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    ‘Nazrul’s soldier life nurtured his creativity’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:50pm on May 27, 2017

    The years Kazi Nazrul Islam spent serving in the British-Indian Army during World War 1 enriched the poet by shaping his thoughts and creativity, said speakers at a programme held at the Sufia Kamal Auditorium of Bangladesh National Museum on Friday...

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    After Kaala, Rajinikanth to quit films for politics

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:15pm on May 27, 2017

    Superstar Rajinikanth will start shooting for his upcoming film Kaala from Sunday...

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    Portrait of Myanmar's 'Buddhist Bin Laden' chills Cannes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:35pm on May 27, 2017

    Barbet Schroeder spent months with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin at the height of his power, when corpses would wash up every morning on the shores...

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    Priyanka loves fight scenes and playing villain in Baywatch

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:32pm on May 26, 2017

    Priyanka Chopra is no stranger to fight scenes. As the star of dozens of Bollywood films as well as the ABC drama ‘Quantico,’ Chopra said she knows what kind of preparation and moves are required to execute a dramatic fight. But playing Victoria Leeds in the new movie adaptation of ‘Baywatch,’ she noted, was unique, reports NBC Reports...

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    Diverse Nazrul songs presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:31pm on May 26, 2017

    POPULAR Nazrul singers presented diverse genre songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday...

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    Promising artistes perform at Chhayanaut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on May 26, 2017

    Up and coming singers presented popular songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam at Chhayanaut auditorium in Dhanmondi on Thursday, the second day of Chhayanaut’s two-day programme marking national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam’s 118th birth anniversary...

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    Abbasi performs in solo show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on May 26, 2017

    Nazrul researcher and singer Mustafa Zaman Abbasi entertained the Dhaka audience by presenting popular songs of Kazi Nazrul Islam at Kobi Shamsur Rahman Auditorium of Bangla Academy on Thursday...

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    Galleri Kaya celebrates 13th founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:27pm on May 26, 2017

    Galleri Kaya is celebrating its 13th founding anniversary through a group show featuring fifty artworks by 32 leading artists like Murtaza Baseer, Mohammad Kibria, Rafiqun Nabi, Ahmed Shamsuddoha, Aminul Islam, Debdas Chakraborty, Hamiduzzaman Khan, Jamal Ahmed and others at its gallery in capital’s Uttara...

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    Wonder Woman UK premiere cancelled

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:34pm on May 25, 2017

    Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright, were scheduled to make red carpet appearances at the London premiere of Wonder Woman...

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    Shakespeare’s 7 plays staged at UAP

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on May 25, 2017

    English department students of University of Asia Pacific staged seven Shakespearean plays in original or adaptations on Wednesday as a part of celebration of 453rd birthday of William Shakespeare, said a press release...