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    DiCaprio to play Leonardo da Vinci in new biopic

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:15pm on August 13, 2017

    Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio is all set to portray the leading artist and intellectual from the Italian Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci in an upcoming biopic...

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    Neha Dhupia meets with an accident, crowd tries to take selfies

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:10pm on August 13, 2017

    Neha Dhupia on Saturday met with an accident on her way to the airport in Chandigarh...

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    Directors demand folk theatre venues

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:32pm on August 12, 2017

    None of the nine theatre halls in the capital have been designed for presenting experimental productions based on traditional performing arts, which require special seating arrangements for the audience...

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    BotTala celebrates ninth founding anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:30pm on August 12, 2017

    Theatre troupe BotTala celebrated its ninth founding anniversary through a day-long programme on Friday at Bangladesh Mahila Samity...

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    Muktadhara observes Tagore’s death anniversary

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:29pm on August 12, 2017

    Recitation troupe Muktadhara observed Nobel Laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore’s 76th death anniversary through a recitation programme on Friday at Shawkat Osman Memorial Auditorium of Central Public Library...

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    Bollywood welcomes Prasoon Joshi’s appointment as CBFC chief

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:14pm on August 12, 2017

    Filmmaker Pahlaj Nihalani’s term as Central Board of Film Certification/ (CBFC) chief came to an end on Friday after he was replaced by Bollywood lyricist-writer-screenwriter Prasoon Joshi, reports Mumbai Mirror...

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    Colorado DJ's suit against Taylor Swift dismissed in groping trial

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on August 12, 2017

    Pop star Taylor Swift on Friday won an important ruling in the trial stemming from her allegation that she was groped by a Colorado disc jockey, with the judge dismissing the DJ's rival claim accusing the singer of wrongfully getting him fired...

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    Monodrama depicts struggles of artistes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2017

    THE world benefits from creations by creative people like artistes. However, to become an artiste one must make sacrifices and walk a path full of hurdles...

  • Niranjan Dey - a documaker with a difference

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2017

    Documentary film making is a powerful medium and it is important that documentary makers continue to use the medium to talk about social issues, push their agendas and more...

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    Solo show explores human emotions, beauty of nature

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 12, 2017

    Up and coming artist Syed Nazmus Sakib explores human emotions, people and nature in his solo show underway at the EMK Center in capital’s Dhanmondi...