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    Bill Withers passes away

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:59pm on April 04, 2020

    Bill Withers, the legendary performer who delivered timeless hits like ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ with silky yet funkified vocals and came to define 1970s soul, has...

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    Disney hopes for summer ‘Mulan’ launch

    Agence France-Presse . Los Angeles | Updated at 11:58pm on April 04, 2020

    Disney delayed the releases of more than a dozen major films Friday, but has not given up on a summer blockbuster with ‘Mulan’ now penciled...

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    7th Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival calls for submissions

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:56pm on April 04, 2020

    Dhaka International Mobile Film Festival (DIMFF), scheduled to be held from February 26-27, 2021, is calling on filmmakers to submit films for the 7th edition...

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    Affluent should stand beside the needy: Chanchal

    Tanzil Rahaman | Updated at 11:55pm on April 04, 2020

    Two-time National Film Award winning actor Chanchal Chowdhury urged the affluent in the society to stand beside the needy amid coronavirus crisis. ‘Those who have...

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    ‘Glasgow Elvis’ performs virus lockdown gig

    Agence France-Presse . Glasgow | Updated at 10:42pm on April 03, 2020

    An Elvis impersonator in Scotland gave an impromptu gig to lift lockdown spirits, earning a rapturous reception from his neighbours -- but a visit from...

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    Adam Schlesinger dies from coronavirus

    Culture Desk | Updated at 10:39pm on April 03, 2020

    Adam Schlesinger, from the US power pop band Fountains of Wayne, has died aged 52 in a New York hospital, his family lawyer has confirmed,...

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    National Film Day celebrations cancelled

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:35pm on April 03, 2020

    The celebrations of National Film Day 2020, which was scheduled to be observed on Friday, were cancelled. Bangladesh Film Development Corporation and Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy...

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    Pahela Baishakh fund to be spent for destitute: Chhayanaut

    Rakib Hasan | Updated at 09:10pm on April 02, 2020

    The leading cultural organisation of the country Chhayanaut has decided to spend the fund raised for its Pahela Baishakh celebration to help the hapless in...

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    ‘Humans have overcome greater challenges before’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:08pm on April 02, 2020

    Tanvir Mokammel is a firm believer in human capacity to thrive in the wake of extremely averse situation. He urged people to stay at home,...

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    Film artistes stand by masses, destitute artistes

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 10:05pm on March 29, 2020

    Film artistes and associations have come to the aid of the destitute artistes and low income people amid the coronavirus outbreak. Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association,...