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Xefer remastered

Xefer first broke into the scene with her soulful covers, capturing hearts with her deep melodic voice. Over the years, she not only continued her musical journey but also emerged as a style and youth icon.

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Jessia in action

"The character of agent Rupa drew me to the script. Her unbreakable spirit and her fight against crime captivated me," said Jessia Islam on her debut film "MR-9: Do or Die".

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The enigmatic Tawsif

While Tawsif Mahbub does look forward to exploring streaming platforms and dreams of making it to the global stage, his current focus is solely on tele-productions.

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Jumping from billboards to OTT

Borno was also featured in Chorki’s web-series “Mercules”, where she donned the role of Anamika. “Natasha and Anamika are two different types of personas. Anamika is an extrovert who loves her friends and enjoys her life to the fullest. On the other hand, Natasha's personality is very complex. She is ambitious and a workaholic.” 

From ‘girl next door’ to multifaceted star: 10 years of Safa Kabir

The tenacious actor, Safa Kabir who has completed a decade in show business, wanted to be a fashion designer growing up.

Inside Saba's world

With dance being her first love, Sohana Saba gradually molded her inner artiste into different forms of arts—modelling, anchoring and prominently acting. The “Ayna” famed actor is expecting a couple of projects—“Oshombhob” and “Maniker Lal Kakra”, to be released soon. She dropped by The Daily Star for some coffee.

Dhaka’s burgeoning concert industry: Organisers scramble to find their niche

In a city where most youth are confined to social circle jerks of restaurants and malls; these concerts are much-needed injections of life. Whilst there is a risk of fatigue and overuse, as it is with any industry, it is important that organisers persevere and stick to what makes them unique.

From Santiniketan to ‘Shondhatara’

Destiny pushed Sunidhi towards Rabindra Sangeet, and her love for classical music took a back seat. Then “Shondhatara” came along and changed her life—her voice and cracking chemistry with Arnob captivated the audience.

Mahfuz Ahmed’s stunning reincarnation 

The charming Mahfuz Ahmed made a stunning return to the silver screen as the passionate ‘Mona’ in Chayanika Chowdhury’s “Prohelika”.

A fire kindles inside Konal

Somnur Monir Konal, popularly known as Konal, has grabbed the proverbial brass ring after winning Channel i Shera Kontho, and had a career most reality show participants can only dream of. 

The future is bright for Roshan

"The first thing I noticed was that it is a challenge to make good films regularly," the actor shared on his journey into the film industry.

The Siam sensation continues

His dedication brought him national level recognition, further elevating his career with one after another remarkable projects.

Barshon exudes brilliance

Apart from acting, Barshon is also the member of the newly formed band, Halley’r Dhumketu. “We have a few songs including a Tagore rendition, which were released under the banner of G-series. We are working on our original numbers, which we plan to release soon.”

Not just a public figure

Growing up in the industry, Aisha was eventually enamoured with anchoring and working simultaneously on OTTs. Her debut was in the ZEE5 Global web project “Contract”, sharing the screen with Arifin Shuvoo and Shamol Mawla.

Stellar Sadia

The "Mission Extreme" and "Black War" starrer actress Sadia Nabila opens up about her journey into the showbiz.

Fashion designer Paco Rabanne dies at 88

Paco Rabanne, the Spanish-born designer best known for his metallic ensembles and space age designs of the 1960s, has died at the age of 88.

Black War: Better than Mission Xtreme?

Black War is the second instalment in the Mission Extreme series. The story takes off from where Mission Extreme ends. The film is made on even a larger scale, as the story extends to Dubai.

12 months, 5 films, one Shuvoo

Arifin Shuvoo often talks about his ‘Made in Bangladesh’ six-pack – and it is true that he has worked incredibly hard for his body transformation over the years, especially for “Black War”, which was released yesterday.

Promising faces of Showbiz

2022, in a sense, was a year of discovery for the showbiz arena. While many found their footing and solidified their careers, it was a breakout year for many. Here are some young talents that we think you definitely should look out for in 2023.

In-between innings with Mou

The FIFA World cup kept Mousumi Mou extremely busy, besides she was also had her hands full for the Cricket T20 world cup. Although the anchor’s favourite team, Brazil, could not even qualify after the quarter finals, she continued the smile on her face, and hosted the live show the next day discussing the faults of her favourite team.

Runa Khan reborn

The audience discovered Runa Khan as Sumona, the much-loved character from the popular children’s show, Sisimpur Bangladesh. The National Film Award winner recently went through a drastic change in look, due to her weight loss. Her latest work, Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s “Bodh”, released yesterday.