Elita Karim | The Daily Star
  • Elita Karim

    Elita Karim

    Singer; Writer; Editor of The Star Weekend, The Daily Star; Loves books, visuals, sleep and eating bowls of apples, pears and oranges.

  • Dhaka Attack Arefin Shuvo and Mahiya Mahi

    Playing the damsel in distress

    When Don 2 was released back in 2011, many South Asians living in Malaysia stormed the local cineplexes and halls to watch the movie. A remake of an old Indian gangster flick, a star cast, including Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra, pulled in quite the throng. As a part of an international conference in Kualalumpur at the time, a bunch of journalists from Bangladesh decided to watch the movie as well, catching one of the late-night shows after dinner.
  • Relaxing at Radisson

    Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden recently began an exclusive spa promotion programme where individuals or couples can relax and receive massages - complete with specialised tea, healthy drinks and a 3-course lunch meal.
  • Lost at the Prague Castle

    Many say that travelling makes you free, educates you, creates a bigger network that one can benefit from and of course, learn about a foreign culture. I would agree with all that, and add, however, that it also makes you think.
  • Education: For Passion And Purpose

    Gone are the days when children and young people were fed 'dreams' of being doctors and engineers.
  • Prioritising health care and sports for the youth

    Very recently, at a roundtable organised by the Daily Star, youth leaders and students from Dhaka came together to talk about how the