Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury | The Daily Star
  • Mehrin Mubdi Chowdhury

  • Bangladeshis making names in the global arena

    To make the recognition easier to ‘identify with,’ we have tried to group the names in segments.
  • The era of urban farming

    Mujibor Rahman (not his real name), an expatriate living in the Middle East for the last 15 years, returned to his home-country in May last year due to the economic fallout in the country of his employmentand the subsequent termination of his job.
  • Fakir Lalon Shah – the minstrel of Bengal

    Faraway into the thick fog, the musician clad in a dull mustard suit, vanishes into thin air. His followers with long beards, unkempt hair and hands swinging in the air, playing to the tunes of the ektara follow him religiously — into the oblivion.
  • Aspire to Inspire — six successful ladies breaking down invisible barriers

    The human mind is such that we always dream of a world where gender equality simply exists. We sing about it, build stories around it, and yet somehow, we are nowhere close to our considerations.
  • Saving craftsmanship, and the wedding industry

    Rahman Mia (not his real name) had been supplying flowers to the various event companies of Dhaka for the last 5 years. The business had been so robust that he bought himself a piece of land in Sadullapur, Savar.