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  • Up Close and Personal with Sandhi

    I have recently shifted studios from Moghbazar to Niketon. I have been a lot more productive in this new studio. Even though the studio isn't complete yet, I have composed six songs within one and a half months of shifting. That is incredible considering that it used to take me a year to make six songs!

  • Mithila

    Celebs get “Uncensored” with Rafi Hossain!

    ‘Uncensored with Rafi Hossain' started off as a normal web-series on Star Live of the interviews that we take for Star Showbiz's cover stories. The series gained unprecedented popularity, and some of the interviews went viral overnight due to their candid and honest nature.

  • Up Close and Personal with Adit

    Adit is a name that needs no prior introduction. The leader of the hit and trending band 'Aditarians' has proven to be one of the most versatile musicians in the country, directing songs for many hit films which include 'Voyangkor Sundor', 'Rajotto' and 'Dehorokkhi'.

  • Choyonika Chowdhury's Sweet Sixteen

    I started directing dramas in 2001 with Shesh Belay. I will always be thankful to Mujibur Rahman of “Light & Shadow” for supporting me back then. Had he not been there, I wouldn't be able to reach where I am today.

  • Discovering Open Doors with Sophie Bourdon

    Sophie Bourdon is the head of Open Doors at the Locarno Festival. She shares some valuable information about the sensational “Open Doors Program” that opens a window of opportunity for many new talents.

  • Carlo Chatrian

    All through its long history Locarno Festival has remained as a place of distinction. It has always provided wonderful opportunities for new directors and actors to be discovered.

  • Ashfaque Ahmed Talks about Rajneeti

    I personally knew Iftekharul Alam, who was a close friend of my father. He was a pioneer in film production and the intention arose from there.

  • Naseef Rahman

    He represented Bangladesh at ‘Mister Global’, an international male beauty pageant held in Thailand. Naseef Rahman has earned

  • Ei Shohor, Ei Nogor

    I usually never go out on Fridays, unless it is for a very special occasion. This week, a very close friend of mine invited me to a program.

  • The Couple Behind “Lemon”

    Lemon, as we all know, is a citrus fruit. But there is meaning beyond that. “Lemon” is also a word that is used to describe something that doesn't work, is built improperly, broken, or not as it should be.

  • AN INTERNATIONAL FILMMAKER: SU HUI-YU

    Su Hui-yu is a young Taiwanese filmmaker who had recent success in international film festivals. His most recent work “Super Taboo (2017)” was selected for world premiere in the Tiger Competition for Short Films in IFFR 2017.

  • MAAIKE GOUWENBERG: THE CURATOR FROM ROTTERDAM

    Maaike Gouwenberg is a committee member of the Short Film Selection Program at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Her projects focus on the theatrical and curatorial elements of films, as well as collaborations with artists.

  • Berlinale's Tribute to Milena Canorero

    Milena Canorero has been widely considered to be one of the best costume designers in the world, and she has proven it with her awards and accolades.

  • “We have a big lineup of things happening at the festival” - Bianca Taal

    Bianca Taal is the Head of Development Program at the International Film Festival at Rotterdam. We caught with her for a small chat.

  • AMIR MUHAMMAD, THE JURY SPEAKS

    Amir Muhammad is an established filmmaker and writer who has released a number of critically acclaimed over the years.

  • An Encounter with the Festival Director

    Bero Beyer is a Dutch producer mainly known for his works in “Paradise Now (2005)”, “Ford Transit (2003)” and “Salt of This Sea (2008)”.

  • Zareen Anan Khan Nairita

    I have recently collaborated with Studio58 for the song “Keu Jane Na”, which will be featured in “Close Up Kache Ashar Golpo”. It was sung by me and Arafat Mohsin, and has gotten a fantastic response from the audience.

  • 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.

  • Samina Chowdhury and Fahmida Nabi

    Star Showbiz presents to you chat with the daughters of the late great Mahmudun Nabi, the two musical sisters Fahmida Nabi and Samina Chowdhury.

  • THROUGH THE EYES OF SADI MOHAMMAD

    A legendary Rabindra Sangeet singer, teacher and composer of Bangladesh, Sadi Mohammad has an amazing portfolio that will easily baffle anyone.

  • A CHAT WITH AHONA

    Sumaiya Afrin Ahona saw a sudden rise to fame after starting work as an RJ in a famous radio station.

  • THROUGH THE EYES OF SHIBLI MOHAMMAD

    A legendary dancer of the classical arena, performer and choreographer of Bangladesh, Shibli Mohammad has a stunning portfolio that is yet to be replicated.

  • A CHAT WITH MONGOLBAROTA

    It all started when Tonmoy and Upama decided to make the rendition of the legendary Tagore song "Jokhon Porbe Na Mor Payer Chinho".

  • A Chat with Dhaka Ronggopith

    With the emergence of online media such as Facebook and YouTube, theatre is often referred to as a 'dying art'.

  • A CHAT WITH SWARNA

    Sanzida Chowdhury Swarna is a singer and a television anchor. Always positive and brimming with life, she looks to balance her anchoring and musical career along with her corporate life. She talks to Star Showbiz about her aspirations.

  • A CHANGE IN MUSICAL TRENDS

    Music has transformed into a new wave. This wave has been initiated by the audience's keen sense of filtering music.

  • Rafi Hossain with Buddhodeb Das Gupt on films

    Buddhodeb Das Gupt is a renowned poet & film maker having multiple national accolades on his list of achievements. Indian cinema has been taken to a new height by this endowed artistry worldwide.

  • A CHAT WITH MESSIANIC ERA

    Messianic Era (ME) is a progressive metal band from Dhaka which was formed back in November 2011. We are a bunch of guys who share similar taste and views in music.

  • A chat with The Morse Code

    It is never easy answering this question. The Morse Code is a group of people who met for the specific purpose of creating music — music that we didn't know existed or that we were capable of creating.

  • Celebrating Life 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Alam Khan

    The veteran composer has been around in the industry for decades, showering the audience with beautiful melodies throughout his career. Some of his notable works include composing for “Ebadat” and “Ke Apon Ke Por” among many others.

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