health condition deteriorated again after regaining consciousness on Friday. He suffered from heart disease on Saturday morning. According to sources, his blood pressure is not in control. The doctors in Singapore are trying to control his blood pressure with medicines.

  • A definitive tribute to AB

    Four of the most renowned musicians in the country: Naquib Khan, Bappa Mazumder, Manam Ahmed and Nasim Ali Khan paid tribute to the legendary Ayub Bachchu in the recently concluded Meril-Prothom Alo Award ceremony.

  • Shunno ‘s ‘Cholbe Lorai’ out now

    Shunno released their single, Cholbe Lorai, recently. The song was written by Tanvir Chowdhury and produced by Shaker Raza. The music video will be released at the end of this month.

  • Manna Dey’s 100th birth anniversary

    May 1 marked the 100th birth anniversary of arguably the greatest exponent of Bangla music, Manna Dey. Born as Prabodh Chandra Dey in 1919, Manna Dey became a game-changer in the Indian film industry, with his unforgettable and melodious voice. He recorded more than 4000 songs, both in Bangla and Hindi, throughout his career.

  • Subir Nandi regains consciousness

    Eminent singer Subir Nandi was admitted at the Singapore General Hospital on April 30 for further treatment. According to sources, the singer regained consciousness on Friday morning.

  • Playlist: Immortal songs of Manna Dey

    Prabodh Chandra Dey, popularly known as Manna Dey, whose songs have mesmerised a generation of music lovers would have celebrated his 100th birthday this May.

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    Star Melodies to pay tribute to Manna Dey today

    Manna Dey is a legendary name in the music industry. May 1 marked the 100th birth anniversary of this legendary singer and composer. On this occasion, Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will hold a special musical programme, to pay tribute to the maestro.

  • A Feedback for the ages

    If you were in ICCB on April 30, 2019, consider yourself lucky, as you witnessed history as Feedback, one of Bangladesh’s legendary bands, celebrated the completion of 40 years of their illustrious career.

  • Celebrations of International Jazz Day 2019

    On April 30, 2019, celebrations of International Jazz Day took place at 138 East in Gulshan. The show welcomed jazz enthusiasts from all over Dhaka to witness performances by Imran Ahmed Trio...

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    Subir Nandi flown to Singapore

    Ailing singer Subir Nandi was flown to Singapore for treatment recently under direct orders from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • 4 Decades of Feedback

    ‘4 Decades of Feedback’ was a grand celebration of the completion of 40 years by one of Bangladesh’s most illustrious bands, Feedback at ICCB.

  • Gearing up for ‘4 Decades of Feedback’

    Feedback’s legacy and impact on Bangladeshi music cannot be understated, as they were the heart of band music in the 80’s and 90’s, while still going strong to this day.


    “It has been 40 years, and we are still well and alive. We are still playing music.

  • New kids on the block

    Abandoned or orphaned, they were the children of neglect. But, not anymore.

  • In remembrance of Amar Paul

    Born in 1922 in Brahmanbaria, eminent folk singer Amar Paul was fond of music from a young age. He was trained in music under his

  • Labik Kamal Gaurob's songwriting workshop concludes

    The second instalment of the series titled 'Artistic Arsenal' was conducted recently at EMK Center. It is an initiative by Bengal Creative

  • WELCOMING 1426 with Loko Sangeet

    Marking the Bengali New Year, Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star promoting Bangla music, arranged a musical evening titled, Loko Gaaner Shurey Borshoboron, at The Daily Star Centre yesterday.

  • Abdul Gani's lyrics published

    Mymensingh-based lyricist Abdul Gani's volume of lyrics, Matrikanon was published for the first time by the Melandah municipality