Abdul Kader dies

December 26, 2020

Renowned actor Abdul Kader passed away today at the capital’s Evercare Hospital at 8:20 am. The news was confirmed by his daughter-in-law, Zahida Islam.
The actor, who was diagnosed with stage IV cancer in Chennai’s Christian Medical Hospital, returned to Dhaka on December 20. After immediately being admitted to Evercare Hospital, he had tested Read more

Aly Zaker laid to rest

November 27, 2020

Ekushey Padak-winning thespian and popular television actor Aly Zaker was buried at Banani graveyard following a namaz-e-janaza after Asr prayers on Friday.
The actor died at 6:45am while undergoing treatment for COVID-19 at United Hospital in the capital. He was 76.
He was earlier admitted to Read more

Aly Zaker passes away

November 27, 2020

Ekushey Padak-winning stage and TV actor, director Aly Zaker has passed away.
Aly Zaker passed away at Dhaka’s United Hospital at 6:45am. He was being treated for Covid-19.
Earlier, on November 17, he was admitted to Bangladesh Specialized Hospital due to cardiac issues.
He was battling cancer for the last four Read more

Actress Tazin Ahmed passes away

May 22, 2018

Popular small screen actress and also a journalist Tazin Ahmed died on Tuesday afternoon at a hospital in the capital. She was 43.
Tazin was rushed to the Regent Hospital in Uttara at noon on Tuesday after suffering a heart attack. She was kept on life support. Doctors pronounced her dead at 4:35 pm. She has left behind her ailing mother Dilara Jolly to mourn Read more

Purnima, Mosharraf and Iresh join forces for Eid play

September 8, 2015

Purnima, Mosharraf and Iresh join forces for Eid playThis Eid television audience will see popular actors Purnima, Mosharraf Karim and Iresh Zaker together in single-episode television play “Prem Othoba Duhshopner Raat Din”.
Written by Nur Siddique and directed by Tuhin Hossain, shooting for the play wrapped up recently at a shooting house in the capital’s Uttara.
About working with Mosharraf and Read more

Aupee and Nobel in Mahfuz Ahmed’s Tumi Amake Boloni

September 8, 2015

Aupee and Nobel in Mahfuz Ahmed's Tumi Amake BoloniPopular television actor Mahfuz Ahmed ventured into direction in 2006. His directorial debut “Good Bye Senerena” cast Nobel and Aupee Karim in the lead roles. Nearly a decade later, Mahfuz is reuniting with Nobel and Aupee for single episode television play, “Tumi Amake Boloni”.
Written by Maruf Rehman and directed by Mahfuz, shooting for the play wrapped up recently in the capital Read more

Sumaiya Shimu ties the knot!

August 28, 2015

Sumaiya Shimu ties the knotPopular TV actress Sumaiya Shimu has just tied the knot, to Nazrul Islam. Nazrul is currently the country director for the international NGO Relief International. Their wedding ceremony was held today (August 28) at the Hotel Amari in the capital.
According to Shimu, the marriage was arranged by her family, and the engagement had taken place Read more

Dipa Khandaker in “Jana Gontobbo Ojana Somoy” 

August 12, 2015

Dipa Khandaker in “Jana Gontobbo Ojana Somoy”Popular small screen actress Dipa Khandaker is working with director Shanta Rahman after a hiatus of two years in a single episode TV play “Jana Gontobbo Ojana Somoy”. Written by Naznin Hasan Chumki, the play casts Dipa as a writer named Rimi who goes to a resort near the capital to finish her novel. But there she meets Shahed and the story takes a new turn.
“I liked my role very much and Read more

Mashrafe, Soumya, Mustafiz in new Robi TVC

August 10, 2015

Mashrafe, Soumya, Mustafiz in new Robi TVCNational Cricket Team stars Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, Soumya Sarkar and Mustafizur Rahman will be seen together in the new television commercial of telecom operator Robi.
The TVC has been made as part of an upcoming marketing campaign of the telecom operator, says a press release.
The trio recently filmed the commercial Read more

My mother makes an amazing vermicelli dessert: Bonnya Mirza

July 17, 2015

My mother makes an amazing vermicelli dessert- Bonnya MirzaBonnya Mirza is one of the most familiar faces on television in Bangladesh. In a conversation with The Daily Star, she spoke about Eid shopping, celebrations, cooking and more. Excerpts:
How do you celebrate Eid?
Bonnya Mirza: I usually spend the day with my parents.
My Eid is incomplete without Read more

Riaz-Badhon in “Fushmontor”

July 14, 2015

Riaz-Badhon in “Fushmontor”Film star Riaz will be seen alongside television actress Badhon in Eid special tele-film “FushMontor”. Written and directed by Masud Sezan, the tele-film encircles Sujon, an ordinary youth who borrows money from everyone but doesn’t pay back. One day Sujon realises that there are many hypocrites who are earning money without much qualification or effort. Sujon tries to learn a mantra which will bring him money. Read more

Mosharraf Karim in Ghum Babur Biye

July 14, 2015

Mosharraf Karim in Ghum Babur BiyePopular actor Mosharraf Karim has paired up with Lux-Channel i Superstar Jebin for the first time for six-single episode television play “Ghum Babur Biye”.
Written by Shah Mahmud Naimul Karim and directed by Shahid Un-Nabi, the play is currently being shot in Savar near the capital.
“Ghum Babur Biye”, a comedy, encircles Mosharraf Karim who falls asleep at regular intervals. Jebin will be seen as Read more

Chhoto Kaku to return for Eid

July 12, 2015

Chhoto Kaku to return for EidChildren’s writer Faridur Reza Sagar’s fictional detective Chhoto Kaku will return for a special Eid show to solve a new mystery.
The drama, the fifth installment in the series, titled Rag Kore Rangamatite, will be aired on Channel-i for eight consecutive days starting on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr.
It has been directed by Afzal Hossain, who has also played Chhoto Kaku. Among others featured in the drama Read more

Abul Hayat casts daughter, son-in-law in Eid teleplay

July 10, 2015

Abul Hayat casts daughter, son-in-law in Eid teleplayActor-director Abul Hayat has cast Bipasha Hayat and Tauquir Ahmed in his teleplay Sonali Danar Chil which is scheduled to be aired on Channel-i during the Eid festival. Bipasha and Tauqir, real-life daughter and son-in-law of Hayat, have performed alongside each other in many teleplays and drama series directed by Abul Hayat since he debuted as a director in 1996 through teleplay Harjit. ‘They performed in more Read more

Movie star Razzak returns home

July 9, 2015

Movie star Razzak returns homeRenowned Bangla film actor Abdur Razzak has returned to his residence ‘Laxmikunja’ wednesday after his physical condition recovered and came out of danger according to his physicians, Bangla daily Prothom Alo reports quoting his youngest son Samrat.
“The countrymen and our well wishers have been by our side at this time of crisis. With the grace of Almighty Allah, Read more

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