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    The Hate U Give takes on racism, police brutality

    Agence France-Presse . Toronto | Updated at 09:51pm on September 12, 2018

    The Toronto film festival cast a spotlight over the weekend on racism and police brutality in director George Tillman Jr’s ‘The Hate U Give.’...

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    Director Animesh acts in film

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 09:50pm on September 12, 2018

    Animesh Aich, who has made a name for himself as a director, has played a lead role in the upcoming film titled ‘Debi’, based on late popular writer Humayun Ahmed’s popular novel with the same title....

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    Shahabuddin put Bangladesh on global art map

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:25pm on September 12, 2018

    Internationally renowned Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed has put Bangladesh on the global art map by his distinctive works, said discussants at a programme held on...

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    Sayed depicts destruction of nature on jute hessian

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:24pm on September 12, 2018

    Artist Kazi Sayed Ahmed has addressed destruction of environment and nature in his experimental works on jute hessian on display at his seventh solo show...

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    Olivia diagnosed with cancer for third time

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 09:00pm on September 11, 2018

    Olivia Newton-John, the Australian singer who found worldwide fame in the hit movie ‘Grease’, has revealed she has been diagnosed with cancer for the third time....

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    Posthumous Emmys love for Bourdain

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 09:00pm on September 11, 2018

    Late celebrity chef and writer Anthony Bourdain won six posthumous Emmys for his hit CNN travel series ‘Parts Unknown’ over the weekend, as the Television Academy handed out its first round of annual awards.....

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    Fan last in social responsibility ranking

    Agence France-Presse . Beijing | Updated at 08:59pm on September 11, 2018

    China’s highest paid film star Fan Bingbing, who has not been seen in public since July, was placed last in an academic report ranking A-list celebrities on their social responsibility....

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    Bibhutibhushan’s birth anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:50pm on September 11, 2018

    Today marks the 124th anniversary of birth of one of the most popular Bengali novelists Bibhutibhushan Bandopadhyay, who is famous for writing wonderful narratives of the rural people....

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    Ivorian rap has rising star

    Agence France-Presse . Abidjan | Updated at 08:50pm on September 11, 2018

    Boycotted by radio shows for being too provocative but piling up hits on Ivory Coast’s social media for nailing facts of life, the young rapper’s latest song has a bite....

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    3-day drama fest ends at DU

    DU Correspondent | Updated at 08:46pm on September 11, 2018

    The three-day Dhaka University Natya Sangsad Natyautsab ended on Tuesday with staging of Telescope staged by an Indian troupe Anandan Theatre at Dhaka University’s TSC auditoriem...