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Thursday, 02 June 2016 13:13

Shakib-Srabanti romance in London

> Newsflash Correspondent Shooting of the Indo-Bangla joint venture film ‘Shikari’ is going on in London. Bangladeshi superstar Shakib Khan and Tollywood beauty Srabanti Chatterjee have taken part in the shooting. Romance between the pair gets on very well there. Several stills from the shooting already have been posted on Facebook where they were seen devoted with romance. It has been known that the shooting of three songs of the film will be taken place in London. Earlier on March, shooting of the film took place in Kolkata. Directed by Zakir Hossain Shimanto and Kolkata's Joydeb Mukherjee, the film is…
Friday, 26 February 2016 18:15

National Film Award 2014 announced

> Cultural Correspondent Clockwise from top, a still from Brihannala, Bidya Sinha Mim, Ferdaus and Moushumi. Director Murad Parvez’s government grant winning film Brihannala was declared the best film of 2014 on Thursday. The film, starring Ferdaus Ahmed and Sohana Saba in lead roles, addresses religion and its impact on society through the story of an interfaith relationship. For Brihannala, Murad also got awards in the best story writer and best dialogue writer categories. Meanwhile, Zahidur Rahim Anjan got the best director award for his directorial work in the liberation war based film Meghamallar. Ferdaus Ahmed got the best actor…
Friday, 23 October 2015 20:42

Raja Babu: I am the Power!

While entering the cinema hall, I asked at the counter the reason for the comparatively low priced tickets. When you are getting a Dress Circle seat for Tk80, questions come up. ‘We don’t have air conditioning,’ the man replied casually. Oh, alright, I answered back. Anyway, Raja Babu: I am the Power is the name of the film. Sakib Khan is back with a signature line: No Commitment, No Appointment, Only Punishment. Right on, let the odyssey begin! The surrounding sound system plays the number: Elomelo Joubon (fiery youth in disarray!) In one town (location unknown, areas similar to parts…
Staff CorrespondentThe thaw is here. Spring – the season of joy, rebirth and romance, of restored beauty and energy, buoyant activity, and spiritual renewal – has finally come, after months of erratic weather pattern that saw the temperature fall sometimes sharply only to rise to a tolerable limit again.Pahela Phalgun, the first day of Falgun marking the arrival of the spring season, began precisely as it should have, with dance, music and plenty of mirth and rapturous merriment – revelers clad in ceremonial clothing befitting an occasion of this nature.Signs that gladden the heart, signs of winter finally releasing its…
Friday, 26 September 2014 10:02

Action-romantic film Ochena Hridoy

Staff Correspondent Action-romantic film Ochena Hridoy is scheduled to have a nationwide release during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.Directed by Shafiqul Islam Khan, Ochena Hridoy casts the first runner-up of Lux Channel i Superstar 2012 Prosun Azad, who will play the lead female role opposite Emon and newcomer ABM Sumon. A production of Life Factory, the film will be released in 50 cinemas simultaneously.Even though the 134-minute film has a love triangle at the centre of the plot, the story will have abundant dosage of action and suspense.Emon Saha has worked as the music director of the film while Belal Khan and…