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    Dhaka Theatre premieres new play in Imphal

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on January 18, 2017

    Dhaka Theatre staged the premiere show of its new production Aronba Meiri at Manipur Cultural University Auditorium in Imphal, Manipur on January 13...

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    Short, indie segment features 46 films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on January 18, 2017

    A total of 46 films will be featured in the Short and Independent segment of Dhaka International Film Festival, which opened simultaneously at six venues on Thursday...

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    I’m happy to be here Anne Christine tails New Age

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on January 18, 2017

    The Netherlands-based French filmmaker Anne Christine Girardot is participating in Dhaka International Film Festival as a jury member of the women filmmakers section...

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    Dhallywood facing heavy losses

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on January 18, 2017

    Dhallywood producers are facing heavy financial problems as most commercial films are turning out poorly at the box office, incurring losses amounting to Tk 20/30 lakh on some occasions...

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    Al Deen’s Shakuntala staged

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:17pm on January 18, 2017

    Eminent playwright Selim Al-Deen’s Shakuntala was staged by Faridpur-based troupe Sang Theatre at the Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Tuesday...

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    Indian court acquits Salman Khan of using illegal arms

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:53pm on January 18, 2017

    An Indian court has acquitted top Bollywood star Salman Khan of the charge of using unlicensed arms while hunting for rare blackbucks in a western India...

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    ‘I like to come back to Dhaka’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:50pm on January 17, 2017

    The Dutch filmmaker and writer Clementine Ederveen is visiting Dhaka to participate in the 15th Dhaka International Film Festival that...

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    Children’s segment features 10 films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:41pm on January 17, 2017

    A total of 10 films will be featured in the Children’s Films segment of 15th Dhaka International Film Festival, which opened simultaneously at...

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    Bhawaiya artistes demand centre

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:38pm on January 17, 2017

    Bhawaiya artistes have long been demanding the formation of a centre that they believe could help in the promotion, preservation and popularisation of Bhawaiya, a...

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    Bonny draws life, culture in cartoons

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:18pm on January 17, 2017

    Artist Sajid-Bin-Doza Bonny is demonstrating what he called the ‘cultural patterns’ of Bangladesh in a cartoon exhibition at....