“Love Letters” remains a haunting tale of unrequited love and missed opportunities, melancholy, loneliness, and desolation. In its oblique and unaffected way, the play illustrates the universal truth that so much of life, if not all, is a solitary journey, a letter we write only to ourselves.
Sara named her version “Ontorey Bahirey Chitrangada” and it is currently being staged at the Nilima Ibrahim Mahila Samity auditorium.
Theatre festival “Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob” has kicked off in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today, at 6:30 pm To celebrate the essence theatre itself and pay respect to one of the greatest Bangladeshi thespians, Aly Zaker, Nagorik Natya Sampradaya organised the first "Notuner Utshob" with seven plays in 2019. This year, it had been renamed after Aly Zaker.
An illustrious figure in the world of acting, Sara Zaker has been a trailblazer in both the theatre stage and on television. One of the prominent figures of the ‘Nagorik Natya Sampradaya’, Sara Zaker received the Ekushey Padak for her contributions to the field of acting.
Celebrating the essence of Bangladeshi theatre itself, eminent thespian and television persona Aly Zaker and his theatre troupe Nagorik Natya Sampradaya organised the first “Notuner Utshob”, with seven theatre plays back in 2019. Now, paying respect to the late artiste, this year’s festival has been titled “Aly Zaker Notuner Utshob 2023”.
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.
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.
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.