Morshed Mishu becomes environmental saviour with 'Khale Hobe' 

Cartoonist Morshed Mishu initiated awareness by organising a two-day cleaning event called “Khale Hobe” for the canal of Mohamadia Housing Limited, Mohammadpur (Road 1- 4).

Ramendu Majumdar condemns assault on poet Radhapada Roy and calls for swift justice

Peot Radhapada Roy, hailing from Kurigram, was attacked by two villagers last Saturday. Expressing his grief and thoughts on this case, renowned cultural persona Ramendu Majumdar shared a few words with The Daily Star

‘Russian Film Festival and Photo Exhibition’ to celebrate Bangladesh-Russia friendship

Russian Cultural Center, Russian Society and Stamford University jointly organised a program, titled “Russian Film Festival and Photo Exhibition” yesterday, to present an opportunity for everyone to watch Russian movies on the big screen, in Dhaka.

Entertainment Multimedia

Entertainment Multimedia

Xefer remastered

What made Xefer finally decide to change the look that arguably made her famous?

If I join Black, it will only be for the money: Jon Kabir

He was one of the undisputed kings of Bangla rock in the 2000's when he was the frontman for Black. When he left the band to make Indalo, he took on an entirely new genre of music. Having also left his mark on television as an actor, he is now knee-deep into the world of podcasts

‘My son is my first priority’

Anisur Rahman Milon has accomplished a remarkable milestone by becoming the first actor from Bangladesh to attain membership in the prestigious Hollywood artists' organisation, Screen Actors Guild (SAG)

Jumping from billboards to OTT

From learning the basics of music, painting, and practising in theatre, Afia Tabassum Borno's passion for acting remained in her heart

Watch: How Safa Kabir evolved from ‘girl next door’ to multifaceted star

The gorgeous actor dropped by The Daily Star office to share her childhood dreams, projects, and more.

TV & Film

TV & Film

Interview / Shyam Benegal told me that I'll be in his next film: Dibya Joyti

Dibya Joyti has become one of the promising faces in the industry. After his portrayal of the role of Masum in the much-talked web series "Mohanagar 2", he earned immense appreciation for his performance. Previously, he had appeared in the second season of the web series "Karagar". Further, he will be seen in Shyam Benegal's "Mujib: The Making of a Nation" which is awaiting its release on October 19.

Pori Moni to make Hoichoi debut with upcoming web series

The actress will take on the role of the lead female character in this eagerly anticipated project, based on Kingkar Ahsan's novel "Rongila Kitab".

‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’ to hit theatres on October 13, official trailer out

Today, the official trailer of the highly-anticipated “Mujib” biopic was unveiled at a five-star hotel in Dhaka. Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud was present at the event.



James’ 59th birthday

James, also known as the modern 'guru' of Bangladeshi rock music, has accomplished unimaginable feats since he started his career with the band Feelings. Today marks the National Award-winning artiste's 59th birthday.

Leading rock bands to take stage again at The Hybrid Experience II

Organised by Scintilla and Full Circle Creatives, the mega rock event, The Hybrid Experience II, the event will also have performances of other bands like – AvoidRafa, Bay of Bengal, Shrapnel Method, Shonar Bangla Circus, Calypso and Crunch. In addition, renowned lyricist and composer Prince Mahmud is also making a special appearance.

Shafiq Tuhin and Hridoy Khan reunite after 12 years

National Film Awards-winning music composer and singer, Shafiq Tuhin, has joined forces with singer and music composer Hridoy Khan for a new song, titled "Pichhu Tan". The song has recently been released on Hridoy Khan's official YouTube Channel.

Prosenjit turns 61, Rituparna calls their bond valuable

According to media outlets, there has been a subtle cold war going on between Rituparna and Prosenjit for quite a few years now. Fans speculate that this might be a signal towards seeing the famed pair back on screen.

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Film on Titanic submersible blast in the works

MindRiot Entertainment recently revealed plans to develop a film about the OceanGate submersible disaster. E Brian Dobbins, famed for his work on "The Blackening", will co-produce, and MindRiot's Justin MacGregor and Jonathan Keasey will co-write the script.

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Celebrity Cricket League halted amid player altercation

The thrilling Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) has hit a roadblock, with its third and final day suspended indefinitely. The league's organising committee announced this abrupt suspension during a press conference held on Saturday evening, citing a physical altercation between players from two opposing teams on Friday night.

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‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’ announces release date

The movie “Mujib: The Making of a Nation”, based on the biography of the Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, has been the talk of the town for a few years now. The work around it began about four years ago in 2019. The movie is now finally on the threshold of being released.

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I didn’t go there because of that aggressive beast: Pori Moni

Pori Moni had been in a complicated relationship with her husband Sariful Razz for some time. Allegations were made against both parties, and everything became public. Afterwards, both of them indicated through the media that they were not taking the relationship further, leading to them getting divorced.

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They became agitated because of testosterone: Shihab Shaheen

The star studded 'Celebrity Cricket League,' aimed at boosting the morale of the Bangladesh cricket team ahead of the upcoming World Cup, is currently underway. However, what was meant to be a friendly match took an unexpected turn during a group match between filmmakers Mostafa Kamal Raz and Dipankar Dipon.

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‘Viral Family’ drama promotes new title song

Actor-director Nikul Kumar Mondol is set to produce a drama for the first time, called “Viral Family”. Meanwhile, Tareq Ananda wrote the title song for the series which was sung by Dola and Rizan. The song has been composed by Sahriar Rafat.

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Drik film wins at prestigious Jackson Wild Festival 2023

The Indo-Bangladesh co-produced documentary film “Goni” has received the top award in the Global Voices section of the prestigious Jackson Wild Media Awards 2023.

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Virat-Anushka expecting second child?

The world celebrated when Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli announced the arrival of their daughter Vamika in January 2021. Now, recent reports are suggesting that actress Anushka Sharma might be on her way to becoming a mother for the second time.

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SRK’s ‘Jawan’ surpasses ‘Gadar 2’, becomes highest grossing Hindi film

“Gadar 2” was in the rank of India’s highest-grossing Hindi film for a day, until Shah Rukh Khan's “Jawan” took over the mantle with over Rs 525 crore.

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