Ekushey Padak

‘He is not on our level’: Shuvro Dev responds to Prince Mahmud’s criticism on Ekushey Padak selection

A contentious debate has erupted on social media following the announcement of the recipients of the prestigious Ekushey Padak 2024. The government's decision to honour 21 individuals for their outstanding contributions across various fields, with 10 from the entertainment sector, has received criticism, particularly surrounding the recognition of music star Shuvro Dev.

The dairyman that won our hearts

It doesn’t get sweeter than a 90-year-old curd seller being awarded the second highest civilian award in Bangladesh, the Ekushey Padak.

BGTF to honour Mancha Sarathi Ataur Rahman

The three-phase programme will begin with a convention bringing together over 500 thespians, and theatre activists at 4:00 pm, today. Awards and over 50 new play scripts will be delivered after the inauguration of the ceremony.

News report / Poet Asad Chowdhury no more

With the publication of his first collection of poems, Tabak Deya Paan in 1975, Bangla literary scene witnessed the emergence of a powerful new voice.

Tribute / The poet who shook the Ershad regime

As he had actively protested against Ayub's dictatorship, and was indeed jailed, he felt compelled to protest against Ershad's dictatorship through his poetry.

One-on-one with Nawazish Ali Khan

Apart from collecting numerous accolades, Nawazish Ali Khan is also responsible for Humayun Ahmed’s initiation into TV dramas.

Nazrul exponent Khalid Hossain passes away

Ekushey Padak winner and one of the most prominent Nazrul exponents in the country, Khalid Hossain passes away at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 78.

21 named for Ekushey Padak

Twenty-one eminent personalities will get the country's second-highest civilian award, Ekushey Padak, this year in recognition of their contributions to various fields.

National Professor Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam passes away

Noted litterateur and National Professor Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam passes away in Dhaka due to old-age complications. He was 92.

February 19, 2024
February 19, 2024

‘He is not on our level’: Shuvro Dev responds to Prince Mahmud’s criticism on Ekushey Padak selection

A contentious debate has erupted on social media following the announcement of the recipients of the prestigious Ekushey Padak 2024. The government's decision to honour 21 individuals for their outstanding contributions across various fields, with 10 from the entertainment sector, has received criticism, particularly surrounding the recognition of music star Shuvro Dev.

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

The dairyman that won our hearts

It doesn’t get sweeter than a 90-year-old curd seller being awarded the second highest civilian award in Bangladesh, the Ekushey Padak.

November 29, 2023
November 29, 2023

BGTF to honour Mancha Sarathi Ataur Rahman

The three-phase programme will begin with a convention bringing together over 500 thespians, and theatre activists at 4:00 pm, today. Awards and over 50 new play scripts will be delivered after the inauguration of the ceremony.

October 5, 2023
October 5, 2023

Poet Asad Chowdhury no more

With the publication of his first collection of poems, Tabak Deya Paan in 1975, Bangla literary scene witnessed the emergence of a powerful new voice.

August 12, 2023
August 12, 2023

The poet who shook the Ershad regime

As he had actively protested against Ayub's dictatorship, and was indeed jailed, he felt compelled to protest against Ershad's dictatorship through his poetry.

March 6, 2023
March 6, 2023

One-on-one with Nawazish Ali Khan

Apart from collecting numerous accolades, Nawazish Ali Khan is also responsible for Humayun Ahmed’s initiation into TV dramas.

May 22, 2019
May 22, 2019

Nazrul exponent Khalid Hossain passes away

Ekushey Padak winner and one of the most prominent Nazrul exponents in the country, Khalid Hossain passes away at a hospital in Dhaka. He was 78.

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

21 named for Ekushey Padak

Twenty-one eminent personalities will get the country's second-highest civilian award, Ekushey Padak, this year in recognition of their contributions to various fields.

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

National Professor Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam passes away

Noted litterateur and National Professor Mustafa Nur-Ul Islam passes away in Dhaka due to old-age complications. He was 92.

February 9, 2018
February 9, 2018

21 named for Ekushey Padak

The government has named 21 winners of this year's Ekushey Padak for contributions in their respective fields.

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