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    Academy Awards winners see big shift

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2019

    The 2019 Oscars were a win for films telling stories from a range of racial and cultural perspectives, marking a major shift three years after the movie industry’s top awards show was slammed for overlooking work by nonwhite artists....

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    Japanese animation Chibi Maruko Chan to be aired today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2019

    Bangla dubbed Japanese popular animation ‘Chibi Maruko Chan’ will go on air from today on private television channel NTV at 4:30pm....

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    Liaquat Ali Lucky felicitated

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy officials felicitated its director general Liaquat Ali Lucky for getting Ekushey Padak, the second highest civilian award, at a programme at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday....

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    Priyanka Gope’s new song pays tribute to martyrs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2019

    National film award winning singer Priyanka Gope lends her voice for a patriotic song ‘Bangla Maa’ which is a tribute to the language movement and liberation war martyrs....

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    Udichi stages jatra pala at Bangla Academy

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2019

    Bangladesh Udichi Shilpigoshthi, a socio-cultural organisation, staged Biallisher Biplob, its first ever jatra production at the main stage of the ongoing Amar Ekushey Granthamela at Bangla Academy on Sunday....

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    Exhibition celebrating Language Day at BSA

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 26, 2019

    An international exhibition celebrating the International Mother Language Day and featuring works by artists from 32 countries is now underway at the National Art Gallery of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy....

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    Mr Robot hacks into Oscar with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 01:20pm on February 25, 2019

    Rami Malek, best known for playing the socially awkward hacker Elliot Anderson in the TV series ‘Mr. Robot,’ won his first Oscar on Sunday as best lead actor for...

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    Roma celebrates Cuaron’s Oscars amid festivity, nostalgia

    Reuters . Mexico City | Updated at 11:31am on February 25, 2019

    Whoops and applause echoed through Mexico City’s Roma district when the eponymous film by Alfonso Cuaron picked up two early Oscars...

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    If Beale Street Could Talk takes top prize

    Agence France-Presse . Santa Monica | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2019

    ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ was crowned best picture on Saturday at the Film Independent Spirit Awards -- as Oscar favorite ‘Roma’ scooped best international...

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    Stanley Donen dies at 94

    Reuters | Updated at 12:00am on February 25, 2019

    Stanley Donen, the former dancer who directed some of Hollywood’s greatest musicals including Gene Kelly’s landmark ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’...

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