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  • Actor Bappy Chowdhury in film Daag Hridoye

    Bappy Chowdhury talks about 'Daag Hridoye'

    "The response has been incredible, both in and outside of Dhaka. I am happy that my fans are liking the film. As an actor, that is the greatest gift for me,"expresses Bappy. Recently, he also went to cinema theatres to observe the audience's honest reactions to the film.

  • 'Fagun Hawai' releasing at 52 cinemas today

    Tauquir Ahmed's much anticipated directorial venture, Fagun Hawai, is set to release in 52 cinema halls across the nation today.

  • Sushama Sarker on her new short film

    Sushama Sarker recently wrapped up the short film, Women of No Religion, directed by Taufiq Elahi. It was shot in Doulatdia.

  • 'Hobbs & Shaw' trailer out

    Even without the presence of Vin Diesel, the latest trailer of the spinoff from the Fast and Furious franchise seems to be packing a punch.

  • 'Debi' coming to Bioscope

    The smash hit, Debi, will be available on the online streaming platform Bioscope from February 14, 2019. The film recently completed hundred days in cinema theatres.

  • Dhallywood Diva Pori Moni

    Pori Moni's latest venture

    Dhallywood diva Pori Moni will soon be seen in the upcoming film Amar Prem Amar Priya, directed by Shamimul Islam Shamim. Kayes Arju will be sharing the screen opposite Pori.

  • Debi Film

    'Debi' completes hundred days in theatres

    The smash hit Debi, an adaptation of renowned author Humayun Ahmed's novel of the same name, recently marked the hundredth day of its release.

  • 'Iti, Tomari Dhaka' awarded at Jaipur International Film Festival 2019

    Bangladesh's first anthology film, Iti, Tomari Dhaka, won an award in the category of best original screenplay at the 11th edition of the Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF),

  • Documentary film induction concludes in Chattogram

    A four-day long documentary film induction titled, “Project Development Workshop” organised by Dhaka DocLab, concludes today at Shilpakala Academy, Chattogram.

  • 'Fagun Hawai' trailer stirs excitement

    Since the announcement was made about 'Fagun Hawai' (In Spring Breeze), moviegoers have been looking forward to it with much

  • Bangladeshi film Shonibaar Bikel

    Members of Bangladesh's film censor board speak up on 'Shonibaar Bikel'

    The Film Censor Board of Bangladesh has banned internationally acclaimed director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki's Shonibaar Bikel (Saturday Afternoon) from a theatrical release, both at home and abroad.

  • Shakib Khan awaits the release of 'Shahenshah'

    Having wrapped up the shooting and dubbing of his upcoming film, Shahenshah, Dhalliwood superstar Shakib Khan is excited for its release.

  • Gazi Rakayet directs a film after six years

    The 2013 film Mrittika Maya, helmed by Gazi Rakayet, won national awards in 17 categories including best director, best music director, best supporting actor, best actor in a negative role, best story and best scriptwriter.

  • 17th Dhaka International Film Festival 2019 held

    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).

  • 17th Dhaka International Film Festival 2019 held

    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).

  • 1952 Language Movement based on film Phagun Hawa release soon

    'Phagun Hawa' to release soon

    Based on the 1952 Language Movement, the film Phagun Hawa is set to release on February 8, under the banner of Impress Telefilm Limited. The film is adapted from a story named Bou Kotha Kou, written by Tito Rahman. Directed by Tauquir Ahmed, the film was shot in Paikgachha Upazila of Khulna.

  • 'Paradise' becomes the first film to represent Bangladesh at the Berlinale Co-Production Market

    The Berlin International Film Festival, usually called the Berlinale, is an annual film festival that filmmakers aspire to attend. This year, in

  • Kazi Hayat dismisses rumours

    The national award-winning director Kazi Hayat is currently hospitalised at Presbyterian Hospital in New York. He is being accompanied by his son, Kazi Maruf.

  • New posters of 'Shonibaar Bikel' unveiled

    Internationally acclaimed director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki is gearing up for his next film, Shonibaar Bikel (Saturday Afternoon), a hostage

  • In memory of Mrinal Sen

    The late filmmaker Mrinal Sen's contribution to cinema truly exemplifies the work of a maestro. Not only did he use cinema as a means of

  • Zahid Hasan starrer 'Sitara' to release soon

    'Sitara', which marks popular Bangladeshi actor Zahid Hasan's debut in Kolkata's film industry, is set to release at the end of January. Directed by Ashish Roy, the film is based on eminent writer Abul Bashar's novel, 'Bhorer Prosuti'.

  • Zahid Hasan starrer 'Sitara' to release soon

    'Sitara', which marks popular Bangladeshi actor Zahid Hasan's debut in Kolkata's film industry, is set to release at the end of January. Directed by Ashish Roy, the film is based on eminent writer Abul Bashar's novel, 'Bhorer Prosuti'.

  • Jaya Ahsan's 'Bishorjon' to debut in Bangladesh

    National Award-winning actor Jaya Ahsan, who has garnered immense popularity in Kolkata, stars in Kaushik Ganguly's 2017 film, 'Bishorjon', alongside Abir Chatterjee in the lead role and Kaushik Ganguly in a special role.

  • Pori Moni Bubly and Jaya Ahsan

    2018 Highlight Reel

    There was a time when hundreds of films were released in a year, and going to cinema halls to watch films was a tradition in urban and even rural areas.

  • Tisha's 'Mayaboti' kicks off

    Nusrat Imrose Tisha is currently filming her new movie titled Mayaboti in Baniajuri, Manikganj. She will be seen playing the role of a woman called Maya. Yash Rohan is her co-star in the film, directed by Arun Chowdhury.

  • 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.

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