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  • Shows to watch on television this Eid

    Despite the hindrances due to the ongoing pandemic, top television channels of the country have come up with an array of special programmes for this Eid-Ul-Fitr. The Daily Star brings you a compilation of some of the finest television shows that will be aired throughout the festive season.

  • Tisha and Apurba team up after 14 years

    Popular actors Nusrat Imrose Tisha and Ziaul Faruq Apurba have worked together in many notable television projects, including “Bidhoba”, “Bhalobashi Bhalobashi”, and “Megh Balika”, among others. They last shared the screen in Naeem Imtiaz Neyamul’s “The Rain” in 2007. After a long break of over a decade, the much-loved onscreen pair are coming together this Eid for a television project, directed by Shihab Shaheen.

  • Does Netflix’s ‘Shadow and Bone’ strike a chord?

    For any popular book to screen adaptation with an already existing fanbase, there is always a risk of either enraging or disappointing fans of the original source material or confusing new viewers. Netflix’s new fantasy series, Shadow and Bone, takes that risk and takes it a step further by having Leigh Burdugo, the author of the bestselling “Grisha” trilogy and “Six of Crows” duology, upon which the show is based, as an executive producer. Burdugo, along with show developer Eric Heisserer, took this already enriched fantasy world filled with magic and mayhem and brought it to life for the audience brilliantly.

  • TV shoots to continue under certain conditions amidst lockdown

    Television shoots can be arranged from 6 am to 6 pm during the countrywide lockdown, until any new instructions are given.

  • TV specials to watch on Independence Day

    Marking the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, The Daily Star has compiled a list of television specials that audiences can watch on March 26.

  • Trailer of web series ‘Contract’ garners intrigue

    ZEE5 Global released the official trailer of their third production from Bangladesh, "Contract", recently. The web series is an action-packed political thriller, starring Chanchal Chowdhury and Arifin Shuvoo.The cast also includes Zakia Bari Mamo, Rafiath Rashid Mithila, and Tariq Anam Khan among others.

  • First look of ‘Contract’ out now

    ZEE5 Global unveiled the first look of their third production from Bangladesh, “Contract”, recently. The web series is an action-packed political thriller, starring Chanchal Chowdhury and Arifin Shuvoo.

  • actor-director Aly Zaker

    Aly Zaker hospitalised

    Renowned stage and TV actor, director Aly Zaker has been admitted to a hospital in Dhaka after he fell ill.

  • Bangladeshi actor’s HBO series wins at maiden ContentAsia Awards for best drama

    HBO Asia original series "Invisible Stories", in which a crucial role was portrayed by Bangladeshi actor Sudip Biswas, has won the award for best drama in Asia at the inaugural ContentAsia Awards.

  • 'Family Crisis' on NTV

    Directed by Mostafa Kamal Raz, 'Family Crisis' features Shahiduzzaman Selim, Runa Khan and Shamim Hasan Sarker. among others. The telefiction is growing in popularity both on television and on YouTube, where it has completed 113 episodes. It is aired from Tuesday to Thursday at 9:40 pm.

  • Noble returns to acting

    Adil Hossain Noble has been a popular name in the modelling business for many years. He is also a seasoned actor, who has appeared

  • Tisha to play a politician

    National Film Award winner Nusrat Imrose Tisha will be playing the role of a politician in the tele-fiction Ada Somuddur, directed by Raisul Tomal.

  • Revisiting Bangladeshi television’s golden era

    Television dramas took up a new turn during the 1980s, as the audience experienced timeless stories, including Shongshoptok, Matir Kole, Jonaki Jole, Bhangoner Shobdo Shuni, Ayomoy and Bohubrihi.

  • Duronto Television’s 10th season kicks off today

    Marking their 10th season, Duronto Television will introduce three new programmes and four new cartoon serials today.

  • Duronto TV’s 10th season to air soon

    A press conference, announcing Duronto Television’s 10th season, was held at their office premises in Banani, yesterday. The new season will be on air from January 12.


    ‘Ghumonto Shohore’, directed by Nazrul Islam Raju, will broadcast at 8:20 pm today on NTV.


    The Chinese cartoon series, ‘Dream Baby Mongwa’, dubbed in Bangla, will be aired on Boishakhi Television today and tomorrow at 6:15 pm.

  • Christmas specials on television

    As Bangladesh celebrates Christmas through numerous events and traditional festivities, top TV channels of the country are set to air different special programmes today.

  • TV Watch

    Duronto Television is hosting many special programmes throughout December, the month of Bangladesh’s Victory.

  • Zahid Hasan’s ‘Bou Niye Bipode’ to release soon

    National Award winning actor Zahid Hasan’s latest television drama series Bou Niye Bipode is set to release soon. The series, scripted by Zakir Hussain and directed by Adibashi Mizan, will have seven episodes.

  • The Second Round of ‘Mastermind Family Bangladesh’ kicks off

    The first round of the popular quiz show Mastermind Family Bangladesh, broadcasted on Duronto TV, concluded with a tremendous response

  • ATM Shamsuzzaman and Masud Ali Khan pair up for ‘Ityadi’

    Veteran actor ATM Shamsuzzaman was fighting for his life at a city hospital recently. While he was at the hospital, renowned TV host Hanif Sanket used to visit him regularly.

  • Deepto TV’s 4th Anniversary

    To celebrate their 4th anniversary, Deepto TV hosted a programme recently. The celebration was telecasted on the channel by the name Deepto Ullash, on November 18 from 3:30 pm to 6 pm.

  • Samia Tabassum Tahsin wins ‘Diploma Mishti Lorai Season 6’

    The Grand Finale of Diploma Mishti Lorai Season 6 was held amidst festivity at the Dhaka InterContinental Hotel.


    Renowned singer Kaderi Kibria will perform on Boishakhi TV’s ‘Boishakhi Shokaler Gaan’ at 8:20 am today.


    The third season of the popular pupper show, ‘Khatta Mitha’ will air on Fridays and Saturdays on Duronto TV at 9:30 am and 7:30 pm. The programme is directed by Mithun Hasan and Mohammad Ali and researched by Dr Rashid Harun.

  • Television’s tribute to Ayub Bachchu on his death anniversary

    Ayub Bachchu was one of the juggernauts of band music in Bangladesh. On the occasion of his death anniversary, let us look at programmes that the top TV channels of the country have arranged in his honour.


    ‘Kotha Kaje Mil Nai’, directed by Hasan Jahangir, will be broadcast on ETV at 8:30 pm today. The satirical drama stars A T M Shamsuzzaman, Shahriar Nazim Joy, Siddiqur Rahman and Monira Mithu among others.


    ‘Mama Bhagner Boithokkhana’, a comedy show hosted by Zahid Hossain Shovon and Imtu Ratish, will feature Fazlur Rahman Babu tonight. The programme will air on ETV at 9:30 pm.

  • Duronto TV’s 9th season to kick off!

    The 9th season of Duronto TV will commence on October 13. The new season will consist of four new programmes and three new cartoons in addition to the regularly televised shows.