July 3, 2015
She maintains that her first priority has always been teaching and architecture. But she is a dancer too. And she has danced between many roles: from being a teacher to an architect and from a dancer to an actor. Just like the wide array of roles she has played as an actor, in her real life too, she is versatile — juggling between different interests and professions.
Star Showbiz recently had Read more
February 25, 2015
Abdullah Al Mamun’s last TV serial to air on ATN Bangla
Veteran actress Ferdousi Majumdar will be seen as lead actress in Abdullah Al Mamun’s unfinished serial “Tahader Joubonkal” that
he penned before his death.
Abdullah Al Mamun, in his illustrious career as an actor, director and playwright, wrote and directed several stage and TV plays.
Ferdousi Majumdar had earlier acted Read more
February 24, 2015
ATN Bangla is airing seven films of Salman Shah — from February 22-28. Throughout the Salman Shah Week, audience will get to see seven of his hits – “Ananda Oshru”, “Satyer Mrittu Nei”, “Sneho”, “Swapner Prithibi”, “Bikkhov”, “Swapner Thikana” and “Prem Piyashi”.
Salman Shah, perhaps the most popular hero of Bangladeshi film, had delivered 27 blockbuster hits before Read more
January 1, 2015
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, Bashir Ahmed, Read more
December 19, 2014
Popular teleplay director and TV commercial maker Redoan Rony has taken an initiative to introduce the first online TV channel of the country named Popcorn Live TV, which is already running online test transmission.
People will be able to watch the latest television shows, films, music videos and others via internet on their computers, tablets and mobile phones. Test transmission of the TV channel began Read more
December 3, 2014
Leading and upcoming bands entertained the audience at an open air concert organised to celebrate the month of Victory on the Channel-i premises at Tejgaon in the capital on Monday. The concert, titled Coca Cola Channel-i Bandfest, started with observing a minute’s silence commemorating the veteran painter Qayyum Chowdhury who died on Sunday night. Before the bands took to the stage, musicians and audiences Read more
October 27, 2014
Ms Ireland Maksuda Akhter Prioty tells New Age
Bangladeshi-born expatriate Maksuda Akhter Prioty came to limelight after winning the prestigious beauty pageant title Ms Ireland 2014. A model by passion, a private pilot by profession and a social welfare worker by dedication, Prioty, who has been living in Ireland since 2004 with her two kids, has come to Bangladesh for a short visit to work with Subornogram Foundation. In an interview with New Age, Prioty Read more
October 23, 2014
Noted comedian Tele Samad has been suffering from different medical complications including kidney and heart problems and infections in his leg. The actor is currently admitted at the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) at Square Hospital in the capital. The comedian was admitted to the hospital as he fell sick on Saturday. Samad has undergone a leg operation on Tuesday and is now under constant medical observation at the hospital. Read more
October 16, 2014
Legendary writer-director Humayun Ahmed’s last film Ghetuputra Kamola is contesting with other noted films from around the world at a segment titled Exploring the Difference at the 17th International Religion Today Film Festival at Trento in Italy. The film festival, which began on October 10 and will continue till October 21, features films on religions, cultures and human life. The festival prioritizes films that depict religious and Read more
October 5, 2014
New Age got in touch with various artistes to know what Eid used to be like to them in their early years and how it is now. In interviews, the popular artistes reminisced their memorable times.
To noted Tagore singer Sadi Mohammad, Eid is a day of pure happiness and delight. However, as per Sadi, Eid also brings a lot of responsibilities nowadays. ‘The way I used to enjoy Eid when I was a child was amazing and carefree, but now Eid is more about responsibilities than delight,’ said Sadi, who also added: ‘I have a family which is dependent on me and I must present them gifts on special occasions like Eid. It sometimes Read more
October 5, 2014
Eid is an occasion that people yearn for the whole year to observe the festival with family and friends. Eid holidays also come as a much needed break from the demanding schedule that everyone has to keep up to. In Bangladesh, turning on the television to check out the special Eid programmes, teleplays and films have become a common way of spending Eid holidays. Keeping the status quo, different television channels have chalked Read more
September 2, 2014
Sarika tells New Age
Popular model-actress Sarika had taken some time off work due to her wedding; but she however, intends to be back at work after the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival. In an exclusive interview with New Age, Sarika stressed that this time, she will be more selective about the roles she chooses.
The actress was last seen in Backdated, written and directed by Apurba, which was screened on NTV during last Eid-ul-Fitr Read more
August 3, 2014
Nimrat Kaur, who rose to fame with The Lunchbox last year, has now bagged a role in American TV series Homeland, reports India Today.
Bobby Jasoos actor Ali Fazal was also approached for a role in Homeland, but due to clash of dates he had to let go of the offer. And now, Nimrat is the Indian face who will be seen in the hit TV show.
Along with her, Mad Men star Mark Moses Read more
August 2, 2014
What kept Tarin occupied this Eid
Tarin is one of those few actresses who have been in the limelight for the major part of her life. Beginning in 1982 as a child artiste in Humayun Ahmed’s Aie Shob Din Ratri, Tarin has gradually proved herself to be a
talented actress, singer and model.
While carving her name in the entertainment industry by excelling in her work, Tarin had to suffer slings of criticism too. Despite all Read more
August 1, 2014
Noted actress Richi Solaiman has passed a busy Eid-ul-Fitr festival as she anchored several television shows and also acted in a number of teleplays.
The talented actress will be seen today in a single episode teleplay titled Sundorer Kache at 11:00pm on GTV. The teleplay revolves around a couple that does not have any love left between them and are always fighting with each other. However, they have Read more