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  • Ferdous

    Purnima & Ferdous to host National Film Awards 2018

    The National Film Awards 2018 will be held on July 8 at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre's Hall of Fame.

  • Adnan Al Rajeev

    “It is high time that we bring change in the industry”

    Having started his career as an assistant director to Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, he went on to establish his own identity as one of

  • Orin onboard for Indo-Russian joint ventures

    Although she began her career on the small-screen, Bangladeshi actor Orin has been mesmerising her fans and admirers on the silver-screen, working in several films of Kolkata these days. Currently, she is working on Shortcut, a film directed by Subir Mondol and written by Nachiketa Chakraborty, alongside the likes of Parambrata Chatterjee and Apu Biswas.

  • Reese Witherspoon back as Elle Woods

    Reese Witherspoon is all set to reprise her role as ace attorney Elle Woods in a third Legally Blonde movie. The actor confirmed the news

  • The 'Lego Movie 2' trailer is awesome

    A new trailer has been released for the sequel to one of the greatest film franchises of recent times – The Lego Movie.

  • Five directors to receive Government grant for films

    Five film directors will receive Bangladesh Government Film Grant in the feature film category for the 2017-2018 fiscal years. The information was published by the Ministry of Information (MOI) on June 6.

  • RMG industry of Bangladesh

    'Made in Bangladesh' A story of women in the garment industry

    Bangladeshi filmmaker Rubaiyat Hossain recently finished shooting for her new film Made in Bangladesh. The shoot took place in Dhaka and Gazipur. After Meherjaan and Under Construction this is her third feature film that reflects the strength and success of the working women in the RMG industry of Bangladesh.

  • Tanvir Mokammel begins shooting for 'Rupsha Nodir Baanke'

    Based on Khulna's leftist politician Manob Mukhopadhyay's notable life events, film Rupsha Nodir Baanke's shooting has started.

  • Disney Princesses Assemble in Wreck it Ralph sequel

    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck it Ralph 2 is living up to its name with the release of the latest photo and clues. In the photo from the highly anticipated animated film, Disney princesses including Moana, Anna,

  • Disney Princesses Assemble in Wreck it Ralph sequel

    Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck it Ralph 2 is living up to its name with the release of the latest photo and clues. In the photo from the highly anticipated animated film, Disney princesses including Moana, Anna,

  • 'Debi' arrives in September

    The time of speculation is over. The release date of the much awaited film Debi has been announced. On the morning of his birthday, the main lead of the film Chanchal Chowdhury in a video message revealed that the film will be released on September 7 this year. The actor urged the audience to watch the film in cinema halls.

  • Solo A Star Wars Story

    Films to look forward to

    For movie lovers, summer is a time of great meals, often with huge casts and even larger special effects all fighting for their attention.

  • PM Sheikh Hasina to distribute National Film Award-2016

    PM to distribute Nat'l Film Award-2016 on July 8

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is scheduled to hand over the National Film Awards-2016 through a gala function at Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) in Dhaka on July 8.

  • Star Wars goes 'Solo' at Cineplex today

    For fans who just can't have enough of the Star Wars canon, the spinoff, Solo: A Star Wars Story releases today at Star Cineplex.

  • Chitkini

    Films to premiere on Channel i

    This Eid, Channel i will have the world television premiere of six films.

  • Bangladeshi film legend Babita

    Babita to receive the 'Tele Cine Lifetime Achievement Award'

    Bangladeshi film legend Babita is going to receive the prestigious Tele Cine Awards on June 2 in Kolkata. The veteran actor is leaving for

  • Patty Jenkins ignites a new ray of hope

    The director of Wonder Woman, Patty Jenkins has been advocated for strengthening the opportunities surrounding the women in the industry while she was presented with the Women in Motion 2018 Award at Festival de Cannes.

  • Poramon 2

    The trailer for Bangladeshi romantic drama, Poramon 2 (Hell & Heaven) was released at the Cannes Film Festival 2018.

  • Nandita Das's Manto at Cannes Film Festival 2018

    Based on the incidents of writer Saadat Hassan Manto's life, the film Manto has been chosen at the Cannes Film Festival. Directed by

  • Women in unification at Cannes

    History was made at this year's 71st Cannes Film Festival on Saturday as 82 women, representing the limited number of women filmmakers selected over its more than seven-decade history, made a symbolic walk up the red carpet.

  • I want to help the industry reach new heights

    Superstar Shakib Khan has been the number one actor for quite some time now, and it looks as though there is no slowing him down.

  • Magic of Third World premiered at Shilpakala

    The Premiere Show of Tritiyo Bishwer Magic -Magic of Third World, a short film by Anwar Hossain Pintu, was held at National Art Gallery auditorium of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy today at 6:30pm.Chalachitram Film Society organised the premier show of the film.

  • Arif Ahmed's 'Paradise Nest'-Voice of the voiceless!

    When Paradise Nest won the Best Film of Nature Award at the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival on April 22, it was food for thought for every film buff and critic out here in Dhaka. The film is a product of young photojournalist Arif Ahmed's passion for wildlife photography and concern for an almost extinct species of birds; and the cinematography, stills, and production has been handled by the director himself. “Through my experience of

  • Riaz

    Riaz Returns!

    Perhaps one of the biggest complaints of fans in the showbiz industry today is the fact that we do not get to see enough of Riaz.

  • ‘Culture Initiatives’ begins their journey with the screening of Satyajit Ray Films

    While the capital was getting drenched in the monsoon rain, film enthusiasts watched two of Ray's greatest creations Charulata and Kanchanjangha

  • Prominent Actor Farooque

    Farooque - The Unforgettable Years

    Aside from starring credits in many super hit films and winning National Film Awards, veteran actor Farooque's career has shaped an important legacy. Today, the actor looks back on a life enriched by not just fame and awards, but stories and relationships within and outside the film industry. In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, Farooque takes a walk down the memory lane.

  • Google's first-ever 360 degree doodle honours French filmmaker Georges Méliès

    Anyone visiting the Google homepage today would find an unusual doodle with a white moon-like play button popping out, begging to be played. Click and you will be presented with a YouTube player that brings the strange character, French filmmaker Georges Méliès, welcoming you to his creations to life in a beautifully animated first- ever Virtual Reality (VR) or 360 degree interactive doodle.

  • Screening of Satyajit Ray Films

    The Daily Star is honoured to arrange a film screening and discussion of Charulata and Kanchenjunga, marking beloved author Satyajit Ray's 97th birthday.

  • Debi's New Poster Unveiled!

    The much anticipated film adaptation of Humayun Ahmed's Debi had already created a lot of buzz when it was announced.

  • The Evergreen Film Director Mostofa Sarwar Farooki

    The Evergreen Farooki!

    “The feeling of suspense one goes through while watching El Clásico, is exactly what I felt on my birthday!” expresses celebrated film