Books to read if you enjoyed ‘House of the Dragon’

Like A Song of Ice and Fire, The Priory of the Orange Tree is told from the perspective of many different characters in various parts of the world, with different loyalties, religions, ranks, and abilities.

Hulu’s ‘Rosaline’ is a witty, predictable parody of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

The movie tells the classic love story from the perspective of Juliet's cousin Rosaline, who happens to be Romeo's recent ex-girlfriend. Crushed when Romeo meets Juliet and begins to pursue her, Rosaline schemes to foil the famous romance and reclaim her man.

House of the Dragon revives Game of Thrones franchise with a standout first season

The showrunners lived up to expectations, delivering a brilliant storyline in House of the Dragon.

‘RRR’ all set for OTT release

“RRR” will be released on ZEE5 on May 20.

An astounding interpretation of Bangla folklore

A shakchunni (hag) with twisted feet, a rather jolly djinn looking for sweets in the ebony of night, long strands of loose hair calling upon an entity, and the night-voice calling children from their sleep– this is what Nuhash Humayun’s horror web series “Pett Kata Shaw’’ has in store for its spectators. Re-narrating famous Bangladeshi folklores, Nuhash’s “Pett Kata Shaw ‘’ comprises of four episodes, each running between 25-35 minutes. Starting with its first episode, “Ei Building e Meye Nished”, the Chorki original was slow to take off. Starring Shohel Mondol and Shirin Akter Shela, this episode revolves around the long-known ghost story of how petnis (spectres) feel invited when one decides to bring fish home at night.

Mosharraf Karim’s ‘Dour’ to run on Hoichoi this Eid

After garnering wide appreciation for his powerful performance in Hoichoi’s “Mohanagar”, National Film Award winning actor Mosharraf Karim is set to star in the web series, “Dour”, for the streaming platform.

April 23, 2022
April 23, 2022

Is Bollywood's dominance coming to an end?

The breath-taking success of “Pushpa: The Rise”(the biggest hit in 2021) outshone the Akshay Kumar-starrer “Sooryavanshi”, with a box office collection of Rs 234 crores by its second week.

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

The longstanding fascination with Regency romance

How is it that the privileged lives of the British upper classes, in a period of time which lasted arguably less than a decade, have managed to leave behind such an impressive legacy in English literature?

April 16, 2022
April 16, 2022

Thrilling trailer for ‘Paap Punno’ released

The trailer of the much-anticipated film “Paap Punno”, directed by Gias Uddin Selim, was released recently, showcasing the beautiful chemistry between Siam Ahmed and debutant Shahnaz Sumi, alongside a mysterious role portrayed by Chanchal Chowdhury.  Fazlur Rahman Babu plays a police officer in the film.

April 9, 2022
April 9, 2022

How women in OTT are redefining narratives

The representation of women on screen has taken a turn with the emergence of OTT platforms. Not only are actresses portraying women in challenging professions, but even directors have taken a leap when it comes to storytelling that goes far beyond socially accepted gender standards.

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

‘Devil got ahold of him’

Oscar winner Denzel Washington recently appeared with author and pastor T.D. Jakes where the conversation soon turned to Will Smith’s infamous slap.

April 3, 2022
April 3, 2022

Puja Chery to start shooting for ‘Nakphul’

Popular actress Puja Chery is set to start shooting for her upcoming film, “Nakphul”, from April 5. She will be seen alongside actor Ador Azad in this film.

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.

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

‘Morbius’ review-bombed by critics

Sony’s latest Spider-Man Universe movie, “Morbius”, directed by Daniel Espinosa, has not been a hit among critics.

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

‘Hawa’ poster unveiled

The poster of Mejbaur Rahman Sumon’s much-awaited film “Hawa” was released recently. The production revolves around the story of eight fishermen and a mysterious snake charmer, trapped in a fishing trawler without a set destination in the abyss.

April 2, 2022
April 2, 2022

I had nothing to lose with ‘Nikhoj’

A daughter’s disparity, a son struggling with anxiety and depression, and a wife lost in the maze of shattered reality sets up the premise for Reehan Rahman’s mystery series, “Nikhoj”. After garnering rave reviews for productions like “Spondon”, “Makorsha”, “Niyoti”, and “Promotion”, Reehan finally returned with an intriguing story on Chorki.