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12:00 AM, April 04, 2020 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:43 AM, April 04, 2020


Song against the virus

Two singers from two different generation, Akhi Alamgir and Oishee have released a Rabindra Sangeet together. The reason for them singing the song together is to call for people to unite in the fight against the novel Coronavirus. Music director Kaushik Hossain Taposh made the piano track for the song.

It was then sent to the artists, and then Akhi Alamgir and Oishee recorded the song, Anondoloke Mongolaloke Satya Sundoro from their respective houses, and alongside them nine other artists have also given their voices to the song. Akhi Alamgir said, "When Taposh sent me the piano track, I loved how it sounded. I then sang along to it and recorded my parts. Oishee and the other singers then recorded their parts. In these troubling times, this initiative is surely going to give people courage."











Mamo's ventures before shutdown

Before the ten-days shutdown, actor Zakia Bari Mamo completed the shooting for her two new dramas, Ek Boishakhi Bhore Bonlata and Jonakir Golpo, directed by Sagor Jahan, which will be aired during Pohela Boishakh.  Mamo will be playing the roles of Rupa and Jonaki for the dramas. She will be starring opposite of Mosharraf Karim. Mamo said, "Sagor Jahan is one of my favorite directors and, not only do I like his stories, but I also enjoy working under his direction. He works professionally and maintains everything with care." The dramas for Pohela Boishakh will be aired on two different television channels. 









Mahiya Mahi's time indoors

Actor Mahiya Mahi has put herself under home quarantine as a precaution against Covid-19. She has also been giving her fans advice on how to stay safe by posting videos about it on social media. Mahi said that she isn't coming out of quarantine until this whole situation stabilises. She said, "With each day the situation seems to be worsening. We don't know what is going to happen, so I would tell my fans and followers to stay at home as going out might cause the virus to spread. That's why everyone should stay at home," aside from that, Mahi also said about how she spends her time now, "The staff at my house doesn't come anymore, so I have to do a lot of work around the house. I also spend time on Facebook nowadays. I never used to watch the news, but in these difficult times I watch the news multiple times throughout the day."

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