Star Weekend

Sohana Saba anchors celebrity talk show ‘Tarar Mala’

Actress Sohana Saba, who awed the audience with her performance in “Boli”, is now anchoring a celebrity talk show titled “Tarar Mala” on Bangladesh Television. The show will air every Saturday.

‘Orphan: First Kill’ coming to Star Cineplex on Friday

“Orphan: First Kill”, the prequel to the popular American psychological horror film “Orphan”, directed by William Brent Bell will be released at all four branches of Star Cineplex on Friday. The film stars Isabelle Fuhrman, Julia Stiles and Rossif Sutherland in the lead roles.

‘The Dirty Picture’ returns without Vidya Balan 

 “The Dirty Picture” will soon be returning with a sequel according to the film’s producers, Kanika Dhillon and Ekta Kapoor. “The Dirty Picture 2” is anticipated to have an entirely different plot and cast from the first film, which was based on the life of Silk Smitha.

The three stories that changed the narrative

We are a culture of stories, and for centuries, we have looked for occasions to speak of these tales. Be it the age-old geets about the romance between a soldier and a princess that are sung during weddings or the tales of sacrifice and martyrdom on which religious holidays are based, the people in this region have always been the best storytellers.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Sohana Saba anchors celebrity talk show ‘Tarar Mala’

Actress Sohana Saba, who awed the audience with her performance in “Boli”, is now anchoring a celebrity talk show titled “Tarar Mala” on Bangladesh Television. The show will air every Saturday.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

‘Orphan: First Kill’ coming to Star Cineplex on Friday

“Orphan: First Kill”, the prequel to the popular American psychological horror film “Orphan”, directed by William Brent Bell will be released at all four branches of Star Cineplex on Friday. The film stars Isabelle Fuhrman, Julia Stiles and Rossif Sutherland in the lead roles.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

‘The Dirty Picture’ returns without Vidya Balan 

 “The Dirty Picture” will soon be returning with a sequel according to the film’s producers, Kanika Dhillon and Ekta Kapoor. “The Dirty Picture 2” is anticipated to have an entirely different plot and cast from the first film, which was based on the life of Silk Smitha.

August 16, 2022
August 16, 2022

Dighi joins ULAB’s Journalism department

Alongside her acting career, promising film star Prarthona Fardin Dighi is also continuing her education. Just recently, the actress got admitted to University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) in the department of Media Studies and Journalism.

August 2, 2022
August 2, 2022

Mahi returns with two films

Mahi is making her return to the silver screen with two new films, “Ashirbad” and “Jao Pakhi Bolo Tare”, both of which are directed by National Award-winning director Mostafizur Rahman Manik. These two films will hit the screens in the next three months.

July 29, 2022
July 29, 2022

Veteran actress Nuton could not secure tickets for ‘Hawa’

The actress told The Daily Star, "Chanchal Chowdhury is one of my favourite actors. I wanted to watch ‘Hawa’ on the day of its release, however, all of the tickets are sold out.”

October 11, 2019
October 11, 2019

Joker hits theaters

A mainstream Hollywood psychological thriller opening to an eight-minute standing ovation at the Venice International Film Festival and then clinching its loftiest accolade so far, the Golden Lion, is not a run-of-the-mill incident in the global cinematic landscape.

October 4, 2019
October 4, 2019

On Kabir Singh A three-hour dose of Stockholm syndrome

About one-third of the way through in Kabir Singh, which is now out on Netflix, the protagonist (Shahid Kapoor) charges into a college campus with his girlfriend Preeti (Kiara Advani).

September 20, 2019
September 20, 2019

The One About Friends

Seven thirty pm on Star World was when it began for me. I was young—too young to be watching Monica and Chandler kiss, to get

August 2, 2019
August 2, 2019

In the real and mighty jungle…

When we were kids, my younger cousin and I had a favourite game. Smaller and more agile, my cousin would hang off the side of the bed or a table, his squishy feet dangling and threatening to land painfully on the floor.