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Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2021: Who wore what?

Have you stopped to realise how wonderful this year has been in the entertainment sphere of the country? From music to movies, and from web series to vlogs, artistes from a plethora of fields rose up to offer numerous splendid performances. It seems, arguably after quite some time, people have started to really talk about Bangla movies, series, etc. Meanwhile, another phenomenon which has been happening simultaneously is how, in recent times, we have embraced Bangla content in the digital media. All these set the stage for an award show, a gala event paying tribute to those who are pushing the envelope for Bangla content in the digital world. Therefore, the Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2021 came into being. The event was held on 3 September, 2022 at...

September 10, 2022
September 10, 2022

Discussing the OTT ecosystem with the industry leaders

With global names like Netflix, HBO, Disney, and Amazon investing heavily in the concept, it is inevitable that local names like Chorki, Hoichoi, Binge, Bongo etc., will continue to flourish equally. As the ecosystem continues to grow, we have numerous questions that come into our minds, such as how much OTT has actually affected the overall entertainment industry, what its future outlook may be, and whether there will be any negative impact, as is usual with any swiftly expanding user platform.

September 8, 2022
September 8, 2022

Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2021: Who wore what?

Have you stopped to realise how wonderful this year has been in the entertainment sphere of the country? From music to movies, and from web series to vlogs, artistes from a plethora of fields rose up to offer numerous splendid performances. It seems, arguably after quite some time, people have started to really talk about Bangla movies, series, etc. Meanwhile, another phenomenon which has been happening simultaneously is how, in recent times, we have embraced Bangla content in the digital media. All these set the stage for an award show, a gala event paying tribute to those who are pushing the envelope for Bangla content in the digital world. Therefore, the Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2021 came into being. The event was held on 3 September, 2022 at...

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

5 Bangla series to binge over on the weekend

Karagar intrigued me further to explore the world of Bangla Entertainment having their, long-awaited shot on OTT platforms. With a little bit of digging, I came across a few more intriguing Bangla shows with an equal potential to intrigue. Here are my top picks.

July 23, 2022
July 23, 2022

Dissecting the outrage artist with Afran Nisho

Afran Nisho’s stellar performance makes Kaiser stand out from its contemporaries.

August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021

Badhon and the dazzling jamdanis in Rabindranath Ekhane Kokhono Khete Ashenni

I watched the web series for three main reasons — my undying affection for thrillers written by Bengali writers (this particular one also had a hint of supernatural thrown into it – talk about luck!). For the protagonists of the series, played by favourites (colossal fan of Azmeri Haque Badhon and Rahul Bose).

August 23, 2021
August 23, 2021

‘Rabindranath Gave It a Miss’... for good reason

Mohammad Nazim Uddin’s fictional offering ultimately hovers somewhere between pulp fiction and feminist commentary, but it fails to satisfy readers on either count.

August 1, 2019
August 1, 2019

Hoichoi, Gadget & Gear team up with first-ever offline subscription

Leading Bangla digital entertainment platform Hoichoi has recently introduced an offline subscription system for its audience. This is the very first time in Bangladesh when people will be able to subscribe to an entertainment platform through scratch cards.