Dr Muhammad Abdul Quayyum | The Daily Star
  • Dr Muhammad Abdul Quayyum

  • Dinabandhu Mitra

    Purbabanga Rangabhumi and the beginning of theatre in Dhaka

    The year 1860 holds great significance for Dhaka’s cultural history. It saw the first printing press—Bangla Mudran Jantra—being set up in Dhaka, the publication of the first ever Bangla novel Nil Darpan, and also the introduction of Dhaka’s first periodical Kabita Kusumabali.