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  • Humayun Ahmed 70th Birthday

    Humayun Ahmed Sahitya Puroshkar 2018 held at Bangla Academy

    Named after the legendary litterateur of Bangla Literature, Humayun Ahmed, the award is received by one senior and one upcoming writer every year since 2015.
  • Mitali Perkins on women empowerment and 'Rickshaw Girl'

    The conversation with Boston-based popular children's author Mitali Perkins and journalist Shuprova Tasneem at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2018 was enlightening and empowering. In the panel discussion titled Rickshaw Girl, Perkins talked about her writings and hopes.
  • Nandita Das gets candid about 'Manto' at DLF 2018

    Actor-director Nandita Das's Manto, the film that took a bow in the Cannes' Un Certain Regard section this year, was screened in the AKSB auditorium on Thursday afternoon at the Dhaka Lit Fest (DLF) 2018.
  • A tribute to Bhupen Hazarika on his death anniversary

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) and Byatikram MASDO jointly hosted a discussion and cultural programme titled Aj Jibon Khuje Pabi to mark the 7th death anniversary of Dr Bhupen Hazarika, at the National Theatre Hall, BSA, recently.
  • Remembering Ritwik Ghatak on his 93rd Birth Anniversary

    Remembering RITWIK on his birth anniversary

    Ritwik Ghatak is better known as an auteur whose works signify the gloom and disorder associated with the partition of Bengal. His struggle was immense in his short-lived life of 50 years, and hardly received any recognition for his dedication towards the art of cinema. In his words, “I believe in committed cinema. I mean commitment in the broadest sense of the term.”