Maliha Huq

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

For fans of 'The God of Small Things', an Ammu-shaped hole in the universe

As a reader, this classic novel will always remain in my heart as a symbol of courage, love, loss and above all, a symbol of enchantment.

September 5, 2022
September 5, 2022

‘Six’: A sci-fi project too ambitious for its own good?

Popular Indian OTT platform, Eros Now is streaming the highly anticipated Bangladeshi psychological thriller series, “Six”—directed by Tanim Parvez. The series premiered on September 2 in Bangla, Hindi and English.

August 27, 2022
August 27, 2022

Rage is not singular for immigrants in Sabaa Tahir's novel

“What’s the word for when someone drinks so much, they are ruining your best friend’s life? Or the word for a man so vengeful about his own past that he wants to destroy your future? What’s the word for a woman who was sick for months, but refused to go to the doctor until it was too late?"

August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022

Memorialising Bangabandhu’s time in Lyallpur Prison

“Nihshango Lorai”, a jatrapala— a specialised form of folk presentations—was organised by the Department of Drama and Cinematography, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) on August 25. The show was staged at the Experimental Theatre Hall of BSA and was open to the public.

August 25, 2022
August 25, 2022

‘The danger in telling a single Partition story is that it completely erases the individual’

1947 was overtaken almost immediately by the language question, and the question of identity.

August 20, 2022
August 20, 2022

Expanded: Transcending physical boundaries through photographs

On the occasion of World Photography Day, August 19, Pathshala South Asian Media Institute held the inauguration ceremony for the exhibition “Expanded” at DrikPath Bhobon.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

Memories in a Carton

Khaki is not usually considered a cherished colour. Yet one might become attached to it, especially if it is connected to childhood memories.

July 26, 2022
July 26, 2022

July’s ULAB Literary Salon discusses Bangladeshi short story anthologies

An engaging discussion on translations unfolded at the event.

May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022

Ira Mukhoty's ‘Song of Draupadi’: An inside story of the Mahābhārata heroines

Their voices were muffled; everything the women said became ventriloquism. Mukhoty lets us hear those voices.