Priyanka Chowdhury

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

'Marx in Soho' dives into the human side of the philosopher

Prominent theatre troupe BotTola, in association with Jatrik, presented their play, “Marx in Soho” at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mohila Samity in Bailey Road, Dhaka, recently. The...

October 8, 2021
October 8, 2021

Mrittika’s expedition to Mount Kilimanjaro

We all remember Mount Kilimanjaro from our general education books as Africa’s tallest peak, and the world’s tallest free standing mountain. For Mrittika Barua, however, it proved to be much more.

October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021

Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival kicks off in the capital

The ninth installment of the Ganga Jamuna Cultural Festival kicked off at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) this evening.

September 30, 2021
September 30, 2021

A dive into the mysterious world of ‘Munshigiri’

Celebrated director Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s “Munshigiri”, starring Chanchal Chowdhury, releases on Chorki at 8 pm tonight. The Chorki original film also features Purnima and Shabnam Faria in...

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

I prepare for a role as though it is my last one: Mostafa Monwar

I grew up in a strict household at Indira Road, where reading for fun was prohibited because my parents believed it would hamper my academic pursuits.

September 15, 2021
September 15, 2021

Shilpakala Academy introduces curated zone at 24th National Art Exhibition

The 24th edition of National Art Exhibition is currently underway at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA), Dhaka. Along with the competition zone, this year, BSA introduced a curated section in...

August 27, 2021
August 27, 2021

The lone treasure trove of Bengali literary heritage in Karachi

The revolution that litterateur and musical polymath Kazi Nazrul Islam brought to Bengali literature is unparalleled.  It is known that he joined the British-Indian Army in 1917 during World War I,...

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Revisiting ‘Narosundar’: A tribute to Tareque Masud

Tareque Masud's films compel us to think anew. An archivist and a brilliant storyteller, he was fondly known as the ‘Cinema Feriwala’. The artiste is an indispensable name when it comes to...

August 13, 2021
August 13, 2021

Behind Intekhab Dinar’s stellar performance in ‘Unoloukik’

With an array of popular television fictions under his belt, celebrated actor Intekhab Dinar has built a powerful presence on OTT platforms in recent years. From a convincing portrayal of a...

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

The Manipuri Raas Leela: Where performance meets history and mythology

The Raas Leela is an important part of Manipuri culture. The term roughly means ‘dance of divine love and passion’. Dancers symbolise their spiritual love for Lord Krishna when they perform the...