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In conversation with the sensational Pritom
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In conversation with the sensational Pritom

Young, talented and trending – Pritom Hasan carves a unique place for himself in our music industry, especially among the young urban crowd. In a conversation with Star Showbiz, the rising star he talks about his passions, inspirations and what drives his music.

  • Nobel Peace Laureates Mairead Maguire and Tawakkol Karman

    Wake Up And Stop Rohingya Abuses

    No one would realise better than a woman how it feels when a child is snatched away from the arms of a mother and slaughtered, a man is murdered before the eyes of his wife, or a girl is raped. That is what happened to countless Rohingya women back in Rakhine State of Myanmar.

  • Are You Ready For Change?

    Vales, eco-system and the market change with time. It is important to understand how one's skill and passion will be beneficial with the changing phenomenon. On the second session of Coffee with Mentor, enthusiast participants from different universities learnt this very crucial lesson from none other than mentor Sabbir Hasan Nasir, Executive Director, ACI Logistics Ltd. (Shwapno).

  • Inspiring Dutch woman Antoinette Termoshuizen

    Inspiring Dutch woman lives for Bangladeshi children with disabilities

    Meet Antoinette Termoshuizen, a Dutch woman more popularly known as ‘Khalamma’, who has spent the last 20 years of her life making life better for children with disabilities of Bangladesh.

  • The Immortality of Spirit

    Gems of Nazrul release 'Mrityu Nai' marking Feb 21

    Gems of Nazrul, an initiative to portray National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam's musical genius in new light and popularise his spirited songs, has released its seventh music video - “Mrityu Nai”, marking Language Martyrs’ Day and International Mother Language Day.

  • Central Shaheed Minar

    For Bangla, women too were at the forefront

    It was a testing time, the 1950s.

  • Tokai Natya Dal

    Tokai Natya Dal: A window of dreams for street children

    Television and theatre artist Saju Mahadi trains under privileged children to give them hope to establish in performing arts. Watch the video to know more.

  • Ekushey Book Fair: Stories behind the publications

    We have talked to the publishers, editors and cover designers of the books displayed at the Ekushey Book Fair 2018 to let you know the stories behind the publications.

  • International Mother Language Day Special by Pran Milk & The Daily Star

    The Daily Star & Pran Milk brings a quiz competition on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day to encourage our readers to test their knowledge, and learn more about the history of Bangladesh.

  • No More Back Pain

    Most of us spend hours at the office, sitting on a chair (that is perhaps not ergonomically designed), with our necks bent towards a

  • Bus Menace: Chaos on road as bus stops everywhere

    Despite having specific bus-stops, the drivers of city buses seldom use the designated places.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Monpura, The Island of Tranquility

    In this new episode of Discover Bangladesh, Star Live takes you to Monpura, the island of tranquility in the southern part of Bangladesh. Watch the video to know more.

  • Blood donors at fingertips

    Imagine you have an emergency patient, a loved one, needing blood. You write a Facebook post seeking blood or contact the blood banks. If everything works well, you may get blood in time. Otherwise, the patient's life might be in danger.

  • Shakrain festival in Bangladesh 2018

    Shakrain: The festival of kite, light and fire

    Have you ever seen the sky flooded with kites, lights and fireworks during the Shakrain or Ghuri Utshob that brings life to the most congested part of the Old Dhaka? Watch our Star Live video on Shakrain to know more.

  • National Vegetable Fair 2018

    Have you missed this year’s vegetable fair?

    If you missed this year’s vegetable fair held in Dhaka this month, do not worry. The Daily Star live team has covered the event for you. We visited the three-day National Vegetable Fair 2018 that began on January 14 at Krishibid Institute Bangladesh (KIB) auditorium in Farmgate on its second day.

  • ALTERNATIVE IS THERE

    Although there is sufficient government land on both sides of the historical Jessore Road for its expansion, the local authorities seem to be hell-bent on doing the expansion by felling more than 2,300 trees, a several hundred of them nearly two centuries old.

  • Discover Bangladesh Nijhum Dwip

    Discover Bangladesh: Nijhum Dwip, The Island of Silence

    In this new episode of Discover Bangladesh, Star Live takes you to Nijhum Dwip, the island of silence situated in the southern part of Bangladesh. Watch the video to know more.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Sajek, a valley in the clouds

    The healthiest location in Bangladesh, Sajek is a must visit for tourists willing to spend some time in the nature and roll over through the days in the passing clouds.

  • Lazy locks

    Most of these ladies sport a no-nonsense rugged look, often with cropped hair or low maintenance appearance. While this is surely a smart way to tackle the 'special way of life'; ladies with mid-length or longer hair face countless troubles and anxiety.

  • Ponytail express

    Tilt your head over to the front or back, scoop a handful of hair and tie it up a knot at the top of your head. Do not forget to fluff up the hair. Here you go you have an instant glam look that will also elongate you face, drawing more attention to your cheekbones.

  • guitar keyboard

    Guitar Healer Rafiq

    In Dhaka, who do you turn to if your favourite guitar or keyboard is no longer as good as it used to be? Watch the video to know more.

  • War baby Shama looks for mom after 45 years

    Shama Jameela Mollie Hartt returns to the place where she was born as a war child 45 years ago. Watch the video to know more.

  • Top Star Live videos of 2017

    The video section of The Daily Star-- Star Live -- has been trying to redefine traditional news features in video format throughout 2017.

  • Arms for freedom

    It was truly a fight between David and Goliath in 1971. The Mukti Bahini fighters fought the war armed with a collection of old and worn out weapons against the mighty Pakistan army, supposedly one of the best armed forces of the time.

  • Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: The Power Couple

    The duo hardly needs an introduction: The minds behind the massively successful Gaan Bangla TV, the two continue to promote culture and art in their own unique way. Besides, Taposh is a renowned musician and Munny a successful beautician. In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, the power duo talk about their lives, careers and ambitions!

  • A walk of awareness: Stop violence against animals

    People for Animal Welfare (PAW) organises a silent march titled "Walk of Awareness" for raising awareness to stop violence against the voiceless creatures. Watch the video to know more about the initiative.

  • Jagatjyoti Das

    Victory day tribute: The legend of Jagatjyoti

    It was sometime in mid-August of 1971. The Pakistan occupation forces continued its atrocities in the then East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. In the Haor region, encompassing Sunamganj, Habiganj, Kishoreganj and Netrakona, the marauding army was using the Bheramohona River on Sherpur-Ajmiriganj route to supply arms and ammunition to different places.

  • A walk through the Liberation War Museum

    Visitors now can learn about the glorious Liberation War of 1971 at much wider spectrum as the Liberation War Museum has been shifted from its old building at Shegunbagicha to its new premises in Agargaon of Dhaka.

  • Preaching love through Lalon, Baul Shafi Mondol

    In this exclusive interview, Shafi Mondol talks about his spiritual journey and shares his opinions on the future of Lalon music.

  • Waste but not useless

    We all love our cell phone, computer and TV and depend heavily on them in our day-to-day life. But each of these electronic equipment eventually reaches the end of its life and is replaced by a new one.

  • Glimpses into the shady hospitals

    A foul-smelling narrow corridor, housing a cluttered drug store, an office room and a pathology lab on one side and consultants' rooms on the other.

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