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    ‘Bad Boys’ do well, leading North American box office

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:51pm on January 20, 2020

    It took Sony 17 years, but the latest ‘Bad Boys’ sequel appears to be paying off, taking in an estimated $59.2 million for the start of a US holiday weekend, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations...

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    ‘Parasite’ invades Oscars race

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 10:52pm on January 20, 2020

    ‘Parasite’ shocked the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday by landing the night’s top prize, a historic win which thrusts the South Korean black comedy into Oscars contention...

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    Theatre activists pay final tributes to Nishat

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:43pm on January 20, 2020

    Friends, peers and well-wishers paid tribute to renowned theatre activist-recitation artiste Ishrat Nishat at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday afternoon. Ishrat Nishat passed away at the age of...

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    Unveiling the Truth ends at Dwip

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on January 20, 2020

    Late eminent artist Kazi Hasan Habib’s works were displayed at a solo exhibition titled ‘Unveiling the Truth’ which ended at Dwip Gallery in Lalmatia in the capital on Sunday. The 15-day exhibition...

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    Momtazuddin Ahmed’s birth anniversary observed

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:41pm on January 19, 2020

    Friends, admirers and well-wishers paid tribute to the late Ekushey Padak-winning playwright, theatre activist and TV actor Momtazuddin Ahmed on his 86th birthday, which was observed...

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    PM asks BD mission to help Andrew Kishore

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:44pm on January 19, 2020

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday asked the Bangladesh High Commission in Singapore to extend full support for the treatment of ailing playback singer Andrew Kishore...

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    Art blooms in gritty Dakar neighbourhood

    Agence France-Presse . Dakar | Updated at 10:46pm on January 19, 2020

    Mamadou Boye Diallo, an art curator with a penchant for heart-shaped glasses, calls Dakar’s working-class Medina neighbourhood an open-air museum. Flitting on rollerblades between colourful murals in this part...

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    Momotaz releases new music video

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on January 19, 2020

    A new music video featuring popular singer Momotaz Begom has been released, says a press release. The song titled Fuler Naame’e Naam, sung by Momotaz Begom, Awami League lawmaker from the reserved...