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  • Haldaa continues to ride the waves

    Since the release of Tauquir Ahmed's “Haldaa” release a week ago, throngs of movie goers are flocking to the cinema halls to get a taste of the sensitive riverine drama. Now it its second week, the movie has opened to the capital's Jamuna Blockbuster Cinemas, and an additional five theatres outside Dhaka.

  • “Chol Palai” hits cinemas today

    December is a special month for Bangladeshis, and cinema-goers have been in for a treat with a number of highly anticipated film releases this month. Movie halls are adding another film to their schedules today, as Debashish Biswas-helmed “Chol Palai” hits the big screen.

  • Tessa Thompson to play Whoopi Goldberg's daughter in “Furlough”

    IFC Films has acquired US and Canadian distribution rights to the road trip comedy “Furlough”, starring Tessa Thompson and Melissa Leo, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Whoopi Goldberg plays Thompson's onscreen mother, and Anna Paquin, Edgar Ramirez and La La Anthony are also among the cast of the completed movie.

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    “Haldaa” to open in 5 US states

    Tauquir Ahmed's new film "Haldaa", released barely a few days ago, has made it big at the box office. Now being screened in 90 cinema

  • Satyajit Ray's Professor Shonku

    Satyajit's “Professor Shonku” coming to the big screen

    Satyajit Ray's Feluda, Sharadindu Bandopadhyay's Byomkesh Bakshi, Nihar Ranjan Gupta's Kiriti Roy and Syed Mustafa Siraj's Colonel Niladri Sarkar are some of the biggest names in Bangla adventure-mystery literary genre, and their appeal has often transcended pages of the books and onto other media.

  • “Haldaa” out in theatres today

    After building up heavy anticipation over the past year, Tauquir Ahmed-helmed “Haldaa” will finally break free from post production dams today to reach nearly a hundred theatres across the country.

  • “Coco” trumps “Justice League” over Thanksgiving weekend

    Disney-Pixar's “Coco” handily won the Thanksgiving holiday North American box office over the second weekend of Warner Bros.-DC Entertainment's “Justice League”, with $71.2 million during the Wednesday-Sunday period.

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    “Oggatonama” bags another award

    Since its release last year, Tauquir Ahmed has not stopped riding the success of his directorial venture “Oggatonama”. The film has earned high praise at home and abroad, and continues to bag awards from around the world.

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    “Dhaka Attack” goes global

    After breaking sales records in Bangladesh, the Dipankar Dipon helmed “Dhaka Attack” went onto create waves across international

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    Three Bangladeshi films at SAARC Int'l Film Fest

    The festival will open with Indian film “Pinky Beauty Parlour”, and feature a total of 24 feature-length and short films. India and Sri Lanka have the highest representation at the competition with five filsm each; Nepal has four entries; Bhutan, Afghanistan and Pakistan each have two titles at the festival while Maldives has one.

  • Mosharraf Karim and Tisha in Haldaa

    Romance blooms in new “Haldaa” song

    Tauquir Ahmed's upcoming riverine drama “Haldaa” has been building up anticipation ahead of its December release, and the latest in line is a sweet love song with a mellifluous melody, catchy chorus and gorgeous landscapes.

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    CHAITY makes a film comeback

    Former Lux Channel i superstar Chaity has been absent from the big screen for a while now, but the popular actress is making a

  • Star Wars

    New “Star Wars” trilogy, TV series in works

    Disney has closed a deal with director Rian Johnson to develop a new “Star Wars” trilogy, and it is planning a live-action “Star Wars” TV series to air on its entertainment streaming service that is expected to launch by the end of 2019.

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    Tauquir Ahmed's upcoming directorial venture “Haldaa” has been building up anticipation ahead of its release next month and the

  • Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

    Farooki named festival jury at Kolkata and Kathmandu

    As tumultuous discussion about his latest release “Doob” continues, director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki is shifting his focus momentarily,

  • Apu Biswas comeback film

    Apu Biswas signs her comeback film

    Before her rather mysterious departure from the Dhallywood scene, Apu Biswas was one of the most bankable leading ladies of the

  • National Film Award-winning actress Purnima

    Purnima back with a bang

    Four years have gone by since National Film Award-winning actress Purnima graced the big screen. Her last venture was the never-

  • Ekjon Kobir Mrittyu

    “Ekjon Kobi'r Mrittyu” to premiere at Kolkata Int'l Film Festival

    The film was submitted to the censor board on October 9 and the decision to clear the film without a cut was taken on October 15, Sayeed said in a statement.

  • Haldaa gets a release date

    Tauquir Ahmed's much awaited film “Haldaa” finally has a release date, a year after filming ended by the banks of river Halda in

  • Shahed Ali Behind the roles

    With a flair for the unconventional, Shahed Ali unfailingly adheres to portray his characters in the most truthful way possible. Often

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    ANKHI O TAR BONDHURA launches promo campaign

    Morshedul Islam's “Ankhi o Tar Bondhura” revealed its poster and music at an event held on October 28 at in the Channel i premises, kicking off the promotional campaign of the children's film.

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    Film Review: Doob

    The extent of how hotly-anticipated Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's “Doob” is became clear on Thursday afternoon when I had to resort to

  • “Doob” poised for big opening weekend

    October is set to be one of the biggest months in recent years for Bangladeshi cinema, bookended by films of two very different genres. After cop thriller “Dhaka Attack” pulled in audiences to theatres in droves on the first weekend of the month, it seems like

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    “Doob” to premiere in Kolkata today

    Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Bangladesh-India joint-production film “Doob” (“No Bed of Roses”) will premiere today at the INOX Theatre at Quest Mall in Kolkata, India.

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    “Shimantorekha” to premiere today

    The premiere of Tanvir Mokammel's documentary “Shimantorekha” will be held at Central Public Library's Shawkat Osman Auditorium in Shahbag, on October 25 at 6.30pm.

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    “Dhaka Attack” pushes over “Secret Superstar” in NY

    “Dhaka Attack”, the Bangladeshi cop action blockbuster that took the country's cinema halls by a whirl early this month, is now making

  • Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Nusrat Imrose Tisha

    FAROOKI-TISHA on TDS Facebook Live Today

    Today's the day! Mostofa Sarwar Farooki and Nusrat Imrose Tisha are coming to The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live Show, IPDC

  • No slowing down for Moushumi

    The three-time National Film Award winning actress Moushumi's debut in “Keyamat Theke Keyamat” was a stroke of luck that set her on a trailblazing path of success, playing leads in one hit venture after another.

  • Dhaka Attack Film

    “Dhaka Attack” releasing in North America and Middle East

    The film is set to release in six theatres of international Cineplex chains Cinemark, Cineplex and Regal in Dallas and New York City in

  • Gohin baluchar

    Gohin Baluchor pushed back to December

    Badrul Anam Saud's upcoming debut film “Gohin Baluchor” has pushed its release back to December. A brief statement on the film's