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    Shabdaboli attends three Indian fests

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:22pm on January 12, 2020

    Artistes of Barishal-based Shabdaboli Group Theatre are currently visiting Tripura, India to stage the troupe’s popular play Desire Under the Elms in three theatre festivals...

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    Local, foreign experts attend conference on women in films

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 10:20pm on January 12, 2020

    To improve the standard and content of women-based films and facilitate interaction among women involved in the film industry across the globe a two-day conference named ‘6th Dhaka International Conference on Women...

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    Vintage Mustang from movie ‘Bullitt’ auctioned for $3.7 mn

    Agence France-Presse . Miami | Updated at 11:48pm on January 11, 2020

    The 1968 Ford Mustang GT that Steve McQueen drove in the movie ‘Bullitt’ sold Friday for $3.7 million, the auction house said. The late actor drove the car in several scenes of the film including...

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    Global box office has biggest ever year thanks to Disney mega-hits

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:47pm on January 11, 2020

    If streaming was meant to mark the demise of movie theaters, Disney did not get the memo. Theaters around the world took in an all-time record $42.5 billion last year, thanks largely to an unprecedented string...

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    Narail-based troupe presents lathi khela

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on January 11, 2020

    Narail-based Bir Shrestha Noor Mohammad Lathiyal Dal entertained the Dhaka audience presenting traditional lathi khela (tricks with sticks) at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on the eighth day...

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    Geeti Chandrabati staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on January 11, 2020

    Theatre troupe Sangskar Natyadal staged its play Geeti Chandrabati at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The play is presented in traditional pala style. It revolves around...

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    Kuti Mansur remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on January 11, 2020

    Renowned singer-lyricist-composer Kuti Mansur was remembered at a programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The programme was jointly organised by...

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    Dhaka International Film Festival kicks off

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:37pm on January 11, 2020

    The curtain lifted on the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival 2020 with the screening of Una Ventana Al Mar (Window To The Sea), directed by Miguel Angel Jimenez, at the Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Under-fire Deepika prays for new film

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Bollywood’s top actress was snapped praying in a temple on Friday ahead of the release of her new film as a storm continued to rage over her attendance at a recent student protest...

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    Jeremy Irons to head 2020 Berlin film festival jury

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Oscar-crowned British actor Jeremy Irons will head the jury at the 70th anniversary of the Berlin film festival this year, organisers said Thursday. ‘Jeremy Irons has embodied some iconic characters that...