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    Channel-i to air five Humayun films

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on November 04, 2016

    Private television station Channel-i will air five films of late writer-filmmaker Humayun Ahmed on different days to commemorate his 68th birth anniversary. The first film of the pack was already aired on Thursday. Chandrokotha, released in 2003, was aired at 3:05pm...

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    Group show features sculptures of diverse mediums

    Culture Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on November 04, 2016

    A group exhibition featuring sculptures done in diverse mediums is underway at the Zainul Gallery of Dhaka University. The Department of Sculpture at the university has organised the show titled ‘Barshik Shilpokarmo Prosdorshoni-2016,’ featuring 52 works by 41 students from different batches of the department...

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    BAFA upset by same-name institutes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:10pm on November 04, 2016

    One of the oldest cultural institutions in the country, Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts, is upset by the ‘disturbing’ tendency of some institutes to use its more famous acronym to lure learners of dance and music...

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    A local, 2 foreign films to be released today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:16pm on November 03, 2016

    Director Saiful Islam Mannu’s autism-themed film Putra and two Hollywood films, Trolls and Doctor Strange, are going to be released in cinemas today. Putra takes...

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    FTPO formed to serve interests of TV professionals

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:03pm on November 03, 2016

    An umbrella platform representing a broad spectrum of TV professionals have been formed with a view to addressing issues and problems facing the industry. Federation...

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    Prasun Azad faces one-year ban

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:30pm on November 03, 2016

    A one-year blanket ban has been imposed on actress Prasun Azad jointly by Bangladesh Television Programme Producers Association, Directors’ Guild and Abhinoy Shilpi Sangha....

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    Terracotta features nature, life

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:24pm on November 03, 2016

    A terracotta exhibition featuring the works of artist Tayabuzzaman Topu as well as underprivileged youths is underway at the Edward M Kennedy Centre in Dhaka....

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    Asian Art Biennale to feature 386 works of 280 artists

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:14pm on November 03, 2016

    The 17th Asian Art Biennale will feature a total of 386 artworks by 280 artists from 52 countries across the world. At a general meeting...

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    US actor Seagal gets Russian citizenship

    Reuters | Updated at 04:35pm on November 03, 2016

    Russian president Vladimir Putin has signed an order to give Russian citizenship to US actor Steven Seagal, the Kremlin said on its website...

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    Putra: a saga of autistic children

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 10:02pm on November 02, 2016

    Putra, the first feature film on the sorry states of the special children, was premiered on Tuesday at Star Cineplex...