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  • “I started directing only after being an active actor for many years”

    Seasoned actor Mahfuz Ahmed first came into prominence with his versatile roles in television as well as cinema. He further went on to try his hand at direction and win the National Film Award. Mahfuz discusses his years of working as an active actor, his career choices and more.

  • Monira Mithu talks about 'Abdullah'

    Monira Mithu first came into prominence under the wings of Humayun Ahmed's directorial ventures. Since then, she has been consistently putting out great performances on television and cinema, becoming a household name.

  • PRESERVING THE PURITY OF NAZRUL SANGEET

    Khairul Anam Shakil, besides being immensely popular as a Nazrul Sangeet artiste and educator, has been known as a preserving voice of the art for a long time.

  • Yash Rohan's 'Chaka' ready to roll

    Yash Rohan, who made his mark in the industry with Giasuddin Selim's 'Swapnajaal', is all set to take on another challenge with Chabial's telefilm, 'Chaka.

  • Triple-treat with SUMAIYA SHIMU

    For two decades, Sumaiya Shimu has been charming audiences with her irresistible smile. Even though her presence on television has become somewhat sporadic, she will grace television screens with two special tele-fictions. She elaborates about them in this interview.

  • Actress Aparna Ghose

    “I will never work in a film unless I like the script”- Aparna Ghose

    Aparna Ghose came, saw and conquered with her talent and charm in the television industry. Her work as a lead in the Liberation War

  • Director Piplu Khan

    An exclusive insight to 'Hasina: A Daughter's Tale'

    For renowned ad-film maker, Piplu Khan, opting for a docu-drama after years of making commercials was not an easy decision.

  • SIAM AHMED gears up for another blockbuster with 'Dohon'

    Siam Ahmed has come a long way since his first steps in the showbiz industry, from a good-looking youngster with a 'chocolate boy' image to a complete package of talent and skill.

  • “Nothing beats performing live on stage”

    Popular singer Sabbir has come a long way since his CloseUp 1 days. Aside from his singing career, the artiste has successfully ventured into music direction. He chats about his work and life beyond the recording studio.

  • Folk Queen Momotaz

    Catching up with the Folk Queen

    Besides being a household name, Momotaz, dubbed the Folk Queen, represents Bangladesh when it comes to showcasing traditional stories, music and the common people. The artiste drew a large number of admirers, fans and listeners recently at the Dhaka International Folk Fest (DIFF). She took out a little time to chat about her music, her life and more.

  • TAHSAN opens up about career, future plans

    Tahsan Khan is inarguably one of the most successful personalities in the entertainment industry today.

  • SANZIDA MAHMOOD NANDITA

    Singer Sanzida Mahmood Nandita first came into the limelight with Bangladeshi Idol. She has been charming the audience ever since –both as a singer and a presenter. She takes out some time for us in this week's “One Minute Please!”

  • Tauquir Ahmed's new film Phagun Hawa

    Tauquir Ahmed on 'Phagun Hawa'

    Phagun Hawa is scheduled to release on February 8. We have chosen the month of February for the release, because the film is about the 1952 Language Movement.

  • Los Texmaniacs: Unifying borders through music

    With the euphonious tunes of accordion, bajo sexto, drums and electric bass, the band Los Texmaniacs, formed in 1997, creates a form of folk music that is very different from the folk music we grew up listening to.

  • “Music is the most ephemeral form of art”

    Famous for his rendition of Moner Manush, Indian composer Satyaki Banerjee spread the magic of his music on the first day of Folk Fest 2018. Earlier in an intimate conversation, he spoke about his musical experience.

  • SHANU on her first film, 'Mr Bangladesh'

    Actor and model Shanarei Devi Shanu starts her journey in the movie business with 'Mr Bangladesh', in the role of Kumu. The film is scheduled to release tomorrow. She talks about her experience of being a part of the film.

  • SHANU on her first film, 'Mr Bangladesh'

    Actor and model Shanarei Devi Shanu starts her journey in the movie business with 'Mr Bangladesh', in the role of Kumu. The film is scheduled to release tomorrow. She talks about her experience of being a part of the film.

  • DIKANDA WITH LOVE FROM POLAND

    Founded in Szczecin, Poland, in 1997, the seven-piece band, Dikanda, has long stood out in a music scene dominated by standard-issue pop.

  • Bangladeshi Popular Actress Bipasha Hayat

    Bipasha Hayat talks art

    The best part about this career path is that it is creatively fulfilling. I constantly get to work on subjects that I have something to say about and come up with different ideas in my mind. As an artiste, I also get to enjoy many new experiences.

  • Bangladeshi Popular singer Asif Akbar

    Asif Akbar to hit a century!

    I have been quite busy. I made a promise that I would release 100 new songs this year, and so far I've made 85, out of which 42 have been released. I will complete the remaining 15 new singles by the end of this year. I am not certain about the release dates though.

  • Jaishree Misra

    Conversations over breakfast with JAISHREE MISRA

    Much to the delight of bibliophiles, London-based Indian author Jaishree Misra is one of the many honourable guests at this year's Dhaka Lit Fest, where she will not only talk about her own writing, but also shed light on matters such as Brexit, feminism and writing as a woman.

  • Shajal not shy to play challenging roles

    Popular actor Shajal has carved a space for himself in the television industry with his brilliant performances over the years. He is currently busy with an array of television ventures, particularly focusing on one-hour tele-fictions. He is also gearing up for the release of the film, Harjeet, opposite Mahiya Mahi. The actor opens up about his upcoming projects, his thoughts on acting and more.

  • RAYHAN ISLAM SHUVRO

    Rayhan Islam Shuvro has been a part of various projects and rocked out at several underground concerts in his young career. Having

  • RAYHAN ISLAM SHUVRO

    Rayhan Islam Shuvro has been a part of various projects and rocked out at several underground concerts in his young career. Having

  • Work is worship for Shakib Khan

    National award winning actor Shakib Khan is undoubtedly one of a kind among his peers. Still standing strong in the film industry, the

  • Afsana Mimi

    Afsana Mimi's hopes for Ichchhetola

    Afsana Mimi's career took off when she appeared in the show 'Kothao Keu Nei' on BTV during the nineties. Since then, Mimi has been a popular face in both television and theatre.

  • Adhora Khan has high hopes for 'Matal'

    Promising actor Adhora Khan has recently seized the audience's attention with her debut film, 'Nayok'. Yesterday, another one of her films, 'Matal', released with much adoration from the audience. The actor talks to The Daily Star about her new release, future plans, and more.

  • "I want each character I embody to be different"

    Tisha has been on a winning streak in recent years. After starring in many critically acclaimed films, the National Award Winner is now working on a new television series. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the actor reveals more about her new project, future plans and more.

  • The other side of SAMIR HAFIZ

    Arguably one of the most versatile guitarists in the country, Samir Hafiz plays for Warfaze, Powersurge, AvoidRafa, Shrapnel Method

  • Putul's multiple avatars

    Putul first came under the limelight as a contestant of the reality TV show Close Up-1 in 2006. From then onwards, she has also fulfilled the roles of an actor, playback singer, writer and a host. We catch up with the multi-talented artiste to learn about her recent endeavours.

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