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    Actress Debbie Reynolds dies day after daughter Carrie Fisher

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on December 29, 2016

    Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, who sang and danced her way into the hearts of millions of moviegoers around the world in musicals like...

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    Success is a dangerous word: Alia Bhatt

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:55pm on December 28, 2016

    Alia Bhatt had a successful 2016 and she couldn’t be happier. The Udta Punjab actor admits that ‘a lot of good things happened’ in her career this year because of hits such as Kapoor & Sons, Udta Punjab and Dear Zindagi; she is surely on cloud nine...

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    Chhayanaut to hold 2-day classical music fest today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:54pm on December 28, 2016

    Chhayanaut has organised a two-day classical music festival beginning today at its auditorium in Dhanmondi...

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    Bangladesh Betar to extend FM coverage

    Monwarul Islam | Updated at 10:51pm on December 28, 2016

    Bangladesh Betar is moving ahead with plans to widen its frequency modulation (FM) broadcasting coverage by setting up region-based FM radio bands...

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    Bengal Performance Art Week underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:39pm on December 28, 2016

    Bengal Performance Art Week, organised by Bengal Foundation, is underway at three venues in the capital...

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    I want to be a serious actor: Ziaul Roshan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:37pm on December 28, 2016

    Actor Ziaul Roshan, who garnered attention for his good looks and performance in his debut film Rakto, says he does not want to confine himself to typical ‘hero’ roles...

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    Zainul festival to be held today at DU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:34pm on December 28, 2016

    Dhaka University’s faculty of fine arts has organised a daylong Zainul Festival at Bakultala today marking 102nd birth anniversary of the legendary artist Zainul Abedin...

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    Carrie Fisher, Star Wars actress, dies aged 60 

    BBC | Updated at 09:26am on December 28, 2016

    US actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as princess Leia in the Star Wars series, has died aged 60, days after suffering a cardiac arrest...

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    5-year-old Indian cast opposite Nicole Kidman

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:52pm on December 27, 2016

    Sunny Pawar, 8, who essays the role of Saroo in the Nicole Kidman, Dev Patel starrer Lion, was selected after around 8,000 children from across India were auditioned, reports Hindustan Times...

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    Docu on Bangladesh’s architectural heritage premiered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on December 27, 2016

    A documentary film on the architectural heritage of Bangladesh was premiered at the Lalbag Fort in Dhaka on Monday...