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  • Minar talks about his first book

    Singer/songwriter and cartoonist Minar Rahman looked visibly excited when he entered The Daily Star premises on the day his first book, 'Rudraebong tar grand piano' launched at the Ekushey Boi Mela, from Barshadupur. Here is what the debutant writer has to say about his latest creation.
  • “We have to move forward, but with our heritage” – Kamal Ahmed

    With a noteworthy singing career of seven national and international awards, Kamal Ahmed also holds the important position of Director of Programme at Bangladesh Betar, a cultural pillar of the country. Finding his comfort zone in Rabindra Sangeet, the ever-passionate musician keeps expanding his repertoire. He has16 versatile albums of different genres to his credit. The artiste talks to The Daily Star about his latest albums, musical philosophy, and more.
  • Portrait of a Cover Artist Sadatuddin Ahmed Amil

    A graduate from the Faculty of Fine Arts (FFA), University of Dhaka, Sadatuddin Ahmed Amil started scribbling art since he was a child.
  • Portrait of a Cover Artist: Shohag Parvez

    Primarily a seasoned painter, Shohag Parvez is also a well-known cover artist, who has done close to a hundred illustrations this year for the Ekushey Boi Mela.

    Arunendu Das, a pioneer in Bangla alternative songwriting, passed away in London on February 3 at the age of 81. He played an integral part in composing music for Moheener Ghoraguli, in the band's later years.