Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

In pictures: Red carpet arrivals at Cannes

The 77th Cannes Film Festival - Screening of the film "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga" Out of competition - Red Carpet Arrivals

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Delving deep into ‘MaLoMa’ and its topsy turvy world

As I write this, “MaLoMa”, a musical tale of extraordinary lives led by everyday people, is trending number 1 on YouTube Bangladesh & 38 on global YouTube. This song, as a whole, is many stories woven together as one, belonging to people from all walks of life. The stories touch hearts and inspire music lovers to ponder upon life in general. As Arif Dewan and Shagor Dewan sing their hearts out about how mistaken they were about life being a bed of roses, the chaotic city around them comes to life.

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Kristen Stewart and Oscar Isaac to pair in new vampire thriller movie

A new vampire thriller movie called "Flesh of the Gods" is about to step into the flashy, sybaritic world of 1980s Los Angeles.

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New York court overturns Harvey Weinstein sex crime conviction

New York's highest court on Thursday overturned disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's 2020 conviction on sex crime charges, a shock reversal in one of the defining cases of the #MeToo movement

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'Squid Game' star found guilty of sexual misconduct

South Korea's "Squid Game" actor O Yeong-su has been found guilty of sexual misconduct, a local court said Friday, after he was charged with assaulting a woman in 2017

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Songs of Pahela Baishakh

The soul-stirring melodies of Bangla songs resonate with the essence of the largely agrarian Bangalee people, weaving tales of joy, hope, aspiration, and the story of our journey as a nation.

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Now, you can have Trump sneakers

Donald Trump has launched his own sneaker brand, a day after a New York judge ordered him to pay $354.9m in penalties for fraudulently overstating his net worth to dupe lenders.

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Being a woman is just such a war, forever: Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish, the Grammy-winning and Oscar-nominated artiste, has recently opened up about the relentless challenges she faces as a woman, particularly as a young woman in the public eye.

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A new thriller arrives in ‘Shyama Kabya’, stars hopeful

The much-anticipated psychological thriller, Badrul Anam Saud’s “Shyama Kabya” is set to release in the theaters of Bangladesh on November 24.

Tisha and Farooki’s daughter debuts in ‘Autobigraphy’s’ song ‘Jochonar Phool’

The song, titled “Jochonar Phool”, is written by Chirkutt frontline Sharmin Sultana Sumi and she jointly tuned and composed it with the songwriter and Chirkutt member Pavel Areen. The latter also produced the song. Mostofa Sarwar Farooki himself released the song on Wednesday through his Facebook profile.

‘Mike’ bags Best Feature Film Award at Singapore

The movie, financed by the Bangladesh government, is built around the premise of commemorating Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s March 7 speech and was released on August 11.

Govt wants to make film industry self-reliant: Arafat

The government is working to make the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (FDC) and the country's film industry completely self-reliant, reducing their dependency on the government, said State Minister for Information and Broadcasting Mohammad Ali Arafat today

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Here’s how to find your Spotify Wrapped

As the year draws to a close, Spotify Wrapped has become a much-anticipated annual tradition for music enthusiasts. This feature of Spotify compiles a comprehensive summary of your musical journey throughout the year, presented in vibrant and engaging graphics. From top songs to unique listening habits, Spotify Wrapped offers users an insightful reflection of their year in music.

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Meghdol to perform in Kolkata

The concert, headlined by Meghdol, will also feature several other musicians from Coke Studio Bangla at the Hard Rock Cafe in Kolkata on November 18.

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Salahuddin Lavlu’s television drama set to commemorate Humayun Ahmed

The drama, named “Ami Humayun Ahmed hote chai,” is written by Razia Sultana Jenny, and renowned artistes like Dolly Zahur, Jonaed Bukdadi, Riya, Sarker Apu, Roshan, Roshni, and Salahuddin Lavlu himself are featured in it.  The TV drama is scheduled to be aired at 9:30 PM, November 13, on Channel i.

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The evolution of horror on Bollywood silver screen

The horror genre in Bollywood has come a long way since its inception. From the days of black-and-white classics to the modern era of psychological thrillers and supernatural tales, the evolution of horror in Indian cinema is a fascinating journey. This genre has not only sent chills down the spines of audiences but also provided a unique lens through which filmmakers have explored societal fears and cultural taboos.

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Up-and-coming Bangla band Tulkalam releases debut album

The grand album launch event took place on Thursday at The Junction in Niketan, Dhaka, where the band graced the stage to perform the songs live. Tulkalam's debut album is now available on leading music platforms such as Spotify, YouTube, Deezer, Apple Music, and Amazon Music, among others.

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Debut single 'Shoite Pari' marks LKG Quartet's remarkable start

The LKG Quartet, a vibrant band led by artist and composer Labik Kamal Gaurob, is lately making waves in the music scene. With Ahnaf Khan Anik on guitar and co-production, Farshid Alam on bass, and Adnan Rushdi on drums, this ensemble has recently unveiled their debut single, "Shoite Pari".

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Music and the space it creates for literature

I cannot, for the life of me, definitively describe what makes music. Growing up in a family where music of any form was not typically paid any reverence, my exposure to it was tunnelled into mainstream pop songs for the longest time.

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Former gang leader charged with Tupac Shakur's 1996 murder

A former gang leader was charged Friday with the 1996 murder of rap legend Tupac Shakur, whose shooting death rocked the music world and exposed the violent underbelly of the popular gangsta rap genre

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A K Rahul bids farewell to band Trainwreck after 11 Years

Guitarist, drummer, and music composer A K Rahul has officially said goodbye to the band, Trainwreck after an incredible 11-year musical journey. Rahul took to Facebook to share this significant decision with his fans and followers.

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