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    My journey in this arena began in my first year of education in Jagannath College in Chatmohar Upazila, Pabna, through the various cultural activities I partook in.

  • Shahnaz Khushi

    I got married to Brindabon Das in 1994 at the office of the theatre troupe, Aranyak Natyadal. From then onwards, my journey in acting began.

  • Wahida Mollick Jolly

    My family and surroundings were my main inspirations in choosing a career in acting. Every member of my family have been somehow related to art and culture. So, it was quite mandatory to be involved in those besides academics.

  • Rahmat Ali

    I have been associated with dramas since my childhood. I used to participate in plays held in cultural programs at my school.


    I always dreamed of somehow establishing myself in the world of cinema.


    My journey as an actor began with working in theatre. But, it took a turn for the better when I started working for BTV, which, back then, only showed black and white telefilms.

  • Omar Sani

    Nowadays, I’m entirely at leisure. I’m not busy with films like I once used to be. So, I take up roles that completely match my interests. But, as an artist, there’s always that hunger to work.

  • Prominent Lyricist Kabir Bakul


    Life in suburban areas gave me a lot of opportunities to pursue my hobbies. So, I had the complete freedom of following my passion.

  • Zakir hossain Raju

    I had the idea of making films when I was in college. I used to watch a lot of films during that time. If I liked a certain film, I would probably watch it several times.


    Popular film and television actor, Aruna Biswas started her journey in show business in 1986, with the film, ‘Chapa Dangar Bou’, directed by Nayak Raj Razzak. She has been a part of numerous hit films during her career spanning over three decades. This week, the actor talks about her journey in the showbiz industry and her personal life.

  • Azad Abul Kalam

    A dear face of the showbiz industry, Azad Abul Kalam is a celebrated actor, director and playwright. In his career spanning over three decades, the multi-talented actor has presented the audience with memorable plays, dramas and movies.


    ‘Chumki Choleche Eka Pothe’, ‘Chupi Chupi Bolo Keu Jeney Jabe’ and ‘Jodi Bou Shajo Go’ are classics that remain ever popular among


    I grew up in an environment seeped in music. My father was a cultural enthusiast and every Sunday he hosted a musical gathering at our place where he invited reputed artists of that time to sing.

  • RIAZ

    Award-winning actor, Riazuddin Ahmed Siddiqui, better known as Riaz has won the hearts of the masses with his charming personality and brilliant performances.

  • Gazi Rakayet

    Gazi Rakayet, is one of the prominent names in the television and theatre industry. He started off as a theatre actor, and later expanded his artistic skills towards theatre direction and filmmaking.


    Bapparaj established himself in the film industry with films like ‘Boner Raja Tarzan’, ‘Pagleer Prem’ and ‘Jibon Simante’. Over the years, he has allured the masses with his acting prowess. In this interview with Star Showbiz, the actor opens up about his life.

  • Salauddin Lavlu

    Salauddin Lavlu is one of the notable actors, screen writers and directors of the Bangladeshi television industry.

  • Azizul Hakim

    The noted actor, Azizul Hakim has been well-received and loved by his audience for about half a century now. Through his acting finesse and versatility, he has left his mark in all forms of media, be it theatre or television.

  • Misha Sawdagar

    Confidence brought me success -Misha Sawdagar

    Misha Sawdagar is one of the most iconic villains to grace the silver screen in Dhaliwood. He has kept the audience spellbound for almost three decades with his masterful performance. In an interview with Star Showbiz, the veteran actor talks about his journey in the entertainment industry.

  • A 'Renaissance' man

    My mother, Malka Parveen Banu was once a renowned singer and the second Muslim female artiste of Radio Pakistan in Dhaka.

  • Ballad of the Songbird

    Syed Abdul Hadi is a veteran singer in the music industry of Bangladesh. His career spans for over 50 years and has won five 'Bangladesh National Film Award' for Best Male Playback Singer. In an exclusive interview, he shares insights to his musical journey.

  • The poetry of life

    If one goes through the lives of veteran poets, most of them have a story to tell- about themselves. My story of becoming a poet is a little surreal. I was born in Shariatpur, on

  • 'Veni, Vidi, Vici'

    Monira Mithu, the veteran who had made her debut with Humayun Ahmed's Eid Telefilm 'Openty Bioscope', has marked her 17 years in this industry.

  • There's no shortcut to heaven

    Naquib Khan is one of the precursors of a totally different genre of Bangladeshi music. He is a founding member of the band ‘Renaissance’ which introduced our listeners to the melody-based pop songs.

  • The joy of survival and excellence

    Shahiduzzaman Selim is a prominent Bangladeshi actor. He won the Bangladesh National Film Award twice; recently for Best Actor in Negative Role for his performance in the film 'Oggatonama'. In this interview with Star Showbiz, he has shared interesting incidents of his life that have made him the person he is today.

  • Embedded In Soul And Music Maqsoodul Haque

    I was brought up in Narayanganj. The school I enrolled in was a Christian missionary English medium school. We had a Scottish headmistress.

  • Of Stage and Passion

    Rosy Siddiqui is one of the most admired theatre artists of Bangladesh. She emerged as the Bijli of ‘Janmabhumi’ and is still casting her magic on the audience with her charismatic acting. Her recent stage drama ‘Panchanari Akhyan’ has earned praises across the country.

  • Life between Art and War

    While studying at Mymensingh Ananda Mohan College, I got into a habit of watching a lot of movies. Back then, we had only two cinema halls in Mymensingh – Chayabani and Alaka.

  • Muniments of my life

    Kabori Sarwar is the heart-throb of the 60's and 70's Bangladeshi silver screen. She received the National Award for best actress in 1978. In a recent interview, she has unveiled her memoir for the readers of ‘Star Showbiz’.

  • My Sheltered Existence

    Zeenat Barkatullah is an internationally renowned dance icon. She is a recipient of the prestigious BACHSAS Award for her contributions to the field of dance. In a candid interview with Star Showbiz, the elegant dance artiste remembers her momentous and eventful journey that has made her the person she is today.