Ashley Shoptorshi Samaddar

September 1, 2022
September 1, 2022

Nasir Uddin Khan and the secrets of his versatility

Starting from his stellar performances in “Mohanagar”, to reaching new heights with “Syndicate”, “Poran” and “Hawa”, Nasir Uddin Khan has aced his characters both on the silver screen and through web-series. Following his recent success, the actor sat down with The Daily Star, on a gloomy autumn evening, to candidly discuss his journey, experiences, and much more.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

‘You are not the last superstar’: Vijay Deverakonda to SRK

With the South Indian actors and actresses breaking new ground with their impeccable screen presence, much debates about the ‘dawn of Bollywood’ has surfaced with the post-Covid releases.

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Gems of Nazrul’s honours the National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam on his 46th death anniversary

Marking the National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 46th death anniversary, Gems of Nazrul will release their 22nd production titled “Dhrubojoti” at the stroke of midnight on August 27 on Channel i and their official YouTube channel.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Shuklopokkho: An extraordinary conclusion reveals a cinematic universe

Ziaul Roshan, Sunerah Binte Kamal, and Khairul Basar starrer web film “Shuklopokkho” was released on Chorki recently. The psychological thriller, directed by Vicky Zahed, is the director’s second collaboration with the streaming platform, after “Redrum”.

August 15, 2022
August 15, 2022

‘Mujib’ graphic novels: ‘Drawing a young Mujib and ensuring its acceptability was my biggest challenge’

I had to go through any and every film I could find that was set around the 1950s and after to understand how the society was during that time.

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Jaltaranga celebrates Bangla music’s journey with evergreen melodies

"Bondhu Tomar Pother Sathi Ke Chine Nio", a musical programme organized by Jaltaranga, was held at the Isfandier Zahad Hassan Auditorium at Bishwo Shahitto Kendro, recently. Actor-elocutionist Jayanto Chattopadhyay, Muttalib Biswas, Eminent Guitarist Enamul Kabir, and Painter Abdul Mannan were present at the event, among many others.

August 9, 2022
August 9, 2022

‘Healers of the Hill’: A commentary on the struggles and dedication of Bandarban's healers

Two twitchy bare feet, restlessly walking for miles, while its owner looks for medical plants in the green blemishes of Bandarban—this is how Al Haseeb Nomanee’s short film “Healers of the Hill” opens to the audience. Shot in 2012, this production is based on the struggles, dedication and simplicity of a Marma healer who helps people in medical need. The film, shot in the Marma language, features the interview of a ‘healer’ residing in Bandarban. The production looks to capture the journey of this healer and present it to the audience as a poetic musical and visual treat.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

‘Shuklopokkho’: Vicky Zahed looks to tell chilling suspense story

After “Redrum” Vicky Zahed is set to return on Chorki with his upcoming psychological-thriller “Shuklopokkho”. Garnering much appreciation for his use of plot-twists in thrillers, the director has decided to present a fresh chemistry between Khairul Basar, Ziaul Roshan, and Sunerah Binte Kamal in the upcoming web film.

August 5, 2022
August 5, 2022

5 low-budget South Indian films that critics admired

While most South Indian productions are known for their high-budget sets and expensive visual effects like CGI and VFX, some low-budget south-based productions have also managed to captivate the attention of critics.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Will 'Vikram Vedha' remake live up to expectation?

Director duo Pushkar–Gayathri have declared the official Hindi remake of their much-appreciated, neo-noir action thriller film "Vikram Vedha". The movie stars Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Radhika Apte.