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    Local film market in a dismal state: seminar

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:39pm on January 06, 2017

    The Bangladeshi film market in recent years has been a dismal failure and quite removed from the socioeconomic reality on the ground, said researcher Dr Md Serajur Rasul at a seminar on Thursday...

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    Three-day Poush Mela underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:35pm on January 06, 2017

    A three-day Poush Mela, celebrating the spirit of the Bengali month of Poush, began on Friday at the Nazrul Mancha of Bangla Academy in Dhaka...

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    Veteran Indian actor Om Puri dies

    Reuters | Updated at 10:53am on January 06, 2017

    Veteran Indian Bollywood actor Om Puri died on Friday in Mumbai, close friend and actor Anupam Kher said...

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    Television industry awaits govt intervention

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 06:01pm on January 05, 2017

    The local television industry is unlikely to recover from the crisis of confidence that hit it in recent years following the TV channels’ dependence on...

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    Singer Shaon bags award in India

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:55pm on January 05, 2017

    Local singer Shaon Chowdhury bagged an award titled Indo-Bangla Cultural Award declared in the last week of November 2016 in...

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    Local dancers present Charya Nritya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:53pm on January 05, 2017

    A group of dancers presented Charya Nritya (Charja dance) at the Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Docu based Shawkat Osman’s story screened

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:31pm on January 04, 2017

    A documentary based on Shawkat Osman’s short story Phera was screened on Tuesday at the Central Public Library as part of the...

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    Tapan Chy makes comeback after 13 years

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:27pm on January 04, 2017

    Popular singer Tapan Chowdhury will release his new solo after a hiatus of 13 years on January 7. The album, Phire Elam, which is the singer’s 22nd solo, will...

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    Mustafa Zaman addresses dilemma in modern life

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:25pm on January 04, 2017

    Artist-critic Mustafa Zaman has dealt with the multifaceted dilemma of modern men and women in a solo exhibition at Kala Kendra in...

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    After a dismal year, film industry looks to recuperate

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:23pm on January 04, 2017

    A look back at the year gone by may bring sighs of despair for the local film-lovers but actors and directors are hopeful the year that...