Priyotoma

Sariful Razz, Idhika Paul to pair up for Arshad Adnan’s ‘Shaheb’

Making the announcement Arshad Adnan disclosed that “Shaheb” will be directed by emerging filmmaker Saif Chandan, with Himel Ashraf serving as the film's advisor. The film is slated for release on Eid next year.

25 years of Shakib Khan: 249 films, hits, and more to come

Dhallywood ‘King’ Shakib Khan has been single-handedly dominating our film industry for over two decades now. The actor, who began his career with Sohanur Rahman Sohan’s "Ananta Bhalobasha" (May 28, 1999), notably completed 25 years in Dhallywood, today. To celebrate the momentous occasion of hitting his silver jubilee, the actor cut 25 different cakes.

Arshad Adnan announces two new films with Shakib Khan

Their journey began with the blockbuster hit "Priyotoma", a film produced under Adnan's Versatile Media banner. Released last year during Eid-ul-Azha, "Priyotoma" not only captured the hearts of audiences but also enjoyed significant commercial success. Following this triumph, the duo presented "Rajkumar" during Eid-ul-Fitr this year, which, although receiving positive reviews, couldn't quite match the commercial prowess of its predecessor.

Arshad Adnan announces third film with Shakib Khan-Himel Ashraf

Director Himel Ashraf commenced shooting for the Shakib Khan starrer “Rajkumar”, after the success of “Priyotoma” — the director’s first time working with the Dhallywood star. The filming of “Rajkumar”, produced by Arshad Adnan, concluded last month. This film, which marks the trio's second collaboration, is all set for release during the upcoming Eid.

Striking looks, melodious voice

After the massive success of "Baje Shobhab", Reehan Rasul has consistently delivered super hit tracks. From the enchanting melodies of "Rupkothar Jogote" to the heart-warming "Gaa Chuye Bolo", the artiste has solidified his presence in the world of showbiz. Most recently, his song "Shesh Chiti", featured in Mizanur Rahman Aryan’s short film "Booking", has generated buzz on social media.

‘Rajkumar’ and ‘Toofan’ gear up for grand-scale productions

Film director Himel Ashraf has recently stated that the shooting of superstar Shakib Khan's movie “Rajkumar” involves the most skilled technicians in the country. He further mentioned that individuals with greater expertise than those who worked on the previous film “Priyotoma”, are now part of “Rajkumar”. Therefore, the new project is expected to surpass the outcomes of “Priyotoma”.

Year end special / 3 local films earn spot in Star Cineplex's top 10 movie list

Star Cineplex has unveiled the list of films with the most significant opening at the theatres. Amongst them, three local movies has secured a spot, with Shah Rukh Khan leading the chart with his blockbuster "Jawan".

Year End Special / The melodies of 2023: Music that touched Bangladesh

In the year 2023, there was a notable preference for Bangla songs amongst the audience, with several catchy ones gaining popularity. It is noteworthy that listeners actively engaged with and discussed Bengali songs, marking a significant accomplishment this year. There was a relatively lower release of new songs by production houses as their emphasis shifted towards drama production. Despite this, listeners continued to enjoy and appreciate the existing Bengali tracks.

Only Bollywood films in theaters in December, producers blame political instability

Producers, hall owners, production and distributing companies and actors are not ready to take any risks amid rampant blockades, hartals, political conferences and election campaigns.

November 7, 2023
November 7, 2023

What exactly is obscene?: Idhika responds to Dipjol’s remark

West Bengal actress Idhika Paul debuted on the Bangladeshi silver screen by starring opposite Shakib Khan after which she gained attention across both Bengals.

October 31, 2023
October 31, 2023

After Arifin Shuvoo, Shakib Khan makes stunning entry into Indian theatres

After its release in Bangladesh on October 13 in 153 theatres, Arifin Shuvoo starrer movie "Mujib: The Making of a Nation" was released in over 500 theatres in India on October 27. 

October 26, 2023
October 26, 2023

OTT is the future: Shahiduzzaman Selim

Shahiduzzaman Selim's recent films, “Shurongo” and “Priyotoma”, generated significant buzz, and at present, he's gracing the screen in two new cinematic ventures, “Omar” and “Lipstick”. The actor recently shared some of his insights about the entertainment industry with The Daily Star.

September 12, 2023
September 12, 2023

Is Shakib Khan really charging 1 crore for a film?

Jahid Hasan from Tiger Media, the digital partner of “Priyotoma” told The Daily Star, “The amount of business we did from 20 movies in the last five years, just the songs of “Priyotoma” have surpassed on social media platforms, in terms of revenue.

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

Prince Mahmud meets Shakib Khan after 22 years

Prince Mahmud had composed the song "Ishwar", featured in Shakib Khan's latest movie, "Priyotoma", which had already gained attention from the audience.

September 1, 2023
September 1, 2023

President returns to theatre after four decades for 'Priyotoma'

The 22nd president of Bangladesh, Mohammed Shahabuddin, graced the Mohakhali branch of Star Cineplex, today to watch his son, Arshad Adnan’s latest production, “Priyotoma”.

August 29, 2023
August 29, 2023

'Priyotoma' shines as Salman Khan's film falters at Star Cineplex

Shakib Khan starrer "Priyotoma" has continued its impressive streak, engaging audiences at Star Cineplex for nearly two months since its Eid release. While Bangladeshi screens are buzzing with this local success story, the recent arrival of Salman Khan's "Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan" has faced challenges in making its mark.

August 23, 2023
August 23, 2023

'Priyotoma' success: Producer gifts expensive car worth Tk 26 lakhs to director

Notably, Himel Ashraf's debut movie "Sultana Bibiana" was produced by Arshad Adnan's production company Versatile Media. 

August 20, 2023
August 20, 2023

Eid hits still ruling: 'Priyotoma', 'Shurongo' unstoppable 50-Day run

The magic of Eid-ul-Adha continues to reverberate across theatres in Bangladesh as five Eid films mark their triumphant 50-day journey on the silver screen.  On the occasion of Eid, five films were released in theatres– Himel Ashraf's "Priyotoma," Raihan Rafi's "Shurongo," Bandhan Biswas' "Laal Shari," Chayanika Chowdhury's "Prohelika," and Saikat Nasir's "Casino." These movies, each with its own unique narrative and style, crossed the 50-day milestone.

August 14, 2023
August 14, 2023

Shakib Khan’s ‘Priyotoma’ to make its OTT debut

After making a name for itself both nationally and internationally, "Priyotoma" is now getting ready to make its debut in the OTT scenes.

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