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  • Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC)

    BFDC back in full swing

    There was a time when Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) was packed with actors and technicians all day and night, filming movie scenes across the premises. But over time, circumstances worsened as fewer movies started being produced with every passing year

  • Veteran Actor ATM Shamsuzzaman

    ATM Shamsuzzaman’s condition improves

    Ekushey Padak and National Award winning actor ATM Shamsuzzaman has been hospitalised for more than two weeks. The actor, who underwent a gallbladder surgery at Asgar Ali Hospital in Dhaka on April 27, was put on life support at the hospital.

  • Press conference on National Film Day at FDC

    Press conference on National Film Day at FDC

    In 2012, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina announced 3rd April as the National Film Day. Every year since then, this day is celebrated

  • Bangladeshi Prominent Actor Faruk


    On April 3, 1957, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the erstwhile Minister of Industries and Commerce of East Pakistan, introduced the East Pakistan Film Development Corporation Bill at the Constituent Assembly. To mark that day, April 3 is observed every year as National Film Day in Bangladesh since 2012.

  • Film professionals, BFDC at loggerheads

    Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) has been celebrating National Film Day on April 3 since 2012, with elaborate programmes in the capital under an initiative of Ministry of Information.

  • Road left in battered condition

    Travelling on part of the road stretching from Sonargaon Hotel intersection to Hatirjheel roundabout has become a nightmare for city residents in the last six months or so.

  • Change to create more chaos

    The extended Moghbazar Flyover ramp near Sonargaon Hotel may make the already crammed street even more congested, according to an expert and project officials. Moreover, a 50-metre carriageway deck of the ramp, already built in front of the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (popularly known as the FDC) at a cost of around Tk 9.5 crore, would now have to be demolished, said a project official.

  • Ex-FDC MD Pijush sued for graft

    ACC files a case against former managing director of FDC Pijush Bandyopadhyay and three others in connection with embezzlement of over Tk 3.46 crore.