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  • What happened to Monalisa?

    Stepping into the shooting house, I was held aback at the site of an ailing Monalisa on a wheel chair.

  • Fair play for football and fiction fans

    This year, it will be hard to choose between watching the World Cup and the special television shows for Eid. Worry no more as there is an Eid telefilm that promises to entertain everyone.

  • Popular actor and model Tanjin Tisha

    Tanjin Tisha The busy birthday girl

    Sensational actor and model Tanjin Tisha has been busy gearing up for Eid ul Fitr. Even though today marks a special day for the artiste, she is unable to take time off to celebrate it properly. The Daily Star catches up with the diva on her birthday to know about her plans, Eid ventures and more.

  • Popular actress Tazin Ahmed passes away

    Tazin Ahmed passes away

    Renowned actor Tazin Ahmed passed away at 4:15 pm yesterday at Regent Hospital due to a cardiac arrest. The news was confirmed by The General Secretary of the Actors' Equity Bangladesh, Ahsan Habib Nasim.

  • The Obamas teaming up with Netflix

    Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year agreement with Netflix to produce films and TV shows. The former US President and First Lady will produce a wide range of scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, documentaries and features for the streaming service under their company, Higher Ground Productions.

  • “Acting is my first love”

    He has been acting for over 15 years, and has several accolades to his name. Having started with the tele-fiction 'Bishkata', he has since become a regular face in Bangladeshi Television.

  • Dilara Zaman reminisces old times

    “I started acting in theatre in 1962, when I was an MA student of Bangla at the University of Dhaka. My father however, did not approve of my job and had put a stop to it.”, says Dilara Zaman. “Our Department's Chairman at the time was Munir Chowdhury, and he wrote a letter to my father requesting him to allow me to act.” To her surprise, the letter worked and she subsequently appeared in her first play, Mayabi Prohor. It was scripted by Alauddin Al Azad, and included Abdullah Al Mamun and Dr. Enamul Haque in the main cast.

  • Monalisa's Eid-ventures

    After two long years, popular model and actor Mozeza Ashraf Monalisa returned to Bangladesh last month. Immediately after her arrival, she started working for the upcoming Eid TV fictions. She will also be appearing at various Eid events in the city.

  • Mim Mantasha won the crown of Lux Channel i Superstar 2018

    Mim Mantasha Superstar in the making

    Winning the country's biggest pageant is not an ordinary feat. Mim Mantasha has won not just a crown, but also the hearts of millions. Awaiting a new journey, the Lux Channel i Superstar 2018 winner shares her story with The Daily Star.

  • Mamo to play Chandramukhi!

    Beloved National Award winning actor Zakia Bari Mamo will play the role of Chandramukhi in a telefilm inspired by Sarat Chandra's Devdas. Titled Jalsaagar, the telefilm is directed and written by Zakaraia Shoukhin. It is being produced for Eid.

  • Filmmaker Nuhash Humayun

    Sincerely Yours - Nuhash!

    Nuhash Humayun has already proven his capabilities as a filmmaker with his television debut 'Hotel Albatross' and award winning short film 'Paper Frogs'. The young director now sets his sight on one of the most ambitious projects in Bangladeshi film history, as he talks about his future plans with The Daily Star.

  • Mehazabien and Shajal Back on Small-Screen!

    Mehazabien Chowdhury, who came to the showbiz arena with beauty pageant Lux Channel i Superstar, and popular actor Shajal are an on-screen couple audiences adore. This year, the couple will come together for a special television drama for Eid, titled Ditiyo Jatrar Aagey. It is directed by Chayanika Chowdhury and written by Iffat Arefin Tony. The drama, which will be aired on Bangla Vision during Eid, narrates the

  • Maa vs Bou - Not what you'd think!

    Bioscope's Maa vs Bou may give a very strange vibe when reading the title, but the much hyped web-series is actually a bonding session between mothers and their daughters-in-laws!

  • Rick and Morty

    Created by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland, Rick and Morty, which debuted in 2013, is an animated cosmic horror comedy that follows the adventures of the main character Rick, a scientist and alcoholic, and Morty, his grandson, sometimes with the rest of their family. It was the top TV comedy among millennials in 2017, and enjoys retail, digital, livestream, and gaming success.

  • Chanchal Chowdhury's Exciting Eid Projects!

    Popular film and television actor Chanchal Chowdhury is excited for his many different projects airing this Eid. In addition to acting in some special hour-long Eid dramas, he will be seen in six different Eid TV serials.

  • Some Television programmes to watch on Rabindra Jayanti

    This year, different television channels of Bangladesh are remembering Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of Rabindra Jayanti. Here is a small list of recommendations.

  • Stranger Things

    With the news of the confirmation of Season 3 of this series being at the top right now, the excitement over Stranger Things is bigger than ever. Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror Netflix

  • Tisha

    Eid Bonanza under way!

    Even though Eid is still more than a month away, television directors have been scrambling to get Eid ventures under wraps. Many have gotten all their work done and dusted, and ready for airing after Ramadan.

  • Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018

    Isn't unusual the usual in Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef? Judge Tariq Anam started off last week's cook-off with a question -

  • Comedy series “Cinematic” premieres today

    Satellite channel Banglavision will begin airing a new TV series titled “Cinematic” tonight at 9:05pm. Written and directed by popular

  • “Bhalobasha Kare Koy” on ntv

    TV series “Bhalobasha Kare Koy” airs tonight on ntv at 9:45pm. Written and directed by Ruleen Rahman, it boasts a strong cast featuring ATM Shamsuzzaman, Mosharraf Karim, Shampa Reza, Shahiduzzaman Selim, Tania Hossain, Azmeri Haque Badhan, AKM Hasam, Shyamol Mowla, Jui Karim and others.

  • New series “Kheloar” begins today

    A new TV series, titled “Kheloar”, premieres on Banglavision tonight at 9:05pm. Written and directed by Masud Sezan, the play will air on

  • Sushama's Busy Itinerary

    Sushama Sarker is much-loved as a small screen actor who dabbles on silver screen projects from time to time. Her varied interests include TV hosting, and a nurtured passion for theatre acting. However, this month the artiste is keeping her focus narrow, and her schedule full with filming for drama series and Eid plays.

  • “Brishti ar Kadbe Na” on ntv

    Single-episode TV drama “Brishti ar Kadbe Na” on will broadcast on ntv tonight at 9:05pm. Written by Zahir Karim and directed by Nahid Zaman, the play casts Aparna Ghose, Irfan Sajjad, Nova Firoz and Saif in the main roles.

  • “Semi Corporate” on Rtv

    Satellite channel Rtv is broadcasting series “Semi Corporate” every Tuesday through Thrusday at 10pm. Written by Rafiqul Islam Poltu and directed by RB Pritam, it casts Afran Nisho, Aparna Ghose, Mishu Sabbir, Tawsif Mahbub, Sazu Khadem, Prosun Azad and others.

  • “Birombona” finale on Banglavision

    TV series “Birombona” will air its final episode tonight on Banglavision, at 9:05pm. Written and directed by Jabir Russel, it casts Apurbo, Mamo, Mir Sabbir, Nadia, Abul Hayat, Monira Mithu, Chitralekha Guha, Shirin Bokul and others.

  • Bhabna continues the small-screen grind

    Popular TV actor Bhabna has already hit the sets for upcoming Eid ventures. The busy artiste showcased her affinity for writing earlier this year, with the release of her debut novel, and appeared in a film venture last year. But for now, Bhabna is sticking to familiar terrains, and where have appreciated her the most.

  • Rupchanda-The Daily Star Super Chef 2018 (Episodes 17 & 18)

    With the rhythmic beats of the dhol commenced a two-episode long celebration of traditional Bengali cuisine at the Super Chef

  • Noble and Purnima come together for TVC

    Popular faces of the show business Noble and Purnima have come together for a TV commercial, marking the first time they have paired up in the medium.

  • Popular film actor Nusraat Faria

    Nusraat Faria on “Choturongo”

    News-based satellite channel DBC News will have celebrated film actor Nusraat Faria, along with music composer Pritam Hasan, on their

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