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    I will continue acting if viewers want: Apu

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 09:30pm on March 19, 2020

    Dhallywood actress Apu Biswas is making her highly-anticipated return to the silver screen in Debasis Biswas directed film ‘Shoshur Bari Zindabad-2’, a sequel to the...

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    A close encounter with Hashem Khan

    | Updated at 09:27pm on March 19, 2020

    Two important truths came out of the conversation with the country’s ace painter Hashem Khan. In a recent interview with New Age, the artist dismissed...

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    Coronavirus fears shut Dutch top world fine art fair

    Agence France-Presse . The Hague | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    One of the world’s premier fine art fairs was cut short in the Netherlands on Wednesday, hours after it was revealed that one of its...

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    Tom Hanks in hospital isolation after getting coronavirus

    Agence France-Presse . Gold Coast | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    Hollywood megastar Tom Hanks and his singer-songwriter wife tested positive for the new coronavirus in Australia Thursday, forcing them into hospital isolation and leaving authorities...

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    Eilish’s ‘Bad Guy’ named top global song of 2019

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    US singer-songwriter Billie Eilish racked up another record on Tuesday after her hit ‘Bad Guy’ was named the best-selling global single of 2019. The International...

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    Brooklyn exhibition showcases Studio 54’s shimmering heyday

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    As sanitized elbow bumps replace hugs and handshakes, the Brooklyn Museum is reminding New Yorkers of the sweaty days of 1970s disco, when everyone who...

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    Spanish ‘Fallas’ festival postponed on virus fears

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    Officials in the eastern Spanish city of Valencia debated Wednesday what to do with large sculptures set up on its streets for its annual ‘Fallas’...

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    Art lovers rush to Uffizi’s Facebook page during virus shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Rome | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    Florence’s world-famous Uffizi Gallery said Wednesday that art lovers had rushed to its new Facebook page as the museum -- like others across Italy --...

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    ‘Egiye Jaoa Nari’ pays tribute to Int’l Women’s Day

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    Singers namely Sushmita Anis, Elita Karim, Dilshad Nahar Kona and Priyanka Gope have released a music video titled ‘Egiye Jaoa Nari’ marking the International Women’s...

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    Shooting ends for film ‘Rupsa Nadir Banke’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    Filmmaker Tanvir Mokammel has just wrapped shooting of his upcoming film ‘Rupsa Nadir Banke’, which is scheduled to be released on March 26, says a...