‘Hawa’ poster unveiled

The poster of Mejbaur Rahman Sumon’s much-awaited film “Hawa” was released recently. The production revolves around the story of eight fishermen and a mysterious snake charmer, trapped in a fishing trawler without a set destination in the abyss.
Written by the director with screenplay by Sukron Sahed Dhiman and Jahin Farooq Amin, the film stars Chanchal Chowdhury

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Dhaka Dream has been released

‘Dhaka Dream’, directed by Prasoon Rahman, was released in six cinema halls nationwide yesterday.
The filming of “Dhaka Dream” started during the recording of the song “Ekdin Amaro Chilo Ghor” In 2016. That was the last song recorded by famous folk singer Bari Siddiqui.
Due to some constraints, the film took five years to

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Movie Rehana Maryam Noor headed to Oscars this year

Director Abdullah Mohammad Saad’s second directorial effort “Rehana Maryam Noor” is set to be Bangladesh’s only submission to the 94th Academy Awards this year.
“Rehana Maryam Noor” created immense buzz as the first Bangladeshi film to be selected for the Un Certain Regard section of the Cannes FIlm Festival. Now, it is set to be submitted at the 94th Academy

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‘Rickshaw Girl’ wins top prize at Schlingel Int’l Film Festival

Acclaimed director Amitabh Reza Chowdhury’s ‘Rickshaw Girl’ has won the SLM Top Award at the 26th SCHLINGEL Int’l Film Festival in Germany.
This award is the highest honour awarded by the famous festival, which has been honouring outstanding films directed at children and teenagers since 1996.
The festival featured 77 feature films and 116 short films this year, with Rickshaw Girl being nominated in the

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Mithila signs Arun Chowdhury’s ‘Jole Jwole Tara’

Popular actress Rafiaat Rashid Mithila, now is working alike for both the bengali films in Dhaliwood and Tollywood. Recently she returned to Dhaka from Calcutta and signed a contract for the upcoming government-funded movie ‘Jole Jwole Tara’ to be directed by Arun Chowdhury.
The shooting of the movie has already been started. Mithila will start her work in the movie from today. In this film

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Rickshaw Girl to participate in Mill Valley Film Festival

Acclaimed filmmaker Amitabh Reza Chowdhury-directed film Rickshaw Girl is going to participate in the Mill Valley Film Festival, which is scheduled to be held from October 7 to 17, 2021 in Mill Valley, California, United States.
Amitabh Reza Chowdhury confirmed the matter in a Facebook post.
‘Rickshaw Girl is going to start its North America tour this year by participating in the Mill Valley Film Festival. It will be

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Pori Moni resumes incomplete works

Following an eventful one month, popular film actress Pori Moni has recently returned to work. She will complete her remaining film projects and will also start shooting for her newly-signed movies. Last Tuesday and Wednesday, Pori Moni, real name Shamsunnahar Smrity, attended a dubbing session in the capital for director Iftekhar Shuvo’s upcoming movie Mukhosh, which received government funding. Starring as Sohana Sabrin, a

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Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s ‘Ladies and Gentlemen’ leads Bangladeshi content at ZEE5’s US launch

ZEE5, the world’s largest streaming service for South Asian content, was launched in the USA on June 22. The launch announcement was made by Archana Anand, Chief Business Officer, ZEE5 Global. She was joined by the special guest, actor and entrepreneur Priyanka Chopra Jonas. On the occasion, ZEE5 announced a host of originals across languages to release on the platform in the coming months, including internationally

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Mim-Bappy’s “Sweetheart” to release on Valentine’s Day

Mim-Bappy's “Sweetheart” to release on Valentine's DayOn upcoming Valentine’s Day, film goers will see Bidya Sinha Mim and Bappy sharing screen space in Wajed Ali Sumon’s film “Sweetheart”. The romantic comedy recently received a clearance from the censor board and awaits release in the first quarter of 2016.
“This is going to be one of the best films of my career. Even though Bappy and Mim worked together for the first time,

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Porimoni busy with films, modeling 

Porimoni busy with films, modelingIt has been only a year or so since she stepped into the glittering world of cinema, but Porimoni has already made her presence felt. With 17 film projects in her kitty – either in production, or pre-production, or awaiting release – she is on a roll, moving from one set to another. The ‘Dhallywood’s pretty girl’ debuted as a film actress with Bhalobasha Simaheen, which was released only last February. She will be next seen romancing the

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Mahi confident about Agnee 2

Mahi confident about Agnee 2Mahiya Mahi is confident about the sequel of her hit film Agnee which is going to hit cinemas during this Eid-ul-Fitr.
Titled Agnee 2, the woman-centric action thriller, produced jointly by Jazz Multimedia and SK Movies (Kolkata), is the most anticipated film of the Eid season and has already garnered attention from the general filmgoers.
Directed by Iftekhar Chowdhury, it also

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2 local films to hit cinemas today

2 local films to hit cinemas todayBangladesh-India joint venture film Romeo Bonam Juliet and Nargis Akter’s Putra Ekhon Poysawala will hit cinemas across the country today. Due to the ongoing indefinite countrywide blockade, no local film was released last week. But directors and producers will venture releasing these films across the country. Both Romeo Bonam Juliet and Putra Ekhon Poysawala will be released in more than 50 cinemas. The joint venture

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Dhallywood mourns death of Chashi Nazrul Islam

Dhallywood mourns death of Chashi Nazrul IslamDhallywood mourns the death of eminent filmmaker Chashi Nazrul Islam, who died on Sunday morning after suffering from liver cancer and other complications at the age of 73. They observe that Chashi Nazrul Islam’s death is a great loss that can never be recovered. They opined that Ora Egaro Jon, the first film on the war of Independence made in 1972, is the greatest contribution of the Ekushey Padak winning filmmaker.

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Ferdous emerges as producer 

Ferdous emerges as producerPopular actor Ferdous starred two films would be released on Friday across the country, one of which is produced by the actor himself.
He is playing the lead role in the self produced film Ek Cup Cha, directed by Naim Imtiaz Neamul. He is also playing a major character in the triangular love story Char Akkharer Bhalobasha, directed by Zakir Khan.
Commenting on his debut produced

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Popy to make a comeback

Popy to make a comebackOnce Dhallywood heartthrob Sadika Parveen Popy, widely known by her nickname, is all set to make a comeback this week playing the heroine in Char Akkhore Bhalobasa. The film that features a love triangle is directed by Mohammad Zakir Khan. The film awaits release in 50 cinemas across the country on Friday, Popy told New Age. Ferdous and Nirob will play the other major characters in the film. Popy starrer last film Garments Kanya

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Sarbonasha Yaba to be released today

Sarbonasha Yaba to be released todayNoted filmmaker Kazi Hayat’s latest film Sarbonasha Yaba is set to release at cinemas across the country today. Kazi Maruf, Prosun Azad, Toma, Mehmud Siddique, Kazi Hayat, and others have acted in the play. The film depicts the disastrous impacts of the drug known as ‘yaba’ on the youngsters of the country. ‘I’m really concerned about the young generation being affected by the growing threat of yaba. Therefore, I have made

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Piprabidya gets nomination for Silver Screen Award

Piprabidya gets nomination for Silver Screen AwardWell known director Mostafa Sarwar Farooki’s latest film Piprabidya has been nominated for Silver Screen Award, which is the competition section of Singapore International Film Festival. Every year, 10 best Asian films get nominated for the award. This year however, 11 films including Piprabidya were given the nod by the selection committee. Apart from Bangladesh, films from Korea, Japan, India, Taiwan, Philippine,

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Kistimaat on one rain swept afternoon

Kistimaat on one rain swept afternoonSince when did the Bangladesh Police allow its officers to wear slim fit shirts? And, as far as I know, the service weapon has to be returned to the official police maalkhana (arsenal) after duty. But of course, these are drab facts that one is not interested in the cinema hall. Lost in the world of Kistimaat, what we want is to leave mundane facts and dive into the ridiculous plus the raunchy. That too must be topped by fiery (read vacuous)

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