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  • Bangladeshi Famous Filmmakers


    When I started off working in the industry, directors shared a unique bond. We used to meet-up a lot and communicate with each other.

  • Popular Actor Arefin Shuvoo

    Unconventional PURSUITS

    Rafi Hossain: Fans regard you as a great film hero, and they expect to see you in many films. Sadly, you don’t do projects frequently. Why is that?

  • Familiar Faces of Bangladesh Television Industry

    FACES OF Teledrama

    Rafi Hossain: Where do you all think our television and film industry is headed?

  • Actor Ferdous Ahmed


    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we are here with the one and only, Ferdous Ahmed. I have been wanting to ask you something for quite some time now.

  • Bipasha Hayat


    Bipasha Hayat is a woman of many talents. Over the years, the gifted artist has explored different dimensions of arts and culture, be it acting, scriptwriting, singing or painting. In a recent interview with Rafi Hossain, she speaks about her philosophy of life, her thoughts and her career.

  • Singer Habib Wahid


    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we are here with the musician, Habib. Thank you for your time. Recently, you have released two new songs. What is the response you received for them?

  • Singer Xefer


    Breaking the stereotypes, talented singers, Xefer and Tashfee are taking it up a notch with their confidence. Recently, the rising stars sat with Star Showbiz, and talked about their passions, careers and dating preferences.

  • Mostafa Sarwar Farooki


    RAFI HOSSAIN: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we have with us, Mostofa Sarwar Farooki. Farooki, your film, ‘Shonibaar Bikel,’ has won two independent jury awards at the ‘Moscow International Film Festival’, has been nominated for ‘CineCo Pro Award’ at the ‘Munich Festival’, and was included in the official selection of ‘Sydney Film Festival’.

  • The Queen of Tinseltown

    Rafi Hossain: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today, we are here with superstar Mahiya Mahi. Mahi, the audience seems to really love you. What makes you so loveable?

  • Roshan

    ROSHAN'S Walk to Fame

    RAFI HOSSAIN: Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today we have with us, Ziaul Roshan. He is an upcoming actor and has already been a part of a few films,

  • Of Struggles & DREAMS

    Eamin Haque Bobby is a prominent face of the film industry in Bangladesh. In her nine-year long career, she has come very far, wowing the audience with one hit after another.

  • Singer Arnob and Actress Mithila

    a musical DUO

    Shayan Chowdhury Arnob and Rafiath Rashid Mithila are familiar faces of the Bangladeshi showbiz scene. Both have made their marks in the industry with their passion, hard work and commitment.

  • Puja Cherry and Taskeen Rahman


    Popular actors Taskeen Rahman and Puja Cherry have made their mark in the showbiz industry with their hit performances, and have garnered bravado from their fans. They are currently working on their first project together. In this interview with Rafi Hossain,

  • Actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba


    Welcome to Uncensored with Rafi Hossain. Today we are here with Apurba. Tell me Apurba, how busy have you been lately?

  • Singer Nobel


    Emerging singer, Nobel brought to fame with his soulful performances on Zee Bangla’s musical reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ has won the hearts of many in both Bangladesh and West Bengal.


    RAFI HOSSAIN: Welcome to Star Showbiz Cross Talk. Today we have with us, President of Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association and Chairman of Nagorik Television, Rubana Huq.

  • Actress Sumaiya Shimu

    Fight for a better future

    Sumaiya Shimu is a well-known television actor and model. She started her career with ‘Ekhane Ator Paoa Jai’. In her career spanning over almost two decades, she has been able to captivate the masses with her acting prowess. In today’s interview, she delves deep into her life and passions.

  • Amit's Ambitions

    Emerging actor Amit Sinha has made a name for himself in the showbiz industry with his entertaining performance in the popular mega TV series, ‘Saat Bhai Champa’. In this candid interview with Rafi Hossain, Amit talks about his love for acting and his future plans.

  • Syed Jamil Ahmed

    A theatre enigma

    Syed Jamil Ahmed is a name almost synonymous to the Bangladeshi theatre industry. A well-known theatre director with skills in theatre, lights and set designing, he is also the founder of the Department of Theatre and Music in Dhaka University.

  • Prominent Actress Bobita

    The Golden Star of Cinema

    Farida Akhter Bobita is one of the most prominent actors of the Bangladeshi film industry. This year marks the 50th anniversary of her film career.

  • The Real Taskeen

    Talented young actor, Taskeen Rahman has already managed to win the hearts of the audience with only three of his films. Brought into stardom with 'Dhaka Attack', Taskeen has wowed the crowd with his acting prowess and undeniable charisma. In this interview with Rafi Hossain, he spills the beans on his personal and work life.

  • Popular Actor Nirab

    The rising hero of Banglasia

    Nirab Hossain is a renowned actor and model. He has recently starred in a Malaysian film titled, 'Banglasia'. In a candid interview with Rafi Hossain, he talked about his journey, and the difficulties he had to face to reach where he is today.

  • Sabnam Faria and Harunur Rashid Opu

    Bittersweet Romance

    Newly married couple, Sabnam Faria and Harunur Rashid Opu, is keeping the festivity of their wedding alive by letting their fans know about their married life. There are not many couples who open up about their marriage, but in an interview with Rafi Hossain, the newly-wed couple talked about their love and relationship.

  • Bangladeshi Actress Meghla Mukta

    The Southern Pearl

    Meghla Mukta is a renowned actor and model. She recently starred in a Telegu film, called 'Sakala Kala Vallabhudu'. In an interview with Rafi Hossain, she talks about her career and the hurdles she had to overcome to reach where she is today.

  • Runa Laila

    Runa Laila in a new light

    Runa Laila, the melody queen has garnered her musical career with numerous hits and enthralled her audience for decades, through her astounding vocals. The songbird now extends her musical prowess to composing musical scores. In an exclusive interview with Rafi Hossain, Runa Laila opens up about her new project.

  • Doyel's Fighting Spirit

    As a single parent,model and actor, Doyel has to face new challenges every day. In this interview with Rafi Hossain, she opens up about parenthood, her career and her future plans.

  • The Shining Solitaire

    Heera has been an iconic figure in the modelling industry, ever since she made her big-time debut in the 2008 edition of 'Lux Channel i Superstar'. In this interview with Rafi Hossain, she talks about her illustrious career, spanning over a decade.

  • Prominent Singer Kumar Bishwajit


    Kumar Bishwajit's contribution to the growth of the Bangladeshi music industry, has sculpted his career as a music maestro. His strong, intuitive personality and everlasting popularity have created a special place for him in the hearts of the music lovers. In this interview with Rafi Hossain, Kumar Bishwajit shares his thoughts and opinions about the past, present and future of the Bangladeshi music scene.

  • Fagun Haway Tauquir Ahmed Siam Ahmed and Tisha

    Fagun Hawa

    In a country where our identities are deeply rooted in our history, its influence on cinema is only inevitable. Based on the 1952 Language Movement, actor turned director Tauquir Ahmed's latest venture 'Fagun Hawa' brings forth a promising story. Lead actors, Siam and Tisha and director Tauquir indulge in an exclusive interview with Rafi Hossain, talking about their upcoming film and the scope of the Bangladeshi film industry.

  • PITHA FEST 2019


    Pran Premium Ghee-Anandadhara Pitha Fest co-sponsored by IGLOO and Prime Bank Limited was held on 25th-26th January 2019 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel Dhaka.