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    Indian actor Girish Karnad dies at 81

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Renowned Indian playwright, actor and filmmaker Girish Karnad died in Bengaluru on Monday after suffering from a long illness. He was 81, reports...

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    ‘Central Park 5’ tell Oprah of pain and redemption

    Reuters . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    The five men wrongly convicted of raping a jogger in New York’s Central Park in 1989 said on Sunday that a new Netflix Inc series about their case revived the pain from...

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    ‘Secret Life of Pets 2’ defeats ‘X-Men’

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    Universal’s new animation ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’ managed to lead North American box offices this weekend with an estimated take of $47.1 million even while...

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    Musical inspired by Greek mythology wins at Tony Awards

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on June 11, 2019

    A musical inspired by Greek mythology and a play about the conflict in Northern Ireland were the big winners Sunday at the Tony Awards, the highest honors in...

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    ‘We need message- oriented teleplays,’

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Chanchal Chowdhury, known for playing diverse characters in both small and silver screens, has entertained viewers by tackling comic roles in Eid teleplays aired...

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    Kona’s newfound passion for folk songs

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Popular singer Dilshad Nahar Kona has recently discovered a new passion, folk songs, and she is determined to follow through it. Kona released the music...

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    Short film promotes peace and tolerance

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Short film The End, directed by a number of upcoming filmmakers, promotes peace and tolerance. The film has been produced as part of a six-month workshop on...

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    Dora Maar shakes off Picasso’s shadow in new Paris show

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    She has gone down in his history as the muse who was almost Picasso’s match, but a new show in Paris tries to drag Dora Maar out from under his...

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    Early ‘Tintin’ cover sells for $1.1m

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    An original drawing used for the first published ‘Tintin’ cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house...

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    Home of Kadare becomes a museum

    Agence France-Presse . Tirana | Updated at 12:00am on June 10, 2019

    Ismail Kadare draws the curtain to bring a shaft of light into the Tirana apartment where he wrote furiously during the dark days of communism -- a space visitors can now...

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