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Bangladeshi Popular Singer Kona

“One should never stop dreaming”

She is one of the most prominent singers in the industry at the moment. Her latest release 'O Hey Shyam' from the movie 'Poramon 2'

bangladesh famous actor Shajal
Arts & Entertainment

An array of roles for Shajal

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.

Solo A Star Wars Story

Films to look forward to

For movie lovers, summer is a time of great meals, often with huge casts and even larger special effects all fighting for their attention.

Journey of a painter and writer Arts & Entertainment

Journey of a painter and writer

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.

Oyndri - Born to Dance Arts & Entertainment

Oyndri - Born to Dance

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.

PM Sheikh Hasina to distribute National Film Award-2016 Film

PM to distribute Nat'l Film Award-2016 on July 8

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to hand over the National Film Awards-2016 through a gala function at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka on July 8.

Looking back with Mamunur Rashid Interview

Looking back with Mamunur Rashid

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.