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    Priyanka to act in Hollywood rom-com after Baywatch

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:10am on July 14, 2017

    After making bad look sexy in Baywatch with her character Victoria Leeds, Priyanka Chopra will be seen alongside Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth and Adam Devine in her second Hollywood film Isn’t It Romantic?, as a yoga ambassador...

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    Sudhin, Karunamaya’s contribution analysed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:37pm on July 12, 2017

    Both Sudhin Das and Dr Karunamaya Goswami made immense contribution to the country’s cultural arena...

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    Avi Shankar pays tribute to Sunderbans in solo show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on July 12, 2017

    Artist Avi Shankar Ain has paid tribute to the Sunderbans in his second solo show underway at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka...

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    BFDC Complex gets government’s nod

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on July 12, 2017

    The construction of a multi-storey complex, with modern indoor shooting facilities, inside Bangladesh Film Development Corporation has got primary approval from the government’s planning commission...

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    Charlize Theron blasts Hollywood

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:25pm on July 12, 2017

    Charlize Theron has called Hollywood ‘caveman-like’ for so rarely allowing women to direct big-budget films, reports BBC....

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    Parvin Sultana releases first solo album

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:25pm on July 11, 2017

    Promising singer Parvin Sultana’s first solo album Snigdho Shishir Niye of modern songs is now out in the market. The album, which was released on the...

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    Al Mahmud turns 82

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on July 11, 2017

    Eminent poet Al Mahmud turned 82 on Tuesday. Friends and well-wishers greeted the poet in celebration of the day at his residence at Maghbazar in the capital...

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    Group show Jump Start at Zainul Gallery

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on July 11, 2017

    A group show featuring diverse works by forty two artists is underway at Zainul Gallery of Dhaka University...

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    Government for listing of Lalbagh Fort as world heritage site

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on July 11, 2017

    Government wants Lalbagh Fort, the 17th century Mughal fort that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, to be inscribed as a world heritage site by UNESCO so that the fort can be better protected and preserved as a historic site...

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    Exhibitors’ Assoc boycotts Riaz, Misha, Khosru

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on July 11, 2017

    Cinema owners under the banner of Bangladesh Motion Picture Exhibitors’ Association have boycotted films featuring actors Riaz, Misha Sawdagar and producer Khorshed Alam Khosru protesting at the assault on the association’s president and Modhumita Cinema Hall owner Iftekkhar Uddin Naushad...