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    Actor Abdul Kader dies 

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:07am on December 26, 2020

    Acclaimed actor Abdul Kader died Saturday morning while undergoing treatment at the intensive care unit of Evercare Hospital in Dhaka. He was 69. A patient of pancreatic cancer stage IV, Kader tested...

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    Three-day Kathak dance fest under way at IDEB

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:51pm on December 25, 2020

    A three-day Kathak dance festival, titled 9th Kathak Nritya Utsab, is under way at Muktijuddha Smriti Auditorium at Institution of Diploma Engineers, Bangladesh in Kakrail, Dhaka. The festival, which began on Thursday, has been...

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    Nemesis to release music video of Ganajoar on Jan 8

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:46pm on December 25, 2020

    Popular rock band Nemesis is going to release the music video of its song Ganajoar on January 8, 2021, said a press release. The video, produced by Studio Bangi, will show the band’s members fighting...

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    Addatimes releases Feluda Pherot

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:45pm on December 25, 2020

    Addatimes, an OTT platform, has released popular Indian filmmaker Srijit Mukherji-directed web series titled Feluda Pherot, said a press release. The first episode of the series...

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    Foreign authors top sellers with literature-loving Tehran women

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 10:42pm on December 25, 2020

    French authors Albert Camus and Simone de Beauvoir rub shoulders with the likes of Jewish diarist Anne Frank and Russian poet Osip Mandelstam in Tehran bookstores where the largely female...

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    After catastrophic year, Bollywood hopes for a 2021 comeback

    Agence France-Presse . Bangalore  | Updated at 10:41pm on December 25, 2020

    The dancers stopped strutting on Bollywood film sets this year as the Indian film industry struggled to find any spring in its step during a disastrous 2020. The annus horribilis for the world’s most prolific movie...

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    Abdul Kader shifted to ICU

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 08:00pm on December 25, 2020

    Actor Abdul Kader, who is undergoing treatment at Evercare Hospital in the capital, has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit on Thursday night. Kader is suffering from pancreatic cancer. He tested...

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    Jackson’s Neverland ranch sold to US billionaire at discount

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 01:33pm on December 25, 2020

    Michael Jackson’s former Neverland Ranch in California has sold to US billionaire Ron Burkle, his spokesman said Thursday, reportedly at a steeply discounted price of around $22 million...

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    People pay last respects to Mannan Hira

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:59pm on December 24, 2020

    People from all walks of life paid their last respects to the theatre activist, writer and filmmaker Mannan Hira, who passed away on Wednesday night at a hospital in the capital after suffering...

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    Sanjeeb Choudhury’s 56th birth anniversary today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:58pm on December 24, 2020

    Today is the 56th anniversary of birth of the late poet-lyricist-singer-composer and journalist Sanjeeb Choudhury. Sanjeeb Utsab Udjapan Parishad will organise an online event titled...