Wednesday, 25 May, 2022


Nazrul's 123rd birth anniversary tomorrow

The 123rd birth anniversary of National Poet Kazi Nazrul Islam will be marked across the country tomorrow (May 25) in a befitting manner. An elaborate programme has been taken at the national level to mark the day.  Besides, different organizations and cultural bodies in the

Prince William, Kate join Tom Cruise for 'Top Gun' premiere

Tom Cruise has said he and Prince William “have a lot in common” as Britain's royals joined the Hollywood star on the red carpet in London for the U.K. premiere of the new “Top Gun” movie. William and his wife, Kate, joined Cruise Thursday on a star-studded

Trailer of Bangabandhu’s biopic ‘Mujib’ launched in Cannes

The trailer of ‘Mujib: The Making of a Nation’, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's biopic, was launched at the Cannes Festival.  Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud and Indian Information and Broadcasting and Youths Affairs

Mim appointed UNICEF’s National Ambassador

Best-known film star Bidya Sinha Saha Mim has been appointed UNICEF’s newest National Ambassador of Bangladesh. As a UNICEF National Ambassador, Mim joins prominent personalities around the world who use their voice and prominence to advocate for the rights of children.

Jaya Ahsan wins Anondolok Best Actress Award 

Renowned Bangladeshi actress Jaya Ahsan won the Anandalok Best Actress award in India for her performance in Atanu Ghosh's "Binisutoy". The award was given in a ceremony held at a hotel in Kolkata on Wednesday (May 18). Earlier, she also won the Joy Filmfare Award

‘Mujib’ poster at Cannes

The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival opens on Tuesday (May 17). The festival will be screening trailer of the movie 'Mujib: The Shape of a Nation' based on the biography of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman. The trailer of the movie will be released

Ananta, Barsha at Cannes Film Festival 

The 75th edition of the Cannes Film Festival will kick off on Tuesday. Popular Bangladeshi actor, producer, and director Ananta Jalil and his wife actress Afia Nusrat Barsha went to France to take part in the 75th Cannes Film Festival, the world's largest film festival. Anant Jalil

Alamgir & Runa Laila receive lifetime Achievement Award in Kolkata 

Eminent film actor Alamgir and renowned singer of the subcontinent Runa Laila have been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 19th Tele Cine Awards in Kolkata, India. The award ceremony was held at Nazrul Mancha in Kolkata on Saturday.    Regarding the

Actress Pallavi Dey found dead

Bengali actress Pallavi Dey, who was playing the female lead in TV show ‘Mon Mane Na’, was reportedly found dead at her flat in Garfa, Kolkata. According to police, the young actress died by suicide. She was found hanging from the ceiling fan. She was rushed to Bangur

Britney Spears and partner announce miscarriage

Britney Spears has announced she has suffered a miscarriage, a month after revealing her pregnancy. The singer told her Instagram followers that she and partner Sam Asghari had "lost our miracle baby". It comes months after she escaped a legal arrangement that gave her father

Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale arrested

Thane Police on Saturday arrested Marathi actor Ketaki Chitale after a case was registered against her for allegedly sharing a 'derogatory' post about NCP president Sharad Pawar on social media platforms. The post in Marathi, shared by her on Friday, was purportedly written by

Sohail Khan, Seema Khan get divorced after 24 years of marriage

Actor-producer Sohail Khan and his wife Seema Khan were spotted at family court in Bandra, Mumbai on Friday afternoon. According to reports, Sohail and Seema are separating after nearly 24 years together. The couple married in 1998, and have two children together, Nirvaan and Yohan.

Sajal playing role of freedom fighter

After two decades of acting, Abdun Noor Shajal will be seen in a character he has rarely played.  The title of the movie is 'Suborno Bhumi'. Shajal told that the story of the movie is on Bangladesh's War of Liberation.  "After a long

The 21 films in competition at Cannes

This year's Cannes Film Festival has 21 films in competition, including movies from four past winners of the top prize Palme d'Or, as well as several cult favourites. The festival starts on Tuesday, with the winners to be announced at the closing ceremony on May 28. The

Iranian film 'Zero Floor’ releases in Bangla

'Zero Floor,' an Iranian hit film, will be released in Bangla. The 69-minute film, directed by Ibrahim Ibrahimiya, was released in Iran in 2019. This Bengali-dubbed film will be available on the OTT platform Chorki on Thursday (12 May) at 8 pm. Famous actors like Hamid Reza

'KGF: Chapter 2' crosses Rs 1000cr-mark as 4th Indian movie 

Two weeks after its release, Yash-starrer 'KGF: Chapter 2' is showing no signs of flagging at the box office. The pan-India blockbuster from down south has crossed Rs 1,000 crore in worldwide collections and looks on course for greater glories. The movie, directed by Prashant

12 named for BACHSAS Award

Twelve eminent personalities have been selected for Bangladesh Cholochitra Sangbadik Samity (BACHSAS) Awards. They are -- noted actor Alamgir, producer Chhatku Ahmed, cinematographer Abdul Latif Bachchu, drama personalities Ramendu Majumdar, Ataur Rahman and Asaduzzaman Noor, singers

The southern Indian films winning on Bollywood's turf

For decades, Bollywood, which makes Hindi films, was seen as synonymous with Indian films while other-language industries were termed "regional". But are the sands shifting a little now? Last week, KGF 2, a Kannada film which was also dubbed into other languages, released in

Netflix loses subscribers for first time after 10 years

The number of Netflix subscribers has fallen for the first time in more than a decade. The streaming company lost 200,000 members in the first three months of the year, the company said on Tuesday. The declines came after the firm raised prices in key markets including the US and

Indictment hearing in Pori Moni rape attempt case May 18

A Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal on Tuesday (April 19) set May 18 for holding hearing on charge framing in a case filed for allegedly attempting to rape and murder actress Pori Moni. Judge Hemayet Uddin of Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention