Aly Zaker

A search for the Shakespearean semiotics in Bangladesh

This writing celebrates how Bangladesh has practised a ‘disturbingly relevant’ legacy of William Shakespeare through a testimonial of Aly Zaker, a phenomenal figure in the cultural arena of the country.

November 27, 2022
November 27, 2022

Ongkur: Farhana Satu’s photography exhibition opens at the Asiatic Centre, Banani

If you had magical powers, what would you want to be? This question is likely to come up quite often in conversations with children. However, it takes on a new dimension when asked to children diagnosed with cancer. What does a little person struggling with such big problems dream of? This was the question that photographer Farhana Satu posed to her subjects, from which was born her latest exhibition, Ongkur.

April 25, 2022
April 25, 2022

A search for the Shakespearean semiotics in Bangladesh

This writing celebrates how Bangladesh has practised a ‘disturbingly relevant’ legacy of William Shakespeare through a testimonial of Aly Zaker, a phenomenal figure in the cultural arena of the country.

November 27, 2020
November 27, 2020

Aly Zaker no more

Ekushey Padak-winning stage and TV actor, director Aly Zaker has passed away.

November 6, 2018
November 6, 2018

BIRTHDAY BLAST

Aly Zaker, a stalwart of Bangladeshi theatre and TV and his son, Iresh Zaker, who has made a name for himself with his acting skills in recent years, both celebrate their birthdays today.