Narrating courage of TV artistes in 1971

March 26, 2015

Narrating courage of TV artistes in 1971=In March 1971, as tension mounted following the postponement of a highly-anticipated meeting of the newly-elected national assembly, the creative heart of the then East Pakistan was already throbbing in the spirit of revolution. Artists of all platforms, including those working for the then Dhaka Television, started to defy orders and produce works that reflected the popular sentiment.
They were aware of the growing Read more

Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on “Aparajita”

March 8, 2015

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Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on “Aparajita”
Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury on AparajitahMarking International Women’s Day, ATN Bangla will air a special programme “Aparajita”, featuring Dr. Shirin Sharmin Chowdhury. The first woman speaker of the parliament in Bangladesh will talk about her childhood, academic, professional and personal life, political ideals and future plans on the programme produced and hosted by Ruksana Kabir Kakoli, and directed by Mukaddem Read more

”Acting runs in my blood” …Putul

March 5, 2015

Acting runs in my blood …PutulhPutul, a theatre, TV and film actress was thrilled to receive a national award for her role in Humayun Ahmed’s “Agun er Poroshmoni”. She shared about her association with Ahmed and many other subjects.
How many films have you done so far?
Putul: There is no one like Humayun Ahmed. I did three of his movies. Later, Khalid Mohammad Mithu, offered me a cameo role in “Jonakir Alo”. Read more

Dilara Zaman in new TVC

March 5, 2015

Dilara Zaman in new TVChThe impeccable Dilara Zaman has left many of her contemporaries behind with her seamless, natural acting, and even at this age is not shy of lending her on-screen skills to TVCs. The veteran actress was seen in a new TVC, endorsing a multinational company’s plastic utensils, directed by Maksud Hossain. Said Zaman, “The advertisement has a touch of uniqueness and the dialogues are interesting. I believe viewers Read more

”Shelai Poribar” begins

March 4, 2015

TV serial on life of garments workers
Shelai Poribar beginshNew drama serial “Shelai Poribar”, based on garment workers’ lives, began airing on Channel i yesterday. Rokeya Prachi has written and directed the serial, conceptualised by Syed AK Anwaruzzaman and produced by Anwara Begum, CEO of SM Style Limited (Smartex) — on behalf of the company.
At an event held at a city hotel yesterday to mark the premiere of the show, Rokeya Prachi termed it a “dream project”.
The serial depicts the lives Read more

Play on Altaf Mahmud’s life on ATN Bangla

February 27, 2015

Play on Altaf Mahmuds life on ATN BanglahSingle episode TV play “Ghumer Deshey Ghum Bhangatey” will air tonight at 11pm on ATN Bangla. Written by Anisul Hoque and directed by Ashrafi Mithu, the play is based on the life of Martyr Altaf Mahmud, who composed the legendary song “Amar Bhai-er Rokte Rangano Ekushey February”.
The play casts Shimul Yousuff, Hillol, Read more

Mosharraf Karim and Nawshaba in ‘Oshomapto Premer Golpo’

February 26, 2015

Mosharraf Karim and Nawshaba in Oshomapto Premer Golpo-hMosharraf Karim and Nawshaba will be seen as an onscreen couple in telefilm “Oshomapto Premer Golpo”. Scripted and directed by Asad Rahman, the telefilm airs tonight at 07:20 pm on Maasranga Television.
The telefilm also has Tarik Swapon, Roben Reza Jui, Shamima Naznin, Shafik Mukta, Read more

”Rascal” to air on Banglavision

February 26, 2015

Rascal to air on Banglavision 7 hNew drama serial “Rascal” will start airing on Banglavision from Thursday to Saturday at 8:15pm, starting tonight. Written by Pantho Shahriar and directed by Sagor Jahan, the serial depicts the bittersweet incidents that occur in the lives of a middle class family.
The serial casts Tauquir Ahmed, Mosharraf Karim, Tisha, Tania Ahmed, Read more

Riaz and Badhon pair up for the first time

January 17, 2015

Riaz and Badhon pair up for the first timeBig screen actor Riaz and Lux Superstar famed Badhon are appearing together for the first time in a single episode TV drama “Icecream o Onubhuti.” The duo recently wrapped up the shooting of the drama.
Badhon, who had always wanted to work with the silverscreen star since watching his film “Praner Cheye Priyo” in 1997, said about her endeavour with Riaz: “Finally, my dream has been fulfilled. It’s an honour to work with Read more

Cultural icons we lost in 2014

January 1, 2015

Cultural icons we lost in 2014=2014 saw great losses through deaths of 11 prominent cultural personalities, which have left irreparable holes in the cultural arena of the country.
Seasoned painter Qayyum Chowdhury; renowned film actor Khalilullah Khan (popularly known as Khalil); filmmakers Kazi Morshed and Belal Ahmed; poet Fazal Shahabuddin; artist and curator Subir Chowdhury; and legendary singers like Feroza Begum, Ramkanai Das, Read more

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