Entertainment

Three of Babu’s new films awaiting release

  

Pns: Fazlur Rahman Babu is a brilliant stage-television-film actor, who won the prestigious National Film Award for his performance in the film. DhakaLive has news that three of Babu’s new films are awaiting release right this moment. Among three films, Babu-starrer ‘Gohin Baluchor’ is going to be released on October 20. The film is directed by Badrul Anam Soud. Besides, Babu’s two other films are—Tauquir Ahmed’s ‘Halda’ and Gias Uddin Selim’s ‘Swapnajal’. The work of these two films...

U2, Sheeran cancel concerts in protest-hit St Louis

  

Pns: Rock giants U2 and pop star Ed Sheeran have called off concerts in St Louis, as the US city braced Sunday for a second day of protests over the acquittal of a former police officer in the shooting death of a black man. The Irish rock band and entertainment firm Live Nation announced the Saturday show's cancellation in a statement citing concerns about fans' security."We have been informed by the St Louis Police Department that they are not in a position to provide the...

Five-day design project exhibition begins at AFD today

  

Pns: A five-day design project exhibition titled ‘River Rhapsody: Museum of Rivers and Canals’ organised by Alliance Française de Dhaka and BRAC University will begin today at the La Galerie of AFD, Dhanmondi in the capital. Eminent architect Professor Shamsul Wares will attend the inaugural ceremony of the exhibition as chief guest. Charge d’ Affaires of Spanish Embassy in Dhaka Alejandra Lopez-Garcia in Dhaka and economist Dr Hossain Zillur Rahman will attend the event as special guests,...

Bumblefoot to perform at Russian Cultural Centre today

  

Pns: After the success of ‘Dhaka Metal Fest 2017’, The Rock Project Dhaka is arranging the first edition of the international Rock festival titled ‘Dhaka Rock Fest 2017’ today at the Russian Cultural Centre (RCC), Dhanmondi in the capital. The rock fest will feature Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal (ex-Guns N’ Roses guitarist). Powered by GAAN, in collaboration with ABC Radio FM 89.2, ‘Dhaka Rock Fest 2017’ is dedicated to the memory of musician Zeheen Ahmed. Bumblefoot is an award-winning...

Selena Gomez undergoes kidney transplant due to lupus

  

Pns: Selena Gomez says she has received a kidney transplant due to her struggle with lupus. Gomez writes in an Instagram post confirmed by her publicist early Thursday that she has been somewhat out of the spotlight this summer because she was recovering from the procedure. She calls the transplant "what I needed to do for my overall health."The post didn't reveal Gomez's current condition or say where or when the procedure took place. Gomez's publicist declined to release more...

Bollywood films that failed to impress the audience in 2017

  

Pns: 2017 has certainly not been the most wonderful years of Bollywood as far as films are concerned. In fact, this year has seen disappointments more than any other recent years. Even the most anticipated films like Salman Khan starrer ‘Tubelight’ and Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Jab Harry met Sejal’ failed to make an impression on the audience, not to mention the loss it incurred to the distributors.Here we take a look at some of the films that released this year that failed to impress the...

Four popular artistes together in same drama serial

  

Pns: Four popular artistes of the small screen, Apurba, Mir Sabbir, Nadia and Mamo are working together for the first time in their career. They will be seen appearing in the drama serial titled ‘Birambana’, which has been written and directed by A Jabir Rasel. Mir Sabbir said about the story of the drama serial, “Two friends go to a leisure trip in Cox’s Bazar on a holiday. But they fail to get rooms in the hotel as their bus reaches late to the destination. Then two friends plan to stay at...

Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ shooting kicks off

  

Pns: The shooting of a new film titled ‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ has been kicked off this Saturday under the direction of eminent actor-director Alamgir. The camera started rolling to film a scene at 1:30pm on floor number 4 at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation in the capital. Veteran actor-director Syed Hasan Imam and internationally-acclaimed singer Runa Laila inaugurated the film’s shooting formally by saying Bismillah. Director of ‘Ekti Cinemar Galpo’ Alamgir, his daughter,...

Shilpa Shetty turns TV game show producer

  

Pns: Actress-entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty has produced her first small screen live game show. Shilpa shared the show's poster on Twitter on Wednesday. A caption read: "Car ki tammanna bekaar nahi jayegi! Ab kam se kam paisai mein aunty aapko, har hafte....Ek car dilayegi." The poster of the show titled "Aunty Boli Lagao Boli: Sabse Kam Sabse Anokhi", also features actress and comedienne Archana Puran Singh posing near a car.It will air on Colors from September 24."My first...

France's Deauville American film fest rolls out carpet

  

Pns: France's Deauville American Film Festival opens in the Normandy seaside resort on Friday, rolling out the red carpet to new forms of distribution and 60 movies. The festival, a showcase for American films celebrating its 43rd year, will run for ten days and offer 14 films in the official competition.Like last year the opening film is a thriller, based on a true story of a US agent infiltrating the international drug world."American Made", directed by Doug Liman, has Tom...

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