Every year during Eid, renowned actor Shajal is engaged heavily in his work, and this year is no different. With a long list up his sleeve, he is completely tied up with an intense shooting schedule every day.
Syed Iqbal is a renowned painter based in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Toronto, Canada. He is also a popular writer, who has 35 books to his credit in an illustrious four-decade career of writing novels, short stories and fiction.
Shomriddha Shams Oyndri was barely three years old when she began accompanying her mother to her sister's dance classes. Renowned dancer Shamim Ara Nipa was her sister's dance teacher, who, looking at Oyndri's enthusiasm at a very young age, told her mother that the girl had a knack for dancing.
Noted thespian, director and playwright Mamunur Rashid also spearheads Aranyak Natyadal, one of the most popular theatre troupes in Bangladesh. For many in the industry, the veteran artiste is a role model and is credited to have helped many find their break in the showbiz world. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, the artiste reflects on his memories, past accomplishments and more.
Traditional, ethnic and western outfits were on display as reputed fashion house Anjan's organised an Eid fashion show on May 15, 2018. Their newly released traditional line 'Art of Blue' and western themed 'Margin' were on display as the models astonished audience with the all-new collection of clothing. Source: Press Release
The most awaited wedding
All the preparations are over. The most awaited wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place today at St George's Chapel in Windsor at noon.
Star Line Rokomari Iftar
During the holy month of Ramadan, SA TV will be airing “Star Line Rokomari Iftar” everyday at 4:45 pm. It will be hosted by the renowned cooking expert Jebunnessa Begum, where a range of culinary chefs from across the country will prepare mouth-watering recipes for the audience.
19 years ago, Nemesis started their journey as a band with a show at the Russian Cultural Center. On 12th May, they paid tribute to the 'home' of rock music in Bangladesh with their first ever solo show, 'Homecoming'. The atmosphere was electric as they did 19 of their tracks, to which the crowd sang along religiously. The band hopes to continue this trend of solo shows. Photo: Salim Sadman Samoy
19 years ago, Nemesis started their journey as a band with a show at the Russian Cultural Center. On 12th May, they paid tribute to the 'home' of rock music in Bangladesh with their first ever solo show, 'Homecoming'. The atmosphere was electric as they did 19 of their tracks, to which the crowd sang along religiously. The band hopes to continue this trend of solo shows. Photo: Aninda Kabir Avik
May 12 marked the grand opening of SaRa's first showroom in Mirpur. The fashion house made a huge statement with endorsements from stars like Sara Zaker, Oyshee, Shahtaj, Pritom, Xefer, Azim, Doyel and many others. They were present during the opening, along with the owner S.M Khaled.
Performers at the celebration of 157th birth anniversary of Tagore in
Shilpakala Academy, Dhaka.
Artistes performing in a programme by Jayita Rabindra Sangeet
Shomillon Porishod in Mymensingh.
Artistes at the cultural show in Rabindra Mela, Channel i
Artistes from Bangladesh and India performing in Rabindra
Festival in Shelaidah Kuthibari, Kushtia.
Artistes from Bangladesh and India performing in Rabindra Festival
in Shahzadpur Kuthibari, Sirajganj.
Taposh receives Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award
Prominent Bangladeshi singer and music director Kaushik Hossain Taposh receives the prestigious “Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award 2018”. As a first Bangladeshi music director, he bagged the award for “Best Singer and Music Director” (Bangladesh) at a programme held in Mumbai on April 21. Marking the 149th birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke, many other Bollywood stars including Shahid Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao, Rana Daggubati, Shilpa Shetty, Kriti Sanon and Karan Johar bagged the best awards in different categories for their contributions to Indian films.
LabAid Foundation organised a programme titled “Chiroboshonter Chithi” this past week at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy's Music and Dance auditorium, featuring poetry reading and recitation by poets. Nirmalendu Goon, Ruby Rahman, Zahidul Haque, Habibullah Siraji, Ashim Saha, Kazi Rosy read their own poems at the programme, while elocutionists Syed Hasan Imam, Ashraful Alam, Jayanta Chattopadhyay and Dalia Ahmed recited poems and Lutfar Hasan and Gazala Mahmud performed songs. The programme was dedicated to Ferdausi Priyobhashini.
Pahela Baishakh celebrations
Bengal Foundation's Pahela Baishakh celebrations ended at the capital's Bengal Boi yesterday, after four-days of music and good vibes. The programmes included a wide range of musical performances, from a group classical sarod recital by Bengal Parampara Sangeetalay students, songs by Sharmin Sathi Islam and Halima Parvin and Bhajan Baul, recitation by Hasan Arif, a concert by Joler Gaan and authentic folk music performance by bauls coming all the way from Faridpur.
Pahela Baishakh celebrations
The Bangladesh Embassy in Kathmandu organised a Baishakhi fair at its Chancery premises on April 14 to celebrate the Bangla New Year 1425 in a joyous manner. The day's festivities included a Pitha festival, a cultural programme, traditional games. Bangladeshi ambassador to Nepal Mashfee Binte Shams distributed prizes among the winners. The programmes ended with a mini Bangladesh food festival showcasing typical Bangladeshi cuisine.
Pahela Baishakh celebrations
Noted Tagore singer Shama Rahman performs in a solo musical soiree, held at Kabi Sufia Kamal auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum (BNM) on April 13. BNM organised the programme marking Chaitra Sangkranti 1424 and Pahela Baishakh 1425.
paying their deep homage
Paying their deep homage to eminent cultural personality, artiste, writer and president of Chhayanaut Dr. Sanjida Khatun on her 85th birth anniversary on April 4, artistes of Chhayanaut celebrate the birthday in a befitting manner at the main auditorium of the cultural organisation. The artistes rendered songs, recited poems and performed dances to rejoice the occasion. Several renowned singers like Mita Huq, Khairul Anam Shakil, Laisa Ahmed Lisa and others present solo songs at the event.
ekushey padak laureates
Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Parishad on April 2 accorded a reception to this year's Ekushey Padak laureates, at the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Syed Hasan Imam, Sheikh Sadi Khan, Khurshid Alam, Sujeya Shyam, Indra Mohon Rajbongshi, Ustad Matiul Haque Khan, Ashraful Alam, Azad Rahman, Md. Rafiquzzaman and Kamal Lohani were felicitated at the event. Biswajit Roy, General Secretary of Bangladesh Sangeet Songothan Somonnoy Parishad, presided over the ceremony.