BTS rules TikTok's global viewership charts in 2023

BTS has added another milestone to their achievements – they have become the most viewed male act globally on TikTok in 2023, surpassing numerous prominent Hollywood stars.

‘Animal’ box office collection: Ranbir Kapoor breaks his own record

Ranbir Kapoor has broken his own record with his fierce performance in Sandeep Reddy Vanga’s “Animal”.

Julia Roberts reveals declining Meg Ryan's 'You've Got Mail' role

Julia Roberts, renowned for her roles in romantic comedies, disclosed on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" that she turned down Nora Ephron's 1998 classic "You've Got Mail", despite being an iconic figure in the genre and an Oscar winner.

Entertainment Multimedia

Entertainment Multimedia

Mondera ready for silver screen

Mondera Chakroborty is yet to make her debut but the actress has already caught everyone's attention with her alluring persona. The actress is ready to step onto the silver screen as the gentle Kajol in Gias Uddin Selim's upcoming movie "Kajol Rekha"

Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft. Yash Rohan

Find out on the second episode of The Daily Star's podcast, A Peek Inside with Sadi!

Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi - Pritom Hasan

Did you know that Pritom is an avid gym-goer? How does he handle social media critics? How does he conceptualize music in his own mind?

TV & Film

TV & Film

Karan Johar discusses importance of gender politics in films, refers to Sandeep Reddy Vanga

Is it necessary for filmmakers to consider gender politics during film production? The controversy surrounding Sandeep Reddy Vanga's film "Animal", criticised for misogyny and toxic masculinity, has sparked discussions on social media. Karan Johar, in a Film Companion interview, emphasised the significance of gender politics in cinema, citing Vanga's work. He reflected on past mistakes in "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" and underscored the importance of personal evolution with age.

Review / ‘The Archies’ is Riverdale’s nostalgia-tinted musical

"The Archies", directed by Zoya Akhtar, is a heartfelt journey down memory lane interwoven with the chords of a teen musical. This highly-anticipated Netflix film thereby presents a nostalgia-tinted fairytale-esque musical that resonates with both longtime fans and those new to the iconic characters.

Actor Junior Mehmood loses battle to cancer

Naeem Sayyed was bestowed with the moniker Junior Mehmood by the late comedy legend Mehmood, following their collaboration in the 1968 film “Suhaag Raat”.



Selena Gomez confirms dating Benny Blanco

The speculation began when Selena, who claimed to be single for a long time, engaged with social media posts hinting at her relationship with Blanco, as per several Hollywood media outlets.

DU to welcome freshers with Chandrabindoo and Fossils

To usher in the new academic year and extend a warm welcome to the incoming students, Dhaka University is going to host a concert featuring the renowned West Bengal bands Chandrabindoo and Fossils. 

Miles band members' tension surfaces on Facebook

In a recent online debacle, discord between the members of the iconic band 'Miles' has surfaced, shedding light on a tangled web of disagreements and financial disputes. The rift primarily involves Shafin Ahmed and Hamin Ahmed, brothers and integral members of the band, whose differences have spilled over onto various social media platforms, especially Facebook.

‘Animal’ released in 48 halls across country

After much speculation, finally the foreign film import company Action Cut Entertainment brought the film under the SAFTA (South Asian Free Trade Area) agreement after being approved by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on November 28.

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Shah Rukh Khan hits back on troll for criticising ‘Jawan’ and ‘Pathaan’

Shah Rukh Khan is all set to end the year on a high note as the actor gears uo for the release of Rajkumar Hirani’s upcoming movie, “Dunki” this month.

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Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Animal’ to stream on Netflix

Netflix has acquired the official streaming rights for the high-octane movie, which is set to release in early 2024.

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Norman Lear, iconic TV sitcom and movie producer, dies at 101

Lear, one of the most influential people in television, died at his Los Angeles home of natural causes

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Only Bollywood films in theaters in December, producers blame political instability

Producers, hall owners, production and distributing companies and actors are not ready to take any risks amid rampant blockades, hartals, political conferences and election campaigns.

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Mixed emotions as cast of 'The Crown' celebrates series finale

The cast and the makers of the sixth and final season of Netflix's royal drama "The Crown" came together in London on Tuesday to bid farewell to the series.

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Hollywood is not a healthy place to work, shares Angelina Jolie

Having endured relentless public scrutiny for over two decades, Jolie appears to have been significantly affected by the constant attention, especially intensifying after her divorce from Brad Pitt seven years ago. The pressure became so overwhelming that she observed a shift in her vocal registers during the production of the Disney sequel "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" in 2018, compared to when she initially portrayed the fairy tale villain.

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AI wreaks havoc as Priyanka Chopra falls victim to fake video

After the emergence of deepfake videos featuring Rashmika Mandanna, Katrina Kaif, Kajol, and Alia Bhatt, India Today reported that a manipulated video of Priyanka Chopra has surfaced online. Unlike previous instances involving Bollywood actors, this altered video does not depict Priyanka's face edited into controversial content.

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Abul Hayat returns to screen after break

After taking a break from work, Ekushey Padak-winning artiste Abul Hayat is set to return to the screen. The actor who is also a screenplay writer and director will appear in a fictional project for Victory Day (December 16). This project titled “Smart Bari” has been directed by Arun Chowdhury.

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Tisha sings after 15 years for ‘Autobiography’

The singer-turned-actor, Tisha, used to sing and started her career as a musician and even had a band of her own named “'Angels Four” with prominent musician sensations of the country, Dilshad Nahar Kona, Nafisa, and Rumana.

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