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'Arai Mon Swapna' smashes Binge

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- The last episode of the 'Bagh Bondi Singho Bondi' series 'Arai Mon Swapna' was released on digital entertainment platform Binge on October 15. 'Arai Mon Swapna' highlights the suffe... Read More


Cultural festival on Lalon concludes

Dhaka, Oct. 23 -- The two-day cultural festival, organised by Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy and UNESCO Dhaka office, marking the 130th death anniversary of Baul legend Fakir Lalon Shah ended on Octobe... Read More


Actor Soumitra Chatterjee tests positive for COVID-19

Dhaka, Oct. 16 -- Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. He has been admitted to a hospital in Kolkata. The octogenarian actor was unwell and he tested pos... Read More


Tribute to a Great Indian Voice

Dhaka, Oct. 9 -- Sachin Dev Burman was one of the most celebrated music composers for Hindi movies and a Bengali singer and composer. Sachin composed music for 100 movies, including Bengali films. Th... Read More


Tanvir Mokammel to get 'Antarjatik Jibankriti Sammanana'

Dhaka, Oct. 9 -- Renowned Bangladeshi filmmaker and writer Tanvir Mokammel will be awarded 'Antarjatik Jibankriti Sammanana' by the West Bengal-based Indian critic journal on Bengali literature, cinem... Read More


Two films on Pritilata in pipeline

Dhaka, Oct. 2 -- Two films on Pritilata Waddedar, who embraced martyrdom as first Bengali female revolutionary nationalist in the anti-British movement in 1932, are in the pipeline. Popular actresses... Read More


Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar: Path-breaking Reformer Who Revolutionised Bengali Education System

Dhaka, Oct. 2 -- Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar (1820-1891), a scholar, writer, educationist, humanist pundit, social reformer and philanthropist, was born on September 26 in 1820 in a poor brahman family ... Read More


Farooki's 'Shonibar Bikel' gets award at Fukuoka Film Fest

Dhaka, Oct. 2 -- Bangladeshi filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki directorial feature film Shonibar Bikel (Saturday Afternoon) has won the 'Kumamoto City Award' from Fukuoka International Film Festival re... Read More


A man of Many Hues: Syed Mujtaba Ali's 116th birth anniversary

Dhaka, Sept. 25 -- Dr. Syed Mujtaba Ali (1904-1974) was a Bengali author, academician, scholar and linguist. Mujtaba Ali was born in a prominent family in Sylhet. His father, Syed Sikandar Ali, was a... Read More


Nonajoler Kabbo to be premiered at Busan Film Fest

Dhaka, Sept. 25 -- Promising director Rezwan Shahriar Sumit's feature film 'The Salt in Our Waters' (Nonajaler Kabya) will have its Asian Premiere at the 25th Busan International Film Festival. The 1... Read More