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    Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt says ‘victorious’ in cancer fight

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:32pm on October 21, 2020

    Sanjay Dutt, one of Bollywood’s top stars, said Wednesday he had emerged ‘victorious’ after being diagnosed with cancer earlier this year. ‘Today, on the occasion...

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    Lagvelki to premiere docu on Shahabuddin today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:29pm on October 21, 2020

    A documentary titled ‘Colour of Freedom’ on renowned artist- freedom fighter Shahabuddin Ahmed will be premiered on the online streaming platform Lagvelki today. ‘Colour of...

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    Artists showcase nature, imaginations with colour

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:20pm on October 21, 2020

    Freelance artists AH Dhali Tomal and Farzana Rahman Bobby have portrayed their thoughts, imaginations and observations through vibrant and colourful canvases displayed in a duet...

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    James Redford passes away

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:33pm on October 21, 2020

    James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died at age 58. The legendary actor’s publicist, Cindi Berger, told AFP that...

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    Shilpakala to open with ‘Ujane Mriytu’, ‘Rajar Chithi’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:09pm on October 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will open its doors on Friday after a seven month-hiatus due to the COVID-19 crisis. Theatre troupe Palakar will stage its acclaimed production ‘Ujane Mrityu’ at...

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    Artistes pay tribute to Atulprasad Sen

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:06pm on October 20, 2020

    Artistes paid tribute to eminent poet, lyricist and singer Atulprasad Sen in an online programme marking his 149th anniversary of birth held on Tuesday. Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad arranged...

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    Spain’s DJ Padilla, icon of chillout music, dies

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:03pm on October 20, 2020

    Spanish DJ Jose Padilla, who became famous for pairing relaxed music with sunset views on the holiday island of Ibiza, has died of cancer. He was 64. ‘It is with great sadness that we bring you the news...

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    Cultural performances protest at violence against women

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:02pm on October 17, 2020

    Artistes protested at violence against women and social anomalies performing songs, recitation and street plays in two different programmes held on Dhaka University campus on Saturday...