Art & Culture

Nat’l advisory committee on film formed

Cultural Correspondent A national advisory committee on film has been formed to advise the government on the local film industry and its development. Information ministry issued a circular in this regard on Tuesday on its website. The committee, according to the circular, comprises 24 members from administration and film industry insiders including information minister, state […]

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Jaya plays lead role in 3D film ‘Alatchakra’

Cultural Correspondent National film award winner actress, model and producer Jaya Ahsan, who works in Bangladeshi and Indian Bengali films has recently wrapped up the shooting for her upcoming Bangladeshi project where she plays the role of the lover of Bangladeshi writer, thinker, novelist and poet Ahmed Sofa. Directed by Habibur Rahman, it is Bangladesh’s […]

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Loko Natya Dal stages Sonai Madhab

Cultural Correspondent Plights of women have long been a subject of interest to poets and writers for ages, who have greatly enriched Bengali literature with their timeless works. Theatre troupe LokoNatya Dal’s acclaimed play Sonai Madhab is a woman-centric romantic tragedy play, which gives the audience a glimpse into how the influential in society try […]

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Bhooter Raja looking for new faces to host ‘Rishkawala’

Cultural Correspondent The top interviewers will be shortlisted for the show and their submissions will be published on the Bhooter Raja Productions’ official Facebook page. Internationally acclaimed Bangladeshi film producer Arifur Rahman’s production company Bhooter Raja Productions is looking for new faces as hosts for their upcoming reality show Rishkawala. The announcement was made through […]

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Desh Natok stages Nityapuran

Cultural Correspondent Theatre troupe Desh Natok staged 97th and 98th shows of its acclaimed production Nityapuran on Friday at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The play, written and directed by Masum Reza, revolves around Ekalavya, a character from the epic Mahabharata. The story of Ekalavya in the play Nityapuran differs from the original story in the Mahabharata. […]

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World Music Day celebrated in Dhaka

Cultural Correspondent Different cultural organisations celebrated World Music Day arranging diverse programmes at various venues in Dhaka on Friday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, Bangladesh Sangeet Sangathan Samannay Parishad, French Embassy and other cultural groups held diverse programmes marking the day. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy held a day-long programme featuring procession, discussion and music show. BSA organized a […]

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Selim elected president and Nasim secretary, of Actors’ Equity

Cultural Correspondent Actors’ Equity Bangladesh, an organization of television actors, hosted its 2019-2021 election at the capital’s Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in Segunbagicha on Friday. In an overwhelming victory, Shahiduzzaman Selim has been elected the new president with 325 votes, and Ahsan Habib Nasim got 422 votes to make him general secretary. Selim’s closest contestant, Tushar […]

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Feriwala staged at BSA

Cultural Correspondent Theatre troupe Oboyob Natyadal staged Feriwala, a play depicting the exploitation of the ethnic minority, on Saturday at Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Written by Asaduzzaman Badal and directed by Shahidul Haque Khan Shyanon, the play revolves around a Santal family and begins with the announcement of news that a certain […]