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    ‘Lord of the Rings’ star Ian Holm dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:46pm on June 20, 2020

    Oscar-nominated British actor Ian Holm, famed for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Alien’, died on Friday aged 88, his agent...

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    Deepika spreads mental health awareness

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:45pm on June 20, 2020

    Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone is spreading mental health awareness on social media, following the death of Indian actor Sushant Singh Rajput who committed suicide on...

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    Rudra Mohammad: The poet of rebellion

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 12:00am on June 21, 2020

    Poet Rudra Mohammad Shahidullah, born as Sheikh Mohammad Shahidullah, was born in Barishal, but his ancestral home is in Mongla upazila of Bagerhat, on October...

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    Cultural arena mourns Kamal Lohani

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:43pm on June 20, 2020

    Freedom fighter, cultural activist and Ekushey Padak winning journalist Kamal Lohani died of COVID-19 at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in Dhaka on...

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    Kamal Lohani dies of COVID-19

    Tanzil Rahman | Updated at 11:35am on June 20, 2020

    Freedom fighter and cultural activist Kamal Lohani died of COVID-19 at Sheikh Russel Gastro Liver Institute and Hospital in Dhaka on Saturday. He was 86. He is survived by two daughters...

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    Warner Records signs Black Lives Matter singer

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:52pm on June 19, 2020

    A 12-year-old whose song protesting police killings of African Americans in the US went viral has been signed by Warner Records, his producer said on...

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    Bob Dylan releases first original album in almost a decade

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:45pm on June 19, 2020

    Legendary US folk singer Bob Dylan releases his first album of original songs in eight years Friday with the ten-track ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways.’ Dylan’s...

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    Pattinson looked at Marvel heroes for inspiration

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:44pm on June 19, 2020

    Actor Robert Pattinson is venturing into the superhero genre with the Matt Reeves directed upcoming film, ‘The Batman’ where he will play the caped crusader...

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    ‘Shadow of the Wind’ author Ruiz Zafon dies

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 10:43pm on June 19, 2020

    Leading Spanish author Carlos Ruiz Zafon, who scored an international hit with his Barcelona-based mystery ‘The Shadow of the Wind’, died on Friday, his publishing...

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    ‘Avengers: Endgame’ deleted scene suggests Thanos can return

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:42pm on June 19, 2020

    A deleted scene from ‘Avengers: Endgame’ suggests that Thanos, who was killed at the end of the film, might return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe,...