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  • Shameem Akhtar's 'Rina Brown' screened at film festival in Nigeria

    Bangladesh High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria for the first time participated at the Asian Film Festival in Nigeria from December 10 to 14.

  • Jonmobhumi- The Birth Land to be released on December 14

    Writer and filmmaker Proshoon Rahman is set to release his new film, Jonmobhumi - The Birth Land, on December 14, two days before the victory day of Bangladesh. The film will primarily be released only at multiplex theaters in the capital.

  • Human Rights Short Film Festival 2018

    Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS), in association with The United Nations in Bangladesh, organised a two-day long Human Rights

  • DILIP KUMAR Turns 96!

    Dev Anand once told Dilip Kumar " Lala, tu saw saal jiyega"(Lala, [family name] you will reach the centennial mark!). Dilip Kumar turns 96 today. He was born as Muhammad Yusuf Khan to Ayesha Begum and Lala Ghulam Sarwar Ali Khan in a Muslim Hindko-speaking Awan family in Kissa Qhawni Bazar, Peshawar, in 1922.

  • Popular Actress Jaya Ahsan

    Jaya Ahsan talks about 'Phurut'

    Jaya Ahsan is undoubtedly the reigning queen of our showbiz industry, with her Midas touch translating to multiple national awards and blockbuster films. After the spectacular success of her production, Debi, the heartthrob of both Bengals talks to us about her latest projects, future plans, and more.

  • Shakib Khan and Nusraat Faria

    Shakib Khan and Nusraat Faria pair up for a TVC

    Dhaliwood King Shakib Khan will be seen in a television commercial of a leading digital communications service provider alongside Nusraat Faria.

  • Bangladesh bags a duo at KWFF

    The 4th installment of Kashmir World Film Festival (KWFF) concluded recently in Srinagar with the screening of Laila Majnu, a Kashmiri film.

  • FERDOUS hopeful about 'Postmaster 71'

    Jointly directed by Abir Khan and Rashed Shamim, Postmaster 71 will see the pairing of Ferdous and Moushumi. Interestingly, Ferdous is also the scriptwriter and producer of the film through his production Nuzhat Films.

  • Mim and Shuvoo to play 'Shaapludo'!

    Arifin Shuvoo and Bidya Sinha Mim are set to play the leading roles in Shaapludo. The film, which is directed by Golam Sohrab Dodul, started shooting last month

  • Asaduzzaman Noor returns to cinema

    Asaduzzaman Noor returns to cinema

    After a hiatus of 11 years from the silver screen, Minister of Cultural Affairs Asaduzzaman Noor is prepping for a comeback.


    While there have been earlier reports of the number of movies dwindling each year, movie theatres continue to be places where people eagerly gather to catch the latest films.

  • 'Pathshala' opens today

    Manik is a starry-eyed young boy, whose dreams of education come crashing down when he has to come to Dhaka to support his family through working in a garage.

  • Popular actor Farooque

    Farooque on his new milestone

    Since he was a student, veteran actor Farooque has been enthusiastic about politics. This year, Farooque received his nomination letter from the Awami League to compete for Dhaka 17 constituency. After receiving the letter, he went to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to express his gratitude. The actor talks about achieving the nomination.

  • Nuhash Humayun's short film Pizza Bhai

    It feels great to be a part of the online revolution

    Nuhash Humayun has been on a roll as of late, finding a firm footing as one of the most resourceful and relatable young directors around. On the release of his newest short film, 'Pizza Bhai', the prodigy sits with us for an exclusive interview.

  • First trailer of THE LION KING remake unveiled

    Disney released the first trailer of the CGI and live-action remake of the 1994 animated film, The Lion King, as a part of the Thanksgiving football festivities.

  • NADIM IQBAL gets candid about making films

    The screening of Bidyabhuban- a Journey of Enlightenment at the Dhaka Lit Fest 2018 created quite a buzz about the Toronto based filmamaker, Nadim Iqbal.

  • Ritwick Chakraborty to join Aupee Karim in DEBRIS OF DESIRE

    After 15 long years, beloved actor Aupee Karim, will return to the silver screen with Debris of Desire, jointly produced by Bangladesh and India. The film is based on two short stories, Bishakto Prem and Subala, by Manik Bandopadhyay.

  • Ritwick Chakraborty to join Aupee Karim in DEBRIS OF DESIRE

    After 15 long years, beloved actor Aupee Karim, will return to the silver screen with Debris of Desire, jointly produced by Bangladesh and India. The film is based on two short stories, Bishakto Prem and Subala, by Manik Bandopadhyay.

  • 'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' coming to Star Cineplex tomorrow

    Harry Potter fans will be pleased to know that Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, the second film in the Fantastic Beasts series,

  • 'Bioscope Prime' Arrives With Premium Content

    The on-the-go entertainment platform, Bioscope, has come up with a new feature named 'Bioscope Prime'. Customers will be able to enjoy new and exclusive movies using this feature.

  • 'Detective Pikachu' trailer released

    In a trailer released by Warner Bros, Ryan Reynolds is heard voicing the CGI-rendered Pikachu, in the first ever live-action Pokemon movie.

  • Khijir Hayat Khan on 'Mr Bangladesh'

    The much awaited film, Mr Bangladesh, is set to hit theatres this month. The film, produced by noted actor and director Khijir Hayat Khan, also stars him in the lead role. He shares his thoughts on filmmaking, his insights on the film and more.

  • 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms' now at Star Cineplex

    The adaptation of 'Nutcracker and the Four Realms' brings to life a scintillating fantasy film with a plot that spreads across strange and mysterious parallel worlds, which is home to Land of Snowflakes, Land of Flowers and Land of Sweets.

  • GINNI to be screened at KIFF 2018

    The short film, Ginni, starring veteran Bangladeshi actor Abul Hayat, will be screened at the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on November 12 in the non-competitive category.

  • Airin's new films

    Promising actor Airin will be seen in Impress Telefilm's new film Akash Mahal, directed by Delowar Jahan Jhontu. This is the first time Airin will be seen opposite the lead role. The filming for the movie began last month.

  • Jaya Ahsan's Debi Film

    Debi lands in USA

    After its release in San Francisco on November 3, it will soon travel across various American cities to entertain the audience.

  • Remembering Ritwik Ghatak on his 93rd Birth Anniversary

    Remembering RITWIK on his birth anniversary

    Ritwik Ghatak is better known as an auteur whose works signify the gloom and disorder associated with the partition of Bengal. His struggle was immense in his short-lived life of 50 years, and hardly received any recognition for his dedication towards the art of cinema. In his words, “I believe in committed cinema. I mean commitment in the broadest sense of the term.”

  • Dhallywood films 2018

    Four Bangladeshi films to watch before the year ends

    As 2018 comes to its twilight, it is apparent that the Bangladeshi film industry is picking up steam again, having delivered some riveting productions that kept the audience interested.

  • Happy Birthday to Moushumi

    Happy Birthday to the marvelous MOUSHUMI

    Today is the birthday of one of the most celebrated Bangladeshi actors, Moushumi. Marking the day, the actor cut a cake at her home in

  • '700 Takar Gaan'

    After the release of iflix's standout short film, 700 Taka, the trio of Nuhash Humayun, Pritom Hasan and Sabila Nur were praised for their