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    Five decades and 200 films later, Jackie Chan 'finally' wins Oscar

    Reuters | Updated at 03:21pm on November 13, 2016

    When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone's house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he decided he wanted...

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    Kailash presents Bollywood songs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on November 12, 2016

    Indian pop-rock singer Kailash Kher has frustrated his hardcore folk-and-sufi music fans on Friday at the Dhaka International Folk Festival, as he chose to present his playback songs from Bollywood films...

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    Turangami stages Anamika Sagorkanya

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:28pm on November 12, 2016

    Dance troupe Turangami entertained the audience with its premiere show of a dance production at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday...

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    Banhishikha hosts SD Burman fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on November 12, 2016

    Cultural organisation Banhishikha has organised a three-day festival featuring the songs of music maestro Sachin Dev Burman at the Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of the Central Public Library...

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    Lalon Mela draws mixed reaction

    Sadiqur Rahman, from Kushtia | Updated at 10:16pm on November 12, 2016

    The two-day Lalon Mela, which ended on Friday at the baul legend Fakir Lalon Shah’s shrine in Kushtia, drew mixed reaction from the participating singers, who praised the initiative but found fault with the arrangements...

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    Humayun Ahmed’s 68th birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:07pm on November 12, 2016

    Today is the 68th birth anniversary of legendary author-dramatist-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed. Different socio-cultural organisations and TV channels are set to observe the day through special commemorative programmes and shows...

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    Sting to reopen Bataclan hall a year after Paris attacks

    Associated Press | Updated at 03:01pm on November 12, 2016

    A concert by British pop legend Sting is marking the reopening of the Paris' Bataclan concert hall one year after suicidal jihadis turned it into a bloodbath and killed 90 revelers with automatic weapons and explosive belts...

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    Robert Vaughn, suave 'Man from UNCLE' star, dies

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:25am on November 12, 2016

    Robert Vaughn, the debonair, Oscar-nominated actor whose many film roles were eclipsed by his hugely popular turn in television's ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.,’ has died...

  • Islamuddin Kissakar to present Utala Sundori

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:28pm on November 11, 2016

    Noted traditional artiste Islamuddin Kissakar is set to hit the stage of Dhaka International Folk Festival on Saturday to present a kissa performance titled ‘Utala Sundori.’..

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    Javed Bashir captivates Dhaka audience

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:25pm on November 11, 2016

    Versatile Pakistani singer Javed Bashir mesmerised the Dhaka audience with his performance on the opening day of Dhaka International Folk Festival on Thursday at the capital’s Army Stadium...