Sunday, December 10, 2023

Swagata to make directorial debut

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Acclaimed actress and singer Zinat Sanu Swagata is set to make her directorial debut. This foray into the world of direction is under the expansive umbrella of the BTV project “Chhoto Chhobi, Boro Shwapno” (Small Films, Big Dreams), where she will be at the helm of a short film. Titled “Otoyeb”, ... Read more

Manik Bandopadhyay’s death anniversary today

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com Today is the 67th anniversary of the death of Bengali novelist and short story writer Manik Bandopadhyay. Born on May 19, 1908 to Harikar Bandopadhyay and Niroda Devi in Dumka, a small town in Santal Parganas district in the state of Bihar, British India, Manik Bandopadhyay was the fifth of the ... Read more

Qayyum Chowdhury ’s death anniversary today

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com Today is the ninth anniversary of the death of acclaimed artist Qayyum Chowdhury. Born on March 9, 1932 in Feni, Qayyum Chowdhury’s works delve deep into folk, rustic life and traditions. Fish, flowers, women, birds and greenery are recurring objects on his canvas. He graduated from the Government Institute of Arts ... Read more

Festival honoring cultural diversity called “Sadhu Mela.”

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com The Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy organize “Sadhu Mela” on November 28 in a colorful demonstration of cultural diversity carrying on the custom that dates back to 2019. Taking place on the day of Fakir Lalon Shai’s Disappearance Day on every full moon, the event has become a noteworthy regular event in the ... Read more

‘Quarantine’ exhibition by artist Mahbubur Rahman begins today

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com The opening ceremony of the exhibition comprising multi-dimensional artworks of artist Mahbubur Rahman will be held today at 5 pm. The exhibit titled, “Quarantine”, has been organised at the Kamrul Hasan Exhibition (level 1) of Bengal Shilpalay in Dhanmondi. Professor Bulbul Osman, women and human rights activist Khushi Kabir and artist ... Read more

SM Sultan’s 29th death anniversary today

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com Today is the 29th anniversary of the death of renowned artist SM Sultan. Different organisations, including Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, SM Sultan Foundation and Narail district administration will pay tribute to SM Sultan organising daylong programmes at different venues in Narail’s Sultan Smriti Sangrahasala, Shishu Swarga and Zila Shilpakala Academy. Born on ... Read more

Porimoni returns to shooting after two years

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com After a two-year-long hiatus, the actress is gearing up to start shooting her upcoming film “Story of Dodo”. Since the birth of her son Rajya, Pori Moni had taken a break to not only regain herself but to also spend quality time with her son. The film was awarded Tk 60 ... Read more

‘Tasher Desh’ staged at Scholastica school

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com With immense zeal and fervour, Scholastica Senior Campus, Mirpur staged the splendid play ‘Tasher Desh’, a masterpiece by the revered poet Rabindranath Tagore. The school’s STM hall served as the majestic environment for this two-day annual drama festival, culminating on a Friday. The talented students, members of the esteemed drama, music, ... Read more

Badhon makes Bollywood journey today while Khufiya will premiere on OTT platform

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Bangladeshi actress Azmeri Haque Badhan makes her debut in the Hindi film industry with Khufiya, which will premiere on OTT platform Netflix today. Written, directed, and produced by Vishal Bhardwaj, Khufiya is a Netflix original neo-noir based on the espionage novel, “Escape to Nowhere”, by Amar Bhushan, a former senior officer ... Read more

BTS’ Jungkook to release first solo album ‘Golden’

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com BigHit Music has announced the launch of BTS member Jung Kook’s debut solo album titled ‘GOLDEN.’ Inspired by his standout moments, the album is a tribute to Jung Kook’s journey both as BTS’s youngest member and as a solo artist. The album will drop on November 3, 2023. “Golden” will comprise ... Read more

Poet Asad Chowdhury passes away

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com Noted poet Asad Chowdhury died of old-age complications while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Toronto, Canada on Thursday. He was 80. The poet ‘died at 3:03am Canada time’ and ‘at 1:03pm Bangladesh time’, the poet’s son-in-law Nadim Iqbal posted on facebook Thursday afternoon. The poet died at the Lakeridge Health ... Read more

Shilpakala inaugurates nationwide puppet festival

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com A twelve day long puppetry festival titled “Gonojagoron er Putul Natya Utshob” inaugurated on Friday. Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy has organised the nationwide festival . According to BSA, puppetry is one of the most effective means of folk education. Through its presentation and stylistic approach over the ages, puppetry has played a ... Read more

SD Burman’s birth anniversary today

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com Today is the 117th anniversary of the birth of legendary singer and music director Sachin Dev Burman. SD Burman, born in 1906 in Cumilla, composed playbacks for over 100 films. Leading singers of the Indian subcontinent like Lata Mangeskhar, Mohammad Rafi, Geeta Dutta, Manna Dey, Asha Bosle, Mukesh and Talat Mahmud ... Read more

Music video of ‘Aaij Kaail Aai Aile’ released

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Young singer Zahed Parvej Pabel released the music video of a song in the local dialect of Chattogram region titled Aaij Kaail Aai Aile on his official YouTube channel recently, said a press release. The song has been written and tuned by Sirajul Islam Azad. The music video has been directed ... Read more

Apurba makes Tollywood debut

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Popular Bangladeshi small screen actor Ziaul Faruq Apurba will make his Tollywood debut with the Pratim D Gupta-directed thriller Chaalchitra, Indian Bengali news channel ABP Ananda reported. Apurba shared the news released by ABP Ananda on its official Facebook page on Wednesday. The film also stars Tota Roy Choudhury, Shantanu Maheshwari, ... Read more

Legal notice served to halt streaming of Pori Moni starrer ‘Puff Daddy’

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com A legal notice was served on Sunday to halt the promotion, broadcast and screening of Pori Moni-starrer web film ‘Puff Daddy’ within three days for undermining religious sentiments and existing laws, and spreading obscenity among youths. On Sunday, Bangladesh Supreme Court and Cumilla Judge Court lawyer Zainal Abedin Mazhari sent the ... Read more

Lucky Ali to perform in Dhaka next month

News Desk : dhakamirror.com Noted Indian singer, songwriter and actor Lucky Ali is set to perform live in Dhaka on 6 October. Buy Here Now made the announcement from their official Facebook page and said, “The curtains are up on the final pioneer – welcoming the timeless Lucky Ali Live in Dhaka on October 6th ... Read more

Pori Moni sends divorce notice to Raj

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com At the end, actress Pori Moni and her husband Shariful Raj have parted ways. Pori Moni sent a divorce notice to Raj on 18 September. A source in her family confirmed this to Prothom Alo. However, neither Pori nor Raj could be reached for a comment on the matter. On 10 ... Read more

Zinnat Barkatullah passes away

Cultural Desk : dhakamirror.com Ekushey Padak winning dancer and television actress Zeenat Barkatullah died of old-age complications at her own residence in the city’s Dhanmondi area on Wednesday afternoon, reports news agency BSS. She is survived by two daughters, actress Bijori Barkatullah and Nusrat Barkatullah Kajori. The news was confirmed by her daughter Bijori Barkatullah, ... Read more

Eminent director Syed Salahuddin Zaki dies

Entertainment Desk : dhakamirror.com Ekushey Padak winning film director, producer and film writer Syed Salahuddin Zaki died at a city hospital on Monday night. He was 77. The family said that Salauddin Zaki fell sick on Monday night. He was taken to United Hospital in Dhaka where duty doctors declared him dead. Syed Salahuddin Zaki ... Read more