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    Cinemas screen films with obscene contents

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:00pm on June 17, 2017

    With the advent of the Ramadan, many cinemas have started screening old films accused of obscenity as no new film get released during the period...

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    Fahmida to release solo album in Eid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:59pm on June 17, 2017

    Good news for Fahmida Nabi’s fans. The singer has announced of releasing her next album Iccheguli on upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr....

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    7 Eid teleplays produced under guidance of Farooki

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:59pm on June 17, 2017

    Filmmaker Mostafa Sarwar Farooki has taken an initiative to produce twelve teleplays, among which seven will be aired in the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr while the rest will be aired during Eid-ul-Azha....

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    Carrie died from sleep apnoea

    Culture Desk | Updated at 08:57pm on June 17, 2017

    Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher died from sleep apnoea and ‘other factors’, the Los Angeles County coroner says...

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    Salman wants to tie Aamir’s hands, feet to prevent his third marriage

    Culture Desk | Updated at 08:44pm on June 17, 2017

    Even though their fan clubs often pit them against each other, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan are great friends...

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    John Avildsen, Oscar-winning director of Rocky, dies

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:05pm on June 17, 2017

    John G Avildsen, who directed ‘Rocky’ and ‘The Karate Kid’ — two dark-horse, underdog favourites that went on to become Hollywood franchises — died Friday at age 81...

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    You have to be a show at business, not in real life: Priyanka

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:13pm on June 16, 2017

    Actress Priyanka Chopra says an artiste can act their way through the reel life, but off-camera one should stick to their own true selves. The 34-year-old actress, who was ranked social media’s favourite performer by Top Actors chart, a ranking of the most popular actors on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and Google Plus, conducted a Q and A on the internet after she received the good news, reports Mumbai Mirror...

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    Dilip Kumar’s ancestral house in Peshawar caves in

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:12pm on June 16, 2017

    The century-old ancestral house of Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar, which was already in a dilapidated condition, has collapsed but the authorities say a replica would soon come up at the site. Only the front portion and the gate of the house, situated in Mohalla Khuda Dad near historic Qissa Khawani bazaar, are intact now, according Shakeel Waheedullah, General Secretary, Cultural Heritage Council, reports Indian Express..

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    Aynabaji series to be aired in Eid

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:11pm on June 16, 2017

    Following the huge success of the feature film Aynabaji, a TV series based on the original film has been made ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr. The series will be aired on three private television channels this Eid...

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    Panam City to undergo extensive restoration

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:09pm on June 16, 2017

    The historic Panam City at Sonargaon in Narayanganj will be extensively restored and made tourist-friendly for visitors under a detailed plan by archaeology department...