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  • Gazi Shuvro

    My career began with music videos. Then I started doing musical programmes for ATN. One was an Eid programme where the focus was on music and poetry. Another was on Pan music. I also had to communicate with several agencies for sponsors for my

  • AGUN

    In the year 1988, we formed a band called Sudden consisting of 5 members. We released our debut album Achena in 1990 and the audience really liked it. I would say, this was the beginning of my musical career and I have not stopped doing music ever since.

  • Chit-Chat with Peya Jannatul

    I would have to say I am balanced, passionate and a hard worker.

  • Ashna Habib Bhabna

    Ashna Habib Bhabna

    Well, when I was young, my father would often bring the chocolates like Kit-Kat or Perk. From the top of my head, that would have to be my favourite childhood memory.

  • Tuhin Hossain

    I’m a photographer. I work in different sectors, like glamour, fashion, corporate and advertising photography among others, because I believe that I need to be diverse to explore my potential.


    Jyotika Jyoti made a name for herself as an actor at a very young age. She gained recognition after starring in her debut film, ‘Ayna’. In a recent interview with Star Showbiz, Jyotika shared her outlook on fashion and the entertainment industry.


    I’m sixty five years old. I learned ballet as a child, but used to mostly work as a theatre actor. When I had children, I realised that I had to change my job as I couldn’t balance them both.


    I went to Locarno for the film festival in 2018. But, the initial step towards it started back in 2016, when I first sent a script for the festival. Sadly, it was not selected.

  • Chit-Chat with Iresh Zaker

    Probably going to the airport with my grandfather. My grandfather used to be in the army at the time. So, we used to walk from Dhanmondi to the old airport. We used to go to the viewing deck, and he would show me all the different planes and vehicles.

  • Prominent Singer Chandana Majumdar

    Chandana Majumdar

    I was born into a family seeped into music, where the ambiance of melody was embedded in my way of living.

  • Bangladeshi popular actor Bappy Chowdhury

    Chit-Chat with Bappy Chowdhury

    Bappy Chowdhury is a well-known Bangladeshi actor. He made his debut when he starred in the film, ‘Bhalobasar Rong’, in 2012. In a recent chit-chat with Star Showbiz, Bappy talked about his dreams and superpowers.

  • Chit-Chat with Nusraat Faria

    I can't describe myself in three words. Instead, I will describe myself in one line, “I am more than what you think I am.”

  • I Love My Bangladesh

    The two grandsons, Zain and Aaron, of the renowned singer, Runa Laila, featured in a song together, along with two other child artists Zayna and Najwa.

  • Zafir huq

    He is the lead guitarist of the band 'Nemesis'; he also worked as an advertiser at 'Grey Dhaka'. This week he shares bits and pieces of his journey with Star Showbiz.

  • Actress Puja Cherry

    I Could Not Have Asked for a Better Year - Puja Cherry

    Puja Cherry is a perfect match to the saying – she came, she saw, she conquered! Three of her films spiralled through the country's cineplexes all over the year. The sensual diva already seems to have taken a firm grip on her career's steering wheel, as she boldly proved her caliber with 'Noorjahan', 'Poramon 2' and 'Dohon'. Her next film 'Prem Amar 2' is set to hit the big screens in the upcoming year.

  • All-Rounder Rumana Ahmed

    I have never thought about anything outside of cricket : Rumana Ahmed (All-rounder/Captain ODI)

    I work hard for success. This is actually an ordinary concept. For succeeding in life, one must work extremely hard. Although I have not fully succeeded yet, any good news pleases me immensely.

  • Bangladeshi Drama Actor Tawsif Mahbub

    People Enjoy Watching Romantic Dramas - Tawsif Mahbub

    This year went very well for me. I spent a lot of time with my family this year, that's why I didn't do many projects this year. My wife noticed that and told me to pay more attention to my work, as I had not been giving enough attention to my projects for the previous two or three months.

  • Victory Only Comes After Hardship - Maria Manda

    Maria Manda, the talented midfielder is one of the best footballers in Bangladeshi women's football. She was the captain of the Bangladeshi under-15 team that won the 'South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup'.

  • Bangladeshi Cricketer Liton Das

    Hard Work Increases Scope for Success - Liton Das

    To me success is like a stairway I am climbing. I also see it as an inspiration to do more. Something that will make me more interested in doing something.

  • I Could Convert My Fear into My Strength - Anam Biswas

    'Debi' has been in the watchlist of perhaps every single Bengali film lover in 2018. The screen adaptation of prominent author Humayun Ahmed's novel created a mass sensation before it was even released. Even though it starred actors like Jaya Ahsan and Chanchal Chowdhury, debutant director Anam Biswas did not fail to attract the spotlight, as his exquisite efforts behind the camera hardly went unnoticed.

  • Filmmaker Suborna Senjutee

    Films Should Remain Beyond Contractual Confinements - Suborna Senjutee

    The beginning half of the year 2018 had been rather stressful for me. I was not entirely sure of my plans and proceedings.

  • Joler Gaan Voacalist Rahul Ananda

    Songs are Only a Part of the Supreme Quintessence of Music - Rahul Ananda

    One of the members of the infamous troupe 'Joler Gaan', Rahul Ananda holds his sincere expertise, be it writing lyrics, doing tunes or crafting musical instruments. He has been a long time member of the theatres as well. Band 'Joler Gaan' has now reached its 12th year of creating wondrous music that carries the smell of our motherland. And Rahul Ananda has been nominated as the singer under the spotlight for 2018.

  • 'Debi' has changed multiple things in my life - Sabnam Faria

    Sabnam Faria won the hearts of audiences with her very first drama. She never had to look back from then. Drama after drama, she has proven her excellence in acting as well as abundance of charisma.

  • Minar Rahman's Bangla Song

    Each of my songs have a different appeal to me - Minar Rahman

    Minar Rahman has established himself as a singing sensation, especially for the country's youth, with his hard work and pure dedication. From 'Shada' to 'Jhoom' – Minar has now been in the industry for ten successful years, and plans to conquer the years to come with equal efforts.

  • I Believe in Creating a Difference through My Works - Siam Ahmed

    My first film Poramon 2 was released early in 2018. The plethora of love and affection it brought me was beyond my expectations. It was a huge commercial success, too. All in all, it was like a dream debut where I could not ask for any better.

  • Pooja Sengupta

    I have always wanted to be Pooja Sengupta - Pooja Sengupta

    Pooja Sengupta is one of the known faces in Bangladesh's dance scene. 2018 was a quite busy year for her. As a Bangladeshi, she was the first dancer to have performed in Philippines and China. There, she has received the praise of many. While conversing with Star Showbiz, she was telling these stories.

  • In conversation with Towhida Srabonno

    Towhida Srabonno is a successful model, actor, presenter and doctor. The versatile talent is currently busy hosting cricket shows on TV. In a recent interview with Star Showbiz, Towhida talks about her busy life.

  • Finding Bangladesh With Adnan M S Fakir

    I am an Economist by profession and a documentary filmmaker by passion. I am presently pursuing my doctoral studies in Economics at the University of Western


    First and foremost, theatre is not the work of an individual; rather it is collaborative form of fine art by a group of performers. So, I cannot alone take it towards overarching glory.

  • Tête-à-tête with the beautiful Nadia

    Back then, it was like a hobby for me. Over the years it has turned into my passion and profession. At the beginning, I was not much into acting; rather dance used