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Bassbaba Sumon provides health update, dispels rumours
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Bassbaba Sumon provides health update, dispels rumours

Popular bassist and frontman of Aurthohin, Saidus Salehin Khaled Sumon, better known by his stage name 'Bassbaba Sumon', has been suffering from a severe spinal cord injury for a while. He had recovered from cancer years ago and is currently under post-operative medication.

Kabori on life support
Arts & Entertainment

Kabori on life support

Noted actor Sarah Begum Kabori is on life support at the capital’s Sheikh Russel National Gastroliver Institute & Hospital.

What to expect from the ‘Friends’ reunion
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What to expect from the ‘Friends’ reunion

The last episode of “Friends” was aired in May 2004, leaving behind a legacy in American sitcoms, for its 10 seasons and 236 episodes. Last year, after HBO Max announced in February that a reunion special would begin filming in March 2020, things got delayed due to the pandemic. The episode was re-scheduled to film in August last year, which again was delayed. The special, The One with the Reunion, was finally shot last week in Los Angeles.

Singer Putul ties the knot Arts & Entertainment

Singer Putul ties the knot

Singer Putul of reality show “Close-Up 1” fame, tied the knot with Syed Reza Ali, a banker and music composer who is settled in Australia, on April 13.

Pohela Boishakh celebrations go virtual for the second year in a row Arts & Entertainment

Pohela Boishakh celebrations go virtual for the second year in a row

People are welcoming the Bengali New Year amidst a countrywide lockdown, much like last year, as Covid-19 cases are on the rise again. Cultural organisations and event spaces have arranged virtual celebrations.

Noted music director Farid Ahmed no more Arts & Entertainment

Noted music director Farid Ahmed no more

National Award winning music director Farid Ahmed passed away today at 9:30 am at the capital's Square Hospital.

I never expected to be treated like this: Tapan Chowdhury Arts & Entertainment

I never expected to be treated like this: Tapan Chowdhury

Renowned musician Tapan Chowdhury has been living in Canada for a long time, but he often visits Bangladesh for his musical commitments. He decided to stay in Canada for the safety of his family during the pandemic, but after receiving an invitation to sing at the celebrations for the golden jubilee of Bangladesh’s independence, he was more than happy to come back to the country.

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