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  • A new milestone

    Runa Laila, our nightingale, has been enchanting audiences around the world with her mind blowing performances for the last 50 years.

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    Runa Laila in a new light

    Runa Laila, the melody queen has garnered her musical career with numerous hits and enthralled her audience for decades, through her astounding vocals. The songbird now extends her musical prowess to composing musical scores. In an exclusive interview with Rafi Hossain, Runa Laila opens up about her new project.

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    Runa Laila, a music diva of the Indian subcontinent has carved a special place for herself in the hearts of the music lovers of the region with her mesmerizing performances over five decades. The music connoisseur has lent her melodious voice to over ten thousand songs in more than 15 languages.

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    Three cultural legends honoured

    The award ceremony and gala of the 11th edition of The Daily Star-Standard Chartered Celebrating Life, a film-making, photography and lyrics contest, was held at the International Convention City Bashundhara last night.

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    Saga of the Melody Queen

    The artiste's journey, interestingly, began with lessons of dancing. Runa Laila took lessons of Bharatanatyam and Kathak style dancing from the Bulbul Academy of Fine Arts in Karachi, Pakistan.

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    The Nightingale Speaks

    In an exclusive interview with Rafi Hossain, the queen of melody shares stories of her journey of successes, achievements and passions.

  • Runa Laila performs for BTV after 23 years

    “Tomaderey Gaan Shonabo” has a treat up their sleeves for viewers on Eid-ul Azha. Arranged by BTV's Chief Director SM Harunur Rashid and produced by Mahbuba Ferdous, the musical programme will invite Runa Laila to perform on BTV after over two decades.

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    Runa Laila 50 years in melody…

    To celebrate diva Runa Laila, “Chirodiner Runa” will air tonight (seventh day of Eid festival) at 7:50pm on Channel i.

  • 29 artistes get Nat’l Film Award 2014

    A total of 29 artistes and film professionals are chosen for the National Film Award 2014 in 26 categories in recognition for their outstanding contributions to the country's film industry.

  • Imran playbacks with Runa Laila

    It was a dream for Imran to playback with celebrated singer Runa Laila, and his dream has finally come true. The talented vocalist lent his voice alongside Runa Laila for a duet song in upcoming film “Panku Jamai”.

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    Four singers on Rtv's 'Ebong Runa Laila'

    Popular singer Runa Laila recently completed 50 years of her singing career. Marking the great achievement of this legendary singer, Rtv has made a show titled “Ebong Runa Laila”.

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    Shine bright like a diamond

    “It was around 1974 when I recorded that song, in Kolkata. It became a huge hit there, and a few months later when I was traveling back there

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    Reflecting on Runa

    Runa Laila, an iconic figure not only in Bangla music but the musical scene of South Asia, celebrates the Golden Jubilee of her career with a concert today at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre, also featuring Indian playback singer KK and Pakistan-based actor-singer Fawad Khan.

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    Runa Laila

    I was in Karachi, Pakistan in 1966 when Runa Laila first appeared in the music horizon, taking the listeners by storm with her song, “Unki nazrosey mohabbatka jo paigham mila

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    Celebrating the legacy of Runa Laila

    The iconic Runa Laila will be completing her fifth decade in music this year, and to mark the momentous occasion, Entourage Entertainment is hosting a concert.

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    Stars share their views

    The Daily Star has just turned 24. In this period, the Arts & Entertainment page has grown from a black and white half-page daily publication to a full page published six days a week and a full-blown two-page centre fold on weekends.

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    The television artists had made a huge bridge for a solo musical program of Runa Laila. At the time of song recording Runa Laila had synced her lips with the song standing at that 10 feet height bridge.