Entertainment

Tamalika in radio drama after 30 years

  

Pns: After long 30 years, actress Tamalika Karmakar has acted for a Bangladesh Betar drama serial titled ‘Reba O Tar Biral’. Scripted by Dhaka University professor Tariq Manzoor, the drama has been produced by Syeda Farida Ferdousi. Tamalika Karmakar participated in recording of the drama serial consisting 56 episodes, last week. Tamalika started acting at the age of 3. She secured best award in recitation, acting and dance category in ‘Notun Kuri’ in 1978 and 1980. From then, she is...

´Thor: Ragnarok´ could cap record year for Marvel

  

Pns: It may not get the same affection lavished on "Iron Man" or "Captain America," but the "Thor" franchise looks set to complete a record year for Marvel on its opening weekend. Bolstered by glowing early reviews, "Thor: Ragnarok" -- the third instalment of the God of Thunder´s intergalactic exploits -- is projected to take $90 to $100 million from Friday through Sunday.If it hits the higher end of that estimate, the Disney-owned studio will celebrate its first hat-trick of...

Deepika to be part of Shah Rukh's next movie

  

Pns: Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone confirmed that she will be a part of Shah Rukh-starrer Aanand L Rai's next movie, according to Indian media. During an interview with a leading media channel, Deepika revealed that she has a cameo in the movie. She shared: "It’s a cameo and it was fun. Shah Rukh just called me up and said that they wanted to do something special and it happened. And I believe that if the heart is in the right place, it works out.""Literally, he just...

Aparna, Milon to appear as siblings in ‘Akashe Megh Nei’

  

Pns: Popular actors Anisur Rahman Milon and Aparna Ghosh have acted together once again in a new drama serial titled ‘Akashe Megh Nei’. They will appear as siblings in the drama serial directed by young TV drama maker Rashed Raha. Ferari Farhad has written the screenplay based on his own story idea. DhakaLive has news that the shooting of the drama serial has begun in the capital’s Uttara area in the meantime. Milon said about working in this 104-episode drama serial, “The work seems...

Folk singer shot dead in India

  

Pns: A 22-year-old Indian singer was shot dead yesterday on her way back home in Delhi after a performance in Haryana's Panipat. Harshita Dahiya was shot six times in her neck and forehead and died instantly, NDTV reports quoting police.The singer, who specialised in Haryana folk songs, was returning to Delhi after a show at a village in Panipat. Around 4:00 pm, two men in a black car allegedly overtook her car and blocked it."A car overtook her vehicle near Chamrara village...

Harvey Weinstein is a monster: JJ Abrams

  

Pns: Director J J Abrams has joined the growing uproar in Hollywood condemning the sexual abuse women had to suffer at the hands of Harvey Weinstein, calling the media mogul “a monster”. The 51-year-old filmmaker said it was time to recognise the efforts of those people who came forward to call out monsters such as the producer, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Someone said to me the other day that they are sick of hearing people talk about how disgusting it is. I don’t think...

Oscars board expels Harvey Weinstein

  

Pns: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein on Saturday, vowing that the era of "shameful complicity in sexually predatory behavior" in the movie industry was over. An emergency meeting of its 54-member board of governors, which includes stars such as Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Laura Dern, voted "well in excess of the required two-thirds majority," it said in a statement."We do so not simply to separate ourselves from someone who does not...

Oindrila wishes to return to acting

  

Pns: Oindrila Ahmed, daughter of the legendary late actor Bulbul Ahmed and actress Daisy Ahmed had been walking on the path of acting since childhood. However, she had not been seen in the limelight for a sometime. But this time she expressed her wish to be regular in acting once again. Many directors have also heard the news of her wanting to come back and thus they are also interested to produce tele-drama and telefilm with her. Oindrila has only one condition and that is the...

Kailash Kher’s wife talks about her suicide attempt and battle with depression

  

Pns: Sheetal Bhan, 33, is a Mumbai-based author. Married to singer Kailash Kher for eight years, Sheetal faced sexual abuse as a child. She bares her heart about her battle with depression, suicide attempt and how she survived all this. She says, “I experienced sexual abuse as a child. Unfortunately, there is no culture of talking about our bodies or good touch-bad touch in our families and society. A lot of turmoil, insecurity and fear grew over the years.”She has a point when...

Chanchal and Khushi taking two plays to Canada

  

Pns: National Film Award winning actor Chanchal Chowdhury and popular TV actress Shahnaz Khushi, who performed together in the award programmes for six times in the United States of America before, are taking two plays to a stage show in Toronto, Canada this time. DhakaLive has news that Chanchal and Khushi, along with a team from Bangladesh, will participate in a stage show, which is mainly a musical show, on October 14 and 15. The event will be organised to raise funds for the...

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