Tuesday, 19 Oct, 2021

Entertainment

Art Competition: Sheikh Russel through children's eyes 

Sheikh Russel was only one and a half years old when Bangamata Sheikh Fazilatunnesa Mujib took him to see Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman at Dhaka Central Jail. Little Russel refused to leave his father after the visit. Third grader Arisha has visualized the story heard from her

Russian team back on Earth after filming first movie in space

A Russian film crew are back on Earth after wrapping up scenes for the first movie shot in space. Klim Shipenko and actor Yulia Peresild left the International Space Station and landed in Kazakhstan - to be met by a crew filming touchdown scenes. The ISS shooting was not without

Aryan Khan's bail hearing continues in Mumbai court

Aryan Khan's bail hearing - the third since his arrest almost two weeks ago in the Mumbai drugs-on-cruise case - began on Wednesday, and continues today. Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan allegedly "indulged in illicit drug trafficking" and was involved in the

"Aryan Khan Wasn't Even On The Cruise, Nothing Found On Him," Court Told

Mumbai: Aryan Khan was "not even on the cruise" raided by anti-drugs officers on October 2, so the allegation of drug trafficking against him is "absurd", his lawyer today told a Mumbai court hearing the 23-year-old star son's bail request in the drugs-on-cruise

Dr Enamul Haque laid to rest

Eminent actor and Ekushey Padak awardee Dr Enamul Haque was laid to rest at Banani Graveyard in the capital on Tuesday afternoon. Golam Kuddus, President of cultural organisation Sammilito Sangskritik Jote, confirmed the matter to media. Earlier, Dr Enamul's body was taken to

Noted actor Dr Enamul Haque passes away

Noted actor and cultural personality Dr Enmul Haque has passed away. He was 78. Enmul Haque, also a retired professor at the Department of Chemistry of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, died while undergoing treatment at a hospital in the capital. Ahsan Habib

Abdulrazak Gurnah wins Nobel prize in literature 2021

The Nobel prize in literature has been awarded to the novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents”. Gurnah, who grew up on one of the

Shah Rukh Khan’s son detained after drugs raid

Narcotics Control Bureau conducted a surprise raid on October 2 at a party being held on a cruise ship off the coast of Mumbai.  Initially it was speculated that a big Bollywood actor’s son was detained during this raid.  later it was revealed that Shah Rukh

Cricketer Nasir, Tamima summoned

A Dhaka court has summoned three persons, including cricketer Nasir Hossain and his wife Tamima Sultana Tammi in a case filed against them. Dhaka Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Jashim issued the summon on Thursday after an arrest warrant plea against them has been filed. Earlier

Marriage between Nasir and Tamima illegal: PBI report 

Police Bureau of Investigation (PBI) submitted its investigation report accusing cricketer Nasir Hossain and his wife Tamima Sultana of tying the knot illegally. PBI inspector and also investigating officer in the case Mizanur Rahman submitted the report to the court of Dhaka

James Bond: Daniel Craig's last film finally has royal premiere

Daniel Craig's final James Bond film has finally had its world premiere in London, 18 months later than planned because it was delayed by the pandemic. No Time To Die is the British actor's fifth outing as 007. Speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live on the red carpet, he said the role

Shakespeare-inspired A Midnight Tempest premiers at IUB Tuesday

The short film A Midnight Tempest directed by Kolkata-based reputed theatre director Abanti Chakraborty and co-produced by the Department of English and Modern Languages, Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) premiers at IUB on Tuesday (Sep 28).  A press release was issued in

Sahitya Akademi fellowship for Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay

Renowned Bengali writer Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay (85) has been selected for the Sahitya Akademi Fellowship, 33 years after he won the Sahitya Akademi award for his novel ‘Manabjamin’. Mukhopadhyay, who is a major Bengali novelist and short story writer, began his career as a

Red carpet debut for 'Bennifer' 2.0 in Venice

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez, often affectionately called "Bennifer" by fans, have walked the red carpet together for the first time since reuniting as a couple. They posed for photographers as they arrived for the premiere of The Last Duel at the 78th annual Venice

25th death anniv of Salman Shah today 

‘Salman Shah’, one of the most iconic figures to step foot in the industry, has remained as popular as he was in his lifetime though 25 years have been passed since his death.  This Dhallywood superstar’s career and life was cut short when Shahriar Chowdhury

Indian Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla dies of heart attack

Indian Bigg Boss 13 winner Sidharth Shukla passed away due to a massive heart attack early morning. The actor was rushed to the Cooper hospital of India in the morning. He suffered a massive heart attack and had taken medicine last evening. According to reports, the actor was

Actor Apurba to tie knot again

TV Actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba is set to tie the knot for the third time with a Bangladeshi origin-American girl. The actor said that the wedding will be held tomorrow (September 2) at a community center in capital’s Rajarbagh. His would-be wife Shamma is born and raised in the

Pori Moni freed on bail 

Film actress Pori Moni has been released from the Kashimpur Central Jail on bail, 28 days after her arrest in a narcotics case. She was handed over to her lawyer Niranjana Shurovy in presence of her uncle Jashim Uddin around 9:30, Syed Shah Sharif, jailer of Kashimpur Women's

Eminent Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha no more

Eminent Bengali writer Buddhadeb Guha, author of many notable works such as `Madhukari’ (Honey Gatherer), is no more. He was 85. Guha, died of post-covid complications at a private hospital here on Saturday at 11:25 pm at a private hospital Sunday after a massive cardiac arrest,

Chinese actor Zheng Shuang fined $46 million for tax evasion

Top Chinese film and television actress Zheng Shuang has been slapped with a whopping USD 46.1 million fine for tax evasion, as China tightened supervision on celebrities under its new policy for reducing the wealth gap. The Shanghai Municipal Tax Service fined Shuang on Friday for tax