12h ago| Music

Noble served legal notice for remarks against Tagore

A legal notice was served today (August 14) against singer Mainul Ahsan Noble for making derogatory remarks against the writer of the Bangladeshi national anthem Rabindranath Tagore.

Police probe 'online threat' to JK Rowling over Rushdie tweet

Scottish police said on Sunday they were investigating an apparent "online threat" made to Harry Potter author JK Rowling in response to her tweet supporting Salman Rushdie following his stabbing.

18h ago| Music

‘Nodi Rocks’ wins Bangladesh Brand Forum Award

"Nodi Rocks", a first of its kind initiative to save the rivers of Bangladesh by Salt Creatives, has won the Bangladesh Brand Forum Award in the Social and Native categories.  The award giving ceremony was held in a Five Star hotel on Saturday.

4d ago| TV & Film

‘I’d rather have rumors about me than be a nobody’

Indian actor Vijay Deverakonda has garnered much attention from his fans, especially after he picked up the lead role in “Liger”. Alongside praises, many rumours, specifically regarding the “Arjun Reddy’ famed star, was also been trending among his followers.

Gaiman’s Paradox: When adaptations are overanalysed

The approach to critiquing any adaptation is to judge it as a separate piece of work, rather than as a companion piece for the book.

4d ago| TV & Film

Apurbo, Heme pairing up for ‘Fire Esho Suronjona’

Popular actor Apurbo recently returned to shooting with the romantic drama "Fire Esho Suronjona" directed by Taufiqul Islam. This will the be the first time the actor will be working opposite Jannatul Sumaiya Heme. 

6d ago| TV & Film

Fazlur Rahman Babu in two new films

National Film Award winner Fazlur Rahman Babu has been a revered name on the silver screen and television for decades. He is now gearing up for two films— “Dui Diner Duniya'' directed by Anam Biswas, and “Jamdani'', by Anirudho Rasel.

1w ago| TV & Film

‘Uunchai’ first look: Amitabh, Anupam, Boman Irani's film celebrates bond of friendship

The first look of the film "Uunchai”, starring veteran actors of Bollywood -- Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Boman Irani, was unveiled on the occasion of International Friendship Day 2022. Directed by Sooraj Barjatya, the movie celebrates friendship.

Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ re-creates Neil Gaiman’s world in its own image

If you didn’t read The Sandman, watch The Sandman. If you read The Sandman, don’t expect the same magic as in the pages.

DhakaYeah designs book cover for HarperCollins India

The novel, first published in Bangla as Narach, is set in late 19th century colonial Bengal. 

1w ago| Music

Lady Gaga's dog theft suspect freed by mistake, soon recaptured

A suspect mistakenly released from a Los Angeles County jail where he was being held on suspicion of shooting Lady Gaga’s dog walker and stealing her French bulldogs has been recaptured, authorities said.

1w ago| TV & Film

“Bangamata” features Jyotika Jyoti as the historic figure

The poster of the short film "Bangamata”, based on the life of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was revealed today. Actress Jyotika Jyoti will be playing the lead role, in this short film.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

“Hawa” will release in Canada on September 2

Mejbaur Rahman Sumon directorial "Hawa" is going to release in 11 cities across Canada on September 2.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Deconstructing my South Asian complexes

I thought to myself that this notion explains quite a lot about ourselves. Recalling my three and a half-years’ experience of living abroad, I remembered how I continuously felt the need to outperform myself by working too hard. Be it during my days of being a student in Sweden, or working in a multinational company—I never remember working less than 60-65 hours a week.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Fazlur Rahman Babu in two new films

National Film Award winner Fazlur Rahman Babu has been a revered name on the silver screen and television for decades. He is now gearing up for two films— “Dui Diner Duniya'' directed by Anam Biswas, and “Jamdani'', by Anirudho Rasel.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Netflix’s ‘The Sandman’ re-creates Neil Gaiman’s world in its own image

If you didn’t read The Sandman, watch The Sandman. If you read The Sandman, don’t expect the same magic as in the pages.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

‘Uunchai’ first look: Amitabh, Anupam, Boman Irani's film celebrates bond of friendship

The first look of the film "Uunchai”, starring veteran actors of Bollywood -- Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Boman Irani, was unveiled on the occasion of International Friendship Day 2022. Directed by Sooraj Barjatya, the movie celebrates friendship.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

I wanted everyone to listen to my music one day: Hashim Mahmud 

Hashim Mahmud, the magician behind "Shada Shada Kala Kala", has watched “Hawa”.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

Book news: ‘Banglar Rock Metal’ charts history of Bangla band music

The “Bangladeshi rock band encyclopaedia” is authored by music journalists Milu Aman and Haque Faruk, depicting the chronological history of 180 music bands in the country.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

‘Hothat’ is in town, here’s why you should take notice

The idea of ‘supergroups’ are not necessarily new – who can forget the energetic, ethereal performance by Azam Khan, Ayub Bachchu, Hasan and Partha Barua in Prothom Alo’s award function in 1999? Throughout the years, many famous musicians have teamed up to form short-lived projects, many of which have remained ingrained in listeners’ memories.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

DhakaYeah designs book cover for HarperCollins India

The novel, first published in Bangla as Narach, is set in late 19th century colonial Bengal. 

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

“Bangamata” features Jyotika Jyoti as the historic figure

The poster of the short film "Bangamata”, based on the life of Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib, wife of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, was revealed today. Actress Jyotika Jyoti will be playing the lead role, in this short film.