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    Shakuntala in Bengali Theatre discussed

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    One of the famous characters in epic Mahabharata, Shakuntala has been adapted in Bengali theatre and stories over and over again....

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    Sony Music drops US singer R Kelly: reports

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Sony Music has called it quits with embattled singer R. Kelly, ending his contract with subsidiary RCA after a documentary aired accusing him of repeated cases of sexual abuse, media reports said Friday....

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    Momtazuddin Ahmed felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Eminent playwright-actor professor Momtazuddin Ahmed was felicitated on his 85th birthday at a programme held at Abdul Karim Sahitya Bisharad Auditorium of Bangla Academy on Friday....

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    LVMH planning fashion brand with Rihanna

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Louis Vuitton parent owner LVMH is developing a luxury brand with singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the acquisitive group towards building a new fashion label from scratch, industry news site WWD reported on Wednesday....

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    Darak yry best Asian, Sonatan Golpo best local film

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Kyrgyz musical Darak yry (The Song of the Tree), directed by Aibek Daiyrbekov, won the Best Feature Film Award competing with 22 films from Asian...

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    Chinese artistes enthrall Dhaka audience

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Chinese artistes enthralled Dhaka audience presenting traditional Chinese dance recitals on Thursday at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.The programme titled ‘Happy Chinese New...

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    Carey sues former executive assistant

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Singer Mariah Carey on Wednesday sued her former assistant for breaking a nondisclosure agreement, negligence and theft, according to court documents.Carey, one of the world’s...

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    Netflix movie ‘Bird Box’ draws 80 million viewers; no data for ‘Roma’

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on January 19, 2019

    Netflix Inc on Thursday said more than 80 million member households will have watched its thriller movie ‘Bird Box’ in its first four weeks, but...

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