Thursday, 23 Mar, 2023


Freedom fighter and actor Khalekuzzaman no more

Renowned actor and freedom fighter Khalekuzzaman died on Tuesday (Mar 21) morning. He was 73. He breathed his last at 9am at his residence at Gulshan in the capital.   Ahsan Habib Nasim, president of Abhiniya Shilpi Sangh, general secretary Raonak Hasan confirmed the

Rupert Murdoch set to marry for 5th time at 92

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has announced his engagement to his partner Ann Lesley Smith, a former police chaplain. Mr Murdoch, 92, and Ms Smith, 66, met in September at an event at his vineyard in California. The businessman told the New York Post, one of his own publications:

Prominent dancer, actor Zeenat Barkatullah in ICU

Ekushey award winning actor Zeenat Barkatullah was admitted at a hospital in the capital. The internationally renowned dance icon has been in the intensive care unit (ICU) for the last five days due to brain hemorrhage and lung infection. Her daughter renowned actor Bijori

'Navalny' Oscar Win Ignored, Condemned by Russian State Media

Despite rapturous scenes at Hollywood's Dolby Theater on Sunday night as the documentary "Navalny" was announced the winner of this year's best documentary feature Oscar, anyone relying on Russian state media to find out the news might be forgiven for being none the

Oscars 2023: The complete list of winners at 95th Academy Awards

It was a night of historic wins at the 95th annual Academy Awards, taking place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. On Sunday, two films quickly emerged as dominant forces in the race to pick up the most Oscar trophies: the German-language war epic All Quiet on the Western

RRR's Naatu Naatu wins best original song in Oscars 2023

The song Naatu Naatu from the hit Telugu-language film RRR has made history by becoming the first Indian film song to win an Oscar. The blockbuster track won Best Original Song at the 95th Academy Awards, beating heavyweights like Lady Gaga and Rihanna. Its catchy tempo and

Everything Everywhere All at Once dominates Oscars 2023

Michelle Yeoh became the first Asian woman to win best actress, as Everything Everywhere All at Once dominated at the Oscars. The creative multiverse adventure won seven awards including best picture, director and original screenplay. Accepting her statuette, Yeoh said: "For

Michelle Yeoh wins Best Actress Award, Makes Oscars History 

Michelle Yeoh cemented Oscars history on Sunday night as she became the first Asian person to win for lead actress Yeoh took home the first Academy Award of her celebrated career, for best actress in “Everything Everywhere All at Once.” The honor came after a long career in

Director Shyam Benegal’s both kidneys fail, undergoes dialysis at home

Award-winning director Shyam Benegal who is known for Zubeidaa, Mammo, Welcome to Sajjanpur, has been undergoing dialysis at home after his both kidneys failed.  Shyam, who is 88, has not been able to visit the hospital for treatment as his health has started deteriorating. 

Satish Kaushik death: Actor suffered heart attack in car in Delhi

The news of Satish Kaushik’s sudden death came as a shock for the film industry and fans on Thursday morning. The veteran actor and filmmaker paassed away at the age of 66 in the early hours of Thursday morning as per reports. While the news of his death was shared by friend and

Robert Blake, actor acquitted in wife's killing, dies at 89

Robert Blake, the Emmy award-winning performer who went from acclaim for his acting to notoriety when he was tried and acquitted in the killing of his wife, died Thursday at age 89. A statement released on behalf of his niece, Noreen Austin, said Blake died from heart disease,

PM hands over National Film Award-2021

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today (Mar 9) distributed National Film Award-2021 among the winners in 27 categories. The premier handed over the awards at a ceremony in city's Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) as chief guest. The Ministry of Information and

Bollywood actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik dies at 66

Bollywood actor and director Satish Kaushik has died at the age of 66 in India's capital Delhi. His nephew Nishaan Kaushik told BBC Hindi that the actor suffered a heart attack on Thursday morning. He was travelling in a car at the time and was rushed to a hospital, where

Jimmy Kimmel returns to host Oscars 2023

Jimmy Kimmel will host the Oscars for a third time when he fronts Hollywood's biggest event on Sunday. The star will be hoping for less controversy than last year when host Chris Rock was slapped by Will Smith. Kimmel took the helm in 2017 - the year of envelopegate - and 2018

Amitabh Bachchan severely injured

Bollywood megastar injured himself during the shooting of his upcoming film Project K. The actor shared his health update through his blog.  He wrote, “In Hyderabad at the shoot for Project K, during an action shot, I have got injured .. rib cartilage popped broke and muscle

Tom Sizemore: Saving Private Ryan actor dies at 61 

US actor Tom Sizemore, known for roles in Saving Private Ryan and Black Hawk Down, has died at 61, his manager says. Sizemore found fame in the 1990s, often playing supporting roles as tough guys - usually military, police or criminal. His other credits included Natural Born Killers,

Sushmita Sen suffers heart attack, undergoes angioplasty

Bollywood actress and former beauty queen Sushmita Sen has shared a health update that has shocked her fans. On Thursday, the actress took to Instagram and informed her fans that she suffered a heart attack a few days back and had to get an angioplasty done. Taking to Instagram, she

Joy Bangla concert: Registration starts

The registration for Joy Bangla concert kicked off today with an overwhelming rush among youth music lovers to enjoy the unique blend to bring alive Bangladesh's history through music. This year the concert will take place on March 8 at Army Stadium in the capital, under the

FIR lodged against Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan over property deal

Celebrity interior designer and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan is in legal trouble after a first information report was registered against her in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The FIR, which has been registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) section 409 (criminal

Justin Bieber cancels remainder of world tour 

Justin Bieber has officially cancelled the remaining dates in his Justice World Tour that would have seen the singer perform in the U.S., Europe, Australia and parts of Asia. The official social media account for Bieber’s tour shared the news on Tuesday. Though Bieber himself