TV & Film

TV & Film

Actresses denied their dream of reserved seats

The aspirations of Dhallywood celebrities who sought nominations from the Awami League for the reserved women's seats in the 12th parliament have been shattered with the release of the nominated candidates' names for these seats.

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I am brown enough to play the Bond baddie: Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan very recently delivered a speech at the World Government Summit 2024 in Dubai on Wednesday. During the 11th edition of the World Government Summit (WGS) at Madinat Jumeirah, the actor discussed his journey to stardom and expressed his interest in portraying the iconic British secret agent, James Bond. However, he acknowledged that this opportunity is not available to him, as actors like Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan have already portrayed the fictional spy in the “Bond” film series.

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Shitom Ahmed's 'Chorabali' featured in Karan Johar's web series

In a remarkable collaboration, Bangladeshi musician Shitom Ahmed's track "Chorabali" has featured prominently in Karan Johar’s web series "Love Storiyaan".

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Todd Phillips drops new photos from ‘Joker 2’

In a surprise Valentine's Day treat for fans, "Joker: Folie à Deux" director Todd Phillips has unveiled a sneak peek of the highly-anticipated sequel. The film, set to feature Joaquin Phoenix reprising his role as the Joker alongside Lady Gaga as Harleen Quinzel/Harley Quinn, promises to deliver a captivating blend of drama and music set in the infamous Arkham Asylum.

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Sporshia ties the knot on Valentine’s Day

Sporshia said, "My mother likes Naweed. I had decided earlier that I would get married according to my mother's choice. Besides, I have also found him to be compatible with me on certain grounds, so I agreed for it.”

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Valentine’s Day Special / Shampa Reza-Siam starrer ‘The First Love’: An unconventional love story

Amidst the prevalent trend of leaving the country for greener pastures, this narrative prompts viewers to reconsider their sentiments towards their homeland. Following its release, social media buzzed with discussions, with many lauding the film's juxtaposition of romantic love and patriotism.

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Oscars 2024 / Jimmy Kimmel reunites ‘Barbie’ cast for patriarchy-skewering Oscars promo

The Academy has released a new promo for the upcoming 96th Academy Awards on March 10 (March 11 in Bangladesh). The ceremony will once again be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, and he also features in the new promo along with the cast of this year's awards season darling, “Barbie”.

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Arjun Kapoor unveils sinister first look as antagonist in ‘Singham Again’

Arjun Kapoor is all set to portray a significant character in "Singham Again". Today, he revealed his 'Singham's villain' persona from the Rohit Shetty film, which is depicted as intense and menacing, with a gritty and violent appearance.

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How films have shaped love narratives over time

In the early days of cinema, Hollywood was instrumental in shaping enduring love narratives that have left a lasting impact on audiences worldwide. Two iconic films from this era, "Casablanca" (1942) and "Gone with the Wind" (1939), exemplify the themes of love, sacrifice, and resilience amidst adversity. As societal attitudes towards love evolved, so did the portrayal of relationships on screen. 

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Shakib reinvents himself with fiery look in psychological thriller ‘Dorod’s’ poster

In the poster, Shakib, who is most popular for his romantic persona on screen, has taken an infuriated, maddening and psychotic look in the Anonno Mamun directorial psychological thriller, enthralling audiences from Bangladesh and India.

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Actress Sujata hospitalised

Sujata, an especially renowned actress from the 1960s and 1970s eras, has been hospitalised. She is widely recognised by her stage name, Sujata Azim.

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Selma Blair apologises after backlash for her anti-Islam comment

Blair has since apologised, removed the comment, and issued a lengthy statement to address the impact of her uninformed remarks.

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Top 7 unforgettable TV show couples that made our hearts skip a beat

Television has given us countless memorable characters, storylines, and relationships over the years. The yearning, angst, and eventual romantic connection between fictional couples weave our daydreams of one day finding true love like theirs. These on-screen pairs have not only entertained us but also inspired us with their love stories. We have curated a list of the seven most favourite TV show couples that have left an indelible mark on our hearts.

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In for the long haul: Showbiz stars interpret decades of love

The world of the entertainment industry might witness a flurry of headlines about celebrity breakups, showcasing the public dissolution of once seemingly strong romances. However, amidst this turbulence, there remain preeminent examples of enduring relationships that withstand the test of time. Several showbiz couples have rather shared numerous years, while the standards of their unity have been highlighted for lasting commitment, as chronicled through their respective ideologies to The Daily Star.

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A TV guide to love-filled entertainment on Valentine's Day

Love is in the air with Valentine's Day, and television channels are gearing up to spread the warmth of affection through a plethora of special programs and events. From romantic dramas to lively music concerts, each channel is curating a unique lineup to celebrate this day of love. Let's take a tour through the enchanting world of Valentine's Day entertainment with our exclusive TV guide.

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21 eminent personalities to be honoured with the Ekushey Padak 2024

The government announced the recipients of Ekushey Padak 2024 upon 21 distinguished citizens of the country in recognition of their momentous contributions in various fields of the nation. The Ministry of Cultural Affairs revealed the names of the honourees of this year.

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Humayun Faridee: A decade without the virtuoso

Humayun Faridee, hailed as one of Bangladesh's cinematic legends, departed prematurely at the age of 60, leaving behind an everlasting legacy on the stages of theatre, the screens of television, and the reels of film.

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Celebrating Bengali-language films: The legacy of ‘Amar Bhashar Cholochitro’

It was the first day of the 22nd rendition of "Amar Bhashar Cholochitro 1430", organised by the Dhaka University Film Society (DUFS). Following tradition, the programme venue—TSC at Dhaka University premises—gracefully adorned its annual cinematic ambience with vibrant posters of Bengali classics placed across its expanse. Featuring 20 Bengali-language films from the East and the West, this year's event would run from February 12 to February 16.

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