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Roshan’s Walk to Fame

Roshan’s Walk to Fame

In an interview with Rafi Hossain, popular Roshan talks about his profession and expectation from love. Watch the Star Live video to know more.

  • Rail secy points 2 likely causes of train disaster

    Either the lines were faulty or the alignment of the coach wheels were disoriented, says rail secretary. Rescue operation is underway and optimism is that the lines might be restored by tonight.

  • Bogura-6 constituency

    BNP’s Siraj wins Bogura-6 by-polls

    BNP nominated candidate Golam Mohammad Siraj wins in the Bogura-6 by-election by a big margin of votes.

  • 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,

  • Country’s first magnetite iron mine discovered in Dinajpur

    The Geological Survey of Bangladesh (GSB) has discovered the country’s first magnetite or iron ore mine in Dinajpur.

  • Money whitening scope to foster dishonesty: analysts

    The opportunity to legalise black money at nominal tax will encourage compliant taxpayers to be dishonest, said business leaders and economists at a post-budget discussion yesterday.

  • Price Up and Down

    Prices up, prices down

    Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposes changes to duties on different products, which will result in increase and decrease in their prices.

  • Will Northbrook Hall fade away into history?

    A hallmark of colonial-era architecture is struggling for survival in a corner of Dhaka, where a rich collection at a 137-year-old library is withering away into dust.

  • Bangladesh National Budget 2019-20 in pie charts

    Budget 2019-20 in pie charts

    Find the pie charts for the national budget for fiscal year 2019-20 that Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal has placed in the parliament.

  • Pythons hatched in Chattogram Zoo

    Pythons hatched thru’ incubators in Chattogram Zoo

    For the first time in the country’s history pythons have been born in Chattogram zoo through incubators. A total of 26 pythons were born in the Zoo, Shahadat Hossain Shuvo, curator of the zoo, told our Chattogram staff correspondent.

  • Bobita’s Eid Celebration

    Veteran actor Bobita celebrates her Eid with a bunch of underprivileged children of Dhaka by arranging a get-together at her place for them to enjoy the Eid festivities.

  • Bobby’s Nolok

    Bobby, a popular actress and film producer, talks about her Eid release, Nolok, and shares some experiences about it.

  • Historic Shah Arefin’s mound on the verge of ruin

    The historic Shah Arefin’s mound in Companyganj upazila of Sylhet is now on the verge of ruin due to continuous land digging and stone extraction illegally for the last two decades.

  • Mashrafe Mortaza in ICC World Cup Press conference ahead Bangladesh vs England match

    ‘Defence will be the best offence’

    On the eve of their first World Cup match against South Africa on June 2, Bangladesh skipper Mashrafe Bin Mortaza talked about the importance of sticking to their own game plan rather than setting a standard set mainly by hosts England of scoring more than 350. They played their own game of building partnerships and accelerating from a solid platform, scored 330 for six and won by 21 runs against South Africa.

  • Batighar now mesmerising Sylhet residents too

    Batighar first opened its doors in Chattogram way back in 2005. It took almost another decade before it opened its second store in 2017 in the capital Dhaka. By then, the bookstore had become somewhat of an icon in the port city.

  • Mashrafe Mortaza says about Mushfiqur Rahim

    ‘Don’t need to go after Mushy’

    A big talking point surrounding Bangladesh’s two-wicket loss to New Zealand was established long before the result, when wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim negated a sure run out of Kane Williamson by dislodging the bails with his elbows when trying to intercept a throw from Tamim Iqbal at mid on that was heading for the stumps anyway.

  • Bangladeshi Actress Puja Cherry

    Young Blood

    Young actors, Taskeen Rahman and Puja Cherry have each conquered the film industry within a short span of time. In today’s interview with Rafi Hossain, they talk about their new projects, aspirations and love lives, to give us an insight of their lives outside the glare of studio lights.

  • Bamboo playspace in Dhaka

    Bamboo Playspace for kids in Dhaka

    At a time of extreme scarcity of open space for children to play, Washpur Garden City in Bosila of Dhaka opens up an aesthetic place completely made of bamboo for kids to have fun.

  • ‘We’re in better shape this time around’

    Bangladesh will take on New Zealand in a day-nighter at The Oval later today in a bid to continue what has been an excellent start to their World Cup campaign. A dominant performance against the more-fancied South Africa in the Tigers’ opening match at the same venue on Sunday will have set the tone for the team in their attempt to take down another side that will be more fancied to come up trumps against the seventh-ranked team in the world.

  • Prominent Musician Maqsoodul Haque

    When Mac speaks

    A musician, activist, poet and Baul researcher, Maqsoodul Haque is best known for his music with one of Bangladesh’s pioneering bands,

  • Razzak, Jaya in WC opening ceremony 60-second challenge

    Cricketer Abdur Razzak and actress Jaya Ahsan star in World Cup opening ceremony.

  • England facts at World Cups

    Let us look back at some of interesting facts of the English Cricket team in World Cups.

  • South Africa facts at World Cups

    Lets have a look at the aspects of the South Africa side for the World Cup in England.

  • Bangladeshi peacekeepers make heroic contribution in Africa

    Bangladeshi peacekeepers have been working relentlessly to establish peace and harmony in various conflict zones in the world and are highly praised worldwide for their outstanding contribution.

  • Eid won’t bring any joy to them

    A little over a week is left before the Eid-ul-Fitr but that can hardly excite the paddy growers in Naogaon as they remain preoccupied with falling prices and debts.


    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 on both sides of Bengal.

  • Elora’s artworks

    Elora’s art of colourful threads

    Elora’s room full of portraits of famous people, recreated historic photographs and paintings will catch anyone’s eyes for her use of a unique medium to create those.

  • Eid advance train ticket sale starts

    Hundreds of people have thronged Kamalapur Railway Station to purchase train tickets in advance for travelling during the Eid-ul-Fitr.

  • Age-old Jamdani haat of lakh taka

    With Eid-ul-Fitr approaching, the business of the age-old Jamdani haat at Narayanganj’s Rupganj upazila on the bank of Shitalakhya River reaches its peak.


    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.

  • Jurain residents demand safe water supply

    Residents of Jurain area in the capital Dhaka stage a demonstration demanding supply of safe and drinkable water by Wasa.