Joana Nomrata Mazumder | The Daily Star
  • Joana Nomrata Mazumder


    Leaving behind a plethora of playback classics, a gem of the music industry, Andrew Kishore, will forever be in our hearts. After battling cancer for almost ten months,
  • Past decade of Theatre

    “I am conflicted on whether or not we lack playwrights in Bangladesh. We have three categories of dramatists today: pure, filtered and unfiltered.
  • Actor Sabyasachi Chakrabarty and Actress Suborna Mustafa

    Gondi Alap

    The crossover of two Bengals was the highlight for the recently released film, ‘Gondi’. The Fakhrul Arefeen Khan directed film starred iconic actors, like Suborna Mustafa, also Member of the Parliament, and Kolkata-based actor Sabyasachi Chakrabarty.
  • The silent killer lurking in the air

    Surprising as it may seem to some, non-smokers in Bangladesh can die of lung cancer, and we are not talking about passive smoking here.
  • Child domestic workers need more protection

    The recent report of an 11-year-old domestic help, Sharif, falling off a window shade of a high-rise building in his attempt to escape his employers who subjected him to brutal mental and physical torture, sheds light on an unacceptable social practice—employment of underage children in households as domestic help and their subsequent abuse at the hands of their employers.