Aanila Kishwar Tarannum

September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019

Bangla natok and chill

There are over 40 privately run TV channels in the country, of which four are news channels, one music channel, and one is for

August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019

Clouds aren’t fluffy and other revelations at Meghalaya

During the Eid holidays, I went to Meghalaya through the Tamabil-Dawki border with seven friends. On our way to Sylhet from Dhaka,

August 17, 2019
August 17, 2019

‘The most alone of poets’

“I fell in love with how modern Jibanananda Das’ work was, and how unusual the temperament behind it was. And it’s not just his poetry, his life is just as interesting to me,” said Japanese filmmaker Hiroshi Sunairi, who has been researching on Das for the past few months.

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

Black Mirror’s “Miley Cyrus episode” : A better ending to Hannah Montana?

Any form of television or literature targeted towards female young adults have a few tried and tested tropes—protagonist gets a

May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019

How unlimited pizza became an iftar tradition

Over a decade ago, Dhaka was introduced to the phenomenon of unlimited pizza and its faithful companion, the bottomless drink. The first and only time I have ever availed this offer was back in fifth grade. My mother, a dedicated pizza lover, took me to Pizza Hut on Satmasjid Road.

May 12, 2019
May 12, 2019

Mother’s Day: Teach your sons to respect women

Mothers, who have overcome all challenges to become successful professionals and be role models to their sons and daughters, say that teaching sons to share their familial and social space equally with girls is the first step for removing the double standards that have been instilled in generations.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Tale of two princes

If you are familiar with Game of Thrones fan theories, you might have heard one that suspects Jaime Lannister is Azor Ahai, a King Arthur-like figure who will rise up to save humanity.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

The Mediocre Millennial Creative Agency

After winning the second runner-up slot in CreatHive 3.0, Arif, Shabab and Shiuli’s team “Game of Thrones Pun” from Institute of Creative Administration (ICA) decided they can go even further.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Remnants of a Buddhist civilisation in Nateshwar

The recently excavated Nateshwar archaeological site bears witness to the Bengal region’s thousand-year-old history, with its

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Pahela Baishakh: The industry that colours the celebration

Next Sunday, this dusty grey city will transform into a sea of colours, momentarily giving its residents a break from their monotonous