1d ago| TV & Film

After long wait, Star Cineplex opens branch in Ctg

There is good news for cinephiles in Chattogram as a new branch of the country's popular multiplex cinema hall, Star Cineplex, was launched in the port city today.

1d ago| Music

Army Stadium all set for ‘Band Music Fest 2022’ today 

Turning legendary musician Ayub Bachchu's dreams into reality, this year Channel i joined forces with the Bangladesh Musical Bands Association (BAMBA) to create one of the biggest musical events of recent history. 

3d ago| Music

Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie dies at 79

Christine McVie, whose songwriting and signature vocals helped make British-American group Fleetwood Mac one of the best-selling rock bands of all time, died on Wednesday. She was 79.

1w ago| Life & Living

Amitabh Reza on Puran Dhaka, Afzal Hossain, and his latest web series

A retired judge haunted by his past asks, “Was my judgment all wrong?” That is the premise of Bodh, the recently released web series by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury on the OTT platform, Hoichoi. We sat down with this celebrated filmmaker to discuss Bodh, his experience of working with the eminent actor Afzal Hossain, and life after Aynabaji’s success.

2w ago| TV & Film

‘Patalghor’ selected for ‘Cinema of the World’ category at IFFI 

“Komola Rocket” famed director, Noor Imran Mithu directorial film “Patalghor”, starring Afsana Mimi and Nusraat Faria in the lead roles, has been selected in the “Cinema of the World” category at the 53rd International Film Festival (IFFI)  to be held in Goa, India. The film will be screened at the festival on November 24. 

2w ago| TV & Film

Elections for Bangladesh Film Directors' Association to take place on December 30

The biennial general election of the Bangladesh Film Directors' Association is all set to take place on December 30 of this year. The election schedule for the term of 2023-24 will be announced tomorrow.

3w ago| SHOUT

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever salvages the pride of MCU’s underwhelming phase four

In terms of quality, Wakanda Forever has gone toe-to-toe with its predecessor.

An encounter with Sandeep Ray

"I have lifted from these stories. I’ve stolen from these stories. But you know, I’ve remade the characters so they don’t directly relate to anyone’s biography. But I cannot deny that a lot of the anecdotes, events and arc of the story come from certain family experiences", states Sandeep Ray.

3w ago| News Bytes

Star Cineplex grants viewers Dhaka-Maldives-Dhaka tickets

Star Cineplex often brings exciting offers for dedicated moviegoers. This time, an offer was given to the audience of Star cineplex to win Dhaka-Maldives-Dhaka travel tickets.

Rock 'n' roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis dies at 87

American rock pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis, who was torn between his Bible-thumping upbringing and his desire to make hell-raising rock 'n' roll with hits such as "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," has died at the age of 87.

Horror movies to watch on Halloween night

If you’re on the lookout for something to watch on occasion of Halloween night, look no further.

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.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

NBR wants tax from Nora Fatehi’s visit expenses

The tax authority has requested the home, cultural affairs and other agencies to ensure payment of source tax from payment of honorarium and other expenses for Bollywood artist Nora Fatehi.

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

Himu taught me it was okay to not be normal

Himu not only made me look beyond goals that lead to a luxury of life, but he also taught me to enjoy the tiny bits that make life agreeable.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever salvages the pride of MCU’s underwhelming phase four

In terms of quality, Wakanda Forever has gone toe-to-toe with its predecessor.

November 12, 2022
November 12, 2022

An encounter with Sandeep Ray

"I have lifted from these stories. I’ve stolen from these stories. But you know, I’ve remade the characters so they don’t directly relate to anyone’s biography. But I cannot deny that a lot of the anecdotes, events and arc of the story come from certain family experiences", states Sandeep Ray.

November 11, 2022
November 11, 2022

Toukir Ahmed releases a new folk song

“Tomar Kiba Jay Ashe”, a new folk song from Toukir Ahmed, was premiered on November 9, through his official YouTube channel—Toukir Ahmed Official. The song was composed by Nashir Uddin and written by Shahnoor Wahid.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

'Slam Poetry Nights', organised by SHOUTxDS Books, returns with gusto for its third installment

Around 17 participants took centre stage to perform their poetry at the event.

November 10, 2022
November 10, 2022

Star Cineplex grants viewers Dhaka-Maldives-Dhaka tickets

Star Cineplex often brings exciting offers for dedicated moviegoers. This time, an offer was given to the audience of Star cineplex to win Dhaka-Maldives-Dhaka travel tickets.

November 5, 2022
November 5, 2022

Ayub Bachchu’s guitars, memorabilia on display

What does one normally expect from an exhibition? Intricate pieces of framed art, curious art connoisseurs quietly observing the pieces? Strangely enough, as I walked into the houseful gallery, I found everyone singing out loud to legendary rock songs of the late great Ayub Bachchu.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

In praise of Enola Holmes, and the women in mystery who save themselves

Nancy Drew always knows how to save herself and others from seemingly hopeless situations. For instance, she uses specific techniques to free herself from ropes, sends SOS signals with a tube of lipstick, and uses spike heels to break out windows. Her blue convertible car is a symbol of radical feminine freedom. 

October 31, 2022
October 31, 2022

Horror movies to watch on Halloween night

If you’re on the lookout for something to watch on occasion of Halloween night, look no further.