Fahin Rahman Aungkita

‘The War Is Not Over Yet’: Mashruk Ahmed tells of 1971's unsung heroines

Entering the photo exhibition’s gallery, white curtains gently swayed, displaying cyanotype prints of the portraits of Birangonas (Bangladeshi female freedom fighters), much like how their valiant stories have been hidden behind the curtains for far too long.

14h ago

From Ghazals to global fame: Pankaj Udhas’ soulful serenade

The man behind the song, Pankaj Udhas, brought Ghazal to the masses, popularising it and making it accessible to the multitude not only in his country India but also across the globe with his calm and controlled voice that won everybody’s hearts.

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Celebrating Bengali-language films: The legacy of ‘Amar Bhashar Cholochitro’

It was the first day of the 22nd rendition of "Amar Bhashar Cholochitro 1430", organised by the Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS). Following tradition, the programme venue—TSC at Dhaka University premises—gracefully adorned its annual cinematic ambience with vibrant posters of Bengali classics placed across its expanse. Featuring 20 Bengali-language films from the East and the West, this year's event would run from February 12 to February 16.

4m ago

Shonar Bangla Circus’ nationwide ‘Hyena Express Experience’ series finale

Shonar Bangla Circus took its fans aboard “The Hyena Express” one last time in Dhaka last night by revisiting all the tracks of their debut album, singing songs old and new, amidst performance arts and poetry fused in psychedelic rock.

7m ago

‘Window’: Anika Roy’s depiction of misery concealed in beauty

Anika Roy’s first solo exhibition titled “Window” was inaugurated on September 10, where she answered the aforementioned question through her series of paintings and installations. Using pen, pencil and other colouring mediums, Anika tells the story of her perspectives as she meandered through the lane of her artworks. 

9m ago

Three untold communities unite in Monon Muntaka’s first solo exhibition

“Texture and mixture”, with 67 artworks on display, was inaugurated on July 28 at Kala Kendra in the presence of economist and writer Anu Mohammad, and political activist, feminist and environmentalist Khushi Kabir. 

10m ago

‘We are all Moheen’: Artistes pay tribute to Tapas Das at ‘Bhalobashi Jyotsnay’

“Bhalobashi Jyotsnay: the tribute concert for Tapas Bapi Das” took place yesterday evening at the Liberation War Museum auditorium in the presence of 36 talented artistes of Bangladesh.

11m ago

Scarcity of men in classical dancing

Gendering dance is a widespread practice, and classical dance is one of the main victims. While spectators wait to see women dance to soft and graceful moves in the field of dancing, men need to be rough and tough.

11m ago
June 23, 2024
June 23, 2024

‘The War Is Not Over Yet’: Mashruk Ahmed tells of 1971's unsung heroines

Entering the photo exhibition’s gallery, white curtains gently swayed, displaying cyanotype prints of the portraits of Birangonas (Bangladeshi female freedom fighters), much like how their valiant stories have been hidden behind the curtains for far too long.

May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024

From Ghazals to global fame: Pankaj Udhas’ soulful serenade

The man behind the song, Pankaj Udhas, brought Ghazal to the masses, popularising it and making it accessible to the multitude not only in his country India but also across the globe with his calm and controlled voice that won everybody’s hearts.

February 13, 2024
February 13, 2024

Celebrating Bengali-language films: The legacy of ‘Amar Bhashar Cholochitro’

It was the first day of the 22nd rendition of "Amar Bhashar Cholochitro 1430", organised by the Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS). Following tradition, the programme venue—TSC at Dhaka University premises—gracefully adorned its annual cinematic ambience with vibrant posters of Bengali classics placed across its expanse. Featuring 20 Bengali-language films from the East and the West, this year's event would run from February 12 to February 16.

November 4, 2023
November 4, 2023

Shonar Bangla Circus’ nationwide ‘Hyena Express Experience’ series finale

Shonar Bangla Circus took its fans aboard “The Hyena Express” one last time in Dhaka last night by revisiting all the tracks of their debut album, singing songs old and new, amidst performance arts and poetry fused in psychedelic rock.

September 13, 2023
September 13, 2023

‘Window’: Anika Roy’s depiction of misery concealed in beauty

Anika Roy’s first solo exhibition titled “Window” was inaugurated on September 10, where she answered the aforementioned question through her series of paintings and installations. Using pen, pencil and other colouring mediums, Anika tells the story of her perspectives as she meandered through the lane of her artworks. 

July 30, 2023
July 30, 2023

Three untold communities unite in Monon Muntaka’s first solo exhibition

“Texture and mixture”, with 67 artworks on display, was inaugurated on July 28 at Kala Kendra in the presence of economist and writer Anu Mohammad, and political activist, feminist and environmentalist Khushi Kabir. 

July 15, 2023
July 15, 2023

‘We are all Moheen’: Artistes pay tribute to Tapas Das at ‘Bhalobashi Jyotsnay’

“Bhalobashi Jyotsnay: the tribute concert for Tapas Bapi Das” took place yesterday evening at the Liberation War Museum auditorium in the presence of 36 talented artistes of Bangladesh.

July 12, 2023
July 12, 2023

Scarcity of men in classical dancing

Gendering dance is a widespread practice, and classical dance is one of the main victims. While spectators wait to see women dance to soft and graceful moves in the field of dancing, men need to be rough and tough.

June 20, 2023
June 20, 2023

‘Demon Slayer’ season 3 concludes with journey of epic backstories, breakthroughs

As the third season of Demon Slayer drew to an end wrapping up the Swordsmith Village arc, Ufotable wasted no time in announcing a fourth season by releasing an official teaser trailer.

May 13, 2023
May 13, 2023

‘Bornomala’: A visual lesson on Bengali language

There are numerous indigenous languages at the risk of becoming extinct. ‘“Bornomala” was conceived with the aim to preserve all these languages and capture their beauty in the form of art. 

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