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    Theatre activists are looked down upon in rural areas

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 10:21pm on September 11, 2020

    Playwright and writer Ruma Modak said that theatre activists in rural areas are often looked down upon and as a result theatre troupes outside Dhaka...

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    After Bollywood star’s suicide, a TV ‘witch hunt’

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 11:54am on September 11, 2020

    India has more than four million coronavirus cases and an explosive border stand-off with China, but the story dominating television news for months is how...

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    7th Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2021 to be held on Jan 17

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:36pm on September 10, 2020

    The Seventh Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2021 will be held from January 17-18 at Samson Lounge of Dhaka Club, 2021, said a...

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    Hollywood seeks virtual hype at ‘hybrid’ Toronto festival

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 09:36pm on September 10, 2020

    Hollywood’s annual exodus to Toronto for North America’s biggest film festival will be online-only this week, as coronavirus and a closed Canadian border force A-listers...

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    Mouse-size art proves a hit in Sweden

    Agence France-Presse . Lund | Updated at 09:32pm on September 10, 2020

    They’re drawing crowds in Sweden: cute and quirky shopfronts, delis and restaurants created by a mystery art collective called ‘Anonymouse’ that have popped up out of...

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    Shahabuddin’s 71st birthday today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 11, 2020

    Today is the 71st birthday of internationally renowned Bangladeshi artist Shahabuddin Ahmed. Born on September 11, 1950, Shahabuddin Ahmed studied at Dhaka Art College (now...

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    I choose roles that provide a glimpse into rural life: AKM Hasan

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 09:29pm on September 10, 2020

    Actor Abu Khayer Mohammed Hasan, popularly known as AKM Hasan, said he enjoys playing roles that give urbanites a crucial glimpse into the rural life...

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    Star Cineplex to continue screening movies at Bashundhara City

    United News of Bangladesh .Dhaka | Updated at 09:13am on September 10, 2020

    Star Cineplex, the first ever international standard multiplex chain in Bangladesh will continue screening movies at Bashundhara City Shopping complex as the mall authorities have...

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    Website of New York Bangla Boi Mela 2020 launched

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:45pm on September 09, 2020

    The 29th 10-day book fair titled ‘New York Bangla Boi Mela 2020’ will commence on September 18. The website of the upcoming event was launched...

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    Sadek Bachchu’s health condition improving

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:43pm on September 09, 2020

    The health condition of National Film Award-winning actor Sadek Bachchu, who is undergoing treatment for high fever and breathing problems at Dhaka Medical College Hospital,...