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    Depp, Smith, Clooney top Forbes list of ‘most overpaid actors’

    Culture Desk | Updated at 09:24pm on December 09, 2016

    Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list on Wednesday of Hollywood’s most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at the movie box-office, reports Hindustan Times...

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    17th Asian art biennale: Rajib shows underbelly of politics in winning artwork

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:15pm on December 09, 2016

    Politics is not always what it appears to be and the politicians, whose authority comes from their people, are to blame for most of the problems facing the nations because of their greed, corruption and expediency...

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    16-day Victory Day festival underway

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:11pm on December 09, 2016

    A 16-day Victory Day festival featuring music, dance, theatre and poetry recitation is underway at the International Mother Language Institute in Dhaka...

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    Monodrama ingrained in local culture

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:01pm on December 09, 2016

    The idea of monodrama is nothing new in the tradition of local performing arts as most of them are performed by single actor/singer, said thespians participating in the 2nd Dhaka International Monodrama Festival, which began on Thursday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Ballad-based theatre festival ends

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:00pm on December 08, 2016

    A six-day theatre festival featuring ballad-based productions ended on Wednesday at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala...

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    Dhumketu to hit cinemas today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:58pm on December 08, 2016

    Social-romantic film Dhumketu, which stars Shakib Khan and Porimoni, is going to hit cinemas across the country...

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    Bulbul composes song for Rohingya

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:55pm on December 08, 2016

    Eminent composer-lyricist Ahmed Imtiaz Bulbul has composed a song highlighting the plight of the Rohingya people in Myanmar, adding to...

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    17th Asian Art Biennale: Shyamal wins award for allegorical work

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 07:37pm on December 08, 2016

    Artist Shyamal Chandra Sarker has won an Honourable Mention Award for a large, allegorical installation work at the 17th Asian Art Biennale, which is...

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    2nd Dhaka Int’l Monodrama Fest

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:45pm on December 08, 2016

    Two monodramas based on the life of two famous women will be staged today as part of the 2nd Dhaka International Monodrama Festival, which began...

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    Brad Pitt request to seal divorce documents rejected

    BBC | Updated at 04:48pm on December 08, 2016

    A request by Brad Pitt to seal court documents in his custody and divorce proceedings involving Angelina Jolie has been rejected by...