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  • Film Review: DHAKA ATTACK

    Tuesday afternoons are quite quiet at the Star Cineplex; being the middle of the week and with the shopping mall Bashundhara City on its weekly closure, it's the day that draws the smallest numbers to the country's premier multiplex and is my favourite day to visit the cinemas to avoid the crowds.

  • “Acting is all I have, it's all I want”

    Popular film, TV and theatre actor Runa Khan has three films in the release pipeline, two of which will come out this year.

  • Bidya Sinha Mim

    Mim sets off on the 'Road'

    National Film Award-winning actress Bidya Sinha Mim has packed her bags and is ready to hit the road today for a new adventure.

  • Dhaka Attack Movie

    “Dhaka Attack” soars to colossal Box Office opening

    Dipankar Dipon's big-budget cop thriller “Dhaka Attack” is living up to its hype and bringing audience in droves to cinemas. In the first two days of release, the film has sold tickets worth a whopping 7.34 crores, bringing its net worth to 1.76 crores within its first weekend.

  • Dhaka Attack releases dauntless first poster

    And with this, the film also launched its official promotional campaign. The campaign will run simultaneously in Bangladesh, Middle East, Canada, UK, Europe, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand, as part of which the director and the lead cast will tour a number of countries in mid-October.

  • Purnima's birthday plans

    National award winning actor Purnima's journey in the film industry began in 1998.

  • Bhoyongkor Sundor to release August 4

    Animesh Aich's upcoming film “Bhoyongkor Sundor”, starring Parambrata Chatterjee and Ashna Habib Bhabna in the lead roles, just announced its release date to be August 4. A Facebook post on the film's official social media channel confirmed the date.

  • Tama Mirza on Nodijon

    Film star Tama Mirza became the focus of attention after her role in “Ek Mon Ek Praan”, helmed by Shohanoor Rahman Shohan.

  • Shakib flies to Switzerland to film for “Rongbaz”

    Leading Dhallywood actor Shakib Khan has been quite busy with his recent big-screen ventures ahead of Eid, when the film market heats

  • Shakib-Apu's Rajniti coming this Eid

    Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas, the once-reigning on-screen pair of Dhallywood, are coming together again – first time since the news of

  • Misha new president of Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti

    Misha Saudagar-Zayed Khan panel wins the biennial election of Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samiti.

  • Shakib Khan

    Ban on Shakib Khan lifted

    A day after Shakib Khan offered an apology for his recent “derogatory comments”, Film Directors’ Association lifts their ban on the Dhallywood superstar.

  • Pori Moni

    Stand by haor people: Pori Moni

    Dhallywood actress Pori Moni calls upon her fans to stand by the flashflood affected people in the haor areas.

  • “Aynabaji” spinoff TV series coming this Eid

    “Aynabaji Original Series”, a brand new TV series carrying on from the record-breaking film of 2016, will air on three TV channels this Eid.

  • Shakib Khan

    Actor Shakib Khan hospitalised

    Popular Bangla film star Shakib Khan is admitted to a hospital in Dhaka for what his relatives said liver complications. The actor was admitted to Labaid hospital in Dhanmondi around 12:30pm today, said his relatives.

  • bubly-shakib

    Apu never wanted Shakib to work with me: Bubly

    Actress Apu Biswas never wanted Shakib Khan and Shabnam Bubly to work together, actress Bubly alleges over a Facebook post.

  • Shakib Khan ‘settles’ with Apu Biswas

    The ice has apparently melted finally and Shakib Khan reportedly reconciles with his wife Apu Biswas.

  • Meher Afroz Shaon

    Now Bunty apologises for remark on Shaon

    Just a day after Meher Afroz Shaon filed a general diary against Bunty Mir, the vlogger (video blogger) apologises for his remarks regarding the actress over Facebook.

  • Pori Moni

    Pori Moni talks of her plans, personal life

    Pori Moni is a contemporary sensation for the Bangla cinema lovers. She started in 2015 in Shemaheen Bholobasha and till date Pori has gifted 11 feature films to her audience.

  • [Watch] Tania Ahmed’s directorial debut ‘Bhalobasha Emon E Hoy’

    For two decades, Tania Ahmed has entertained the audience with her brilliant acting performance. Now she has emerged as a film director with “Bhalobasha Emon E Hoy” (Good Morning London) that was released on January 27, 2017.

  • Bhuban Majhi trailer and music launch Feb 2

    “Bhuban Majhi”, Fakhrul Arefeen's much-anticipated film is set to release in March, but viewers will get a good glimpse into it soon, as the first full trailer and music of the film will be launched next month.

  • Moushumi in new film venture

    After “Ondho Bhalobasha” in 2004, actor Moushumi and director Montazur Rahman Akbar are teaming up again for a new film titled “Dulabhai Zindabad”.

  • Shishir's “Gopon” at Int'l Film Fest Nepal

    Ashraf Shishir's feature film “Gopon – The Inner Sound” has been selected in the international competition section of the International Film Festival of Nepal, and is set to be screened today.

  • Shuvo begins filming Dhattiriki

    Arifin Shuvo has had a busy 2016 on the big screen, and it seems he is not ready to put the brakes on the momentum anytime soon.

  • The year in Dhallywood

    Cine-goers in Bangladesh got a taste of a number of excellent films this year, as 2016 showed promising signs of getting Dhallywood back on track.

  • Aynabaji releasing in three continents

    Earlier this month at a special Facebook Live 'Ask Me Anything' session at The Daily Star, actor Chanchal Chowdhury was flooded with questions by fans from abroad, about when and how they would be able to see his film “Aynabaji”.

  • Amitabh Reza on film direction

    So you want to direct a small entertainment video or a documentary? Why not even dream of making a film? Here we have director of the blockbuster hit film Aynabaji Amitabh Reza talking to us sharing his insights about what makes a good director. To know more watch our video.

  • Prosun Azad banned from productions for one year

    Actor Prosun Azad has been banned for one year following a unanimous decision made by the Directors Guild.

  • Another  Humayun  Ahmed classic coming  to big screen

    Another Humayun Ahmed classic coming to big screen

    Humayun Ahmed holds a special place in the heart of every discerning Bangalee, and the magic of his appeal has transcended the pages of his books on to the big and small screen.

  • Babita, Suchanda and Champa

    “Teen Kanya” on queue

    Two years ago, noted actress Suchanda announced her upcoming project of making a documentary. After two years in getting a script ready, it is now all set for rolling.