• Live From Dhaka - wins big at SGIFF

    Young Bangladeshi filmmaker Abdullah Mohammad Saad’s debut film “Live From Dhaka” has brought two major awards at the regionally prestigious Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF).

  • "Prithibir Nioti” premieres

    A story-based film “Prithibir Nioti” premiered on December 2 throughout the country. The film casts action hero Rubel, singer-

  • Judwaa 2 has found its heroines

    It's official. Jacqueline Fernandez and Taapsee Pannu will join Varun Dhawan, in the reimagining of one of Salman Khan's biggest 90s hits, “Judwaa”.

  • Aynabaji releasing in three continents

    Earlier this month at a special Facebook Live 'Ask Me Anything' session at The Daily Star, actor Chanchal Chowdhury was flooded with questions by fans from abroad, about when and how they would be able to see his film “Aynabaji”.

  • “AMI TOMAR HOTE CHAI” gets censor clearance

    Ananya Mamun's upcoming film “Ami Tomar Hote Chai” was cleared by the censor board on Sunday, without any cuts. The film,

  • Is “Doob” the story of Humayun Ahmed? Farooki clarifies after rumors spread

    “Doob”, Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s latest big screen venture has been on the radar since it was announced in March, most prominently because of its leading cast: Irrfan Khan, one of the most recognisable faces of world cinema right now, is not only starring it, but...

  • Tens of thousands throng Chanchal's Facebook Live at TDS!

    It's not often that fans get a chance to interact up close with their favourite celebrities, and they are ready to make the most of

  • Short film “Fera” screened

    Young filmmaker Mainul Shahid's short film “Fera”, based on Shawkat Osman's popular story “Dui Musafir”, was screened on Friday at the National Art Gallery Auditorium of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy.

  • “Aynabaji” bags best film award at Seattle

    The recent craze of Dhallywood, Amitabh Reza Chowdhury's “Aynabaji” has won the award of best film at the USA's 11th Seattle South Asian Film Festival. The producer of the film, Ziauddin Adil received the award.

  • Trouble continues for “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”

    After the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) gave green signal to the release of Karan Johar's upcoming Bollywood movie “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, the Cinema Owners and Exhibitors Association (COEA) president Nitin Datar has refused to support the movie.

  • Kalyan- Nawsheen's film awaiting release

    Popular television actress Nawsheen and Kalyan Corraya have made many appearances as a formidable pair in TV plays. Now, for

  • Captain Planet

    “Captain Planet” movie in the works

    For quite some time now, a movie based on Captain Planet, the beloved TBS cartoon series that ran in the early 1990s, has been in the works. The project was housed under Sony, who had been developing the property for awhile, but those rights lapsed.

  • 20 Continuous Shots Followed by Siddharth

    Bangladeshi short at Brazil's Curta Cinema Fest

    A Bangladeshi short film titled “20 Continuous Shots Followed by Siddharth”, written and directed by Abid Hossain Khan, will participate in the International Competition of the 26th edition of Curta Cinema Festival.

  • Chinese movies dominate Asia's top film festival

    Chinese movies -- Wang Xuebo's "The Knife in the Clear Water" and "The Donor", from Zang Qiwu -- have taken the two main prizes at Asia's premier film festival, with judges lauding their portrayal of two very different versions of modern reality in their country.

  • “Fantastic Beasts” to be five-film franchise

    The ever-expanding “Harry Potter” universe just got larger.

  • Oggatonama

    Oggatonama sets off for Italy, USA

    Tauquir Ahmed's “Oggatonama” has already bagged both positive reviews and awards at festivals in many countries. The film is also Bangladesh's nomination for the Oscars in Foreign Language Film category.

  • “John Wick: Chapter 2” trailer is action-packed

    The first full length trailer for “John Wick: Chapter 2” was released at the New York Comic-Con on Saturday, and promises a ton of action and an all-star cast.

  • “Rock Dog” trailer finds canine with rock star dreams

    This year has been a good one for animated films with anthropomorphic animals: “Secret Life of Pets”, “Zootopia”, “Sing”, “Finding Dory”

  • Another  Humayun  Ahmed classic coming  to big screen

    Another Humayun Ahmed classic coming to big screen

    Humayun Ahmed holds a special place in the heart of every discerning Bangalee, and the magic of his appeal has transcended the pages of his books on to the big and small screen.

  • Aynabaji: A gripping story told well

    Amitabh Reza's directorial debut “Aynabaji” has been at the epicenter of the Bangladeshi showbiz in the first week of its

  • Thousands flock to “Halda” sets to get a glimpse of stars

    The Barua Para of Chittagong's Raujan has seen a huge enthusiastic crowd every day from early morning to late night, where people from all ages are flocking to get a glimpse of their favourite actors.

  • Bangladeshi short films shine in Shimla

    Bangladeshi short films shine in Shimla

    Bangladesh's entry “Ayna - the Mirror”, directed by MD Tauqir Islam, was adjudged the best short film at the second International Film Festival of Shimla.

  • RIAZ ready to return to sets

    Riaz Ahamed has been taking off some time from work, especially since the passing of his mother on September 3. He also traveled to Australia with his family shortly after, and spent some time there.

  • Dr. Strange confirmed  in “Avengers: Infinity War”

    Dr. Strange confirmed in “Avengers: Infinity War”

    Benedict Cumberbatch himself has confirmed that his Marvel superhero character Doctor Strange will be showing up in the next Avengers film, “Infinity War”.

  • Asian film festival opens at DU

    A two-day Asian film festival began at the TSC Auditorium of the Dhaka University (DU) yesterday. Organised by the MCJ Film Club, the festival will screen seven films by seven different Asian film makers.

  • Oggatonama to represent Bangladesh at Oscars

    Tauquir Ahmed's “Oggatonama” (English title “The Unnamed”), riding high on the critical success at film festivals across the

  • “Films should portray life, not unrealistic over-exaggerated fiction”

    Fazlur Rahman Babu is a celebrated name in the country's entertainment industry. Starting off as a theatre artiste, the actor's



    Riding high on the festival-circuit success of “Oggyatonama”, Tauquir Ahmed has just announced his new venture. Titled “Halda”,

  • Subhrar Wardrobe on ATN Bangla

    Subhrar Wardrobe on ATN Bangla

    On the sixth day of Eid festivities, ATN Bangla will air a telefilm titled “Subhrar Wardrobe” at 11:50pm. Scripted by Shafiqur Rahman Shantanu and directed by BU Shubho, the telefilm casts Emon and Neha in starring roles.

  • Margot Robbie

    Margot Robbie to produce “Suicide Squad” spinoff

    Warner Bros. is making sure Margot Robbie feels at home after her head-turning performance in David Ayer's “Suicide Squad”.