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    Malaysia bans hit stripper movie 'Hustlers' for obscenity

    Agence France-Presse. Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 03:41pm on September 21, 2019

    Malaysia has banned the hit Jennifer Lopez movie ‘Hustlers’, authorities said Friday, criticising the film about strippers as packed with ‘obscene content’ not suitable for cinema-goers in the conservative country...

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    Avant-garde rocker John Cale revisits his classics

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    A maestro of avant-garde rock who co-founded the famed Velvet Underground with Lou Reed and hobnobbed with Andy Warhol, Welsh musician John Cale is not one for...

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    Khelaghar’s national conference begins

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 21, 2019

    The two-day national conference and cultural festival of Khelaghar began on Friday on the open premises of Bangladesh Shishu Academy. National professor Anisuzzaman inaugurated the...

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    Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    The five-day Syed Mohidul Islam Smaran Utsab 2019 ended on Wednesday with staging of the play Girgiti by theatre troupe Granthik Natya Goshti at National Theatre Hall of...

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    ‘Paglami’ to hit cinemas today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    Dhallywood film ‘Paglami’ will be released in 40 cinemas across the country today. The film has been written and directed by Kamal Sarker. ‘Paglami’ revolves around a group of university students who go...

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    Dinosaurs, droids and holy hand-grenade up for grabs at film auction

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    Jurassic Park dinosaur skulls, a Star Wars stormtrooper helmet and Monty Python’s holy hand grenade are among movie memorabilia going under the hammer in London this month at an...

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    Gus Van Sant, filmmaker and painter, shows his watercolours in New York

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    Renowned filmmaker Gus Van Sant has worked in cinema for more than four decades, but has never set aside his parallel interest in painting, a passion of his youth...

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    Celine returns to Canada to kick off world tour

    Agence France-Presse . Quebec City | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    After living and crooning for years in Las Vegas, French-Canadian superstar Celine Dion returned home to Quebec to kick off her first world tour in a decade on Wednesday. At 51, the Grammy winner also recently...

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    Rod Stewart reveals prostate cancer fight

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    Rod Stewart has been given the all-clear after battling prostate cancer, the British pop stalwart has revealed. The 74-year-old, who released his 30th studio album last year, told the audience at a weekend...

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    U2 announce first ever India concert

    Agence France-Presse . New Delhi | Updated at 12:00am on September 20, 2019

    Irish rockers U2 have announced they are to play their first ever concert in India, wrapping up the band’s Joshua Tree Tour 2019 in the coastal megacity of Mumbai on December...

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