1d ago| Music

Being congratulated by my father was the best moment: Muhin

Close Up One” famed singer Muhin Khan recently won the National Film Award for his song in the film “Poddapuran”. He was the runner-up on the show in 2006. The singer has since been active in the music scene of Bangladesh. This is Muhin’s first National Film Award. In a casual interview with The Daily Star, the musician revealed his experience, joy and plans.

1w ago| Life & Living

Shah Rukh Khan's rise to dominance in Bollywood

Known as the King of Bollywood, Badshah, King Khan, and most recently, Pathaan, Shah Rukh Khan has ruled over the Indian film industry for almost 30 years. Famous for his endearing dimples and signature wide-stretched arms, his charm is hard to resist and his expressive eyes tug at heartstrings one doesn’t even know exist.

First look at Rumaan Alam’s ‘Leave The World Behind’ adaptation

Netflix’s adaptation of the novel features Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, Mahershala Ali, Myha'la Herrold, and Kevin Bacon in lead roles, with the film being directed by Sam Esmail, creator and director of popular TV show, Mr. Robot.

Folk-rock pioneer David Crosby dies at 81

David Crosby, the trailblazing singer-songwriter whose time with The Byrds and later Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young expanded rock's range, has died, his publicist said Thursday. He was 81..Citing a family member, his publicist confirmed the death to AFP but did not provide a cause. The sin

3w ago| News Bytes

Bangladeshi artist becomes part of Guinness World Record in Dubai

On the occasion of United Arab Emirates' 51st National Day, the Ehtifal Al Emirates Art Training Workshop was organised by ArtCrafts—with artists from over 65 countries participating—in Abu Dhabi.

‘Adventures of Sundarbans’ drops its third song

The Pori-Siam starrer film “Adventures of Sundarbans”, released its new song “Sareng Chara Jahaj Chole” today at 5pm on YouTube. The song counts as the third musical number on the film, dropped after “Tui Ki Amay Bhalobashis” written by Sharif Al Din, and “Aay Aay Sob Taratari” written by Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal. “Sareng Chara Jahaj Chole” greets the audience with a melodious baul music with the soothing voice of Shofi Mondol.

'The VIP passes are a form of sponsorship', Dhaka Lit Fest says

Those who are paying for the BDT 10,000 tickets are allowing us to keep the student and general ticket prices at an affordable rate”, said Kazi Anis Ahmed.

4w ago| SHOUT

The top romances that had everyone's attention in 2022

2022 has shown us all is fair and expected in love and war.

Alice in Borderland returns for an explosive second season

Alice in Borderland returns with season 2 and more questions than answers.

Bangladeshi film school becomes member of Green Film School Alliance 

Bangladeshi film school, International Academy of Film and Media has become a member of the Green Film School Alliance. The alliance addresses climate change and conservation challenges by creating a close network among film schools, television studios, and production houses and is committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and accelerating the implementation of sustainable solutions. 

Things to avoid when your favourite celebrity gets cancelled

Setting up healthy boundaries and knowing to not blindly idolise individuals is something we all need to work on

Mariah Carey's life and career detailed in a new comic book

In 22 pages, Carey’s childhood and rise to fame is outlined in vivid color with illustrations by Pablo Martinena.

January 28, 2023
January 28, 2023

Shah Rukh Khan's rise to dominance in Bollywood

Known as the King of Bollywood, Badshah, King Khan, and most recently, Pathaan, Shah Rukh Khan has ruled over the Indian film industry for almost 30 years. Famous for his endearing dimples and signature wide-stretched arms, his charm is hard to resist and his expressive eyes tug at heartstrings one doesn’t even know exist.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

Death Note is the perfect starter anime

If you're looking to step into the world of anime, Death Note may be your gateway.

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

Folk-rock pioneer David Crosby dies at 81

David Crosby, the trailblazing singer-songwriter whose time with The Byrds and later Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young expanded rock's range, has died, his publicist said Thursday. He was 81..Citing a family member, his publicist confirmed the death to AFP but did not provide a cause. The sin

January 20, 2023
January 20, 2023

First look at Rumaan Alam’s ‘Leave The World Behind’ adaptation

Netflix’s adaptation of the novel features Julia Roberts, Ethan Hawke, Mahershala Ali, Myha'la Herrold, and Kevin Bacon in lead roles, with the film being directed by Sam Esmail, creator and director of popular TV show, Mr. Robot.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

4th gen girl groups are making waves in K-pop

Of all the groups that have debuted in the generation, there’s no doubt that girl groups are the ones who have consistently been reaching new levels of success.

January 18, 2023
January 18, 2023

‘Eken Babu’ writer Sujan Dasgupta found dead under mysterious circumstances

He was reportedly found lying on the floor of his bedroom, according to the police. 

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

The White Lotus: Unbridled chaos in lush paradise

It’s all you need to escape this freezing winter.

January 11, 2023
January 11, 2023

Bangladeshi artist becomes part of Guinness World Record in Dubai

On the occasion of United Arab Emirates' 51st National Day, the Ehtifal Al Emirates Art Training Workshop was organised by ArtCrafts—with artists from over 65 countries participating—in Abu Dhabi.

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

Why we love Michael Schur romances

Michael Schur is the producer, director, and writer of many amazing sitcoms of the 21st century.

January 8, 2023
January 8, 2023

Dhaka Lit Fest 2023: Kishwar Chowdhury to open a restaurant soon

"I started my journey with a simple dream of writing a book for my children", she shared at the talk.