Star Live: Bangladeshi video and multimedia stories | The Daily Star
Bappy Chowdury's Film Nayok
Cover Story

Nayok hits the home run!

With each passing day, 'Nayok', starring the sensational Bappy Chowdury and Adhora Khan, is setting new benchmarks at the box-office and dominating the movie theatres around the country. In a lively adda with Rafi Hossian, the 'Nayok' team shares their success story and discusses the current state of the Bangladeshi film industry.

  • Shakib Al Hasan talks before Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka Match in Asia Cup 2018

    We have to give our best: Shakib

    Tigers’ Vice Captain Shakib Al Hasan talks about the team’s preparations and expectations for their Asia Cup venture. Watch the Star Live video for Shakib’s full interview.

  • Rare white Royal Bengal Tiger cub

    Rare white tiger cub attracts visitors to Ctg zoo

    Visitors throng the Chittagong Zoo to see its latest attraction -- a rare full albino Royal Bengal Tiger cub.

  • Furious Padma threatens Naria

    This Padma is not the river they know. At Naria of Shariatpur, 20km from the Padma Bridge construction site, it has changed abruptly for sure. Once relatively calm and quiet in the area, it turned into an all-devouring river in just a few years.

  • Black Band Musician Jon Kabir

    Jon Kabir's Pursuit

    Jon Kabir created an impact on the music industry of Bangladesh after emerging with his band 'Black'. Even after his departure from 'Black'; the sojourner of psychedelia continued with his second band 'Indalo'. Aside from music, Jon has also been involved in multiple TV dramas. In an interview with Rafi Hossain this week, Jon talks about his career, his passions and his music.

  • Laguna banned on Dhaka streets

    No Laguna in Dhaka city: DMP chief

    Human hauliers, better known as Laguna, will not be allowed on the streets of the capital, said Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) Commissioner Asaduzzaman Mia yesterday.

  • Environment friendly smart auto-rickshaw in Dhaka

    Eco-friendly smart auto-rickshaw in Dhaka

    Tapan’s CNG-run auto-rickshaw is unlike any other you have seen before. Watch Star Live’s video to know more about Tapan’s environment-friendly smart auto-rickshaw.

  • The dance connoisseur Lubna Marium

    Shadhona is a centre for advancement of South Asian dance and music that was initiated with the aim of revitalizing and expanding the horizons of classical dance and music in Bangladesh.

  • Rakhine horror recounted

    The Rohingyas in Cox's Bazar's refugee camps yesterday recalled the horrors of killings, rapes and torching of their houses by the Myanmar military exactly a year ago.

  • Big Bull, Big Price: Tk 28 lakh for ‘Bazarer Raja’

    Cattle traders charge high price in the cattle markets of Dhaka ahead of the Eid-ul-Azha, while supply of cattle is still moderate.

  • Disaster Resilient Floating House

    Dream house

    Several lakh people in Bangladesh are hit by floods every year. Many lose their homes to the disaster and have to seek refuge in shelters and on embankments until the water recedes.

  • Shahan Ara

    Haunted forever

    "'Some people have attacked our house, please do something', I told Moni bhai. He asked me whether they were in uniform. I told his there was no way to see that as bullets were raining down," says Shahan Ara.

  • Ilias Kanchan: The Tireless Warrior Speaks

    In a candid interview, Ilias Kanchan, veteran actor and founder of Nirapad Sarak Chai (We Demand Safe Roads) movement, shares his views on the ongoing student protests demanding safer roads and the initiatives that can be taken to address the situation.

  • Shahidul Alam taken back police custody

    Shahidul Alam taken back to police custody

    Renowned photographer Shahidul Alam was taken back to the office of the Detective Branch of police yesterday after doctors at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) said they found no health issues requiring his hospitalisation.

  • Students take to streets, control traffic for 7th day

    Students for the seventh day take position on city streets and control traffic systems as part of their demand for safe roads.

  • Demanding Justice for Safe Road

    Students continue demo outside Dhaka

    Students across the country have been continuing their demonstration demanding safe roads.

  • BCL men swoop on students at Jhigatola

    BCL in its element

    At least 20-25 students are injured as alleged activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) and police launch an attack on the student protesters at Dhanmondi 3 near Jigatola in Dhaka.

  • Monalisa Smiles

    Enchanting and talented actor, model Monalisa opens up about her break from showbiz, her current projects and her aspirations for the future.

  • Amar Sonar Bangla echoed at Farmgate

    Hundreds of student protesters who have been gathering at Farmgate intersection, stands up and sings the national anthem as a part of their agitation programme.

  • Mirpur waterlogging suffer

    Mirpur residents suffer due to Metro Rail construction, waterlogging

    For Mirpur residents, hardship while commuting has become an everyday affair.

  • Top mayor candidates in Barisal City election

    Top mayor candidates in BCC polls at a glance

    Watch the video to know about the top mayor runners in the Barisal City Corporation (BCC) elections scheduled to be held on July 30.

  • Rajshahi City Corporation Election Mayoral Candidates list

    At a glance: Top mayor candidates in RCC polls

    Watch the video to know about the mayor runners in the Rajshahi City Corporation (RCC) elections scheduled to be held on July 30.

  • Mayor runners of Sylhet City Corporation Election 2018

    All you need to know about top mayor candidates in SCC polls

    Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) elections will be held tomorrow (July 30). Watch the video to know about the mayor runners in the city polls.

  • In conversation with the graceful Sabila Nur

    In a candid interview with Rafi Hossain, the young, vibrant and popular actor Sabila Nur pours her heart out and talks about her aspirations with grace and elegance.

  • OBon Ride-hailing service

    OBon ride-hailing service hits Dhaka roads

    Ride hailing apps have new competitors in Dhaka as OBhai Solution Limited brings OBon, a women-only ride-hailing app, in the capital. Watch Star Live’s video to know more about the service.

  • Taskeen Rahman- from villain to a popular hero!

    It is usually the protagonists of a hit movie who bag all the praise, but when the antagonist is Taskeen, we can’t help but talk about how well he portrayed the character.

  • HSC results: Pass rate, GPA 5 achievers drop

    Results of HSC and equivalent examinations-2018 are out, and it follows through with the falling trend of last year. Average pass rate is 66.64 per cent, down from 66.84 per cent last year, and the number of GPA 5 achievers plummeted to 29,262.

  • "World Youth Skills Day 2018"

    Youth Talk, a new initiative of Star Youth, The Daily Star, which is a dialogue programme focusing on the development of the young generation of Bangladesh, discussed issues concerning the youth of Bangladesh and how this major sector of skilled population is being evaluated in the job market in its first episode.

  • The Math Genius

    Ahmed Zawad Chowdhury has won the first ever Gold Medal for Bangladesh in the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) at its 59th session held in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

  • BCL men attack CU protesters

    BCL men swoop on CU students

    Student front of ruling Awami League continues to show little tolerance on any student protest, swooping on Chittagong University students and foiling their demonstration.

  • Quota Reform: Now and What Next?

    There have been attacks on the quota reformists by the student activists of ruling Awami League all over the country.