Friday, 19 Apr, 2024


Pori Moni summoned in assault case

A Dhaka court today (April 18) summoned actress Pori Moni and Junayed Bogdadi Jimmy alias Jim in a case filed by businessman Nasir Uddin Mahmud on the charges of vandalizing, threatening and attempting to murder him. Dhaka Senior Judicial Magistrate Saiful Islam passed the order,

Colorful carnival at Toggi Fun World on Eid and Pahela Baishakh

Toggi Fun World, the largest VR theme park in the country, has enthralled youths with exiting games and rides during long holiday of Eid-ul Fitr and Pahela Baishakh together. The amusement theme park at Bashundhara City Shopping Complex in Dhaka has the complete solution for family

JK Rowling reignites row with Harry Potter stars

Author JK Rowling has reignited a row with Harry Potter stars Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe over the issue of transgender identity and rights. The writer hit out at "celebs" who she said had "used their platforms to cheer on the transitioning of minors".

US and Japan boost defence ties with eye on China

US President Joe Biden and Japan's prime minister have vowed to strengthen defence co-operation in the face of a potential threat from China. The plans announced by Mr Biden and Fumio Kishida during his Washington visit include an expanded air defence network incorporating

Shakib Khan’s birthday today

Today (March 28) is the 44th birthday of Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan. His fans, friends, co-artistes and well-wishers have sent greeting messages to the actor on his birthday.  Born on 28 March 1979, Shakib Khan, made his debut in the film industry through Sohanur Rahman

Hoichoi Bangladesh announces six new shows for 2024

With the Bengali New Year only weeks away, Hoichoi Bangladesh has announced six new shows headlined by popular actors like Pori Moni, Chanchal Chowdhury, Jaya Ahsan and Ziaul Faruq Apurba. “We are grateful to you, our audience, for your love and unwavering support. And we are

Beyonce goes cowboycore with new album heavy on Texas roots

Beyonce has been a showbiz fixture for nearly three decades, shapeshifting from girl group lead and pop empress to Hollywood actor and business mogul. But for all the caps she's worn, the Houston-bred megastar's cowboy hat has stayed within reach: Queen Bey has always been

‘Toofan’ FIRST look: Armed with gun, Shakib looks intense

In the end superstar Shakib Khan and film director Raihan Rafi united for ‘Toofan’ and the first poster of the movie was dropped today (March 27). The official first look of in the forthcoming film 'Toofan' was revealed, coinciding with Khan's

5 Bangladeshi artistes nominated for Filmfare Awards, Kolkata

Five Bangladeshi artistes, actors Jaya Ahsan, Tasnia Farin, Aupee Karim, Shohel Mondol and singer Mahtim Shakib, have been nominated for the Tollywood prestigious awards for cinema, Joy Filmfare Awards Bangla in Kolkata. Among the artistes, noted actor Jaya Ahsan has been nominated for

Saudi Arabia makes debut at Miss Universe with Rumy Alqahtani

Saudi Arabia is set to make its inaugural appearance on the global stage of beauty pageantry, as Rumy Alqahtani gears up to represent the Kingdom at the Miss Universe 2024 event. Hailing from Riyadh, 27-year-old Rumy Alqahtani stands poised to make history as the first-ever Saudi

Singer Khalid passes away

Renowned band singer Khalid passed away at a private hospital in the capital on Monday (March 18) evening due to a heart attack. He breathed his last at Comfort Hospital in Panthapath at 7:15pm. The news was confirmed t by music producer and sound engineer Isha Khan Duray. Khalid

Ed Sheeran: Fans in Mumbai thrilled as star sings in Punjabi

Ed Sheeran has sung in Punjabi for the first time during his concert in Mumbai, leaving fans stunned and setting social media ablaze. During the show on Saturday night, the English superstar invited the Indian singer Diljit Dosanjh to perform with him on stage. Crowds went wild when

‘Peyarar Subash’ on OTT from Thursday

Jaya Ahsan and Ahmed Rubel- starrer film “Peyarar Subash” will be released on OTT platform Chorki on Thursday.   Directed by Nurul Alam Atique, the other cast of the play includes Tariq Anam Khan, Dihan, Sushama Sarkar and Nur Imran Mithu in prominent roles. The

Hong Kong: Actor Gregory Wong among 12 jailed over 2019 riot

Hong Kong actor Gregory Wong and 11 other people have been jailed for their role in the storming of the city's legislature during protests in 2019. Wong was jailed for just over six years - one of the longer sentences handed down by the district court on Saturday. Activists

Amitabh Bachchan hospitalised, undergoes angioplasty

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been hospitalised, according to a report by ABP News. The actor who went to the hospital after complaining of shortness of breath was hospitalised and reportedly had to undergo an operation for his heart. According to the report, Amitabh fell

Amitabh Bachchan Admitted To Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai

Actor Amitabh Bachchan was admitted at Kokilaben Hospital in Mumbai on Friday morning.  The 81-year-old Bollywood megastar was in the hospital for “a routine check-up” and left soon after that, a hospital source informed Amitabh also shared a post on X,

Singer Sadi Mohammad laid to rest

Noted Rabindra Sangeet singer Sadi Mohammad Sadi Mohammad was laid to rest at the Mohammadpur Jame Masjid Complex Graveyard in the capital on Thursday. He was buried following his namaz-e-janaza at 2pm after Zuhar prayers. The legendary singer died on Wednesday evening. His body was

Artists and speakers protest SXSW festival over defence sponsors, Gaza war

Dozens of acts scheduled to appear at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in the United States have withdrawn in an act of protest against sponsors with ties to Israel’s war in Gaza. As of Wednesday, at least 80 artists and panellists have pulled out of the nine-day festival,

Noted singer Sadi Mohammad no more

Noted Rabindra Sangeet singer Sadi Mohammad Taqiullah passed away on Wednesday evening. Sadi Mohammad, 70, breathed his last around 7.30 pm, said his younger brother and distinguished dancer Shibli Mohammad. Sadi was practicing music with his Tanpura when his room's door was

Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar for Poor Things

Emma Stone has won the Oscar for best actress for Poor Things at the 96th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Stone won for her role as Bella Baxter in the period fantasy comedy adapted from the novel by Alasdair Gray; it is directed by Yorgos Lanthimos and co-stars Mark Ruffalo, Willem