Shibli Mohammad

Eid special 'Ityadi': Bridging past and present marriage traditions through dance

Eid celebration remains incomplete without the enchanting charm of "Ityadi," consistently delivering fresh and distinctive skits and dance performances.

My brother deserved national recognition: Shibli Mohammad

On Wednesday evening (March 13), the lifeless body of legendary Rabindra Sangeet exponent Sadi Mohammad was discovered hanging in his own room. His brother, Shibli Mohammad, was unfortunate enough to find his brother and mentor’s body.

I went to my mother’s grave and cried: Shibli Mohammad on Ekushey Padak honour

A trendsetter by his own merit and steadfast promoter of the inclusion of male classical dancers in Bangladesh, Shibli Mohammad is trained by one of the biggest names of classical dancing in South Asia, late Pandit Birju Maharaj, the father of Kathak dance.

An art of few / Scarcity of men in classical dancing

Gendering dance is a widespread practice, and classical dance is one of the main victims. While spectators wait to see women dance to soft and graceful moves in the field of dancing, men need to be rough and tough.

Zebunnessa Salimullah, mother of Sadi and Shibli Mohammad, passes away

Zebunnessa Salimullah raised 10 children single-handedly. All of the siblings were dependent on her, as she was the breadwinner and caregiver at the same time for the family. She is survived by 7 children, among whom Sadi Mohammad and Shibli Mohammad are renowned cultural personalities.

Shibli-Nipa to charm audiences again

The audience are sure to enjoy the marveling dance performance by the two dance maestros appearing on this special episode of “Ityadi”.

In fond memory of a pioneer in dance, Golam Mostofa Khan

Ekushey Padak-winning choreographer and dance maestro Golam Mostofa Khan died Sunday night at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka. He was 82 years old. After the country’s independence, he was one of the integral figures in the popularisation of dance as an art form in the region. The cultural personality passed away after suffering from pneumonia and old-age related health problems. The Daily Star reached out to eminent dancers from Bangladesh, who shared their respects for the departed figure.

March 30, 2024
March 30, 2024

Eid special 'Ityadi': Bridging past and present marriage traditions through dance

Eid celebration remains incomplete without the enchanting charm of "Ityadi," consistently delivering fresh and distinctive skits and dance performances.

March 14, 2024
March 14, 2024

My brother deserved national recognition: Shibli Mohammad

On Wednesday evening (March 13), the lifeless body of legendary Rabindra Sangeet exponent Sadi Mohammad was discovered hanging in his own room. His brother, Shibli Mohammad, was unfortunate enough to find his brother and mentor’s body.

March 11, 2024
March 11, 2024

I went to my mother’s grave and cried: Shibli Mohammad on Ekushey Padak honour

A trendsetter by his own merit and steadfast promoter of the inclusion of male classical dancers in Bangladesh, Shibli Mohammad is trained by one of the biggest names of classical dancing in South Asia, late Pandit Birju Maharaj, the father of Kathak dance.

July 12, 2023
July 12, 2023

Scarcity of men in classical dancing

Gendering dance is a widespread practice, and classical dance is one of the main victims. While spectators wait to see women dance to soft and graceful moves in the field of dancing, men need to be rough and tough.

July 8, 2023
July 8, 2023

Zebunnessa Salimullah, mother of Sadi and Shibli Mohammad, passes away

Zebunnessa Salimullah raised 10 children single-handedly. All of the siblings were dependent on her, as she was the breadwinner and caregiver at the same time for the family. She is survived by 7 children, among whom Sadi Mohammad and Shibli Mohammad are renowned cultural personalities.

March 30, 2023
March 30, 2023

Shibli-Nipa to charm audiences again

The audience are sure to enjoy the marveling dance performance by the two dance maestros appearing on this special episode of “Ityadi”.

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

In fond memory of a pioneer in dance, Golam Mostofa Khan

Ekushey Padak-winning choreographer and dance maestro Golam Mostofa Khan died Sunday night at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka. He was 82 years old. After the country’s independence, he was one of the integral figures in the popularisation of dance as an art form in the region. The cultural personality passed away after suffering from pneumonia and old-age related health problems. The Daily Star reached out to eminent dancers from Bangladesh, who shared their respects for the departed figure.

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