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  • Tawsif Mahbub-Sabila Nur bring Basic Ali

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Tawsif-Sabila bring Basic Ali to life!

    Watch the promising duo Tawsif Mahbub and Sabila Nur discuss their experience on playing the on-screen rendition of Basic Ali, one of the most popular comic strips in Bangladesh, in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain!

  • Doob Film

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Director's Adda

    Top directors Mostofa Sarwar Farooki, Amitabh Reza Chowdhury, Gousul Alam Shaon, Mejbaur Rahman Sumon, Nurul Alam Atique and Animesh Aich sit in a discussion about Doob in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossasin.

  • Bus Menace

    No maintenance as bus business not profitable in Dhaka: Owners

    There is no end to the hassle faced by commuters while travelling by buses in Dhaka city. Talking to Star Live, passengers and bus owners reveal the problems faced by them and why bus services in the capital are not improving despite a crying need for enhancement in this sector.

  • Japanese Band

    Japanese band made in Bangladesh

    Watch the video to know about Mae Watanabe and Shunsuke Mlzutani from Japan and their band, "Bajna Beat", that is made in Bangladesh and covers popular Bangla songs.

  • Nuhash reminisces Humayun Ahmed

    Nuhash Humayun, son of acclaimed writer and filmmaker Humayun Ahmed, talks about his memories and relationship with his father and his future plans in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Basic Ali

    Basic Ali season 2 to hit the screen in November

    Season 2 of the comedy series Basic Ali, based on popular cartoon strip of the same name, is set to be launched on Youtube and in a TV channel in November.

  • Misha Sawdagor

    Misha to quit acting?

    Misha Sawdagor, the most prominent 'villain' of Dhaliwood, has starred in more than 800 films in his illustrious career spanning 30 years. Is he looking to retire? Find out in this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Moghbazar-Malibagh Flyover in Dhaka

    Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover opens to traffic

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today formally opened the 8.7km Mouchak-Moghbazar flyover to public with the 4km Malibagh-Razarbagh-Shantinagar section ready for traffic.

  • Dipankar Dipon

    Dipankar Dipon shares his success 'Formula' for Dhaka Attack

    With his debut film “Dhaka Attack” continuing its sweeping run in cinemas across the country, director Dipankar Dipon talks to The

  • Miss World Bangladesh judge Shampa Reza exposes debacle

    As one of the judges for ‘Miss World Bangladesh 2017’, she talks about her experience with the much hyped about competition and the scandal surrounding the crowning of the winner after her personal investigation.

  • Jannatul Ferdoush Peya

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain: Jannatul Ferdous Peya

    Miss Bangladesh 2007 Jannatul Ferdous Peya talks about what happens behind the curtains on this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain.

  • Egg Fair

    The egg debacle in Dhaka

    Thousands of people throng the Egg Fair venue in Dhaka’s Khamarbari area to buy eggs but have to return empty handed after chaos and anarchy ensue there. Ultimately the fair is called off.

  • Story of a renowned sculptor

    Haripada Pal, a versatile artist aged over 60, is one of the most renowned sculptors in Bangladesh and has attained fame for his lifelong devotion and passion in making endless number of sculptures. Watch the video to know his story.

  • History and sufferings of Rohingya community

    Watch the Star Live Video to know more about the history of the Rohingya people of Myanmar's Rakhine state, who migrated from Bengal to Myanmar (then Burma) several hundred years ago, and have been a subject of hatred and oppression by the Myanmar authorities.

  • Mithila's New Life

    Uncensored with Rafi Hossain presents the iconic Mithila in an honest and uncut conversation!

  • The forgotten citizens of Rakhine State

    The forebears of Rohingya refugees Mohammad Alam and Mohammad Ali were Myanmar citizens. The two even voted in the 2010 general elections.

  • Footage of Rohingya villages in flames

    These are the footage of ongoing persecution in the Rakhine state of Myanmar.

  • Bus Menace: Not a single uninjured bus in Dhaka

    The most terrible aspect of living in Dhaka is going somewhere in time. Dhaka has very inadequate road system and its public transport system is one of the worst in the world. According to the BUET Accident Research Institute, there is only one bus for each 1200 commuters.

  • Uncensored with Director Rubaiyat Hossain

    In this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain, our guest, acclaimed Director Rubaiyat Hossain talks about her current ventures, insights into her life and endeavors.

  • Double Blow in Haors: Paddy gone, now fish

    Fish in Hakaluki Haor have started dying since Sunday as half-ripe paddy submerged under flashfloods continues to rot and pollute its water.

  • Ever seen an unscathed public bus in Dhaka?

    There are almost 4,500 public buses plying in Dhaka city, taking its millions of commuters across one end of the capital to the other every day and night. But come to think of it, have you ever seen an unscathed public bus in Dhaka?

  • Bubly bursts her own Bubble on Shakib Khan?

    For months, fans have speculated an illicit affair between the King of Dhaliwood Shakib Khan and the up and coming Bubly. How true are the speculations? Bubly opens her silence about their relationship!

  • Bobita’s homage to Razzak

    Razzak and Bobita started their career in films almost at the same period. From then on, they kept working together in many popular films for more than 30 years.

  • Discover Bangladesh: Susong Durgapur

    Here in the north central of Bangladesh, is undoubtedly a little piece of heaven on Earth, tranquil and serene. The definition of beauty aptly describes the splendor that is Susong Durgapur.

  • Rohingyas share horrific experience

    The Rohingyas, who fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, share their horrific experience of persecution by the neighbouring country’s army in Rakhine state.

  • Controversial Kushum!

    Find out what Kushum has to say about her latest song ‘Nesha’ that faced a lot of backlash on this episode of Uncensored with Rafi Hossain!

  • Becoming the Nayakraj

    Razzak, arguably the biggest icon of Bangladeshi films, is fondly addressed as “Nayakraj”, as he made tremendous contributions to Bangla cinema and won the hearts of millions over the years.

  • Now there’s this in Dhaka: Tree Doctors

    There are professionals around the world who are doctors of trees – known as an arborist. This profession has made its way into Bangladesh’s capital Dhaka.

  • Strong currents hamper Paturia-Daulatdia ferry service

    A shortage of ferries and strong currents at the Padma river is hampering ferry services on the Paturia-Daulatdia route for the last seven days.

  • Bus Menace: Are there enough buses in Dhaka?

    The most terrible aspect of living in Dhaka is going from one place to another on time. The Star Live team explores the scenario of public buses in Dhaka. Watch the first of a six part episode of Dhaka’s bus menace.