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    Dhallywood mourns Razzak

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:34pm on August 22, 2017

    Actors, directors and producers have expressed their shock and sadness at the death of Nayak Raj Razzak, who passed away on Monday at the age of 76...

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    Admirers bid adieu to Nayak Raj

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:24pm on August 22, 2017

    People from all walks of life paid their last respects to Nayak Raj Razzak at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation and Central Shaheed Minar on Tuesday...

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    People pour out tributes to Razzak

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 23, 2017

    Legendary film actor Abdur Razzak, known as ‘Nayak Raj’, will be buried today at Banani graveyard. Though initially scheduled to be laid to rest on Tuesday, Razzak’s family postponed burial as the actor’s second son Bappy was on his way to Bangladesh from Canada...

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    Aamir urges countrymen to help Bihar flood victims

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:04pm on August 21, 2017

    Aamir Khan has appealed to the people to help Bihar flood victims by contributing to the government’s relief fund. The heavy floods in Bihar have claimed more than 200 lives so far, reports Hindustan Times.

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    Rabindra Academy marks Tagore’s death anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on August 21, 2017

    Rabindra Academy observed Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s 76th death anniversary at Sufia Kamal auditorium of National Museum on Sunday evening...

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    JU celebrate Selim Al Deen’s birth anniversary

    JU Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on August 21, 2017

    Teachers and students of Jahangirnagar University celebrated the 68th birth anniversary of late noted playwright and founding chairman of JU Drama and Dramatics department professor Selim Al Deen through a two-day event...

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    Martyred poet Meherunnesa remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on August 21, 2017

    Martyred poet Meherunnesa was remembered through a programme on Sunday at the seminar room of Central Public Library in the capital marking the poet’s 80th birth anniversary...

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    Duet show Obsession underway at AFD

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on August 21, 2017

    Life in the urban areas has its own drawbacks. Two artists Sayed Fida Hossain and Sultan Ishtiaque have depicted the hurdles of urban life in their duet show underway at La Galerie, Alliance Française de Dhaka in Dhanmondi...

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    Film legend Razzak dies

    Ziaul Hasan | Updated at 12:05am on August 22, 2017

    Legendary actor Abdur Razzak, known as ‘Nayak Raj’ to the country’s film enthusiasts, died aged 76 at United Hospital in the capital on Monday evening...

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    Comedy king Jerry Lewis dies

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 01:23am on August 21, 2017

    Jerry Lewis, the high prince of low-brow comedy on stage and in movies as well as a fund-raising powerhouse with his annual Labor Day telethon, died on Sunday of ‘natural causes’ at the age of 91

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