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    Six join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    BBC | Updated at 08:55pm on April 08, 2017

    The late rapper Tupac Shakur, 1960s protest singer Joan Baez and grunge legends Pearl Jam have all entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

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    Indian troupe addresses problems in urban life

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:53pm on April 07, 2017

    On Thursday, the second day of ongoing the week-long Syed Badruddin Hossain Memorial festival, two plays Porshi Bosot Kore and Gohonjatra were staged by Kolkata-based theatre troupe Curtain Call and Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC), respectively, at National Theatre hall and Experimental Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Birth anniv of Suchitra Sen celebrated

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 09:51pm on April 07, 2017

    The 86th birth anniversary of actress Suchitra Sen was celebrated through opening of Suchitra Sen Sangrahashala, discussion and day-long cultural shows at different venues in Pabna town on Thursday...

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    Sajal plays buffalo cart driver in Eid teleplay

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:47pm on April 07, 2017

    Sajal, popular for his romantic roles in urban settings, will be seen playing the character of a buffalo cart driver in the teleplay titled, ‘Moishal’...

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    Twenty univs participate in group photo show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:31pm on April 07, 2017

    Eighty-seven students from different public and private universities and colleges are displaying photographs at a group show ongoing at National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Being an actress was never my dream: Parineeti

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:12pm on April 06, 2017

    ActRESS Parineeti Chopra, whose next Bollywood outing is Meri Pyaari Bindu, says she never dreamt of being in this field, reports Indian Express. Parineeti ventured into the Hindi film industry in 2011 with Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, and she has featured in movies like Ishaqzaade, Shuddh Desi Romance, Hasee Toh Phasee and Daawat-e-Ishq...

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    Bangladeshi film festival to be held in Kolkata

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:08pm on April 06, 2017

    A film festival featuring 10 Bangladeshi films will begin on April 14 at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre in Kolkata, India...

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    Udichi honours civilian award-winning artistes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:04pm on April 06, 2017

    Udichi Shilpigoshthi honoured Independence Day Award and Ekushey Padak winning 11 cultural activists who are involved with the organization at a cultural programme held at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday...

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    Syed Badrudin Hossain Theatre fest kicks off at Shilpakala

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:10pm on April 05, 2017

    Week-long Syed Badruddin Hossain Memorial Theatre Festival kicked off amid fanfare and enthusiasm on Wednesday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Local theatre troupe Padatik Natya Sangsad organised the festival...

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    Shamim Ara Nipa felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:51pm on April 05, 2017

    Dance organisation Nrityanchal felicitated dancer Shamim Ara Nipa for winning Ekushey Padak at Dhaka Club on Tuesday. Nipa, happens to be director of