Shababa Iqbal | The Daily Star
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  • Youth mag ‘Quirky’ launched

    Worthy Publications launched their first ever monthly magazine, Quirky, at Prezzie café in the capital’s Dhanmondi on Friday. The publication will be like the Reader’s Digest, with segments devoted to health, advice, lifestyle, entertainment, business, food, travel and literature.
  • Revisiting Soumitra Chatterjee’s iconic roles

    We recently lost one of the most celebrated Bengali actors with the demise of Soumitra Chatterjee. Having started his film career in 1959, the actor went on to play an array of memorable characters over the years.
  • Looking back at Humayun Ahmed’s celebrated films

    Humayun Ahmed would have turned 72 on November 13, 2020 (yesterday). Although formally trained as a chemist, Ahmed found his true calling as a writer.
  • Last Night We Went to Manderley Again

    An adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca seemed especially well-timed, with its theme of imprisonment at home, as well as the timeless pull of social expectations on one’s identity.
  • Reopening holds prospects and pitfalls for bookstores

    As Covid-19 infections continue across the country, several bookstores in the capital are creatively rebooting.