Wednesday, 07 Dec, 2022

Entertainment

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ hits Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex arranged the Dhaka-premiere of one of the latest Hollywood blockbuster movies ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ at its hall on Bashundhara City in Panthapath.The screening of this action, adventure and sci-fi was held Thursday evening.The movie will be screened at

2-day ‘Bishad Sindhu’ presentation at Natmandal

DHAKA: A two-day theatrical presentation of Mir Mosharraf Hossian’s ‘Bishad Sindhu’ will be held at Dhaka University’s Nat Mandal.Abayab natyadal will stage the historical novel, scripted by Sharif Nasrullah and directed by Mohammad Jasim Uddin, at 6:30pm in December 13 and 14.The

‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ at Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex will arrange the Dhaka-premiere of one of the latest Hollywood blockbuster movies ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ at its hall on Bashundhara City in Panthapath.The screening of this action, adventure and sci-fi will be held at 6:45pm on Thursday.‘The Hunger

‘We respect each other’

DHAKA: Supermodel Miranda Kerr may have split from actor Orlando Bloom, but says they respect and understand each other.The 30-year-old, who is on the cover of January-February edition of Harper’s Bazaar Australia magazine, opened up about her friendship with former husband, reports

Justin Bieber delivers new album for Christmas

DHAKA: Justin Bieber is serving up another treat for his fans this Christmas, a limited-release new album.Journals will feature all 10 of his Music Mondays releases and five brand new songs, but it will only be available as a download over the Christmas period.Bieber started releasing new

Miley Cyrus MTV’s artist of the year

DHAKA: Here’s something to wag a tongue at: MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year.The former child star twerked her way to the top. Her eye-popping duet with Robin Thicke on the MTV Video Music Awards was one of the year’s most talked about cultural events.MTV said on

Idris struggled with Mandela accent

DHAKA: The 41-year-old actor Idris Elba plays the south African president in the biopic about his life, ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’, but he admits it took him a long time to learn his dialect.He said, ‘I couldn’t do it at the beginning and you know why? Because I couldn’t

‘Not working with Rekha’

DHAKA: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has dismissed the reports that he will team up with Rekha for Yash Raj Films’ (YRF) next untitled project, saying it’s not true.There were reports that the megastar is in talks to star opposite Rekha in a film that will be directed by Aditya Chopra,

Nicole to sing at Mandela’s funeral

DHAKA: The former Pussycat Doll has reportedly held a secret visit with the late revolutionary’s daughters at London’s Mandarin Hotel and they discussed a potential performance.An insider told The Sun on Sunday newspaper, ‘During the chat Nicole had with the daughters it was

Sanjay parole causes protests

DHAKA: A group of Republican Party of India (RPI) activists demonstrated outside the Yerawada Central Jail on Saturday, protesting the likely parole of jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt.Waving black flags and banners, the RPI activists shouted slogans demanding that Dutt should not be

Celebrities pay tribute to Mandela

Stars have paid tribute to Nelson Mandela after he passed away Friday.The South African political activist and former President died aged 95 at his home in Johannesburg, South Africa, surrounded by his family.Mandela was for millions a symbol of hope and freedom for his battle to overcome

Sanjay seeks parole to care for ‘ill’ wife

DHAKA: Jailed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has sought a month’s parole to look after his ailing wife Manyata, official sources said.Dutt has applied to the Pune divisional commissioner for parole on the grounds that his wife is unwell.Accordingly, he is likely to be released from

Dylan`s guitar sells for nearly $1m

DHAKA: The electric guitar played by Bob Dylan at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival has been sold at auction in New York for a record $965,000 (£591,000).The Fender Stratocaster had been in the possession of a New Jersey family for 48 years after he left it on a plane, reports BBC.The

Mumbai court orders a fresh trial

DHAKA: A Mumbai court today ordered fresh trial in a 2002 hit-and-run case against Hindi film actor Salman Khan.Salman had asked for a fresh trial after the charge against him was enhanced from "rash and negligent driving" to the more serious "culpable homicide not amounting to murder",

‘Escape Plan’ hits Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex arranged the Dhaka premiere of one of the latest Hollywood action and thriller movies ‘Escape Plan’ at its hall at Bashundhara City Shopping Mall on Panthapath.The movie, premiered Thursday evening, will be screened at 11.30am, 2.00pm, 4.45pm and 7.30pm from

Katrina named world’s sexiest Asian woman

DHAKA: Her absence from the big screen for a year has not stopped Bollywood beauty Katrina Kaif from winning the world’s sexiest Asian woman title for the fourth consecutive year in a poll by a weekly magazine.The actress narrowly defeated Priyanka Chopra, TV star Drashti Dhami and

Paul Walker died from impact, fire in crash

DHAKA: ‘Fast & Furious’ star Paul Walker was killed by impact and fire in a crash that occurred while he was a passenger in a Porsche driven by his friend.An autopsy released on Wednesday says, The Straits Times publishes this report on Thursday.Walker died on Saturday when the

Rockwell painting in record sale

DHAKA: A Norman Rockwell painting, ‘Saying Grace’, has been sold for $46m in New York, a new record for a piece of American art sold at auction.Saying Grace shows a crowded restaurant with a grandmother and grandson bowed in prayer at a table they are sharing with two young men.The

‘Escape Plan’ at Star Cineplex

DHAKA: Star Cineplex will organise the Dhaka premiere of one of the latest Hollywood action and thriller movies ‘Escape Plan’ at its hall at Bashundhara City Shopping Mall on Panthapath.The screening will be held at 6:45pm on Thursday.‘Escape Plan’ was premiered in the Philippines

Soiree by Sujit at IGCC

DHAKA: Sujit Mustafa’s music evening will be held at Gulshan’s Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre.The soiree to jointly be organised by Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre, Asian Paints, IRCON and Marico Bangladesh, will begin at 6:30pm on December 6.Sujit Mustafa is the son of late Abu Hena