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Film crew voiced complaints before fatal on-set shooting
Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fired a fatal gunshot from a prop gun that he had been told was safe, a camera crew for the movie he was filming walked off the job to protest conditions and production issues that included safety concerns.
Bestselling authors Imran, Kingkor talk about strength, future of literature in Chattogram
Two bestselling novelists – Abdullah Al Imran and Kingkor Ahsan – emphasised on going back to books, and developing reading habits, particularly among young people to fight challenges like terrorism, militancy, drugs, and various misuses of social media.
Eight years without music maestro Manna Dey
On this day of 2013, Manna Dey breathed his last, making the end of an era. Born in Kolkata on May 1,1919, Prabodh Chandra Dey, known by his stage name Manna Dey, was an internationally acclaimed Indian playback singer, music director, and Indian classical vocalist.
Behind the tranquil melodies of Jahid Nirob
Playing crazy arpeggios on harmonium for the song “Duniya” alongside the celebrated band Chirkutt for the Amitabh Reza directorial masterpiece “Aynabaji” – this is how musician and composer Jahid Nirob first stole the limelight, capturing the attention of both music lovers and the National Award winning band.
Song on Bangabandhu to be recorded in 130 languages
With the idea of spreading the ideal of one of the most iconic leaders of the world, Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, a song has been composed which will be sung in 130 languages. 130 eminent singers of each country will be lending their voices for the song.
Kobial begins journey with debut production 'Shukh'
With the objective of guiding the new generation in building communal harmony, Kobial Trust has been formed by a group of cultural personalities of the country. Under their theatre banner Kobial, they inaugurated their first theatre production "Shukh" on October 21, at Experimental Theatre, Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.
‘Nonajoler Kabbo’ to release on November 26
Telling the tale of salt-water tide and seashore dwellers, the trailer and the poster of Rezwan Shahriar Sumit’s directorial debut “Nonajoler Kabbo” was unveiled today at a press meet at the capital’s Dhaka Club. The film will be released on November 26 on all theatres of Star Cineplex.
Will ‘Extraction 2’ be more than just a shallow action ride?
When Netflix announced that their film “Extraction” is set around locations of India and Bangladesh, everyone was excited in these regions. We don’t usually see Hollywood movies surrounding the Asian premises.
‘Bachelors’ excited for return
Kaabila (played by Ziaul Hoque Polash), a young rogue from Noakhali, funny lover boy Shuvo (played by Mishu Sabbir) from a humble household in Barishal, the daring yet charming ‘Shirsho Shontrash’ Pasha (played by Marzuk Russell) from Kashempur Central Jail, and the sweet, flirtatious and very humble Habu bhai (played by Chashi Alam) – all these characters became the talk of the town when they first appeared in Kajal Arefin Ome’s celebrated sitcom “Bachelor Point” in 2018.
Galleri Kaya commemorates 17th anniversary with grand exhibition
Galleri Kaya has organised a group exhibition in Uttara to commemorate their 17th anniversary and the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at the same time. The exhibition features 76 selected artworks by 32 modern and contemporary artists from 1952 to 2021.