Tuesday, 06 Dec, 2022


Iran film star Mitra Hajjar arrested

Iranian film star Mitra Hajjar was arrested at her home Saturday, the reformist newspaper Shargh reported. "Mitra Hajjar, a film and television actor, was arrested today after a search of her apartment," said Mehdi Koohian, part of group monitoring arrested artists, Shargh

Tasnia Farin hospitalised with serious injuries 

Actress Tasnia Farin sustained severe injuries while she was on an escalator of a shopping mall in the Kuril area on Friday. The accident took place around 7:30 pm while she was on the escalator to go to the second floor of the mall. Suddenly, a rod of the moving escalator came out and

Shah Rukh Khan performs Umrah in Mecca

Indian film star Shah Rukh Khan recently wrapped the Saudi Arabia schedule of his upcoming film 'Dunki'. He was spotted in Mecca.  The city is home to the holiest site in Islam (Masjid al-Haram), and King Khan, as he is called by his fans, was seen performing Umrah in the

Apu Biswas, son Abram Khan Joy get US visa

Popular film actress Apu Biswas, along with her son Abram Khan Joy, recently got visa for United States of America (USA). About the visa, the actress told the journalists “Getting US Visa is not a big deal. I applied for the visa for my son as he likes Disney World and got the

Bollywood: The Kashmir Files at IFFI

Israel's envoy to India has apologised for comments made by Israeli filmmaker Nadav Lapid on a controversial Bollywood film on Kashmir. Nadav Lapid, jury chief at the International Film Festival India (IFFI), criticised the inclusion of The Kashmir Files at the event. Describing

Pori Moni gives deposition in attempted rape-murder case

Film actress Pori Moni on Tuesday gave his statement against businessman Nasir U Mahmood and three others, in a case filed over rape and murder attempts on her. Dhaka Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal-9 Judge Hemayet Uddin recorded her deposition and fixed January 11 to

Amitabh Bachchan's photo, voice can't be used without permission: Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday passed an interim order restraining the unauthorised use of personality attributes of actor Amitabh Bachchan, including his voice and image or any other trait exclusively identifiable with him, by any individual.  The court's order came on a

Taylor Swift sweeps American Music Awards with six wins

Pop superstar Taylor Swift dominated the American Music Awards on Sunday, winning six awards she was nominated for, including the most prestigious Artiste of the Year at the world’s largest fan-voted ceremony. The Anti-Hero (2022) singer thanked voters for supporting her after

Nipun to hold general secretary post of Shilpi Samity

Popular actress Nipun Akter is the general secretary of Bangladesh Film Artistes' Association (BFAA), according to the Appellate Division order. The court also stayed the High Court order that earlier declared Zayed Khan's candidacy legal. A three-member Appellate Division

Bengali actress Aindrila Sharma passes away 

24-year-old actress Aindrila Sharma passed away on Sunday. The actress suffered multiple cardiac arrests earlier today and she was given CPR. Although the critical condition was managed, the actress breathed her last at 12.59pm, according to the hospital sources.  Later, she

Nora Fatehi arrives in Dhaka 

Bollywood actor Nora Fatehi finally arrived in Dhaka on Friday (Nov 18) afternoon on the invitation of Women Leadership Corporation. The Canadian-born Indian actor landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport at 1:20pm. She will participate in the 'Global Achievers

Court summons actors Mehazabien, Nisho

A Dhaka court today (Nov 16) summoned popular televisions actors Mehazabien Chowdhury and Afran Nisho to appear before it in a case lodged for using words insulting towards autism and specially-abled people, in one of their dramas 'Ghotona Satya'. Dhaka Metropolitan Sessions

Beyonce-Adele rematch set to dominate 2023 Grammys

Beyonce leads this year's pack of Grammy Award nominees with nine chances at gold on music's biggest night, ahead of rapper Kendrick Lamar coming in at eight, and balladeers Adele and Brandi Carlile scoring seven each. That sets the stage for a fresh showdown at the February

Amitabh's ‘Rickshaw Girl’ won ‘Best of Fest Award’

Noted filmmaker Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s ‘Rickshaw Girl’ has won the ‘Best of Fest Award’ at the 39th Chicago International Children’s Film Festival (CICFF).   A total of 304 feature films from 54 countries participated in the festival. Of them,

Actress Kalyani Kurale Jadhav dies in road accident

A 32-year-old Marathi television actor died after her motorcycle was hit by a concrete mixer tractor in Kolhapur district, a police official said on Sunday. Kalyani Kurale-Jadhav, who appears in the TV serial 'Tujyhat Jeev Rangala', was on her way home late Saturday evening

Dance maestro Golam Mostofa passes away

Ekushey Padak winner choreographer and dance maestro Golam Mostofa Khan passed away on Sunday night at Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital. He was 82. As he was suffering from pneumonia and health problems from old age, he was undergoing treatment at the hospital,

Taylor Swift wins big at 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards

Taylor Swift won four of the top awards at the 2022 MTV Europe Music Awards on Sunday (Nov 13). Across her six nominations, the 32-year-old singer took home best video and best longform video award for her 10-minute version of “All Too Well (Taylor’s Version),” as

Singer Akbar Ali no more

Singer Akbar Ali Gazi, commonly known by his stage name Akbar, passed away at a hospital on Sunday (Nov 13) afternoon. The singer breathed his last at capital’s Bangladesh Institute of Research and Rehabilitation in Diabetes, Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders (BIRDEM) hospital

Shah Rukh Khan quizzed at Mumbai airport 

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was on Friday stopped at the Mumbai airport for some time, TV reports said. The superstar was also questioned by airport officials about customs duty on the watches that his team was carrying, according to reports. The actor along with his manager

Pokemon's Ash Ketchum wins World Championship

Ash Ketchum, the protagonist of the Pokemon anime, has won the Pokemon World Championship. The episode showing his victory aired in Japan on Friday, making Ash the strongest Pokemon trainer in the world. The official Pokemon Twitter account congratulated Ash, who has been the main