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    Avi Shankar pays tribute to Sunderbans in solo show

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:35pm on July 12, 2017

    Artist Avi Shankar Ain has paid tribute to the Sunderbans in his second solo show underway at La Galerie of Alliance Francaise de Dhaka...

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    BFDC Complex gets government’s nod

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:30pm on July 12, 2017

    The construction of a multi-storey complex, with modern indoor shooting facilities, inside Bangladesh Film Development Corporation has got primary approval from the government’s planning commission...

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    Charlize Theron blasts Hollywood

    Culture Desk | Updated at 11:25pm on July 12, 2017

    Charlize Theron has called Hollywood ‘caveman-like’ for so rarely allowing women to direct big-budget films, reports BBC....

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    Parvin Sultana releases first solo album

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:25pm on July 11, 2017

    Promising singer Parvin Sultana’s first solo album Snigdho Shishir Niye of modern songs is now out in the market. The album, which was released on the...

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    Al Mahmud turns 82

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on July 11, 2017

    Eminent poet Al Mahmud turned 82 on Tuesday. Friends and well-wishers greeted the poet in celebration of the day at his residence at Maghbazar in the capital...

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    Group show Jump Start at Zainul Gallery

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:44pm on July 11, 2017

    A group show featuring diverse works by forty two artists is underway at Zainul Gallery of Dhaka University...

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    Government for listing of Lalbagh Fort as world heritage site

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:42pm on July 11, 2017

    Government wants Lalbagh Fort, the 17th century Mughal fort that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, to be inscribed as a world heritage site by UNESCO so that the fort can be better protected and preserved as a historic site...

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    Exhibitors’ Assoc boycotts Riaz, Misha, Khosru

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:26pm on July 11, 2017

    Cinema owners under the banner of Bangladesh Motion Picture Exhibitors’ Association have boycotted films featuring actors Riaz, Misha Sawdagar and producer Khorshed Alam Khosru protesting at the assault on the association’s president and Modhumita Cinema Hall owner Iftekkhar Uddin Naushad...

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    Dhallywood welcomes move

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on July 10, 2017

    Actors and directors of the local film industry, also known as Dhallywood, have welcomed government’s move to suspend production of joint-venture films until a new film policy is framed in this regard. They hope that a new joint film production policy will benefit the local film industry greatly...

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    Oscar and Lady in Pink staged at BSA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:28pm on July 10, 2017

    UK-based troupe Mukul and Ghetto Tigers staged Oscar and Lady in Pink at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Saturday....