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Runa Khan - The Side We Never See

Runa Khan is the Founder and Executive Director of Friendship. Aside from being a renowned figure in social services, she is a published author of eight books. Even though she is well known for her development and humanitarian work, she is a very cultural-minded individual who has represented Bangladesh internationally and promoted its culture. Star Showbiz is proud to present you with the revolutionary who has constantly stepped out of the life of comfort and privilege in order to help the less fortunate; as she sits down for an honest interview with Rafi Hossain.

A week of unique concerts! DESHI GRAPEVINE

A week of unique concerts!

Concerts are a frequent occurrence in Bangladesh; but this week saw two different concerts, based on two unique aspects of our country. The fourth annual Joy Bangla Concert was held on 7th March, on the


Nuhash's 'Hotel Albatross' bags 3 Awards!

Paper Frogs winning last year's Celebrating Life Best Debut Film award is testament to the promise that Nuhash Humayun showed as a director. This time, his film Hotel Albatross received the Best Actor (Asaduzzaman Noor), Best Editing and the Best New Filmmaker (Nuhash) at the Charunirom Film Festival. “Huge thanks to Charunirom, The Hotel Albatross team and everyone who believed in our weird little film!” is what Nuhash had to say acknowledging this tremendous achievement.
  • Femme Fabulous - Doyel

    Doyel is a popular model and actress. She started her career in showbiz with her first photo shoot in 2014 for Noksha, a supplement by Prothom Alo. She later started working as a ramp model and is currently working as an actress as well. Her debut film is 'Alpha' by Nasiruddin Yousuff.




    My student life initiated at Bharateshwari Homes in Tangail. I spent ten years of disciplined school life there; it was like my second home. I took special interest in poetry recitation beyond our regular curriculum. Participating in competitions came naturally for me; for recitation, textbook poems were our only resource. After completing 12 years of school and college, I enrolled myself as a graduate student

  • It's okay to lose sometimes!

    As children, we were often taught that losing is an inherently bad occurrence. Philosophers would differ, saying that losing is a part of learning and subsequent success. In the world of showbiz, best losses are the ones which come in kilograms. Adnan Sami, universally known as the fat man who directly contradicted his song Lift Kara De whereas no one could ever lift him magically, shed his weight and appeared as a

  • Black Panther

    Whether you may want to admit it or not, we are currently living in the era of superhero movies. With the likes of Marvel Studios and DC Films churning out blockbuster hits such as Avengers, Captain America: Civil War, Guardians of the Galaxy, Spiderman: Homecoming, Wonder Woman, Justice League, etc., it isn't difficult to see how the taste of the mainstream audience has changed over the years. While Black

  • Tasnim Anika

    Tasnim Anika

    My father, Moinuddin Ahmed is a musician and he performed for the band 'Jamming' in Chittagong back in the days. You could say that I have been exposed to modern music since childhood, and I have always wanted to be a singer. I tried my luck in the program 'Power Voice 2012' and ended up in the top 10. I would say that that was the beginning of my musical career.

  • Legendary Actress Sridevi

    Sridevi's Final Moments!

    Sridevi's husband, Boney Kapoor has finally opened up about the final moments he had spent with his wife. The couple were residing in the Jumeirah Emirates Towers hotel in Dubai, where Boney had apparently

  • Arjun Mukherjee

    Sharman Joshi to anchor 2 debutants in '3 Storeys'

    Arjun Mukherjee is a well known ad maker in India, and he is about to debut in the silver screen with his much anticipated 3 Storeys.

  • Pharell Williams

    Pharell Williams - Spotted in Ranveer Singh's Holi Party!

    Multiple Grammy winning artist Pharrell Williams did not seem too 'Happy' at Ranveer Singh's overzealous holi “bash”. The pictures made it evident that he would rather be at home listening to his own songs than be forced to take selfies with Bollywood “celebrities” like Ananya Pandey, Vj Anusha, Sara Todd and DJ Khushi.

  • The Shape of Oscars 2018

    The Shape of Oscars 2018!

    The Academy Awards, or better known as The Oscars, is undoubtedly the most coveted and revered award ceremonies of Hollywood. The 90th iteration of the Academy Awards, held last Sunday 4th March 2018, showed as much as drama and flair as one would expect from such a grand celebration; however, in its entirety, this year's Oscars is being claimed as “one of the most predictable Oscars yet”!

  • Dhaliwood Actress Bubly

    Bubly as the Chittagong Girl!

    After Ohongkar and Rangbaaz last year, we haven't heard much of Bubly. But finally, news has arrived! Once again co-starring with Shakib Khan, Bubly will appear in the comedic film Chitagainga Pola Noakhailla

  • Bangladeshi dance drama to be featured in Theater Olympics

    Hosted by National School of Drama of New Delhi, the Theater Olympics is an event much anticipated by cultural and theater fans. In the 8th annual Theater Olympics currently going on right now, the Bangladeshi dance group Nrityanchal will be presenting their drama Rai Krishna Padabali. Written by Sheikh Hafizur Rahman, the drama is based on the dance drama Bhanusingher Padabali by Rabindranath

  • A week of unique concerts!

    Concerts are a frequent occurrence in Bangladesh; but this week saw two different concerts, based on two unique aspects of our country. The fourth annual Joy Bangla Concert was held on 7th March, on the

  • Dhaliwood Actress Pori Moni

    Pori Moni Replaced!

    In a shocking turn of events, Pori Moni was replaced by none other than Apu Biswas in the upcoming film Mohorot. Everything was on the right track when the film was announced and Pori Moni was declared as the lead. However, it seems that Pori opted out of the film with the excuse that she is “ill”. Fans are skeptical of whether the illness is legitimate or if she simply did not want to play that role. Only time will tell how the film will do without her.

  • Shaker Raza

    Shaker Raza

    I am currently composing music for some great artists. One is a duet song involving Tahsan and Mala, and I am hopeful that the audience will like it. Besides that, I am working very promising young artists including Amid and Raju from Power Voice for their individual albums.

  • Dhaliwood King Shakib Khan

    What's next for Shakib Khan?

    Shakib Khan is someone who needs no prior introduction. Claimed by fans and critics alike as “The King of Dhaliwood”, he is the quintessential superstar when it comes to the Bangladeshi film industry. Earning nationwide fame through films such as 'Number One Shakib Khan (2010)', 'Hero: The Superstar (2014)', 'Shikari (2016)', 'Nabab (2017)' and many more, his award-winning acting is admired by everyone. However, ever since he had sent a divorce



  • Femme Fabulous - Samia Said

    Samia's first priority in skincare is clean skin. Therefore, every day after coming back home, the first thing she does is cleanse her skin properly using the Garnier Micellar Water and Sephora Waterproof Eye Makeup Remover. Once she has rid her skin of all eye makeup, she uses the Body Shop Deep Cleansing Gel Wash to further clean her skin. Finally she uses either Vaseline Moisturizer and goes to bed. She also regularly gets a facial from the parlor once a month.

  • Bangladeshi popular folk singer Chandana Majumdar

    Chandana Majumdar

    My father, the eminent singer Nirmal Chandra Majumdar, bestrewed the seeds of music in me when I was just a kid and I think that's the first cause behind my interest in music. Holding his mighty hand, I entered into this heavenly arena of music. Therefore, my father is my first inspiration. And the person who was prodigiously motivational towards my passion for singing is none but my beloved mother, Anima

  • Gohine

    As both real life and many forms of fiction have always stated, married life isn't always as dreamy as it is cracked up to be. Even when two people mutually decide to spend the rest of their lives with each other, disputes and disagreements are bound to happen, and only through “the power of love” can people overcome such irksome obstacles. Gohine is a telefilm that focuses on how married life can turn bittersweet quite quickly, and how both the

  • Shakib Khan and Apu Biswas

    What does she say?

    Shakib did what he thought was right. He has the freedom to make his own decision and he simply exercised that freedom. I don't have anything to say about what he decides to do or not. I will accept whatever choice he wants to make regarding this matter, I won't have a say in it.

  • Controversial 'Touch Me Not' Snags the Golden Bear!

    In an achievement that has come as a surprise to many, the Romanian drama film Touch Me Not has won the prestigious Golden Bear award at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival. Held from 15 to 25 February, 2018, the 68th iteration of the revered award ceremony was as glamorous as ever, pushing experimental cinema and international films to newer heights. However, by Touch Me Not, a movie about a

  • Famous Birthdays - Chris Martin

    “Lights will guide you home…” In the list of successful international rock bands, Coldplay undoubtedly stands among the top. Aside from winning 7 Grammy Awards, 9 Brit Awards, 6 Billboard Music Awards and multiple nominations in several music award

  • Brendan Fraser's sex allegations!

    Brendan Fraser, the Canadian-American actor well-known for starring in George of the Jungle (1997), Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008) and The Mummy trilogy (1999, 2001 & 2008), has recently stated in an interview that he was a victim of sexual assault. He has pinpointed Philip Berk, former president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), to have “inappropriately groped” him in public and

  • Followed by many, replicated by none

    When one thinks of Sridevi, this, along with many iconic moments of her is bound to pop up in his head. The morning of 25th February was quite tumultuous, particularly owing to the sudden demise of one of the greatest Bollywood actors of all time. Upon seeing the news on my social media news feed, a part of me was certain that this was a hoax, and I frantically searched around for a reliable source that said so.

  • Eminent music composer Ali Akbar Rupu

    In Remembrance of Ali Akbar Rupu

    Bangladesh's music industry suffered a great loss with the demise of Ali Akbar Rupu due to prolonged illness on 22nd February. Having worked as the Chief Music Director for BanglaVision, he was known for his

  • Siam Ahmed's New Look!

    Siam Ahmed is one of the most popular young actors of recent times, and needless to say, he has won over many fans with his charming demeanor and meticulous acting.

  • In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

    "Touch Me Not", an experimental Romanian docudrama exploring sexual intimacy and the fears around it, wins the Golden Bear top prize at the Berlin Film Festival in a strong year for female filmmakers and women's stories.

  • Was Big B’s mysterious tweet about Sridevi?

    As the world woke up to the shocking news of the untimely death of legendary Indian actress Sridevi, confusions are on whether Amitabh Bachchan, another Bollywood great, had a premonition that something untoward was about to happen, or the Bachchan family was among the first to be informed.

  • Bangladeshi Popular Singer Sabah Tani

    In remembrance of Sabah Tani

    Sabah Tani was known by the masses as one of the most popular pop singers during the 80s-90s. Combined with good looks, natural