Lubaba Mahjabin Prima

Contributor for Arts & Entertainment and Star Showbiz.

December 23, 2022
December 23, 2022

Anirban Bhattacharya, Chanchal dissect the art of acting

Before dropping Part 2 of “Karagar”, Anirban Bhattacharya and Chanchal Chowdhury sat down for a discussion.

December 19, 2022
December 19, 2022

The price of freedom: Reminiscing ‘Joyjatra’

"Joyjatra" begins in a remote village. Even though the Liberation War is already underway, there is a sense of denial regarding the looming danger.

December 12, 2022
December 12, 2022

'Qala': Dissecting the artist behind the art

A complicated mother-daughter relationship, an artist's personal and professional lives, morality and mental health--deeply interesting issues come together to form the brilliant mix that is "Qala".

December 11, 2022
December 11, 2022

A drizzle of ‘November Rain’

On November 4, Guns N’ Roses released a new version of their hit song, “November Rain”, resyncing it with the original music-video, paired with a 50-piece orchestra.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

Shah Rukh, Deepika: An on-screen duo for the ages

Only recently, viewers saw the release of the trailer for Shah Rukh Khan’s upcoming movie, “Pathaan”. Since the trailers release, many Bollywood fans are excited at the prospect of what the film will have in store, particularly because it casts Deepika Padukone opposite SRK.

October 28, 2022
October 28, 2022

15 Years of ‘Jab We Met’: How ‘Geet’ redefined the female protagonist

In early 2007, writer-director Imtiaz Ali began working on his second film, casting the then real-life couple Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor in their fourth film together. Viewed as an underdog during its making by many, even Kareena herself, the movie went on to not only surprise everyone, but also to set a precedence in terms of quality. Today, even after 15 years, the movie is immensely popular and loved. Sensitively crafted characters, picturesque cinematography, hilarious dialogues and amazing music have earned it a space in our hearts and minds, like no other Bollywood movie.

October 23, 2022
October 23, 2022

10 Years of ‘English Vinglish’

In October 2012, Bollywood witnessed the cinematic comeback of one its greatest stars ever, Sridevi, in the film "English Vinglish”. The immense commercial and critical success of the movie was remarkable in more ways than one, and was pivotal in the way woman-centric cinemas were viewed in South Asia’s film industry. ...

October 22, 2022
October 22, 2022

Leading charts and stealing hearts  

Now, be it TikTok reels or YouTube shorts, her song "Teka Pakhi" from the Chorki Original film "Dui Diner Duniya" is all the rage.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Remembering the freedom fighter turned filmmaker, Chashi Nazrul Islam

Can you imagine Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in a movie? That is exactly what happened in 1973, on the set of the movie "Sangram". The man behind this unimaginable feat was one of the finest directors of Bangladesh, Chashi Nazrul Islam.

October 10, 2022
October 10, 2022

‘Foreigners Only’: Nuhash Humayun reminds us of our colonised roots

A dark comedy, with artistic value and a brilliant satirical take on the social fabric of formerly colonised countries, "Foreigners Only" is yet another masterpiece by Nuhash Humayun.