A nine-member jury board comprising eminent theatre personalities such as Shafi Ahmed, Kamaluddin Kabir, Haroon Ar Rashid Khan, Debaprosad Debnath, Hridi Huq, Fahmida Haq Koli, Sadhana Ahmed, Kha Ma Harun, and Nazrul Kabir were tasked to watch and evaluate 33 plays staged in 2023 for the award.
Announcing the official prize-giving ceremony of “Ishrat Nishat Natya Puraskar 2023” on February 9, the committee’s executive committee chairman, Nasir Uddin Yousuff, along with chief coordinator Selina Shelley, declared the names of the nominated theatre personalities in categories of best in production, director, playwright, male actor, female actor, best light designer, set designer and music designer and costume designer.
Under the direction of Shawkat Hossain Sajib, the school will stage the play on Monday, January 29, at 7:00pm at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's National Theatre Hall. Prachyanat, which is renowned for its socially and politically aware grand theatrical presentations, is going to stage the epic play as part of its biannual school productions.
The popular theatre troupe is going to conclude a glorious year with one of its initial plays, eminent thespian Azad Abul Kalam directorial “Koinna”, being staged at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday (December 13) at 7 PM .
Bangladesh Nationalist Front President SM Abul Kalam Azad says that the national election will not be free and fair under this Election Commission.
A special tribunal takes into cognisance charges against journalist Probir Sikdar and set June 29 to hear a plea for indictment in a case under ICT act.
Two police officials of Sher-e-Bangla Nagar Police Station in Dhaka are suspended for allegedly detaining three employees of a recruiting agency and forcing them to pay bribes.
Never learning how to walk, 28-year-old Abul Kalam Azad vowed never to get beat down and instead hardened his resolve to “stand his own ground” all his life. It was not easy for him, growing up in the rural town of Lalmonirhat as a physically challenged individual – undermined by the society and often considered a burden.