Entertainment

‘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...

Government for listing of Lalbagh Fort as world heritage site

  

Pns: Government wants Lalbagh Fort, the 17th century Mughal fort that stands before the Buriganga River in the southwestern part of Dhaka, to be inscribed as a world heritage site by UNESCO so that the fort can be better protected and preserved as a historic site.An initiative in this regard has been taken by the archaeology department and education and cultural society.A volunteer team consisting of fifteen local and foreign students has been formed under the initiative, which aims at...

Sridevi and Sanjay Dutt to reunite after 25-year gap

  

Pns: Abhishek Varman, who won accolades for his Arjun Kapoor-Alia Bhatt directorial debut, 2 States, based on Chetan Bhagat's novel of the same name, is ready to roll with another Karan Johar and Sajid Nadiadwala collaboration, three years later. The film could reunite Sanjay Dutt and Sridevi after a quarter of a century. It also features Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sonakshi Sinha. According to a source close to the development, the idea of the Partition drama germinated from Karan's...

Priyanka Chopra's Quantico renewed for season 3 despite low ratings

  

Pns: Actress Priyanka Chopra's American television show Quantico has been renewed for the third season. The 34-year-old actress announced on Twitter: "So excited about the season 3 pick up for #Quantico congrats to everyone who made it happen! #AlexParrish will be back soon (sic)." The show's renewal has surprised many because of the show's dwindling ratings and viewership.Quantico's rating has gone down by 45 per cent from season 1 to season 2 and its viewership dropped by 36 per...

  

Pns: For outstanding contribution in the film industry, popular Bangladeshi film star Ferdous Ahmed will be honoured at the 3rd Bangladesh Festival-- the biggest indoor Bengali Community Festival in Canada, which will be held on May 13 and 14 at the Toronto International Pavilion in Canada. Ferodus will receive the crest on the second day of the festival. Ferdous already left Dhaka yesterday for the event.Ferdous said regarding receiving honour in Canada, “I am going to get the award...

Bieber fever grips India ahead of first concert

  

Pns: Justin Bieber mania swept Mumbai on Wednesday as the Canadian pop star hit town to give his first concert in India in front of 45,000 fans."Beliebers" from across the nation have flocked to the commercial capital to see their idol perform hits like "Baby" and "Sorry" on the latest stop of his "Purpose World Tour"."I've been listening to his music for five years. I absolutely love him as an artist and I'm very excited to be seeing him," 18-year-old student Rahul Tiwari, who had...

Hayat Mahmud, Mita Haque receive ‘Rabindra Award 2017’

  

Pns: On the occasion of the 156th birth anniversary of Nobel Laureate Poet Rabindranath Tagore, like the previous years, Bangla Academy honoured two eminent personalities with Rabindra Award 2017. Bangla Academy this year honoured eminent essayist-poet Hayat Mamud and noted singer Mita Haq with Rabindra Puraskar 2017 on Sunday at a programme on the academy premises. Hayat Mamud has received the award for his research work on Tagore literature, while Mita Haq was awarded for her...

All set to celebrate Tagore’s birth anniversary today

  

Pns: Marking the 156th birth anniversary of Nobel laureate poet Rabindranath Tagore today, an array of different programmes has been arranged to honour the legendary figure. Besides the government, various socio-cultural organisations have chalked out various programmes on the occasion across the country, including the capital and historic Katcharibari in Naogaon. As a part of the celebration, the main programme will be held at the Devendra Mancha of the Katcharibari in Naogaon district....

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