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  • “We need to attract more brains, more patronage to theatre”

    Sayeeda Islam is popularly called “The mother of Bangladesh Stage Drama”. A dedicated theatre activist Sayeeda has a bright presence

  • Farida Parveen

    “We are doing injustice to traditional folk music”

    Through decades of her dominant presence in the Bangla folk music arena, Farida Parveen has become synonymous with Lalon songs.

  • “I'd like to leave behind my own legacy”

    Zakaria Bari Mamo's career in the show business began since her emergence on Lux-Channel i Superstar. The former model has since

  • Catching up with Tanjin Tisha

    Tanjin Tisha has become a familiar face in the modeling scene and TV plays in recent years. As her popularity continues to grow, Tisha

  • Mim goes on a family vacation

    Popular singer-composer Habib Wahid is cooking up a 'storm' ahead of Pahela Baishakh, and to entertain his fans he is not afraid to even face off against his father, pop superstar of his heyday Ferdous Wahid.

  • Deepa: Beyond the small screen

    For the last fifteen years, Deepa Khandakar has secured a strong foothold in television, with many acclaimed performances to date.

  • Rituparna-Shuvo on Facebook Live at TDS today

    With the much-anticipated film “Ekti Cinema'r Golpo” ready to hit theatres this Friday, the two stars of the film – Rituparna Sengupta and Arifin Shuvo – are coming to a special Facebook Live chat show at the Daily Star.

  • MIshu chowdhury

    “I will never give up theatre”

    Mishu Chowdhury's quest in theatre began when she was a child. Over the years, her career expanded to being part of the Desh Natok

  • Poppy

    Up close and personal with Poppy

    Gracing her presence on the silver screen for twenty years, Poppy is one of the nation's most-loved film actors. She saw success right

  • “Theatre has become tougher”

    Keramat Moula is a seasoned theatre activist and movie actor. He has wide ranging talents, from stage design to teaching film and media, Keramat Moula has become a guardian figure of our art and culture. The Daily Star recently engaged him in a conversation:

  • Team Members of Film Swapnajaal

    Swapnajaal Team On The Daily Star Facebook Live Today!

    Today's the day! The April edition of “Ask Me Anything”, The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live show will feature not one, not two but three guests, building up the hype to the upcoming film “Swapnajaal”.

  • Bangladeshi Prominent Actor Faruk


    On April 3, 1957, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, the erstwhile Minister of Industries and Commerce of East Pakistan, introduced the East Pakistan Film Development Corporation Bill at the Constituent Assembly. To mark that day, April 3 is observed every year as National Film Day in Bangladesh since 2012.

  • Swapnajaal Team Coming To The Daily Star Facebook Live

    The April edition of “Ask Me Anything”, The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live show will feature not one, not two but three guests, building up the hype to the upcoming film “Swapnajaal”.

  • Swapnajaal

    “Swapnajaal” team coming to The Daily Star Facebook Live

    The April edition of “Ask Me Anything”, The Daily Star's monthly Facebook Live show will feature not one, not two but three guests, building up the hype to the upcoming film “Swapnajaal”. Director Giasuddin Selim and the two

  • A silver jubilee for Moushumi

    Moushumi: The past 25 years have flown by so quickly, it's hard to believe I am here today. I am truly honoured and exceptionally

  • mamunur rashid

    Reminiscing Independence

    Mamunur Rashid is no stranger to theatre aficionados and TV viewers, having been in the acting scene for many years.

  • I believe in quitting with dignity

    In a glorious musical career spanning 40 years, Kumar Biswajit has won over music lovers of all ages. Starting his musical career in

  • Nadia: Busier than ever

    Popular actor Nadia Ahmed is known for her versatility, having won her way into the hearts of fans as a graceful dancer and

  • Actress Nawshaba Ahmed

    Nawshaba coming to Facebook Live today at The Daily Star

    Today is the day! Popular actress Nawshaba Ahmed has been turning heads wherever she goes- from the small screen to films, and also as a television programme host. She appeared in the blockbuster hit “Dhaka Attack” last year, and has more film releases in the pipeline, which she will elaborate on and more, at The Daily Star's Facebook Live Show Ask Me Anything at 6:30pm today.

  • Kalidas Karmakar

    “We need a National Gallery of Fine Arts and Museum of Modern Art”

    Renowned artist Kalidas Karmakar, one of the Ekushey Padak laureates from this year, speaks to The Daily Star about his artistic philosophy and vision. The first part of the interview was published yesterday.

  • Alluvial journey of an artist

    Internationally-acclaimed Bangladeshi artist Kalidas Karmakar has achieved many awards and honours for his contribution to arts, and

  • Strengthening traditions, one book at a time

    Over the years, Annesha Prokashon has risen in rank, currently occupying a place as one of the top tier publishing houses in

  • Azizul and Zinat Hakim Celebrating 25 years

    Azizul and Zinat Hakim Celebrating 25 years of love

    Among all the many stories of love old and new, Azizul Hakim and his wife, Zeenat Hakim, stand out in the small screen industry. The

  • Kalyan and Grace

    Kalyan and Grace

    February is a special month for Bangladeshis; with yesterday marking Pohela Falgun and today being Valentine's Day, the streets of

  • Tale of a crazy Canadian artist

    Charles Pachter - a painter, printmaker, sculptor, designer, historian, and lecturer, is one of Canada's leading contemporary artists.

  • “I love Middle Eastern food”

    Popular singer Konal won the hearts of the country since her Channel i-Shera Kontho days, and these days she has been hopping from

  • Writer Anisul Hoque

    On reading traditions

    Bangla Academy Award winning writer Anisul Hoque is a much sought after name every year by readers during the Ekushey Boi

  • Many happy returns

    Today marks the 55th birthday of renowned classical music vocalist Razwan Ali, who recently received the Sangeetacharya honour

  • "We need sufficient auditoriums to stage plays"

    Veteran theatre activist Tabibul Islam Babu is one of the major figures to have shaped the theatre industry of Bangladesh and witness

  • Popular actor Niloy Alamgir

    On growing fame and respite

    Popular actor Niloy Alamgir enjoyed some success as a professional model before advancing towards the small screen. As his