NEWS OF THE DAYWith heroine-centric films like ‘Gulaab Gang’ and ‘Queen’ getting a good response at the box office, actress Prachi Desai says it's a great time for all female actors as they are free to choose the kind of films and roles they wish to do.
Theatre troupe Drishtipat has staged its much-acclaimed production ‘Raja Himadri’. The play, which is a Bangladeshi makeover of Greek tragedy ‘Oedipus’, was staged at the National Theatre Main Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday evening. Though the story of Sophocles’ ‘Oedipus the King’ is about 3000 years old, it is not unknown to the Bangladeshi theatre-lovers as they have already witnessed a few adaptations of the Greek classic, as different theatre troupes brought it to the stage on different occasions. ‘Raja Himadri’, which has been translated by Shambhu Mitra and directed by Khandaker Tazmi Noor, tells... more ›
Eight Bangladeshi women were recognised for their outstanding contributions to nation building through services in various fields on the International Women’s Day on Saturday. ‘Freedom-Persona Ajker Nari powered by Dabur Vatika Hair oil’ honoured the eight successful women at an award giving ceremony on the ACI premises in the city, said a press release. Eminent theatre personality Aly Zaker graced the event as chief guest. Senior Fellow of Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) Debapriya Bhattacharya was present as special guest on the occasion. Besides, Managing Director of Persona Kanis Almas Khan, Managing Director of ACI Salt... more ›
Oscar winning Indian music composer AR Rahman arrived in Dhaka on Tuesday. Rahman made a courtesy call on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at her official Ganobhaban residence yesterday. Briefing reporters after the meeting, PM’s Special Assistant Mahbubul Hoque Shakil said the Prime Minister highly appreciated the talents of AR Rahman. Hasina lauded the role of Rahman in introducing the music of this subcontinent to global arena. PM’s son Sajeeb Wazed Joy, Sheikh Rehena’s son Radwan Mujib Siddiq and his wife Peppi Siddiq, BCB president Nazmul Hasan Papon, PM’s Special Assistant Selima Khatun and Mahbubul Hoque Shakil,... more ›
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