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  • Star Wars goes 'Solo' at Cineplex today

    For fans who just can't have enough of the Star Wars canon, the spinoff, Solo: A Star Wars Story releases today at Star Cineplex.

  • Chitkini

    Films to premiere on Channel i

    This Eid, Channel i will have the world television premiere of six films.

  • Bangladeshi film legend Babita

    Babita to receive the 'Tele Cine Lifetime Achievement Award'

    Bangladeshi film legend Babita is going to receive the prestigious Tele Cine Awards on June 2 in Kolkata. The veteran actor is leaving for

  • Patty Jenkins ignites a new ray of hope

    The director of Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins has been advocated for strengthening the opportunities surrounding the women in the industry while she was presented with the Women in Motion 2018 Award at Festival de Cannes.

  • Poramon 2

    The trailer for Bangladeshi romantic drama, Poramon 2 (Hell & Heaven) was released at the Cannes Film Festival 2018.

  • Nandita Das's Manto at Cannes Film Festival 2018

    Based on the incidents of writer Saadat Hassan Manto's life, the film Manto has been chosen at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by

  • Women in unification at Cannes

    History was made at this year's 71st Cannes Film Festival on Saturday as 82 women, representing the limited number of women filmmakers selected over its more than seven-decade history, made a symbolic walk up the red carpet.

  • I want to help the industry reach new heights

    Superstar Shakib Khan has been the number one actor for quite some time now, and it looks as though there is no slowing him down.

  • Magic of Third World premiered at Shilpakala

    The Premiere Show of Tritiyo Bishwer Magic -Magic of Third World, a short film by Anwar Hossain Pintu, was held at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today at 6:30pm.Chalachitram Film Society organised the premier show of the film.

  • Arif Ahmed's 'Paradise Nest'-Voice of the voiceless!

    When Paradise Nest won the Best Film of Nature Award at the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival on April 22, it was food for thought for every film buff and critic out here in Dhaka. The film is a product of young photojournalist Arif Ahmed's passion for wildlife photography and concern for an almost extinct species of birds; and the cinematography, stills, and production has been handled by the director himself. “Through my experience of

  • Riaz

    Riaz Returns!

    Perhaps one of the biggest complaints of fans in the showbiz industry today is the fact that we do not get to see enough of Riaz.

  • ‘Culture Initiatives’ begins their journey with the screening of Satyajit Ray Films

    While the capital was getting drenched in the monsoon rain, film enthusiasts watched two of Ray's greatest creations Charulata and Kanchanjangha

  • Prominent Actor Farooque

    Farooque - The Unforgettable Years

    Aside from starring credits in many super hit films and winning National Film Awards, veteran actor Farooque's career has shaped an important legacy. Today, the actor looks back on a life enriched by not just fame and awards, but stories and relationships within and outside the film industry. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, Farooque takes a walk down the memory lane.

  • Google's first-ever 360 degree doodle honours French filmmaker Georges Méliès

    Anyone visiting the Google homepage today would find an unusual doodle with a white moon-like play button popping out, begging to be played. Click and you will be presented with a YouTube player that brings the strange character, French filmmaker Georges Méliès, welcoming you to his creations to life in a beautifully animated first- ever Virtual Reality (VR) or 360 degree interactive doodle.

  • Screening of Satyajit Ray Films

    The Daily Star is honoured to arrange a film screening and discussion of Charulata and Kanchenjunga, marking beloved author Satyajit Ray's 97th birthday.

  • Debi's New Poster Unveiled!

    The much anticipated film adaptation of Humayun Ahmed's Debi had already created a lot of buzz when it was announced.

  • The Evergreen Film Director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

    The Evergreen Farooki!

    “The feeling of suspense one goes through while watching El Clásico, is exactly what I felt on my birthday!” expresses celebrated film

  • The Evergreen Film Director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

    The Evergreen Farooki!

    “The feeling of suspense one goes through while watching El Clásico, is exactly what I felt on my birthday!” expresses celebrated film

  • Mim Wraps up Sultan!

    The song titled "Ma sha Allah" has already garnered fifteen million views online, and is still going strong. Mim mentioned that the hype is

  • Badhon

    Siam, Badhon and Puja Cherry to Star in 'Dohon'

    Raihan Rafi's latest venture, 'Dohon' was unveiled on April 30, 2018. The film features an exciting lead cast of Siam Ahmed, Badhon and

  • Fazlur Rahman Babu working on “Indubala 3”

    Fazlur Rahman Babu has been on a roll lately, particularly on the big screen, with films like “Swapnajaal”, “Gohin Baluchor” and “Haldaa”. It's easy to forget that the versatile artiste also has other talents besides his acting chops, but the veteran is gearing up to remind his fans.

  • Bangladesh to host FIAF Congress '21

    The decision was made on the fifth day of the latest 74th FIAF Congress in Prague, Czech Republic on Thursday (April 26) when Bangladesh beat 46 votes to 37.

  • “Operation Jackpot” coming to the big screen

    Giasuddin Selim took nine years between his first film and second, but it appears his fans will not have to wait that long for his next.

  • “I don't like to chop time like potato fries”

    Akram Khan's debut film “Ghasphul” released in 2015 to largely positive reviews, but it is with his second feature “Khancha” that he really gained attention. The film was Bangladesh's entry to the 90th Academy Awards in the foreign language category, and won best film, best director and best actor (for Azad Abul Kalam) at the 20th Meril-Prothom Alo Awards. The director recently sat down with The Daily Star for a candid conversation about his filmmaking philosophy, influences and more.

  • “Poramon 2” to premiere at Cannes film market

    Upcoming Bangladeshi film “Poramon 2”, starring Siam Ahmed and Pujja Cherry, will have its premiere at the Marche du Film of the

  • Busy times ahead for Tama Mirza

    National Film Award-winning actor Tama Mirza has recently signed up for a new movie. Titled “Guptochor”, shooting is slated to

  • “Swapnajaal” winning its way back into theatres

    Giasuddin Selim's return to the big screen, “Swapnajaal” created a formidable splash when it released, albeit at a limited scale, on April

  • “The Post” releasing in Dhaka today

    Steven Spielberg's “The Post”, the '70s historical political drama starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks in the leading roles that got

  • Jaya Ahsan in Debi Film

    Jaya Ahsan transfixes in first “Debi” teaser

    “Debi”, the upcoming Anam Biswas film bringing Humayun Ahmed's iconic fictional character Misir Ali to the big screen for the first

  • “Ekti Cinema'r Golpo” releasing today

    Veteran actor-director Alamgir's latest big screen venture, “Ekti Cinema'r Golpo”, is set to release in theatres across the country today.