Entertainment

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...

Tahsan comes up with seventh album ‘Oviman Amar

  

Pns: Tahsan released his last album Uddesho Nei on 2014. But his regular performances in the world of acting had his music fans worried. Recent incidents in his personal life also contributed to the idea that he might quit music. Proving everybody wrong, this popular artiste has come back with a brand new album ‘Oviman Amar’ for his fans. The name of the album ‘Oviman Amar’ reflects Tahsan’s recent personal turmoil. The album consists seven songs, among which six has been written by...

Taylor Swift goes gothic in new video

  

Pns: Pop superstar Taylor Swift showed a new dark, bad-girl image as she premiered her latest video Sunday during the MTV Video Music Awards. The video for "Look What You Made Me Do," a dance track that quickly topped streaming charts after its release Friday, opens with imagery of a cemetery. The camera zooms to a grave that says "Here Lies Taylor Swift's Reputation" -- a theme that will apparently weigh heavily on Swift's newly announced album, which is entitled "Reputation" and...

Abdul Jabbar’s health condition unchanged

  

Pns: The health condition of eminent singer Abdul Jabbar, who has been undergoing treatment at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) for last one month, has not improved. Professor Debbrata Bonik, head of intensive care medicine at BSMMU, said health condition of the singer remained unchanged.His liver, kidney and heart are not functioning normally, he added.Jabbar inspired people through his songs in Swadhin Bangla Betar Kendra during the Liberation War in...

FFSB to pay tribute to Razzak

  

Pns: Paying tribute to legendary Bangla movie star Abdur Razzak popularly known as ‘Nayak Raj Razzak’ who died of cardiac arrest at United Hospital in the capital on Monday evening, Federation of Film Societies of Bangladesh (FFSB) has organised a commemorative programme at the seminar room of the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy (BSA) today. Presided over by president of FFSB architect Lailun Nahar Swemi, Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu is scheduled to...

Linkin Park plans public memorial for late singer

  

Pns: Rockers Linkin Park said Tuesday that they were planning a public memorial for frontman Chester Bennington, a month after he committed suicide. The band in a Facebook post revealed only that the "special public event" would take place in Los Angeles, saying that more details would be announced later."Just wanted to say thank you to all our fans around the world for the tremendous outpouring of love, which has strengthened our spirit during this incredibly difficult time,"...

Iconic actor Razzak laid to rest

  

Pns: Legendary actor Razzak, who passed away at a city hospital on Monday, laid to eternal rest at Banani Graveyard on Wednesday morning. He was buried around 10:20 am. Earlier, his two namaz-e-janazas were held at Azad Mosque in Gulshan and Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) respectively on Tuesday.Hundreds of people from all walks of life paid their last tributes to iconic actor Razzak at the Central Shaheed Minar. Politicians, cultural personalities and activists...

Razzak’s 1st namaz-e-janaza held at FDC

  

Pns: The 1st namaz-e-janaza of legendary actor Razzak, popularly known as Nayak Raj Razzak, was held at the premises of Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (FDC) on Tuesday morning. The body of Razzak was taken to FDC premises at 11:10 am and his first namaz-e- janaza was held at 11:35 am.His body was kept there till 12:10 pm to pay last tributes to him.Information Minister Hasanul Haque Inu and secretary of the ministry paid their tributes to the iconic actor at the FDC...

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