Entertainment

Anushka Sharma: Shah Rukh can even romance a microphone

  

Pns: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma, who will be seen opposite Shah Rukh Khan in their upcoming 'Jab Harry Met Sejal' says romancing the superstar was quite easy and that he can even romance a microphone, reports IANS. Both of them came along with music director Pritam and film director Imtiaz Ali for the launch of the new song "Hawayeina" on Wednesday. Asked about how was it romancing Shah Rukh third time, on-screen, Anushka said: "Extremely easy! There is a genuineness in...

Justin Bieber cancels remaining Purpose World Tour dates

  

Pns: Justin Bieber has cancelled the rest of his Purpose World Tour because of "unforeseen circumstances", his publicist has said. The move will affect 14 dates in Asia and North America over the next three months. Bieber has performed more than 150 shows since the tour promoting his 2015 album Purpose began in March 2016. The tour grossed $93.2m (£71.5m) in the first half of 2017, with an average of almost 40,000 ticket sales per date. The singer himself has...

The 'Sharknado' phenomenon: making America bait again

  

Pns: With its airborne sharks, over-the-top gore and endless cheesy cameos from fading stars it ought to have flopped -- but the viral "Sharknado" franchise shows no signs of losing its bite. A fifth film in five years, "Sharknado 5: Global Swarming," is due for release on August 6, building on social media buzz that has turned the series into one of the most popular ever made for television. An unabashed homage to the B-movies of Hollywood's Golden Age, the franchise stars...

Kumar Bishwajit to make acting debut

  

Pns: National Film Award winning musician Kumar Bishwajit is going to make his acting debut with a TV series during the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. Though the seasoned singer appeared in a music video of his own song earlier, he will be seen playing a role in a TV drama for the first time in his career.Afzal Hossain, “It has been confirmed that Kumar Bishwajit is going to act in this episode of Chuto Kaku Series titled ‘Dhak Bajlo Dhakay’”.DhakaLive has news that Kumar Bishwajit will act...

India’s ‘Lipstick Under My Burkha’ to finally hit screens

  

Pns: The release of a Hindi movie exploring female sexuality in India this week after a battle with the country’s film censors is a victory for women’s rights, its director said. “Lipstick Under My Burkha” will hit screens on Friday, five months after the country’s notoriously prudish and much-maligned censor board refused to certify it for being “lady oriented”. The movie tells the story of the secret lives and desires of four women -- including a college student who wears a burkha,...

Imran sings duet with Indian singer Sumana

  

Pns: Popular Bangladeshi singer Imran has lent his voice for a duet song with Indian singer Sumana Samanta Mukherjee titled ‘Mon amar’. According to a press release, the duet song, composed by Indian Indranil Mitra, will be released soon. “I’m happy working with Imran and Sumana. Both of them did justice to my tune,” said Indranil Mitra. Sharing her experience, Sumana said, “It’s great to work with Imran.I hope the song will be a blockbuster hit.” Written by Satarupa...

Channel i telecasting 24-hour programmes on Humayun Ahmed’s death anniv today

  

Pns: Today is the fifth death anniversary of prolific author, dramatist, screenwriter, playwright and filmmaker, Humayun Ahmed (November 13, 1948 –July 19, 2012). To mark the occasion, Channel i has chalked out 24-hour programmes, which will be aired on its screen from the early morning to midnight. The daylong programmes include musical show, discussion, debate programme, film based on Humayun Ahmed’s story, telefilm inspired by his story and others. Channel i’s 24-hour programmes...

‘Raju 420’ brings Nisha, Airin Tani and Zahid Hasan together DL Reporter

  

Pns: Lux superstar Nisha and Airin Tani are currently working as the co-artistes of audience-admired actor Zahid Hasan for the first time. The trio will be seen together in the ongoing drama serial titled ‘Raju 420’ on ATN Bangla, which has been directed by Zahid Hasan.In the drama serial, applying different tricks, Raju takes out money from the rich people of the society, who gather their wealth in the illegal ways. After collecting the money, he distributes it among the poor and helpless...

Oscar-winning actor Martin Landau dies at 89

  

Pns: Martin Landau, the chameleon-like actor who gained fame as the crafty master of disguise in the 1960s TV show "Mission: Impossible," then capped a long and versatile career with an Oscar for his poignant portrayal of aging horror movie star Bela Lugosi in 1994's "Ed Wood," has died. He was 89. Landau died Saturday of unexpected complications during a short stay at UCLA Medical Center, his publicist Dick Guttman said. "Mission: Impossible," which also starred Landau's wife,...

Grand finale of ‘RTV-Dabur Vatika Campus Star’ held

  

Pns: The grand finale of ‘RTV-Dabur Vatika Campus Star’, an initiative taken jointly by Dabur Bangladesh and satellite channel RTV, was held at the Bengal Multimedia Studio in the capital’s Tejgaon area on Friday. Female students of 15 reputed public and private universities of the country participated in this competition to show their talent in singing, dancing and acting. Six multi-talented performers, having all singing, dancing and acting skills together, had been selected for...

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