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    Oscars producers lift the lid on nearly ‘impossible’ ceremony

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:23pm on April 18, 2021

    A ‘teeny-tiny’ red carpet, no invitations for Hollywood’s most powerful moguls, and a ‘central’ role for masks -- next weekend’s in-person Oscars are taking no...

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    Benigni to receive Venice cinema career award

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 11:22pm on April 18, 2021

    Italian actor and director Roberto Benigni, who won an Oscar for ‘Life is Beautiful’, will be honoured with a career award at this year’s Venice...

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    Film industry mourns Wasim

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:19pm on April 18, 2021

    Actor Mesbahuddin Ahmed, popularly known as Wasim, died at 12:40am on Sunday at Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital in the capital. He was 74. Wasim was...

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    Cine journalist Shafiuzzaman Khan dies of COVID-19

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 05:01pm on April 18, 2021

    Senior cine journalist, organiser and presenter Shafiuzzaman Khan Lodi died of COVID-19 on Sunday while undergoing treatment at Japan East West Medical College Hospital in...

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    Actor Wasim dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:34am on April 18, 2021

    Actor Mesbahuddin Ahmed, popularly known as Wasim, died at 12:40am on Sunday at Shahabuddin Medical College Hospital in the capital. He was 74...

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    Actress Helen McCrory dies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:14am on April 18, 2021

    British film, television and stage actress Helen McCrory has died aged 52 from cancer, her husband and fellow actor Damian Lewis said on Thursday. McCrory...

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    Veteran actress Kabori dies

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 01:09am on April 17, 2021

    Veteran actress Sarah Begum Kabori died of COVID-19 at about 12:20 am on Saturday while undergoing treatment at Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute and Hospital...

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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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    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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