Abul Hayat in never-seen-before avatar

July 8, 2015

Abul Hayat in never-seen-before avatarVeteran actor Abul Hayat takes on a never-seen-before avatar for single-episode television play “Portrait”. Scripted by Urmi Mostafa and directed by Golam Sohrab Dodul, the play casts Abul Hayat as an artist alongside his daughter Bipasha Hayat who will be seen as a corporate employee.
The character played Abul Hayat paints all night long which disturbs his neighbour (played by Bipasha Hayat). Read more

Iresh-Siddique- Babor in “Proshno”

July 8, 2015

Iresh-Siddique- Babor in ProshnoIresh Zaker, Siddique and Babor have paired up for Iftekhar Ahmed Fahmi’s Eid telefilm “Proshno”. Written and directed by Iftekhar Ahmed Fahmi, the story surrounds Iresh Zaker and two robber kingpins. As Iresh arrives in Dhaka from abroad, Babor abducts him and robs him of all his belongings.
About working in the telefilm Iresh said, “I’m working with Fahmi after three years. Fahmi’s works are always good Read more

Mahfuz-Moutushi in “Like & Comments”

July 5, 2015

Mahfuz-Moutushi in Like & CommentsPopular actor-director Mahfuz Ahmed pairs up with actress Moutushi Biswas for the first time in single episode television play “Like & Comments”. Written and directed by Masud Sezan, the play is currently being shot in different locations in the capital. The plot zeroes in on a
virtual relationship that develops on Facebook.
Mahzuf said, “This is the first time Read more

Aparna on a roll

July 5, 2015

Aparna on a rollNational Film Award winning actress Aparna will be seen in special single episode television play “Master Planner”. Written by Syed Zia and directed by Habib Shakil, shooting for the play wrapped up recently at different locations in the capital’s Uttara. The story of the play revolves around Aparna and packs many twists and turns. Aparna said, “This is my first project with Habib Shakil, and I’m amazed by the high calibre of his work Read more

Joya & Ferdous in Annondomela

July 4, 2015

Joya & Ferdous in AnnondomelaBTV’s Annondomela is almost a tradition when it comes to specials aired during Eid. The show is being planned and presented by Abed Khan.
This Eid’s Annondomela will feature a special segment featuring the glamorous Joya Ahsan and handsome Ferdous.
The feature will be a music video which will reflect our long film industry heritage with Joya and Ferdous donning outfits to Read more

One Woman Many Roles: Aupee Karim

July 3, 2015

One Woman Many Roles= Aupee KarimShe 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

Ferdousi Majumdar in ”Tahader Joubonkal”

February 25, 2015

Abdullah Al Mamun’s last TV serial to air on ATN Bangla
Ferdousi Majumdar in Tahader JoubonkalVeteran 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

Salman Shah week on ATN Bangla

February 24, 2015

Salman Shah week on ATN BanglaATN 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

Cultural icons we lost in 2014

January 1, 2015

Cultural icons we lost in 20142014 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

Rony initiates online TV channel

December 19, 2014

Rony initiates online TV channel-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

Band fest entertains rock music lovers

December 3, 2014

Band fest entertains rock music lovers-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

Dreaming big is necessary

October 27, 2014

Ms Ireland Maksuda Akhter Prioty tells New Age
Dreaming big is necessaryBangladeshi-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

Actor Tele Samad under medical observation

October 23, 2014

Actor Tele Samad under medical observationNoted 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

Ghetuputra Kamola competes at film fest in Italy

October 16, 2014

Ghetuputra Kamola competes at film fest in ItalyLegendary 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

Eid now and then: artistes share experiences

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.
Eid now and then- artistes share experiencesTo 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

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