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  • Shakib Khan's Body Fitness

    The secret behind Shakib's physique

    Shakib is working out for the film Fighter, directed by Malek Afsari. To portray the character of an action hero accurately, he is spending most of his time at the gym.

  • Actress Sabnam Faria

    Up the Stairs high

    She mounted her career as a model, yet did not confine herself within, for she could barely hide her innate charm that was just enough to bedazzle a greater audience pool. With ease and grace, she stepped into the silver screen, and triumphed over the fans and critiques as if she was destined aforetime. She is Sabnam Faria, full of life and laughter in her one on one with Star Showbiz today.

  • Bangladeshi Legendary Actor Faruk

    The Legendary Faruk

    A brave veteran and multiple award-winning actor Akbar Hossain Pathan, better known by his stage name Faruk, has contributed enormously to shape the Golden Era of the Bangladeshi film industry. 'Golapi Ekhon Traine', 'Lathial', 'Abar Tora Manush Ho', 'Mia Bhai'... the list of his milestone works continues to adorn his career. In a recent interview with Rafi Hossain of Star Showbiz, the Lifetime Achievement Award winner of the 2018 'National Film Award' shares his thoughts on the contemporary media and political scenario of Bangladesh.

  • Pori Moni Bubly and Jaya Ahsan

    2018 Highlight Reel

    There was a time when hundreds of films were released in a year, and going to cinema halls to watch films was a tradition in urban and even rural areas.

  • Dhallywood movies

    Bangladesh's cinema hits a new 'record'

    In recent years, the movie theatre business in Bangladesh has faced a gradual setback, causing their numbers to dwindle considerably. Despite these obstacles, tickets are still found to be sold out upon movie releases as viewers crowd the halls.

  • Dhaka Attack

    Box Office Hits of 2017 - At a Glance

    The King of Dhallywood made a comeback with another sensational hit this year. While Rajneeti has made its mark in the mind of the fans, Nabab was the film that truly reminded everyone what Shakib is capable of.

  • Bobita’s homage to Razzak

    Razzak and Bobita started their career in films almost at the same period. From then on, they kept working together in many popular films for more than 30 years.

  • Shakib Khan

    Ban on Shakib Khan lifted

    A day after Shakib Khan offered an apology for his recent “derogatory comments”, Film Directors’ Association lifts their ban on the Dhallywood superstar.

  • Pori Moni

    Stand by haor people: Pori Moni

    Dhallywood actress Pori Moni calls upon her fans to stand by the flashflood affected people in the haor areas.

  • Check out Shakib’s menacing “Shikari” look

    This Eid, fans can expect the unexpected from the ‘No.1’ star of Dhallywood films, as promised by the second teaser poster of his upcoming film “Shikari”.

  • Actress Mahiya Mahi ties the knot

    Dhallywood heartthrob Mahia Mahi has tied the knot – with a businessman of Sylhet who she describes as “a simple and ordinary man just as she always wanted.”

  • Tisha, Arifin talk about film Ostitto

    Popular stars Arifin Shuvoo and Nusrat Imrose Tisha join hands for the first time as a romantic couple in Ostitto, a film that would hit the theatres across the country on Friday.

  • 'Nekabborer Mohaproyan' now nominated for national film awards 2014

    The Bengali film “Brihannala” which was announced earlier as the best film for 2014 by the Ministry of Information will no more be regarded as the “best film” for the said year.

  • [WATCH] Celebrating the life of Diti

    Very few know that the talented actress actually aspired to become a singer. But she established herself as one of the most loved actress both on television and silver screen.

  • Actress Diti laid to rest

    Famed Bangladeshi actress Parveen Sultana Diti was laid to rest in Sonargaon of Narayanganj next to her parents in a family graveyard.

  • Actress Diti’s condition unchanged

    One of the most beloved actresses in Bangladesh, Parveen Sultana Diti who has been diagnosed with brain cancer has been brought back to Dhaka from India and admitted to United Hospital in Gulshan.

  • [WATCH NOW] Rubel returns with bigger, tougher looks!

    When you think about a martial arts hero of Hollywood, you think of Bruce Lee. Likewise, when you think of a martial arts hero of Dhallywood—the name of Rubel pops up.

  • Mim's Kolkata success story

    Bidya Sinha Mim, a popular TV actress of our time, has also ventured into cinema, and has found success in Dhallywood.

  • Bobby For the fans

    Bobby is an established star in the Dhallywood film industry, proving the versatility of her talents time and time again. Although she has been in the industry for only half a decade, she has hit it big with producers and directors, acting alongside all the big names of recent times. Star Showbiz met with her and discussed her future plans, along with a few heart to hearts as well.

  • Arifin Shuvo shoots Astitwo

    Film star Arifin Shuvo returns with his latest film “Astitwo”. The actor is currently in Bhola for the shoot. The film that casts him opposite Tisha, is being directed by Anonno Mamun.

  • Actor Riaz hospitalised after heart attack

    Popular film actor Riazuddin Ahmed Siddiqui Riaz is admitted to Apollo Hospital in Dhaka after suffering a heart attack.

  • Purnima

    Purnima Glad to be back

    One-time Dhallywood darling, Purnima stepped back from the camera some years ago. Now she has returned with a bang and TV viewers can look forward to seeing her in an array of exciting roles.

  • Shakib Khan

    Shakib Khan looking to get married!

    The uncrowned 'King Khan' of Dhallywood, Shakib Khan, is supposedly looking for a 'queen', the superstar mentioned himself in a TV show.

  • “Brishti Bheja Akash” on Channel i

    Bangla Film “Brishti Bheja Akash” will be shown on Channel I today at 3pm, as part of the weekend movie schedule “Robi E Shoptaher Chhobi”.

  • Prosun Azad

    Prosun's Ochena Hridoy

    Prosun Azad, the runner up from the 2012 Lux Channel i Superstar, is appearing in a new film called Ochena Hridoy.

  • Giasuddin Selim

    GIASUDDIN SELIM Across the Table

    “Monpura”, when it came out in 2009, became a revelation for the Bangladesh film industry.

  • Emon and Meem finish shooting Poddo Patar Jol

    The shooting for Emon and Meem's new film “Poddo Patar Jol” wrapped up recently. It took 87 days of extensive shooting to finish the film.

  • actress Popy

    Popy's small-screen ventures

    Popy's latest single-episode one-hour TV play “Love Speed” is set to air this Eid.

  • Amitabh Reza

    Amitabh Reza to bring “Ayanabaji” on big screen

    “Ayanabaji”, the first film by Amitabh Reza, was officially announced on March 29 at a press conference at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital.

  • “Golapi Akhon Train-e”

    “Golapi Akhon Train-e” (1978) was a brilliant film made by Amjad Hossain on the oppressed have-nots of rural Bangladesh.

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