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    “Hip hop changed the course of my life” – Black Zang

    The presence of hip hop culture in the Bangladeshi music industry was not as prevalent even a decade ago. However, the scene has changed drastically over the years. Asiful Islam Sohan, who goes by the alias Black Zang (BZ), is one of the prominent artistes in the game. One day while playing around with Bangla words, he realised that he could write rhymes in his mother tongue. Ever since then, he has been honing his craft.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • ‘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.
  • 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.