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  • “I am eternally grateful to my fans” - Shakib Khan

    Superstar Shakib Khan is always on the go, and currently, the actor has a wide range of films in the offing.

  • Female leads who reign supreme in Dhallywood

    Dhallywood has historically been graced with the presence of numerous supremely talented leading ladies. Armed with robust acting chops, indisputable glamour and bold personalities, a number of them have gone on to become household names in Bangladesh over

  • Bangladeshi Actor

    Male leads who reign supreme in Dhallywood

    If there is one thing that is certain, it is the fact that life is ephemeral. The new will take the place of the old, turn old and then someday, will give their place to the new again; such is the rule of existence. Like everything else, this is applicable for the world of

  • Shakib Khan to star in ‘Agun’

    Shakib Khan, one of the most popular actors of our time, is set to star in the upcoming film, Agun. It will be directed by Bodiul Alom Khokon, a filmmaker that the actor has previously teamed up with for numerous hit films.

  • Akash Mohol to release on August 2

    Delwar Jahan Jhantu is a name synonymous with many hit films in Dhallywood. His latest directorial venture, Akash Mohol, is set to release tomorrow. The film, produced under the banner of Impress Telefilm, will star Emon opposite Airin.

  • Shakib Khan’s ‘Password’ and ‘Nolok’ win over moviegoers

    Password and Nolok, two films starring celebrated actor Shakib Khan, were released this Eid season. These films are garnering much appreciation from the audience. We visited a few of the most prominent cinema theatres across the city to find out more.

  • Shakib Khan's upcoming commercial

    The appearance of silver screen superstars in television commercials has been increasing in recent years. Many of the big names in the entertainment industry are starting to embrace the dynamic domain of commercials.

  • Sabyasachi Chakrabarty to star in Bangladeshi film

    Indian actor Sabyasachi Chakrabarty will star in a Bangladeshi film titled Gondi, directed by Bangladeshi filmmaker Fakhrul Arefeen Khan.

  • Purnima poses

    Traffic 'Jam' inside BFDC

    The Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) is renowned for film shoots, ad shoots and so much more. Professionals are busy within the compound running around with props, fixing costumes and looking for the right location for action sequences.

  • Poppy to star in a web series

    Noted actor Poppy is all set to star in her first ever web series, Indubaala, where she will be playing the titular character. The series will be shot in Bangladesh as well as India.

  • Bubly moving forward to film Ektu Prem Dorkar

    Bubly moving forward

    I am shooting for a film titled Ektu Prem Dorkar, which is directed by Shaheen from the famous Shaheen-Sumon duo. My character in the film is quite interesting, which I will not reveal now. I'm also in the talks for some other projects.

  • Dhallywood Actress Champa

    Champa looks back

    Five-time National Film Award winner Champa has been a household name since the mid 80s. Starring in nearly 200 films in Bangladesh and 15 Indian ventures, the actor has led a highly successful career.

  • Remembering Anwar Hossain on his birthday

    Anwar Hossain lives on people’s hearts till today, with his famous role Nawab Sirajuddoulah. The beloved actor was born on this day in 1930, in a village named Murulia, in Jamalpur.

  • OMAR SANI to play Modhu Da

    Modhu Da, the man behind University of Dhaka's Modhur Canteen, was killed by Pakistani soldiers in 1971.

  • Chayalok honours Feroze M Hasan

    Marking the 82nd birthday of eminent movie photographer Feroze M Hasan, weekly cine magazine Chayalok organised a reception at the Zaheer Raihan Kalarlab VIP Projection of FDC.

  • Dhallywood Popular Actress Mahiya Mahi

    Mahiya Mahi's 'pobitro Bhalobasha'

    Ever since her cinematic debut, Mahiya Mahi has garnered immense popularity with her remarkable performances on the silver screen. One of the several films she is currently working on is titled Obotar.

  • Bangladeshi actress Mahi

    Mahi's new 'Obotar'

    With her hard work, dedication and charm, Mahiya Mahi gained immense popularity in the Bangladeshi film industry in a short span of time. After her breakthrough performance in Bhalobashar Rong, she has earned a huge fan base. The actor is now spending her days filming various projects.

  • Aruna Biswas celebrates her birthday today

    As she has been a part of numerous hit films in the span of her career, Aruna Biswas is a celebrated name in the world of cinema. Now, the actor is busy working in different television projects. She has turned to directing as well.

  • "I have no desire for material things" - Babita

    Having appeared in over a hundred films, Babita is undoubtedly one of the most illustrious actors that the country has ever seen. She has earned accolades at home and abroad for her performances, including the National Film Award.

  • 'Bhaijaan' comes to town

    Dhaliwood King Shakib Khan is hailed as one of the busiest and most popular artistes of the industry today. He has been capturing the hearts of millions with his charming personality and remarkable performances on the silver-screen for over ten years.

  • Poppy Striving For Perfection

    For over two decades, National Award-winning artiste Poppy has been a popular name in the industry. In the span of her career, she has been part of a multitude of hit films, and there is no doubt that cinema is where her heart truly lies. The much loved actor opens up about what's keeping her busy in a recent conversation with The Daily Star.

  • National award-winning actor Zakia Bari Mamo


    National award-winning actor Zakia Bari Mamo became a household name with the superhit film 'Chuye Dile Mon', and her many roles on the small-screen. She is currently busy with her upcoming film, 'Dohon.' In a recent conversation with The Daily Star, the artiste talks about what she has been up to.

  • Shakib Khan 'Elo Re'!

    Shakib Khan is considered one of the busiest actors of the Bangladeshi film industry today. With three global film releases this Eid, it is no surprise that he has been crowned as the “Dhaliwood King” by fans and critics alike. Further to this, his film 'Bhaijaan Elo Re' just released in Kolkata, West Bengal and in Northeast India's Assam.

  • Porimoni takes a break

    With her vibrant personality and outstanding performances, Porimoni has won the hearts of millions across the nation. In her five years as an actor, she has already done numerous films with Swapnajaal being one of them. Even today, Bangladeshi cinemagoers are full of praise for her work in that film.

  • Star couple's new ventures

    National Film Award winner Moushumi has recently completed a shoot for a new 'Coca-Cola' TV commercial where she will be seen with her spouse Omar Sani.

  • Emon The Entertainer

    Before setting foot into acting, Emon made a name for himself in the modeling world. Since then, the artiste has captured the hearts of many across the nation, thanks to his array of roles both on the small and silver screen. This Eid, the actor will be seen in several special television programmes. He takes out some time to speak to The Daily Star about his latest projects.

  • Rozina's years as a leading lady

    Rozina is a name that echoes through the golden years of Bangladeshi cinema, as the veteran actor has appeared in over 300 films. Her dazzling beauty and commanding on-screen presence has earned countless hearts, as well as two National Film Awards. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the artiste looks back on those memorable years.

  • Popular Actor Shakib Khan and Srabanti Chatterjee

    'Bhaijaan Elo Re'

    The action-packed trailer of Shakib Khan's Bhaijaan Elo Re was released recently and it looks fantastic. The upcoming Indo-Bangladesh venture features Shakib in a double role. The film, which has been shot at

  • What's Mim up to?

    Bidya Sinha Mim has been tremendously impressive on the silver screen in recent times. Now, she will be seen in a brand new television commercial and several exciting films. The commercial has been shot in Gazipur and Dhaka. Mim says she had fun working on the commercial as it was very story-based.

  • Dhallywood popular actress Babita

    Beginning a Legacy

    Babita has reigned long as one of the most celebrated actresses of the Bangladesh film industry, during which she has starred in a staggering total of 275 films. The seven time National Film Award winning celebrity received international fame after her much acclaimed performance in Satyajit Ray's “Ashani Sanket”. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the veteran actress looks back on the wonder years.