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    Geeti Chandrabati staged at Shilpakala

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on January 11, 2020

    Theatre troupe Sangskar Natyadal staged its play Geeti Chandrabati at Experimental Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The play is presented in traditional pala style. It revolves around...

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    Kuti Mansur remembered

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:39pm on January 11, 2020

    Renowned singer-lyricist-composer Kuti Mansur was remembered at a programme held at Music and Dance Centre of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Friday. The programme was jointly organised by...

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    Dhaka International Film Festival kicks off

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:37pm on January 11, 2020

    The curtain lifted on the 18th Dhaka International Film Festival 2020 with the screening of Una Ventana Al Mar (Window To The Sea), directed by Miguel Angel Jimenez, at the Bangladesh National Museum...

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    Under-fire Deepika prays for new film

    Agence France-Presse . Mumbai | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Bollywood’s top actress was snapped praying in a temple on Friday ahead of the release of her new film as a storm continued to rage over her attendance at a recent student protest...

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    Jeremy Irons to head 2020 Berlin film festival jury

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Oscar-crowned British actor Jeremy Irons will head the jury at the 70th anniversary of the Berlin film festival this year, organisers said Thursday. ‘Jeremy Irons has embodied some iconic characters that...

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    Oh, snow! Warm winter woes for famed Japan festival

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:00am on January 11, 2020

    Organisers of Japan’s famed Sapporo snow festival are being forced to truck in an unprecedented amount of extra powder to build their signature sculptures after an unseasonably warm...

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    Golapjan staged at Shilpakala

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

    Theatre troupe Theatre Art Unit staged its production Golapjan to a houseful audience at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Thursday. Golapjan is a symbolic play, which...

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    Chashi Nazrul’s death anniversary today

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

    Today is the fifth death anniversary of late filmmaker-freedom fighter Chashi Nazrul Islam. Chashi was born on October 23, 1941 in Shomoshpur village in Sreenagar Upazila of Munshiganj...

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    Group show features local, Indian artists

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

    A group art exhibition featuring artworks by leading local and Indian artists  began at Zainul Gallery of the fine arts faculty of Dhaka University on Wednesday. The exhibition titled ‘Calling of the...

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    Samantha Barbash sues makers of Jennifer Lopez film

    Culture Desk | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2020

    The woman who inspired Jennifer Lopez’s character in Hustlers is suing the film’s makers for $40m (£30m), reports BBC. In the lawsuit, Samantha Barbash accuses...

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