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    Gerard Depardieu charged with rape

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:47pm on February 24, 2021

    French film giant Gerard Depardieu has been charged with rape and sexual assault, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday, the latest in a string of such allegations against prominent figures...

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    Ruma’s Eisab Prem Moho to hit Ekushey Book Fair

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:02pm on February 23, 2021

    Fiction writer and theatre activist Ruma Modak’s collection of short stories titled Eisab Prem Moho will hit the Amar Ekushey Book Fair 2021. The book is the sixth collection of short stories penned...

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    14th Jatiya Pitha Utsab begins

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 10:50pm on February 24, 2021

    The 14th Jatiya Pitha Utsab began on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises on Tuesday. The festival, which has been jointly organised by Jatiya Pitha Utsab Udjapan Parishad and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, is...

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    Omni to play Nabanita in Masud Rana, MR-9

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:49pm on February 24, 2021

    Sayeda Tithee Omni will play the character of Nabanita in upcoming big budget films Masud Rana and MR-9. Both Masud Rana and MR-9 are based on the popular Bangladeshi spy thriller series with...

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    Ahmed Sharif’s death anniv today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:16am on February 24, 2021

    Today is the 22nd death anniversary of the late Ekushey Padak-winning writer Ahmed Sharif. Born at Patiya in Chattogram on February 13, 1921, he grew...

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    Cultural orgs celebrate International Mother Language Day

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 12:11am on February 23, 2021

    Different cultural organisations celebrated International Mother Language Day and paid tribute to the language movement martyrs organising various programmes across the country on...

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    14th Jatiya Pitha Utsab begins today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on February 23, 2021

    The 14th Jatiya Pitha Utsab will begin on Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy premises today. The announcement was made at a press conference held at the...

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    Directors’ Guild election Friday

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:06pm on February 23, 2021

    The election of Directors’ Guild is scheduled to be held on Friday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Around 400 members of the organisation will cast their votes in the upcoming election to elect...