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People are calling it the ‘greatest climax’ in Bangladeshi content: Shihab Shaheen

Shihab Shaheen has masterfully woven countless love stories, from the heartbreaking tale of “Mayashalik” to the bittersweet phases of love in “Chuye Dile Mon”. He delicately portrays the depths of love and how at the end of the day love conquers all. With his latest creation, “Kacher Manush Dhure Thuiya”, Shaheen decides to showcase the intricacies of long-distance relationships and how an embrace can dissolve the anguish within hearts.

2d ago

Kacher Manush Dure Thuiya: Will love survive the perils of long distance?

"Kacher Manush Dure Thuiya" unfolds as a highly pertinent narrative, centering around the theme of long-distance relationships—an aspect seldom explored in the realm of storytelling in Bangladesh

6d ago

Striking looks, melodious voice

After the massive success of "Baje Shobhab", Reehan Rasul has consistently delivered super hit tracks. From the enchanting melodies of "Rupkothar Jogote" to the heart-warming "Gaa Chuye Bolo", the artiste has solidified his presence in the world of showbiz. Most recently, his song "Shesh Chiti", featured in Mizanur Rahman Aryan’s short film "Booking", has generated buzz on social media.

1w ago

Oscar nominee Nazrin Choudhury is proud of her Bangladeshi roots

The 96th Academy Awards has recently announced this year's nominees for the Best Live Action Short Film. The entire crew of ‘Red, White and Blue’ waited in anticipation to hear their film’s name. When it finally happened, Nazrin Choudhury, the film’s director, was overwhelmed with emotion. She, along with her daughters, burst into tears. She thanked everyone who supported her, and the very next day, Bangladeshi newspapers prominently featured headlines about Nazrin Choudhury, the Bangladeshi-origin British-American screenwriter, who secured her first Oscar nomination with her directorial debut film.

3w ago

An evening of untold stories and reflections with Sharmila Tagore

Tripods, cameras, and an empty sofa awaited in anticipation at the Samson H Lounge at Dhaka Club for the arrival of an icon who has time and again broken conventional norms, working in iconic movies to leave an everlasting imprint in audiences' hearts. The room, once bustling with activity, hushed into silence as the legendary actress made her entrance.

Films galore: 22nd DIFF opens for all, graced by Sharmila Tagore

“Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society” – with this slogan the curtains rose on the 22nd Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) at the Bangladesh National Museum today. The quintessential Bengali beauty and legendary actress Sharmila Tagore graced the stage as a special guest. Audiences and the media eagerly awaited the moment when the renowned actress would share her insights on stage.

‘Oshomoy’ is a timely reality check on our society

“Oshomoy” marks Kajal Arefin Ome's debut in the realm of web-films, adding a new dimension to his already impressive portfolio, which includes widely acclaimed content like "Bachelor Point" and "Hotel Relax," earning him a substantial fan following. While the director is renowned for producing predominantly commercial content, “Oshomoy” serves as a testament to his ability to surpass the expectations of his critics.

Shamol Mawla soldiers on with a plethora of roles

From portraying a mute character in “Silence” to embodying a repentant figure in “Virus,” Shamol Mawla has left a lasting impression with his diverse roles and versatility throughout the last year. Wrapping up the year, he graced the Deepto Play web-series “Hridmajhare,” taking on the role of a doctor. The on-screen chemistry between Shamol and co-stars Aisha Khan and Nazia Haque Orsha has been much loved by the audience. In a candid interview with The Daily Star, the actor talked about his favourite projects and dubbing for Korean dramas, amongst other work.

February 27, 2024
February 27, 2024

People are calling it the ‘greatest climax’ in Bangladeshi content: Shihab Shaheen

Shihab Shaheen has masterfully woven countless love stories, from the heartbreaking tale of “Mayashalik” to the bittersweet phases of love in “Chuye Dile Mon”. He delicately portrays the depths of love and how at the end of the day love conquers all. With his latest creation, “Kacher Manush Dhure Thuiya”, Shaheen decides to showcase the intricacies of long-distance relationships and how an embrace can dissolve the anguish within hearts.

February 23, 2024
February 23, 2024

Kacher Manush Dure Thuiya: Will love survive the perils of long distance?

"Kacher Manush Dure Thuiya" unfolds as a highly pertinent narrative, centering around the theme of long-distance relationships—an aspect seldom explored in the realm of storytelling in Bangladesh

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

Striking looks, melodious voice

After the massive success of "Baje Shobhab", Reehan Rasul has consistently delivered super hit tracks. From the enchanting melodies of "Rupkothar Jogote" to the heart-warming "Gaa Chuye Bolo", the artiste has solidified his presence in the world of showbiz. Most recently, his song "Shesh Chiti", featured in Mizanur Rahman Aryan’s short film "Booking", has generated buzz on social media.

February 7, 2024
February 7, 2024

Oscar nominee Nazrin Choudhury is proud of her Bangladeshi roots

The 96th Academy Awards has recently announced this year's nominees for the Best Live Action Short Film. The entire crew of ‘Red, White and Blue’ waited in anticipation to hear their film’s name. When it finally happened, Nazrin Choudhury, the film’s director, was overwhelmed with emotion. She, along with her daughters, burst into tears. She thanked everyone who supported her, and the very next day, Bangladeshi newspapers prominently featured headlines about Nazrin Choudhury, the Bangladeshi-origin British-American screenwriter, who secured her first Oscar nomination with her directorial debut film.

January 26, 2024
January 26, 2024

An evening of untold stories and reflections with Sharmila Tagore

Tripods, cameras, and an empty sofa awaited in anticipation at the Samson H Lounge at Dhaka Club for the arrival of an icon who has time and again broken conventional norms, working in iconic movies to leave an everlasting imprint in audiences' hearts. The room, once bustling with activity, hushed into silence as the legendary actress made her entrance.

January 20, 2024
January 20, 2024

Films galore: 22nd DIFF opens for all, graced by Sharmila Tagore

“Better Film, Better Audience and Better Society” – with this slogan the curtains rose on the 22nd Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) at the Bangladesh National Museum today. The quintessential Bengali beauty and legendary actress Sharmila Tagore graced the stage as a special guest. Audiences and the media eagerly awaited the moment when the renowned actress would share her insights on stage.

January 19, 2024
January 19, 2024

‘Oshomoy’ is a timely reality check on our society

“Oshomoy” marks Kajal Arefin Ome's debut in the realm of web-films, adding a new dimension to his already impressive portfolio, which includes widely acclaimed content like "Bachelor Point" and "Hotel Relax," earning him a substantial fan following. While the director is renowned for producing predominantly commercial content, “Oshomoy” serves as a testament to his ability to surpass the expectations of his critics.

January 12, 2024
January 12, 2024

Shamol Mawla soldiers on with a plethora of roles

From portraying a mute character in “Silence” to embodying a repentant figure in “Virus,” Shamol Mawla has left a lasting impression with his diverse roles and versatility throughout the last year. Wrapping up the year, he graced the Deepto Play web-series “Hridmajhare,” taking on the role of a doctor. The on-screen chemistry between Shamol and co-stars Aisha Khan and Nazia Haque Orsha has been much loved by the audience. In a candid interview with The Daily Star, the actor talked about his favourite projects and dubbing for Korean dramas, amongst other work.

January 7, 2024
January 7, 2024

‘Death’s Game’: Exploration of redemption in depths of despair

The Korean drama "Death’s Game" arrived at a time when many adults are grappling with depression and contemplating taking their own lives. We are so consumed by our own miseries that we often overlook the suffering we impose on our loved ones when we succumb to death.

December 22, 2023
December 22, 2023

Chitrangada: A story of women’s individuality

Rabindranath’s Chitrangada has mostly been adapted in dance-drama form, but theater troupe Swapnadal was adamant on narrating the mythological princess of the Kingdom of Manipur into a modern day ‘jatrabala’ styled drama for the audiences. Their unique adaptation of ‘Chitrangada’ caught the eyes of Asia’s largest theatre festival, as they are all set to perform at 25th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav, Delhi on February.

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