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5d ago| TV & Film

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.

1w ago| TV & Film

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.”

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.

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.

April 26, 2019
April 26, 2019

Made in Heaven: As real and entertaining as any Big Fat Indian Wedding

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.”

December 14, 2018
December 14, 2018

Why BoJack Horseman is life

In season four, episode six of Netflix's BoJack Horseman—titled “Stupid Piece of Sh*t”—BoJack effectively loses it with Hollyhock and his dying mother Beatrice living with him.

September 7, 2018
September 7, 2018

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.