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    COVID-19 bane for aspiring actors: Siam

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:48pm on July 02, 2020

    Popular small screen actor Siam Nasir said that COVID-19 outbreak has delivered an unprecedented blow to the aspiring actors, who were forced into unemployment during...

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    Kim sells stake in beauty brand to Coty

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 10:56pm on June 30, 2020

    Kim Kardashian West has inked a deal to sell 20 percent of her make-up brand KKW Beauty to American cosmetics giant Coty for $200 million,...

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    ‘The Simpsons’ ends white actors voicing non-white characters

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:09pm on June 27, 2020

    The Simpsons will no longer use white actors to dub ethnic minority characters, the producers of the long-running animated series announced Friday. The decision includes...

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    Jimmy Kimmel apologises for blackface sketches

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:48pm on June 24, 2020

    US TV host Jimmy Kimmel has apologised for using make-up to impersonate black stars like Snoop Dogg, Oprah Winfrey and basketball player Karl Malone, reports...

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    Fey apologises as ‘30 Rock’ blackface episodes withdrawn

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:47pm on June 24, 2020

    Four episodes of 30 Rock in which characters appear in blackface are to be taken down, at the request of creators Tina Fey and Robert...

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    Tolkien TV show seeks burns victims as extras

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 10:46pm on June 24, 2020

    A New Zealand casting agency is appealing for aspiring actors with facial burns, missing limbs and other ‘funky’ looks to become extras in a Lord...

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    Actors must commit themselves to characters: Jaya Ahsan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:41pm on June 19, 2020

    Popular actress Jaya Ahsan said that actors must commit themselves to characters if they want to leave a lasting impression on the audience. She made...

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    We can’t drop our guard on shooting floor

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:10pm on June 11, 2020

    Seasoned actress Monira Akhter Mithu said that shooting amid the COVID-19 outbreak comes with its own set of challenges as cast members cannot wear masks...

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    Not attending shoots amid outbreak: Nisho

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:38pm on June 05, 2020

    Popular small screen actor Afran Nisho has no plans to attend shootings for small screen productions until the coronavirus outbreak ends. The shootings for small...

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    Rehearsing online is an enjoyable experience

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:23pm on June 02, 2020

    Veteran actor Afzal Hossain is looking forward to making a theatre comeback after a lengthy hiatus with the upcoming play ‘Pendulum’, a production of Dhaka...

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