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  • Subir Nandi

    Subir Nandi flown to Singapore

    Ailing singer Subir Nandi was flown to Singapore for treatment recently under direct orders from Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.

  • A musical tribute to our independence

    STAR MELODIES: A musical tribute to our independence

    Marking the memorable month of Bangladesh's independence, Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star promoting Bangla music,

  • I Love My Bangladesh

    Renowned singer Runa Laila's grandsons, Zain and Aaronare featured in a song titled, 'I Love My Bangladesh'. In an exclusive interview with Rafi Hossain, Raja and Rubayyat Jahan talk about their love for Bangladeshi Music.

  • Beenkar Musical Society hosts music workshop

    Beenkar Musical Society hosts music workshop

    Recently, a music workshop was held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy as a part of Beenkar Musical Society of Bangladesh. At the

  • An offering of songs of language and love in spring

    As part of our regular musical programmes, Star Melodies, an initiative of The Daily Star to promote Bangla music, will host a special musical evening titled, 'Falgun-er Rongey Aanka Bhaasha O Bhalobashar Gaan' (Songs of language and love portrayed through the colours of spring).

  • Prominent Singer Kumar Bishwajit


    Kumar Bishwajit's contribution to the growth of the Bangladeshi music industry, has sculpted his career as a music maestro. His strong, intuitive personality and everlasting popularity have created a special place for him in the hearts of the music lovers. In this interview with Rafi Hossain, Kumar Bishwajit shares his thoughts and opinions about the past, present and future of the Bangladeshi music scene.

  • Iffat Ara Nargis and Rafiqul Alam

    'Kotha O Shurer Omor Juti'

    During the early days of Bangla music, maestros like Rabindranath Tagore and Kazi Nazrul Islam chose to compose the lyrics as well as the tunes of their own songs respectively.

  • Top 10 Bangla songs of 2017

    Let’s have a look back at the top 10 Bangla songs of 2017 based on YouTube view count.

  • Thank god it's FrIday

    Reaz's art is a personal statement of his own experience, and he believes, as an artist, it is his response to the life around him. In his

  • The other side of legendary Sabina Yasmin

    Sabina Yasmin, a living legend in music who grabbed 13 national awards and innumerable other national and international awards with her voice in a career that has spanned over four decades, keeps mesmerising Bangla music lovers.

  • Kazi Nazrul Islam

    Star Melodies soiree on Tuesday

    Star Melodies, The Daily Star's regular initiative to promote Bangla music, is set to hold a musical evening on Tuesday, May 31 at the AS Mahmud Seminar Hall of The Daily Star Centre, marking National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam's 117th birth anniversary.

  • Various aspects of Bangla Music in focus

    On Friday morning, Bangladesh Music Week (BMW) 2015, organised by LiveSquare in association with the Norwegian Embassy and Concert Norway...

  • How are the music shops doing now? (video)

    Even a decade ago the music shops were swarming with melody lovers, what has now turned a worn down business struggling to cope with the modern world.

  • Runa Laila

    Reflecting on Runa

    Runa Laila, an iconic figure not only in Bangla music but the musical scene of South Asia, celebrates the Golden Jubilee of her career with a concert today at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, also featuring Indian playback singer KK and Pakistan-based actor-singer Fawad Khan.