Dhallywood

Pori Moni to resume Eid sacrifices at FDC if friendly atmosphere assured

Pori Moni, a prominent actress in Dhallywood, has surprised everyone by offering her first sacrifice at the Film Development Corporation (FDC) during Eid-ul-Azha in 2016. This tradition has continued for six consecutive years, with the actress sacrificing for her colleagues at FDC, earning her high praise for her commitment to this act.

Late actor Manna’s son to make silver screen debut this year

Siam Illtemash, the son of the legendary late actor Manna who brought Bangladesh's silver screen into the limelight, is all set to jazz up the screen just like his father. He is set to make his mark in Dhallywood. 

Swastika Mukherjee and Sariful Razz to pair up for new film

Earlier in September of last year, small screen producer Himu Akram announced Indian actress Swastika Mukherjee as the lead for his upcoming film “Altabanu Josna Dekheni”. However, her male counterpart remained undisclosed until now.

Nominations for Film Artistes Association election to open this month

The Bangladesh Film Artistes Association (BFAA) will kick off the sale of nomination forms for its upcoming elections on March 30, which will run until 4 pm on March 31.

I did not ‘secretly’ leave the country, don’t spread rumours: Shabnur

After an extended hiatus, Shabnur roared back into the Dhallywood scene with the declaration of her new film. She announced her return to acting, with Arafat Hossain’s film “Rongona” as her comeback.

Mithila travels 400 years into the past with ‘Kajol Rekha’

Popular actress Rafiath Rashid Mithila has transitioned into a fully established film actress, actively participating in both Dhallywood and Tollywood. Despite being busier in Kolkata with more projects, Dhaka is not devoid of her contributions. Hence, her upcoming film, titled “Kajol Rekha” is set to release at the onset of the new year, revolving around a storyline dating back approximately 400 years.

I am called ‘Dhallywood Queen’ because of Shakib Khan: Apu Biswas

Apu Biswas, who is acclaimed for her portrayals in the silver screen, recently said that as Shakib Khan is called the king of Bengali mainstream cinema, as his co-star,she is too referred to as ‘Dhallywood Queen’.

Complete winners' list for Blender's Choice-The Daily Star OTT Awards 2022

The second round of "Blender's Choice-The Daily Star OTT & Digital Content Awards 2022" was held at the Hall of Fame at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre (BICC) today (October 21, 2023).

Mim’s year-long wait ends with ‘Antarjal’

Famed Dhallywood actress Bidya Sinha Mim will finally be making this year’s return to the silver screen tomorrow with “Antarjal”.

June 14, 2023
June 14, 2023

Fans in the USA are dying to see me: Zayed Khan

Zayed Khan will be going to the US to attend the Dhallywood awards. Many of his fans there are super excited for a chance to meet him. Fans from New York, California, Florida and New Jersey have been calling him continuously to find out his whereabouts.

December 27, 2022
December 27, 2022

Dhallywood’s eventful 2022

Starting with the Shakib-Bubly controversy, to the power conflict between Nipun-Zayed, 2022 has been an eventful year for Dhallywood. As the year ends, let us look at some of the most-talked about events of 2022.

December 25, 2022
December 25, 2022

2022 Roundup: A year of revival for our film industry

The Bangladeshi film industry is witnessing a new wave of resurgence and popularity as a handful of cinemas were houseful this year. A total of 50 films have released in 2022.

April 5, 2022
April 5, 2022

Actor Sohel Chowdhury murder: Fugitive Ashish Roy Chowdhury arrested

Rapid Action Battalion has arrested Ashish Roy Chowdhury, a fugitive for 24 years accused in a case filed over the murder of film actor Sohel Chowdhury in December 1998.

July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019

Mahiya Mahi: The Queen of Tinseltown

Mahiya Mahi talks about her career and her whimsical nature in this week’s interview with Rafi Hossain.

July 19, 2019
July 19, 2019

Roshan’s Walk to Fame

In an interview with Rafi Hossain, popular Roshan talks about his profession and expectation from love. Watch the Star Live video to know more.

May 1, 2019
May 1, 2019

Bubly’s new ‘Password’

Actor Bubly came into the limelight after her first film Bossgiri was released. Her journey in the showbiz world has been a remarkable one since then. The actor is currently working on her upcoming film, Password.

February 16, 2019
February 16, 2019

The secret behind Shakib's physique

Shakib is working out for the film Fighter, directed by Malek Afsari. To portray the character of an action hero accurately, he is spending most of his time at the gym.

January 26, 2019
January 26, 2019

Up the Stairs high

She mounted her career as a model, yet did not confine herself within, for she could barely hide her innate charm that was just enough to bedazzle a greater audience pool. With ease and grace, she stepped into the silver screen, and triumphed over the fans and critiques as if she was destined aforetime. She is Sabnam Faria, full of life and laughter in her one on one with Star Showbiz today.

December 29, 2018
December 29, 2018

The Legendary Faruk

A brave veteran and multiple award-winning actor Akbar Hossain Pathan, better known by his stage name Faruk, has contributed enormously to shape the Golden Era of the Bangladeshi film industry. 'Golapi Ekhon Traine', 'Lathial', 'Abar Tora Manush Ho', 'Mia Bhai'... the list of his milestone works continues to adorn his career. In a recent interview with Rafi Hossain of Star Showbiz, the Lifetime Achievement Award winner of the 2018 'National Film Award' shares his thoughts on the contemporary media and political scenario of Bangladesh.

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