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Actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu passes away
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Actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu passes away

Freedom fighter and actor Mujibur Rahman Dilu passed away at around 6:40 am today, at the capital’s United Hospital. The news was confirmed by his son, Ayon Rahman. He was suffering from multiple health problems, including lung infection. His condition was critical. Although he tested negative for Covid-19, he had severe pneumonia.

We are happy that Bangladesh is the country of focus this year at IFFI: Tanvir Mokammel
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We are happy that Bangladesh is the country of focus this year at IFFI: Tanvir Mokammel

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) dedicated the ‘Country in Focus’ segment to Bangladesh. Festival Director Chaitanya Prasad said, “We are honoured to have this segment for Bangladesh, as it coincides with 50 years of Bangladesh-India diplomatic relations.”

Prominent cultural activist and freedom fighter Nizamuddin Laskar passes away
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Prominent cultural activist and freedom fighter Nizamuddin Laskar passes away

Prominent Sylhet-based cultural activist and freedom fighter Nizamuddin Laskar passed away in a private hospital in the district at 9:15 pm yesterday. He was undergoing treatment for a brain stroke that he had received on January 8. He was 69 years old at the time of passing.

Music producer Phil Spector, convicted of murder, dead at 81: media Arts & Entertainment

Music producer Phil Spector, convicted of murder, dead at 81: media

Rock producer Phil Spector, who changed the sound of pop music in the 1960s with his “Wall of Sound” recordings and was convicted of murder for the 2003 murder of a Hollywood actress, has died at age 81 of Covid-19, according to media reports on Sunday.

National Film Awards 2019 Arts & Entertainment

PM confers National Film Awards 2019

The Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) was adorned in film posters and other festivities, as stars from the entertainment world made their presence felt for the National Film Awards for the year 2019.

19th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival begins Arts & Entertainment

19th Dhaka Int’l Film Festival begins

The 19th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) began yesterday, with the screening of Suzanne Lindon-directed French film “Spring Blossom.” The inaugural ceremony of the event was held at the Main Auditorium of the Bangladesh National Museum.

Emran Sohel’s ‘Response to Numbness’ concludes today Arts & Entertainment

Emran Sohel’s ‘Response to Numbness’ concludes today

“Response to Numbness”, an ongoing experience-sharing initiative, is an exhibition by Emran Sohel, with live performances and critical discussion sessions. The two-day event concludes today. Supported by Goethe-Institut under the banner of ‘A Future Beyond the Self’ and being an extension of the ‘zero waste of food art’ philosophy, this exhibition aims at exhaling the various frustrations induced by the anxiety related to the global pandemic.

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