Antara Raisa

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Two lead the OTT space, others look to capture market

The digital realm of entertainment in Bangladesh has been riding a soaring wave of innovation and creativity, and the crowning jewel of recognition is undoubtedly the second iteration of Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2022.

6m ago

Nasir Uddin Khan - A man from Chattogram conquers Busan

From his stellar performances in "Mohanagar" to reaching new heights with "Syndicate," "Poran," "Hawa," and "Myself Allen Swapan," Nasir Uddin Khan has conquered versatile characters on both the silver screen and through the web series.

7m ago

Ferdous Hasan: The man of a thousand scripts

In the Bangladeshi media industry, the name Ferdous Hasan shines as a multifaceted talent—a scriptwriter, director, writer, and music composer, known for crafting thousands of drama scripts and 40 film scripts throughout his illustrious career.

7m ago

Azad Abul Kalam going strong amidst 3-decade career

Azad Abul Kalam has graced the stage, television, and silver screen with his exceptional talent, presenting audiences with unforgettable characters. Recently, he portrayed the titular character in the web-series "Puff Daddy", which captured everyone's attention.

7m ago

Dance and dreams have no gender: Mofassal Al Alif

Within only six years, Alif has established himself as one of the emerging dancers and choreographers in the country. He is also the founder of Alifia Dance Atelier, an academy where dancers are empowered to explore various international dance forms, including Bollywood, hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary. 

8m ago

Performing with Fuad Almuqtadir is a dream come true: Sanjoy

Bangladeshi-born American producer and pop musician Sanjoy is all set to perform in Bangladesh for the first time, joining forces with noted music director Fuad Almuqtadir in a special show, “Dameer and Fuad Present Sanjoy”, at Dhaka's Aloki.

8m ago

Nusraat Faria: Reflecting at her trials and triumphs

It’s been a blend of both triumphs and tribulations for the multifaceted actress Nusraat Faria. Her dance moves captivated the audience in songs like “Bujhina Toh Tai”, “Kolija ar Jaan” from the film “Shurongo”, “Menoka” from the web-series “Abar Proloy”. Meanwhile, her recently released film “Patalghor”, has already garnered attention and praise from the audience.

8m ago

Muza brings Bangla beats to dance floor

Bangladeshi-American musician Muza, has carved a niche for himself in the music industry, seamlessly intertwining traditional folk with contemporary beats. From the upbeat rhythm of "Bondhurey" to the soulful cadence of "Noya Daman", Muza's musical journey is a testament to his artistic prowess. Recently, he was featured on the iconic Times Square billboard in New York, the face of Spotify's "Desi Hits" category, as the first Bangladeshi musician.

9m ago
November 5, 2023
November 5, 2023

Two lead the OTT space, others look to capture market

The digital realm of entertainment in Bangladesh has been riding a soaring wave of innovation and creativity, and the crowning jewel of recognition is undoubtedly the second iteration of Blender’s Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2022.

October 17, 2023
October 17, 2023

Nasir Uddin Khan - A man from Chattogram conquers Busan

From his stellar performances in "Mohanagar" to reaching new heights with "Syndicate," "Poran," "Hawa," and "Myself Allen Swapan," Nasir Uddin Khan has conquered versatile characters on both the silver screen and through the web series.

October 4, 2023
October 4, 2023

Ferdous Hasan: The man of a thousand scripts

In the Bangladeshi media industry, the name Ferdous Hasan shines as a multifaceted talent—a scriptwriter, director, writer, and music composer, known for crafting thousands of drama scripts and 40 film scripts throughout his illustrious career.

September 28, 2023
September 28, 2023

Azad Abul Kalam going strong amidst 3-decade career

Azad Abul Kalam has graced the stage, television, and silver screen with his exceptional talent, presenting audiences with unforgettable characters. Recently, he portrayed the titular character in the web-series "Puff Daddy", which captured everyone's attention.

September 4, 2023
September 4, 2023

Dance and dreams have no gender: Mofassal Al Alif

Within only six years, Alif has established himself as one of the emerging dancers and choreographers in the country. He is also the founder of Alifia Dance Atelier, an academy where dancers are empowered to explore various international dance forms, including Bollywood, hip-hop, jazz, and contemporary. 

August 30, 2023
August 30, 2023

Performing with Fuad Almuqtadir is a dream come true: Sanjoy

Bangladeshi-born American producer and pop musician Sanjoy is all set to perform in Bangladesh for the first time, joining forces with noted music director Fuad Almuqtadir in a special show, “Dameer and Fuad Present Sanjoy”, at Dhaka's Aloki.

August 25, 2023
August 25, 2023

Nusraat Faria: Reflecting at her trials and triumphs

It’s been a blend of both triumphs and tribulations for the multifaceted actress Nusraat Faria. Her dance moves captivated the audience in songs like “Bujhina Toh Tai”, “Kolija ar Jaan” from the film “Shurongo”, “Menoka” from the web-series “Abar Proloy”. Meanwhile, her recently released film “Patalghor”, has already garnered attention and praise from the audience.

August 20, 2023
August 20, 2023

Muza brings Bangla beats to dance floor

Bangladeshi-American musician Muza, has carved a niche for himself in the music industry, seamlessly intertwining traditional folk with contemporary beats. From the upbeat rhythm of "Bondhurey" to the soulful cadence of "Noya Daman", Muza's musical journey is a testament to his artistic prowess. Recently, he was featured on the iconic Times Square billboard in New York, the face of Spotify's "Desi Hits" category, as the first Bangladeshi musician.

August 1, 2023
August 1, 2023

Syed Iqbal's inspiring journey: Elevating Bangladeshi art internationally

In 2021, the Art Gallery of Mississauga in Canada made history by hosting the grand art exhibition, "Art of a Young Nation: Bangladesh," to commemorate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, and the golden jubilee of the independence of Bangladesh.

July 30, 2023
July 30, 2023

Khurshid Alam honoured with Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal 2023

Today, iconic singer Khurshid Alam was honored with the prestigious Feroza Begum Memorial Gold Medal for the year 2022. The grand ceremony took place at the Nabab Nawab Ali Chowdhury Senate Bhaban, in University of Dhaka.

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