Sadi Mohammad Shahnewaz | The Daily Star
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  • Youth Skills Summit 2020: Renowned artistes talk survival in a changing entertainment industry

    Trying to embrace the “new normal” during the pandemic, the entertainment industry faces a peculiar challenge. Amidst the drawbacks, artistes in the entertainment industry are trying to innovate and come up with solutions to overcome challenges, speakers said at Youth Skills Summit 2020.
  • Revisiting playback legend Andrew Kishore’s iconic songs

    We recently lost one of Bangladesh’s most recognisable voices with the demise of Andrew Kishore. Having started his playback singing career with the 1977 film Mail Train, Kishore went on to lend his voice to thousands of songs, in the span of over four decades.
  • Owned, ‘Omor’ and a dystopian masterpiece

    Writers are usually advised to shy away from words like ‘masterpiece’, ‘classic’, ‘perfect’ – or other bold terms and such, especially in an industry that tries to promote mediocrity as a given. Quite often, the lack of equipment, manpower and investment is cited as a reason.
  • “Shortcuts will not win you the love of the fans”

    One of the most recognisable faces in Bangladesh’s entertainment industry, Tahsan Khan has grown tremendously as an artiste over the past decade.
  • Preparing for a musical insurgence

    Even though the ongoing pandemic has affected professional artistes the hardest, the rising stars in the music industry also face an uphill challenge, after musical events stopped altogether throughout the country.