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Sushmita Sen still the best, says Farah Khan

Entertainment Desk Farah Khan might have worked with Bollywood’s top actresses but it’s her Main Hoon Na star and former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, who the filmmaker calls her “favourite heroine”. The comedy-drama has turned 12 on April 29 and Farah remembered her lead actors, superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Sushmita. “My favouritest heroine @thesushmitasen #12YearsOfMainHoonNa miss chandni the hottest ... Read More »

Pori Moni signs film with Jazz Multimedia

Cultural Correspondent Pori Moni is set to be the face of Rokto, which is Jazz Multimedia’s latest production. The house that was searching for a “new face” initially, ended up signing the popular actress. Malek Afsari will direct the thriller film, which is a joint production of India and Bangladesh. It will be Pori Moni’s first film under the banner ... Read More »

Arifin-Tisha busy promoting Ostitto

 Entertainment Desk Arifin Shuvo and Tisha are planning to tour the city, targetting universities to promote their new flick, Ostitto. Director Anonno Mamun informed the media that he plans to reach out to the younger generation for promotional purposes. Moreover, both Arifin and Tisha are popular among the youth. The two celebrities can attract a bigger audience by visiting their ... Read More »

LA Film Festival announces 42 world premieres

Entertainment Desk The LA Film Festival announced 42 world premieres in its competition lineup on Tuesday, boasting strong representation by women and ethnic minorities among the featured directors. The nine-day event, hosted by Film Independent, the producer of the pre-Oscar Spirit Awards, features five categories for feature films—US fiction, documentary, world fiction, “Nightfall” and “LA Muse.” Organizers said 43 percent ... Read More »

Film Ice-cream dedicated to Diti and Sayem

Culture Desk The movie Ice-cream is directed by TV director Redoan Rony, who caused quite a stir back in 2012 with his debut film Chorabali. Over three years since then, he is back with his second cinematic venture titled Ice-Cream, which got the go ahead from the censor board without any complications. The movie is all set to premier very ... Read More »

Sweety-Dipa to launch new cooking show today

Culture Desk A new cooking show will start airing from today on Ekushey Television. The show has been titled “Cooking Zone” and will be aired on every Thursday at 6.30pm. It will be presented by popular TV actresses Tanvin Sweety and Dipa Khondokar. The two have come together for the first time to host a programme side by side. They ... Read More »

Axl Rose, back with Guns N’ Roses, to front AC/DC

Axl Rose brought a reunited Guns N’ Roses to the Coachella festival on Saturday as he was announced as the new frontman of an even more veteran hard rock group — AC/DC. In one of rock’s most long discussed reunions, Rose appeared on the festival stage in the California desert with guitarist Slash, who until this month had not performed ... Read More »

Empire’ co-stars Trai Byers, Grace Gealey got married

Entertainment Desk Empire co-stars Trai Byers and Grace Gealey have a new role off-screen: husband and wife! The couple, who were engaged in July, are married, people has confirmed. Byers and Gealey wed Thursday at a beach-side ceremony on Grand Cayman Island, surrounded by 50-plus friends and family,according to TMZ. And though TMZ reports no Empire actors were in attendance, ... Read More »

Premiere of Shankhachil held

Cultural Correspondent Indian 63rd National Award winning film Shankhachil is all set to be released in both Bengals on April 14, marking the beginning of the Bengali New Year (Pohela Boishakh). Tollywood superstar Prosenjit Chatterjee was in Dhaka for the premiere of this film, which took place at Star Cineplex in the capital. Prosenjit, Kusum Sikdar, Director Goutam Ghose, Faridur ... Read More »

Star Wars’ wins big at MTV awards

Space Opera “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was the big winner at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, taking best film and breakthrough performance for its star Daisy Ridley. It also scooped best villain for Adam Driver’s turn as the nefarious Kylo Ren, although Ridley lost out in the best hero category to Jennifer Lawrence, recognized for her role in ... Read More »

Prosenjit Chatterjee arrives in Dhaka on April 12

 Culture Desk Prosenjit Chatterjee, one of the most prominent superstars of Tollywood, will arrive in Dhaka on April 12 for the premier of Shonkhochil. Directed by Goutam Ghosh, Shonkhochil, a joint production of Bangladesh and India, was awarded as the Best Bangla Film in the 63rd National Film Awards of India even before it was released! The film also stars ... Read More »

Dilwale receives Kela Award

Showtime Desk The magic of Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol seemed to be below par this time around. Their film Diwale ended up in the Kela Awards 2016, winning the Worst Film Award at the eighth edition of the Golden Kela Awards. It is being said that the superstar will collect the trophy personally. “Shah Rukh has never shied off ... Read More »

Pratyusha suicide: Boyfriend booked for abetment

Police in Mumbai on Tuesday registered a case against actor-producer Rahulraj Singh for allegedly abetting the suicide of popular TV actress Pratyusha Banerjee following a statement from her mother Soma Banerjee, an official said.Police in Bangur Nagar, who are probing the case, registered the first information report (FIR) after Soma Banerjee implicated Rahulraj for her daughter’s suicide, said Mumbai police ... Read More »

‘Still evolving’ Rolling Stones open up rock ‘n’ roll world to fans

After more than 50 years of rock ‘n’ roll, the Rolling Stones are still pushing boundaries with their first exhibition showcasing hundreds of items from their long-running career, from Mick Jagger’s jumpsuits to Keith Richards’ guitars.Billed as the “first ever major exhibition by (the group) and the largest touring exhibition of its kind ever to be staged”, “Exhibitionism” opens up ... Read More »

‘Still evolving’ Rolling Stones open up rock ‘n’ roll world to fans

After more than 50 years of rock ‘n’ roll, the Rolling Stones are still pushing boundaries with their first exhibition showcasing hundreds of items from their long-running career, from Mick Jagger’s jumpsuits to Keith Richards’ guitars.Billed as the “first ever major exhibition by (the group) and the largest touring exhibition of its kind ever to be staged”, “Exhibitionism” opens up ... Read More »

Ferdous in Kolkata shooting for Baadshah

Entertainment Desk Actor Ferdous will be in Kolkata for the next few weeks busy shooting for “Baadshah.” He’ll be returning to Kolkata after a long time and the joint production will have actor Jit and actress Nusrat Faria as his co stars. The shoot will be taking place throughout various locations in West Bengal. The details about the film are ... Read More »

A 2 day long film festival held at RU

RU Correspondent: A two-day long film Festival titled “Katos Kutos” aim to create sympathy to help roads children was held at Rajshai University (RU) Kazi Nazrul Islam auditorium that was started on 3 April and continued till 4 April night. Read More »

Films on Liberation War screened

Culture Desk A two-day festival featuring live music and films on independence struggles was held at the auditorium of National Art Gallery in Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Chalachitram Film Society in association with the academy organised the event as a tribute to the Independence Day, which was observed on March 26. Patriotic and people’s songs were presented on the opening day ... Read More »

Alliance Française showcases ‘Three Shadows of Art’

A 15-day solo fine arts show, ‘Three Shadows of Art’ by artist M Rashed Alam, is now going on at La Galerie of the Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmondi.The exhibition revolves around the theme of celebration of life both in happiness and in sorrow; in gathering and in solitude.Rashed said he presents three types of artworks that he experimented ... Read More »

No respect for actors these days: Kareena

For almost 16 years now, Kareena Kapoor Khan has been an integral part of the Hindi film industry. The actress, who has not only given hits but is also known for her critically acclaimed roles, however, says people nowadays don’t show much respect to actors as before.While the actress appreciates the new generation of filmmaking, she is upset with the ... Read More »

Prioty rejects Bollywood film

Cultural Reporter Miss Ireland 2014 Maksuda Akhter Prioty, of Bangladesh origin, has refused a Bollywood producer after an offensive offer. The information was gathered from her Facebook status along with screenshots of the conversation. The actress said that a noted producer in the Bollywood film industry offered her to act in a film with the precondition of sleeping with him. ... Read More »

Katrina Kaif: My mum is not here to meet Neetu Kapoor

Katrina Kaif, whose wardrobe overhaul has been generating a lot of buzz, caused a mild furore on the red carpet of a recent gala with yet another show-stopping outfit. Only this time, it was flawlessly complemented by her inner radiance. Dressed in a sparkly Mikael D gown that featured a thigh-high slit, which she paired with studded ear-climbers, a diamond ... Read More »

Hollywood’s French film showcase announces bold line-up

Los Angeles – The world’s largest festival of French film hits Hollywood next month with a provocative line-up exploring Islamist terrorism and women’s rights, and tackling the thorny issue of racism in the entertainment industry. COLCOA will showcase a record 70 movies and TV series as part of an unabashedly political program featuring a thriller held back from theaters after ... Read More »

Indo-Bangla joint production turns out the best Bangla film

Cultural Desk Shongkhochil, a joint production of Bangladesh and India, has won the award for Best Bangla Film at the Indian National Film Awards. The announcement came at the ceremony of the 63rd National Film Awards held on Monday, March 28. The film, directed by Goutam Ghose, received one lakh rupees. Habibur Rahman Khan and Faridur Reza Sagar from Bangladesh ... Read More »