1w ago| Books

Is the book really better than the adaptation?

I think it started, at least for us kids of the ’90s, with the Harry Potter franchise.

2w ago| Interview

Shihab Shaheen gets candid about ‘Morichika’

‘Morichika’ has a stellar cast. Can you tell us a bit about the casting process?

3w ago| Film

Leesa Gazi’s ‘Baarir Naam Shahana’ sheds light on a woman’s courage

British-Bangladeshi writer, director, actor and playwright, Leesa Gazi has dedicated her career to presenting powerful stories told from a woman's perspective via theatre and film. Her...

Cinema has a language of its own: Buddhadeb Dasgupta

Buddhadeb Dasgupta is one of the brightest names in Bengali cinema today. Winner of multiple national and international awards for films like “Bagh Bahadur”, “Tahader Kotha”, “Charachar”, “Uttara”...

Siam Ahmed signs Dipankar Dipon’s ‘Ontorjaal’

Popular actor Siam Ahmed signed a new film, “Ontorjaal”, directed by Dipankar Dipon. The film is being called the first cyber-crime thriller in Bangladesh. With the initiative of the ICT Division,...

Noted Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta no more

Noted Bengali filmmaker Buddhadeb Dasgupta passed away in his Kolkata residence earlier today. He was 77. He was suffering from kidney-related issues.

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Leesa Gazi’s ‘Baarir Naam Shahana’ sheds light on a woman’s courage

British-Bangladeshi writer, director, actor and playwright, Leesa Gazi has dedicated her career to presenting powerful stories told from a woman's perspective via theatre and film. Her...

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Happy birthday, Purnima!

Today marks the birthday of Purnima, who  started her film career in 1998, with director Zakir Hossain Raju’s “E Jibon Tomar Amar.” Since then, she has gone from strength to strength, mesmerising...

July 10, 2021
July 10, 2021

Team ‘Rehana Maryam Noor’ walks the Cannes red carpet with style

The team of 'Rehana Maryam Noor' walked the red carpet at the 74th Cannes Film Festival yesterday. The Abdullah Mohammad Saad directorial is the first Bangladeshi film in history to be...

July 4, 2021
July 4, 2021

A new shooting paradise for Bangladeshi filmmakers

Film Valley, one of the largest private film cities in the country, was inaugurated recently. Located in Dhamrai, Savar, this shooting location extends on three and a half acres of land. It is...

July 4, 2021
July 4, 2021

A new shooting paradise for Bangladeshi filmmakers

Film Valley, one of the largest private film cities in the country, was inaugurated recently. Located in Dhamrai, Savar, this shooting location extends on three and a half acres of land. It is...

June 30, 2021
June 30, 2021

No shooting to be held at BFDC during lockdown

In compliance with the rules for the seven-day lockdown, no shooting will be allowed at the premises of the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC), starting from tomorrow, July 1.

June 25, 2021
June 25, 2021

16 cinema halls to reopen with Shakib Khan’s ‘Nabab LLB’

Superstar Shakib Khan's film, “Nabab LLB”, is releasing today in 16 cinema halls across the country. The film was released on the OTT platform, iTheater, on December 16, last year.

June 22, 2021
June 22, 2021

Bangladeshi short film ‘Transit’ headed to Oscar-qualifying festival

Director and writer Ariq Anam Khan's short film, “Transit”, will be screened at the Oscar-qualifying fest, Los Angeles (LA) Shorts, next month. The event, one of the largest international...

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

Bangladesh EU Film Festival underway

Celebrating Bangladesh’s 50 years of independence, the European Union (EU) launched the first Bangladesh EU Film Festival (BEUFF). It was inaugurated on the 9th of June and will continue till the...

June 21, 2021
June 21, 2021

Bubly on playing a police officer in ‘Revenge’

Popular actor Shobnom Bubly will be appearing as a police officer in her upcoming film “Revenge”. The film, directed by Md Iqbal, features Shakib Khan opposite her.