Minam Haq

August 17, 2019
August 17, 2019

Towfique Ahmed: An ode to Bangla rap

Long before he garnered popularity as one of the pioneers of Bangla rap, Towfique Ahmed was introduced to the art of poetry and music by his father from a very young age.

August 9, 2019
August 9, 2019

Dining out with Adnan Faruque Hillol

Making his television debut early in 1999, Adnan Faruque Hillol later took acting as a profession and pursued it for more than a decade.

July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019

‘Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale’ goes around the world

Having portrayed the life of Sheikh Hasina, the Prime Minister of Bangladesh, and revealing many factual matters regarding the birth of our nation, Piplu Khan’s highly acclaimed docu-drama, Hasina: A Daughter’s Tale, is making rounds at various international film festivals.

July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019

Raihan Rafi to begin shooting for ‘Poran’ from next month

After presenting the audience with enticing films like Poramon 2 and Dohon, director Raihan Rafi is set to begin shooting for his latest venture, Poran, from August 1.

July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019

Ali Hasib’s aspirations through the lens

Born to parents who are already established in their respective fields in media, it is no surprise that Ali Hasib nurtured similar dreams. His mother, Shamima Shammi is a director as well as a writer for television, while his father, Mohammad Ali Bashir is a television

July 22, 2019
July 22, 2019

‘Tagore Blends East and West’ launched at BSA

Artistes Swapan Dutta and Anandamayee Majumdar jointly unveiled their latest album titled Tagore Blends East and West, presented by Satoto Limited,

July 10, 2019
July 10, 2019

“My heart lies in art” - Ruhul Karim Rumee

Even before he started school, Ruhul Karim Rumee’s passion for art was profound in his performance. Born and brought up in Dhaka, the artist learnt from his family members that as a young child, he would often use chalks to draw on the ground, transforming it into his very own imaginative canvas.

June 23, 2019
June 23, 2019

BSA celebrates World Music Day 2019

Marking the Fête de la Musique or World Music Day, which has its roots in France, Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samonnoy Parishad, in association with the Ministry of Cultural Affairs, celebrated the international occasion on June 21, at the National Art Gallery Auditorium in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA).

June 18, 2019
June 18, 2019

Miles announces grand celebration for 40th anniversary

Formed in 1979 by Farid Rashid, Miles embarked on a musical journey that played a prominent role to shape the band music scene in Bangladesh. As this year marks their fourth decade as musical marvels in the entertainment industry, Miles, in association with Windmill Advertising Limited, held a press conference at The Daily Star Centre yesterday.

June 16, 2019
June 16, 2019

In loving memory of Shahnaz Rahmatullah and Subir Nandi

Shahnaz Rahmatullah and Subir Nandi, two prominent names of the music industry, gifted us with some brilliant melodies during their illustrious careers. Tragically, both of these musical legends left us recently.