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  • Bangladeshi Popular Actress Nusrat Imrose Tisha

    Tisha's Big Day

    National award-winning actor Nusrat Imrose Tisha, who has won the hearts of millions with her remarkable performances both on television and the silver screen, celebrates her birthday today.

  • Portrait of a Cover Artist - Mahatab Rashid

    Mahatab Rashid began doodling in notebooks and on walls from a young age. He joined Akantis, a community of illustrators in Bangladesh who aim to develop their visual literacy, in 2014.

  • Bhabna reflects on being a writer

    Actor, dancer and a writer, Ashna Habib Bhabna, is often struck by the little things of everyday life. Aspiring to tell the stories that affect her so deeply, Bhabna recently published a book titled Tara in this year's Ekushey Boi Mela. In an interview with The Daily Star, she talks about her new book, and other projects.

  • Portrait of a Cover Artist - Morshed Mishu

    Talented artist Morshed Mishu, developed a keen interest in drawing from a young age, inspired heavily by comic books. Currently an assistant editor at Unmad, the popular

  • 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.

  • Portrait of a Cover Artist - Tauhidul Iqbal Sampad

    Passionate about drawing, self-taught comic book and cover artist Tauhidul Iqbal Sampad began his professional journey at the age of eight, creating comic strips for Kishor Potrika, a publication of Sheba Prokashoni, founded by Qazi Anwar Hussain.

  • Shibu Kumer Shill

    Popular nation-wide for his music and writing, Shibu Kumar Shil is a also a prominent cover artist of our time. He has been designing book covers for over a decade now.

  • Suborna Mustafa

    Silvers screen to the parliament: Suborna Mustafa's golden time

    The beloved actor of the 80s, Suborna Mustafa, has excelled in every field she has stepped into. The actor was recently nominated for the prestigious Ekushey Padak in the performing arts category, for her remarkable contribution to television,

  • Portrait of a Cover Artist: Mostafiz Karigar

    A full-time painter by profession, Mostafiz Karigar developed a keen interest in painting as well as writing since childhood. That in turn, encouraged him to dwell in the ever so magnificent world of books.

  • SABYASACHI HAZRA

    Sabyasachi Hazra is an inspiration for many young artists in the country. His unique strokes have a magnetic effect on the audience of his work.

  • SABYASACHI HAZRA

    Sabyasachi Hazra is an inspiration for many young artists in the country. His unique strokes have a magnetic effect on the audience of his work.

  • The multi-talented SADHU

    Being a television director, script writer and actor, Humayun Sadhu is a man who wears many hats. He has also written the book,

  • Novelist Imdadul Haq Milan

    “I am eternally grateful to my readers” - Imdadul Haq Milan

    A novelist, dramatist, columnist and television personality, Imdadul Haq Milan is a well-known name in the Bangladeshi literary circuit.

  • Abhijit Chowdhury

    I definitely need to read the story of a novel before I sit down to design the cover for it, because I intend to be particular and

  • Portrait of a Cover Artist - Biplob Chakroborty

    With a keen interest in drawing and painting from a young age, Biplob Chakroborty completed his masters from the Faculty of Fine Art, University of Dhaka.

  • Razz surfs through challenges

    Shariful Razz garnered immense success as a model on the ramp before stepping into the world of cinema with 'Ice Cream', a 2016 coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Redoan Rony.

  • DHRUBA ESH

    Dhruba Esh has designed a staggering number of the most iconic covers to grace bookshelves over the years. He is the creative mind behind the covers of most of Humayun Ahmed's acclaimed novels, including the Himu and Misir Ali series.

  • Actress Sonia Hossain

    Sonia Hossain gears up for a busy year

    Sonia Hossain is a prominent actor, model, anchor and television personality. At the moment, she is busy with anchoring three shows, as well as many upcoming acting projects.

  • Kaiser Ahmed talks theatre

    Kaiser Ahmed was born in Bangladesh, but soon moved to Michigan, USA with his family. He went to Chicago in 2004 to join the theatre community, where he thrived as the founding artistic director of Jackalope Theatre Company. The Daily Star catches up with Kaiser for a brief interview.

  • Priyanka Gope's high hopes

    National award-winning vocalist, Priyanka Gope has been making waves in the Bangladeshi music industry for nearly a decade with her soulful voice and melodic prowess. A graduate at the master's level in Music from the reputed Rabindra Bharati University in Kolkata,

  • “I view Bangladesh as a literary gold mine” – Shahnaab Alam

    Shahnaab Alam began his career as a journalist, and later worked under Yash Raj Films. Presently, he is an independent producer in

  • Dhallywood Superstar Apu Biswas

    “I belong to films” – Apu Biswas

    Superstar Apu Biswas was ushered into the film industry by acclaimed director Amjad Hossain. She has acted in numerous commercially successful films in her career.

  • Filmmaker Mostafa Sarwar Farooki

    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.

  • Sabila Nur's first web series

    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.

  • Hasib gears up for a busy year

    Muttaque Hasib lives, breathes and eats music. Having been a part of the music industry for over a decade, the passionate musician is going through a career renaissance with all-new projects and upcoming originals. The Daily Star gets in touch with Hasib for a small chat.

  • Abrar Athar

    Making his mark with the short film Life in Other Words and telefilm Koli 2.0, Abrar Athar quickly rose to fame with his storytelling prowess, bringing original ideas to the fore. We caught up with the writer-director for a quick round of One Minute Please!

  • Many happy returns, Ankhi Alamgir!

    Popular adhunik singer Ankhi Alamgir is recognised for her stage performances both on a national and an international level. The artiste, who celebrates her birthday today, has been singing for over a decade and her brilliant voice has taken her to great heights. She opens up about her birthday plans, her views on the music industry and more in a recent chat with The Daily Star.

  • Orsha to star in a web series

    Nazia Haque Orsha first came into prominence with Lux Channel i Superstar. Since then, she has been consistently putting out

  • In Conversation with RAFIQUL ALAM

    Celebrated musician and revered Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste, Rafiqul Alam has been making waves in the Bangladeshi music industry through his playback and 'adhunik' songs for decades.

  • In Conversation with RAFIQUL ALAM

    Celebrated musician and revered Shadhin Bangla Betar Kendra artiste, Rafiqul Alam has been making waves in the Bangladeshi music industry through his playback and 'adhunik' songs for decades.

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