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    20 films to get govt grant

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:21pm on June 16, 2021

    A list of government grant-winning films for the financial year 2020-21 was declared on Tuesday. A total of 20 upcoming films will receive TK 12 crore. The information and broadcasting ministry has...

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    Political elements make great literature: Mojaffor

    Dhrubo Sadiq | Updated at 11:24pm on June 16, 2021

    Fiction writer Mojaffor Hossain said that he considers fictions larger than life as fictitious characters give a glimpse into different aspects of life. He draws inspiration for his characters observing lived...

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    Young artists losing interest in painting: Kanak Chanpa

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 10:25pm on June 17, 2021

    Renowned female painter Kanak Chanpa Chakma said that the country’s younger generation artistes are gradually losing interest in painting due to lack of access to...

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    Crowe plans coastal film studio

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 10:27pm on June 17, 2021

    Hollywood actor Russell Crowe announced plans on Wednesday to build a film studio on Australia’s east coast, amid a rush of movie productions Down Under....

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    3rd Bangladesh Short film and Docu Fest 2021 begins tomorrow

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:18pm on June 16, 2021

    Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy will lift the curtain on the 3rd Bangladesh Short film and Documentary Festival 2021 tomorrow, said a press release. The eight-day event has been dedicated to the late eminent...

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    Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition begins tomorrow online

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:52pm on June 15, 2021

    Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020-21 ‘Bangabandhu Youth Art Competition’ will commence online from June 17. The month-long virtual exhibition will feature 100 selected works in four...

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    Online music show pays tribute to Mumtaz Ali Khan

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:47pm on June 14, 2021

    Artistes paid tribute to the late Ekushey Padak-winning folk maestro Mumtaz Ali Khan rendering Baul and Bhatiali songs at an online programme organised by Radharaman Sangskriti Charcha Kendra on...

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    Oscar-nominated actor Ned Beatty dies at 83

    Associated Press/ UNB . New York | Updated at 01:42pm on June 14, 2021

    Ned Beatty, the Oscar-nominated character actor who in half a century of American movies, including ‘Deliverance,’ ‘Network’ and ‘Superman,’ was a booming, indelible presence in even the smallest parts, has died. He was 83...