Interview

Interview

INTERVIEW / An encounter with Sandeep Ray

"I have lifted from these stories. I’ve stolen from these stories. But you know, I’ve remade the characters so they don’t directly relate to anyone’s biography. But I cannot deny that a lot of the anecdotes, events and arc of the story come from certain family experiences", states Sandeep Ray.

1y ago

‘Being a mentor to other actors is an honour’

In 1990, you founded the theatre group ‘Natyokendra’, from where several celebrities emerged including the likes of Tauquir Ahmed, Zahid Hasan, and Mosharraf Karim. How do you look back on that?

2y ago

‘This is the most beautiful chapter of my life’

She recently spoke to The Daily Star about the excitement of becoming a mother, her plans regarding her career, and more.

2y ago

Two hits with a Chery on top

There is no denying that I have been anxious. However, the love I received from my audience on the first day of Eid took away my fear and stress.

2y ago

I did it for my fans- James

On the night before Eid, ‘Guru’ James serenaded his fans with a new song, titled ‘I Love You’. Usually shy of the press, the rockstar was present at a press conference at Gulshan Club, where he opened up to journalists about his career, future, and more. The following is an excerpt of various questions answered by James, during the conference.

2y ago

I hope I can serve the censor board well: Rozina

National Film Award-winning actress Rozina has etched her name in the golden years of Bangladeshi cinema with her powerful performances. The veteran artiste, who has worked in more than 300 movies, became a member of the Bangladesh Film Censor Board recently. 

2y ago

‘We have a hundred complaints, but only need one reason to stay’

Bushra Shahriar is at an interesting crossroads in life – the passionate soul is a musician, vlogger, and a PHD student at the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee. Her latest song, “Eksho Nalish”, released yesterday. We got in touch with Bushra for a small chat over coffee.

2y ago

Sheena Chohan’s ‘Fame Game’

A former Miss Universe participant, Indian actress Sheena Chohan has worked in six films, including Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s “Pipra Bidda” (Ant Story).

2y ago

I want to satisfy my inner artiste: Tanvin Sweety

Tanvin Sweety started her career in the industry as a model, and is a renowned face in television dramas for 2 decades.

2y ago

Zahara Mitu’s dreams on the silver screen

Model and actress Zahara Mitu became a prominent face in the industry after winning the crown in Miss Super Model Bangladesh 2017. She stars in “Joy Bangla”, directed by Kazi Hayat, and is currently busy with a number of movies. In a short span of time, she has worked with renowned stars like Shakib Khan and West Bengal actor, Dev. In a recent interview with The Daily Star, the talented actress talked about her upcoming projects, and more.

2y ago

‘You first directorial film is like your first child’

Noted actor Mir Sabbir has been in the field of television for over two decades. He has also directed numerous television serials and one-hour tele-fictions till date. “Raat Jaaga Phool”, which is set to release on December 31, is his first film as a director. We caught up with him to learn about the movie, and more.  

2y ago

Fame is a blessing in life: Faria Shahrin

Prominent actress and model Faria Shahrin started out in showbiz with Lux Channel i Superstar, before making her way in the field of television. She also starred in the film, “Aakash Koto Dure Naame”. We caught up with the multi-faceted artiste to learn more about her work.

2y ago

From Bollywood to Dhallywood: Sadia Nabila

I am playing a cop named ‘Ira’ in this movie. Arifin Shuvoo, Sumit and I are team members, who are on a mission to find militants who are trying to create havoc in the country.

2y ago

It took me 2 months to transform into ‘Anarkali’: Sohana Saba

Prominent actress Sohana Saba has been creating waves across social media with her new bold and strong avatar in Hoichoi’s web-series, “Boli”.

2y ago

‘I am looking forward to working with Shyam Benegal’

Popular actress Sabila Nur has been busy with quite a few tele-fictions, especially for the forthcoming Valentine’s Day. She was recently featured in Chorki’s first ever free mini-series, “Sugar Free”.

2y ago

‘Whenever I decide to retire, I will announce it myself’

Soon after the Dipankar Dipon directorial “Dhaka Attack” was released, Taskeen Rahman, became a sensation amongst audiences, for his role as an antagonist. The actor is currently in Australia, due to his treatment. His upcoming film, the Sunny Sanwar and Faisal Ahmed directorial “Mission Extreme” will hit theatres on December 3. He will also appear in “Operation Sundarban”, “Casino”, “Shaan”, and “Girgiti”. We caught up with the actor to know more about his work.

2y ago

Struggles pave the way for success: Black Zang

You see, while rap is a genre of music, hip-hop is more of a philosophy. Back in 2007, I used to play around with Bangla words and write urban-ish rhymes. At that time, I did not even know what I was writing was rap, because I thought that rap needs to be done in English, until a classmate pointed it out to me.

2y ago

My daughter is my inspiration: Mithila

On the other hand, she is in talks with director Souvik Kundu for the film, “Ay Khukhu Ay”, opposite Prosenjit Chatterjee.

2y ago
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