Friday, 22 Sep, 2023


Zeenat Barkatullah no more 

Ekushey Padak winning dancer and television actress Zeenat Barkatullah died of old-age complications at her Dhanmondi residence in Dhaka this (September 20) afternoon. Her daughter Bijori Barkatullah, who is also a noted television actress and dancer in the country, confirmed the

Pori Moni sends divorce notice to husband Raj

In the end, actress Pori Moni sent a divorce notice to Raj on 18 September.  A source from her family confirmed the matter to several media.  However, neither Pori nor Raj could be reached for a comment on the matter.   On September 17, the glamorous Pori Moni

London police receive Russell Brand sex assault allegations

London police said on Monday that they had received an allegation of sexual assault involving UK comedian and actor Russell Brand. The police statement followed allegations published by The Sunday Times newspaper and the Channel 4 broadcaster, which reported that four women had accused

Director Syed Salahuddin Zaki passes away 

Director Syed Salahuddin Zaki passed away at a private hospital in the capital on Monday night. He was 77. He breathed his last at 11:53 PM at United Hospital in Gulshan. Channel i managing director Faridur Reza Sagor confirmed the matter.  Syed Salahuddin Zaki had one son

Santiniketan inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage list

Santiniketan, the town in West Bengal, was included in the UNESCO World Heritage list during the 45th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, said UNESCO in a social media post on “X". “BREAKING! New inscription on the @UNESCO #WorldHeritage

Russell Brand accused of rape and sexual assault

Comedian and actor Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assaults and emotional abuse during a seven-year period at the height of his fame. The allegations were made in a joint investigation by the Sunday Times, the Times and Channel 4's Dispatches. Four women are

Jackman and wife to separate after 27 years

Actor Hugh Jackman and his wife Deborra-Lee Furness are to separate after 27 years of marriage, US media have reported. According to celebrity magazine People, the Australian couple said they had been "blessed to share almost three decades together". "Our journey now

Noted filmmaker Sohanur Rahman Sohan passes away

Sohanur Rahman Sohan, famous filmmaker of Dhallywood, passed away on Wednesday. He died just a day after his wife's death. In a Facebook status, film director Safiuddin Safi confirmed the death. He made debut with film “Biswash Obiswash” in 1988. However, Keyamat

Sholay Actor Birbal Khosla Dies At 84

Veteran actor Satinder Kumar Khosla, popularly known as Birbal, has died. He was in his 80s.  Khosla breathed his last on Tuesday evening at Mumbai’s Kokilaben Hospital. HE passed away due to cardiac arrest. His final rites will be performed on Wednesday. After learning

SRK’s Jawan beats Adipurush, collects ₹350 cr worldwide

Shah Rukh Khan's Jawan has just spent three days in theatres and has already amassed ₹350 crore gross at the worldwide box office. The Atlee film had collected ₹240 crore gross worldwide in two days which is interestingly, the same amount collected by Adipurush in two days of its

Danny Masterson sentenced 30 years jail in rape case

Actor Danny Masterson was sentenced on Thursday to 30 years to life in prison after he was convicted on two counts of rape earlier this year in a Los Angeles courtroom, according to Deputy D.A. Reinhold Mueller of the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office. Masterson received the

SRK’s ‘Jawan’ finally releases in Bangladesh

Shah Rukh Khan Starrer "Jawan" is the first Hindi film that is finally releasing in Bangladesh today (September 7).  The film has received clearance from the Censor Board today at 12 pm. 'Jawan' has received an uncut censor certificate from the board.

Salman Shah’s 27th death anniversary today

Today is the 27th death anniversary of Salman Shah who took Bangladesh film industry to a new height. He died on this day (September 6), 1996. His death remains shrouded in mystery as it is not clear whether he committed suicide or he was killed. A case was filed over his death. The

Actor Afzal Hossain hospitalized

Ekushey Padak winner prominent actor and film maker Afzal Hossain was admitted at a hospital in the capital on Monday (September 5) night after his physical condition worsened.  Masum Bashar, closest friend of Afzal confirmed the matter. He said the actor was admitted to Square

Smash Mouth frontman Steve Harwell dies at 56

Steve Harwell, the lead singer of US band Smash Mouth, has died at the age of 56. The band's manager had earlier said Harwell was in the final stages of liver failure and was receiving end of life care at his home. In a statement Robert Hayes said Harwell died at his home in

British Pakistani TikToker, mother jailed for life

TikTok influencer Mahek Bukhari and her mother Ansareen Bukhari were sentenced to life in prison by a UK court over the double murder of two men in a deliberate fatal crash in Leicestershire. Ms Mahek, 24, was sentenced to life with a minimum prison term of 31 years and eight months.

Taylor Swift announces film of massive Eras tour

Didn't score tickets for Taylor Swift's Eras tour? Never fear -- the culturally defining juggernaut will hit movie theatres with a concert film released on October 13.  "The Eras Tour has been the most meaningful, electric experience of my life so far and I'm

Blue supermoon: World gazes at rare lunar phenomenon

Sky gazers around the world are in for a rare treat as a blue supermoon is making a spectacular appearance for the first time since 2009. A blue Moon occurs when the pattern of days in a year means there are 13 full Moons instead of the usual 12. This blue Moon is also a supermoon -

Mitchel Musso arrested after allegedly getting drunk, stealing bag of chips

Former “Hannah Montana” actor Mitchel Musso was arrested over the weekend in Texas on suspicion of public intoxication and theft. On Saturday, police in Rockwall, Texas, received a 911 call from someone “reporting a disturbance at a hotel” in the Dallas-Fort

Shweta Sharda Miss Diva Universe 2023 winner

Shweta Sharda took home the crown of Miss Diva Universe 2023 at the Miss Diva pageant held in Mumbai on Sunday. Crowned by Miss Diva Universe 2022, Shweta will now represent India at the 72nd Miss Universe pageant to be held in El Salvador in November later in the year. Shweta looked