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    Actress speaks out against casting couch culture

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:00pm on March 01, 2017

    In a note that she titled ‘Needs to be said’, South Indian actress Varalaxmi Sarathkumar opened up on Twitter, about the issue of sexual harassment within the film business, reports BBC Online...

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    Jatra artistes demand dev of art form

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:59pm on March 01, 2017

    Bangladesh Jatra Federation leaders on Tuesday placed a number of demands to the government for development of traditional performing art form jatra, which is on the verge of extinction for various reasons...

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    Malaysree Hashmi talks on theatre’s influence on society

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:55pm on March 01, 2017

    Noted Indian theatre activist Malaysree Hashmi said that theatre is a powerful art form that can generate awareness among the masses for their rights...

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    Bangladesh street theatre fest begins

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:52pm on March 01, 2017

    The week-long Bangladesh Street Theatre Festival kicked off on Wednesday at Central Shaheed Minar through performances by three theatre troupes...

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    Ferdous to promote Chittagong in film

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:21pm on February 28, 2017

    National award winning actor Ferdous is excited about his upcoming film project, which will promote the scenic beauty, heritage and tourist spots of Chittagong...

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    Short film Daag to premiere at Cannes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on February 28, 2017

    Director Josim Ahmed’s debut short film Daag will have its premiere at the short film corner of upcoming French Cannes Film Festival in mid-May...

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    DU theatre fest ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on February 28, 2017

    The weeklong annual central theatre festival of Dhaka University, organised by Dhaka University’s theatre and performance studies department, ended on Monday with staging of Sararattir at TSC auditorium...

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    Nothing effective has done for jatra: Noor

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:18pm on February 28, 2017

      The minister for cultural affairs, Azaduzzan Noor, on Tuesday said so far anything effective could not be done for the revival of jatra. The...

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    Tweeting accountant blamed for Oscar best picture blunder

    Reuters | Updated at 01:09pm on February 28, 2017

    An accountant for the Academy Awards botched the meticulous procedure for announcing the Oscar for best picture when he handed victory to ‘La La Land’ before...

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    Theatre fest marking Int’l Mother Language Day ends today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:20pm on February 27, 2017

    The month-long theatre festival marking the International Mother Language Day will end today with the staging of Dhaka Theatre’s Aronba Meiri and Dibalok Theatre’s street drama Khyapa Paglar Pachal at the open stage in Suhrawardy Udyan...