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  • 4th Band Fest held at Channel i Premises

    The 4th installment of Band Fest took place at the premises of Channel i at Tejgaon on Friday. The programme was inaugurated by Shykh Seraj, Head of News and Director of Channel i. Sujeyo Shyam, Syed Hasan Imam, Dr Arup Ratan

  • Bangladeshi celebrated actress-model Jaya Ahsan

    Jaya Ahsan as Jibananda's Labonno

    Bangladesh's celebrated actress and model Jaya Ahsan has signed up for another Indian Bangla film named Jhora Palok. With all her enthusiasm, this renowned actress is ready to portray Labonno, the wife of the eminent poet Jibananda

  • Waiting for Godot on Bangladeshi Screen

    Waiting for Godot on Bangladeshi Screen

    Samuel Beckett's ground-breaking play Waiting for Godot is being adapted to Bangladeshi visual media for the first time, in a pastiche approach combining Lalonism and literary socio-political references.

  • Shobnom Bubli

    Priyotoma - Bubli

    Bubli is going to be the newest “Priyotoma” of Shakib Khan. Don't get your hopes up, this is only on-screen. Bubli will be acting as the heroine in Himel Ashraf's movie Priyotoma with Shakib Khan. The film will be produced by SK Films, Shakib Khan's own production house.

  • Oggatonama

    Oggatonama wins Best Screenplay Award in SAARC Film Fest

    Directed by Tauquir Ahmed, the film Oggatonama (The Unnamed) has won the Best Screenplay Award in the SAARC Film Festival 2017, held in Sri Lanka's Colombo from 21st to 25th November.

  • Bipasha Hayat

    Bipasha Hayat

    Bipasha Hayat has been chosen as a Jury member for the Dhaka International Conference on the topic “Women in Cinema”. A fourteen-member jury panel comprising of local and international film experts will judge the films screened at the festival.

  • Citibank Pays Tribute to Ferdous Wahid

    Citibank, N.A., Bangladesh held its annual event Gaane Gaane Gunijon Shongbordhona on 17th November 2017 at Radisson Blu Water Garden hotel.

  • Apu Biswas

    Apu Biswas Stands Strong in Her Defense

    The rumor mills keep on spinning with the revelation of the latest news of Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas's family. Recent rumors suggest that when Apu went to Calcutta to visit her doctor, she left her son Abraham alone at home

  • Tilda Swinton's Invigorating Session at Dhaka Lit Fest 2017

    Tilda Swinton, one of the biggest luminaries in Hollywood, was an integral part of the session “Performances as Authorship” during the third day of Dhaka Lit Fest 2017. The session was moderated by the Bangladeshi writer Mr.

  • Jessia Islam

    Bangladesh's Jessia Islam Reaches Top 40 in Miss World

    Jessia Islam, Miss World Bangladesh, has secured her place in the top 40 in Miss World 2017. She had announced the news through a facebook post this past Sunday. Not only this, she has also been titled as the winner of the head to head challenge.

  • Google’s Tribute to Humayun Ahmed

    The most-used web search engine in the world, Google had created a doodle on Humayun Ahmed, marking his birthday on 13th November; 2017. It was a very kind gesture from Google to remember this iconic writer of Bangladesh.

  • Tashfee joins Miles

    Tashfee joins Miles and Bappa Mazumder as an ambassador of ArtistSpread

    In a star-studded reveal ceremony taking place at the Daily Star Center, Tashfee was named the First female ambassador of ArtistSpread. The initiative looks to give international platforms to Bangladeshi artists and is a joint venture of Sony DADC and Creinse.

  • Haldaa Film Poster

    Haldaa Releasing Soon!

    Ever since the news had first gotten out, fans had been waiting in anticipation for Tauquir Ahmed's latest film Haldaa.

  • Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas

    Shakib-Apu Family Breaking Up?

    Last year, the revelation of Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas's son, Abraham, had stirred the interest of the nation. The rumor mills had been turning slowly since then, but it seems there are new rumors afoot.

  • Actress Joya Ahsan

    Joya to star in Srijit Mukherji's latest movie

    The successful Indian director Srijit Mukherji has began his latest project, a film on the Bhawal Sanyasi Case of olden Bangladesh.

  • Channel i's 19th Birthday

    Bangladesh's first digital television channel, Channel i, had its 19th birthday at 1st October.

  • Dr. Nashid Kamal Wins Channel i Music Award

    Dr. Nashid Kamal is an accomplished individual known for her academic writings and prowess in music and singing.

  • Celebrating Life Gala 2017 Coming Soon!

    Celebrating Life, the national competition that highlights young talents in the fields of film making, photography and lyric writing, is set to have its exclusive Gala event on 28th October, at International Convention City Bashundhara's Noboratri Hall.

  • Shuprova Tasneem Ties the Knot!

    Renowned actor and our Cultural Minister Asaduzzaman Noor's only daughter Shuprova Tasneem got married to Timothy Stephen Green

  • Alamgir's New Film about Bangladeshi Cinema

    Alamgir is currently busy with his new film Ekti Cinemar Golpo. The film will star Rituparna, Arefin Shuvo and Saberi Alam. On the very

  • Feluda Comes Back to TV!

    The newest adaptation of the popular detective series of Satyajit Ray, Feluda, will begin broadcast on Channel I from 16th September.

  • Osthir Somoy Shostir Golpo

    In a praiseworthy initiative taken by Amitabh Reza Chowdhury and Mezbaur Rahman Sumon, Osthir Somoy Shostir Golpo gave the floor to many

  • The King of Dhaliwood Returns with Two New Films

    It really isn't possible to imagine Eid without a new Shakib Khan movie. Aptly named 'The King of Dhaliwood', Shakib Khan graces us with

  • Mahde Hasan Wins at Locarno

    In celebration of its 70 years, Locarno Festival has introduced their newest segment “#movieofmylife (Movie of My Life)” in 2017.

  • Sabila Nur

    In this messy season of monsoon, Sabila Nur tells us the tricks of being stylish. Since the weather can switch from sunny to rainy anytime, it is a good idea to go with balanced attire for maximum comfort.

  • Kushum's Controversial Nesha

    Model and actress Kushum Sikder has released her latest song Nesha at 3rd August, in the form of a music video. Ever since its release, the video has been a matter of serious controversy regarding Kushum's questionable and indecent appearance in it.

  • Ananta Jalil From Action Hero to Islam Preacher!

    We all know Ananta Jalil as the hot-blooded action hero who can defy the impossible.

  • Shabnur Takes a Shot at Singing in her New Film

    Shabnur is no longer going to be a name known just for acting, for she is about to venture into a new world: singing.

  • Learn Acting from Purnima!

    Yes, you heard it right. You can now officially learn the delicate art of acting from the elegant and talented Purnima! Green University of Bangladesh's “Certificate in Acting” is now going to be taught by Purnima.

  • Aynabaji Is about to have an Indian Remake!

    Everyone's favorite movie from last year, the blockbuster Aynabaji, is apparently going to have a new remake, and this time, in India! It has been confirmed by the director of Aynabaji...

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