Elita Karim | The Daily Star
  • Elita Karim

    Elita Karim

    Singer; Writer; Editor of Arts and Entertainment, The Daily Star; Loves books, visuals, sleep and eating bowls of apples, pears and oranges.

  • Filmmaker Mostafa Sarwar Farooki

    Mostafa Sarwar Farooki on 'Shonibaar Bikel'

    Considered a pathbreaker in the field of Bangladeshi TV visuals and cinema, Mostofa Sawar Farooki seems to be in focus once again for his much awaited film, 'Shonibaar Bikel' (Saturday Afternoon). Recently winning the Fazlul Haque Smirti Award, the storyteller decided to have a quick chat with us about the film and the controversies surrounding it, invented and spread by overrated groups on social media.
  • When music paves the way

    In 1971, it was indeed a proud day for many a Bangladeshi when independence was announced. Everyone seemed to welcome the beginning of the Liberation War.
  • Director Piplu Khan

    An exclusive insight to 'Hasina: A Daughter's Tale'

    For renowned ad-film maker, Piplu Khan, opting for a docu-drama after years of making commercials was not an easy decision.
  • Folk Queen Momotaz

    Catching up with the Folk Queen

    Besides being a household name, Momotaz, dubbed the Folk Queen, represents Bangladesh when it comes to showcasing traditional stories, music and the common people. The artiste drew a large number of admirers, fans and listeners recently at the Dhaka International Folk Fest (DIFF). She took out a little time to chat about her music, her life and more.
  • Performing for THE SOULS

    As Puranchand Wadali and his son Lakhwinder Wadali settle down to start singing for the audience, the senior Wadali runs his eyes through the crowd and smiles as he figures out the songs he and his team are about to perform.