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    Oscars set to flop in China as Hollywood, politics collide

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 11:56pm on April 16, 2021

    The Oscars are the glitziest night of the year in Hollywood and millions across the globe tune in, but they threaten to be a dud...

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    Cannes film market postponed to June

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 11:50pm on April 16, 2021

    The industry section of the Cannes Film Festival, held online this year due to the pandemic, is being delayed by a month to the end...

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    Pandemic embrace wins World Press Photo prize

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 11:54pm on April 16, 2021

    Danish photographer Mads Nissen won the World Press Photo of the Year Award on Thursday with his picture of a Brazilian nursing home resident hugging...

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    Sajedul Awwal passes away

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:48pm on April 16, 2021

    Filmmaker, theatre activist and researcher Sajedul Awwal died of post-COVID-19 complications at his residence in the capital’s Elephant Road on Thursday evening. He was 63....

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    We are stuck between a rock and a hard place

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 11:48pm on April 16, 2021

    Founder of the popular band Shironamhin, Ziaur Rahman Zia said that local bands have found themselves between a rock and a hard place amid the...

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    Kabori put on life support

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:56am on April 16, 2021

    Popular actress Sarah Begum Kabori has been put on life support on Thursday. She is undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute...

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    Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 03:17pm on April 14, 2021

    Folklorist and Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan died of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Dhaka on Wednesday noon. He was 81. Bangla...

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    DU VC mourns death of Shamsuzzaman Khan

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:32pm on April 14, 2021

    Dhaka University vice-chancellor Md Akhtaruzzaman on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the death of folklorist and Bangla Academy president Shamsuzzaman Khan. In a message, the...