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Mostafa Sarwar Farooki on 'Shonibaar Bikel'

Mostafa Sarwar Farooki on 'Shonibaar Bikel'

Considered a pathbreaker in the field of Bangladeshi TV visuals and cinema, Mostofa Sawar Farooki seems to be in focus once again for his much awaited film, 'Shonibaar Bikel' (Saturday Afternoon). Recently winning the Fazlul Haque Smirti Award, the storyteller decided to have a quick chat with us about the film and the controversies surrounding it, invented and spread by overrated groups on social media.

Chobi Mela X to open on February 28

Chobi Mela X to open on February 28

The tenth edition of Chobi Mela launches on February 28, 2019. In a press conference held yesterday at Drik's new gallery in Panthapath, the organisers updated the media on the upcoming programme. The festival will continue with many happenings till March 9.

Women in Cinema Conference 2019 at DIFF

Women in Cinema Conference 2019 at DIFF

An array of topics on women in film was discussed at the fifth Dhaka International Conference on Women in Cinema 2019. The conference was organised at Alliance Française de Dhaka by Rainbow Film Society, in association with the Women and Gender Studies department of the University of Dhaka (DU), as a part of the 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF).

Zahid Hasan to direct 'Hulusthul TV' TV

Zahid Hasan to direct 'Hulusthul TV'

Noted actor Zahid Hasan has proved himself as a director with many projects in the past. A new television serial under his direction, titled, Hulusthul TV, will be shot soon. The serial will be filmed in Sirajganj and Dhaka.

Embracing your inner geek Music

Embracing your inner geek

Shakib Chowdhury, Gibran Tanwir, Alif Alauddin and Farooq Shams – four friends who had set out on a lighthearted journey of talking about pop culture, have inadvertently started one of the most popular web shows in Bangladesh, Geek Myth.

Sabila Nur's first web series in the offing  Interview

Sabila Nur's first web series in the offing

Sabila Nur has carved a space for herself in the showbiz industry with her remarkable acting skills. Known for her striking confidence, the young star has many critically acclaimed television ventures to her credit. She opens up about her upcoming projects in a recent chat with The Daily Star.

'West Meets East' at DIFF Event

'West Meets East' at DIFF

According to Sydney Levin, there often seems to be a misunderstanding amongst filmmakers that, in order for a film to be successful in the international market, it must comprise of a stellar cast.