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    Swapnadal stages anti-war play at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Theatre troupe Swapnadal staged its anti-war play Tringsha Shatabdi at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Monday. The play is an adaptation of noted Indian playwright...

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    Taylor Swift releases song calling for LGBTQ equality

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Pop singer and songwriter Taylor Swift on Monday released a star-studded music video that scolded social media trolls and urged fans to sign a petition demanding U.S. legal protections for...

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    Empowerment rules at MTV awards

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Superhero blockbuster ‘Avengers: Endgame’ was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked by messages of empowerment and self-esteem...

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    Tisha-starrer Mayabati gets censor certificate

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Nusrat Imrose Tisha-starrer feature film Mayabati has received uncut censor certificate on Monday after a censor show at Bangladesh Film Censor Board. ‘We have issued an uncut censor certificate to...

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    Bill Cosby’s post as ‘America’s Dad’ on Father’s Day sparks anger

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on June 19, 2019

    Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby’s Instagram post identifying himself as ‘America’s Dad’ in a Father’s Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage...

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    Bappy, Faria to star in Dhaka 2040

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2019

    Dhallywood actress Nusraat Faria and actor Bappy will appear in new avatar in filmmaker Dipankar Dipon’s upcoming  directorial venture titled ‘Dhaka 2040’. The shooting for the film is scheduled to start...

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    Latest ‘Men in Black’ leads box office but fails to wow critics

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2019

    ‘Men in Black: International’ led North American box offices over the weekend, but the new sci-fi comedy was not as far into the black as Sony would have liked, taking in an estimated $28.5 million, industry watcher...

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    Short films screened at Goethe Institut

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2019

    Tasmiah Afrin Mou’s award-winning short films Kobi Swamir Mrityur Por Amar Jobanbondi and Nayikar Ek Raat were screened at Goethe-Institut in the capital on Sunday. The films were screened as part of film screening and...

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