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    Nazrul as a translator

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:24pm on August 26, 2017

    While Kazi Nazrul Islam is widely celebrated as a poet, lyricist and composer, there are other aspects of the poet as well. Nazrul translated works by foreign poets into Bangla and introduced those to the readers of Bangla literature...

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    Moushumi-Omar Sunny suspended for working with Shakib Khan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:36pm on August 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association (BFAA) has suspended memberships of celebrity couple Moushumi and Omar Sunny on Thursday for acting in a film with Shakib Khan, who was earlier boycotted by the association...

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    Recalling Atulprasad

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on August 25, 2017

    Today is eminent poet, lyricist and singer Atulprasad Sen’s 83rd death anniversary...

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    Byatikrom celebrates 41st founding anniv

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:24pm on August 25, 2017

    Theatre troupe Byatikrom Natyagoshthi is marking its 41st founding anniversary and 15th death anniversary of the troupe’s founder Syed Mahidul Islam through a three-day festival, which kicked off at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday...

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    ‘Today’s dancers are more privileged’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on August 25, 2017

    Eminent dancer Rahiza Khanom Jhunu said female dancers can easily pursue a dance career these days. Besides, she also talked about the contemporary dance scene and more in an interview with New Age....

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    Special show of Razzak’s Agun from today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on August 25, 2017

    Starting from today Modhumita Chinema Hall will run four shows of Razzak-starrer 1976 Bangla feature film Agun at 12pm, 3pm, 6pm and 9pm for an entire week as a tribute to late legendary actor Abdur Razzak, who passed away on Monday, August 21...

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    Feluda series to be aired after Eid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on August 25, 2017

    Four teleplays based on Satyajit Ray’s Feluda series will be aired on private television channel Channel i after Eid-ul-Azha...

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    Taylor Swift announces new album

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:16am on August 25, 2017

    Taylor Swift announced a new album titled ‘Reputation’ on Wednesday, just over a week after scoring a court victory at a high-profile groping trial in Colorado...

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    Selim Al Deen fest ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:33pm on August 23, 2017

    The six-day Selim Al Deen festival marking the late eminent playwright’s 68th birth anniversary ended on Wednesday at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy through an awards ceremony and a show of the play Nilakhyan by Mohakal Natya Sampraday...

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    Poems of monsoon presented

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on August 23, 2017

    Poems of eminent poets glorifying the monsoon season were presented at a programme at Shawkat Osman Memorial Hall of Central Public Library in the capital on Tuesday evening...