Eddie Murphy reveals ‘Shrek 5’ and Donkey spinoff in the works

Eddie Murphy has recently revealed exciting updates about his beloved character, Donkey from the “Shrek” franchise. During a press tour for his upcoming Netflix film, “Beverly Hills Cop: Axel Foley”, Murphy disclosed that he has already recorded the first act of “Shrek 5”. 

Shakib Khan eyes Tk 50cr fee for ‘Toofan’ triumph

The actor addressed journalists and audiences during a special screening of the blockbuster film on Monday evening at Sony Cineplex in Mirpur, Dhaka. Shakib Khan was present to enjoy the entire film with the audience.

Mithila responds to criticism for working with Tahsan

After a long hiatus, Mithila and Tahsan have reunited for the web-series “Baaji”, released on June 13 on the OTT platform Chorki. Directed by Arifur Rahman, the series delves into the corruption and betting in the world of cricket. Tahsan stars as senior cricketer Abir, while Mithila plays a journalist named Jinia.

Entertainment Multimedia

Entertainment Multimedia

Podcast / Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft. Mithila

Mithila drops by our studio to talk about her life, career and some burning issues that divide our nation.

Podcast / Daraz presents A Peek Inside with Sadi ft. Safa Kabir

Safa Kabir brightens up our studio with a candid conversation in our podcast.

TV & Film

TV & Film

Saswata Chatterjee to make Dhallywood OTT debut

Noted Indian actor Saswata Chatterjee is a well-known face in both Bollywood and Tollywood. His powerful performances in films and on OTT platforms have wowed audiences, and he enjoys a massive fan base in Bangladesh as well.

Sonakshi and Zaheer share wedding pics, vow to respect each other’s religion

Sonakshi and Zaheer shared beautiful pictures from their ceremony and their touching love story on their respective Instagram.

‘Chander Haat’ reaches top trending spot on YouTube

The Eid-ul-Azha drama “Chander Haat” has soared to the number one trending spot on YouTube in Bangladesh. This humorous and heartfelt fiction, set in a cattle market, unfolds themes of love and humanity. The final scene, which reveals the tragedy faced by a poor family, has deeply moved many viewers.

Music

Music

Dave Grohl takes jab At Taylor Swift during Foo Fighters’ London show

In a night of contrasting performances at two iconic venues, Dave Grohl and his band Foo Fighters delivered a charged performance at London Stadium on Saturday, while Taylor Swift dazzled fans at Wembley Stadium with the second night of her highly anticipated “Eras Tour”.

Grateful for 60 years of love: Runa Laila

Runa Laila is a globally acclaimed artiste who has made her mark with various achievements including being honoured with the coveted Independence Award. This esteemed artiste, famed especially in the subcontinent, began her singing career 60 years ago, observing six decades in music today. 

‘Toofan’s’ song ‘Dushtu Kokil’ out now

The Eid release, “Toofan”, sweeping nationwide tickets and halls alike has officially released its song “Dushtu Kokil” on YouTube.

NSU to Melbourne: A night of celebration and fostering community

Earlier this month on June 8, the St Kilda Town Hall in Melbourne, Australia, witnessed a grand alumni dinner and cultural function organised by NSU Alumni Association Australia to commemorate three decades of North South University's achievements.

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‘Baaji’ delivers high-stakes drama in cricket’s shadow

Penned collaboratively by Aditya Sengupta and Hasanat, the plot unfolds with the mysterious death of rising cricket star Apu, who dies under suspicious circumstances after delivering a stellar performance as Man of the Match. Investigating his brother’s death, Topu begins to unravel a series of enigmas, including rumours linking the country’s biggest cricket star to the incident. As he delves deeper, Topu uncovers interconnections in the betting world, leading to a cascade of sensational revelations. The episodes are aptly titled with cricket terms: Powerplay, How's That, Decision Pending, Caught Behind, Inside Out, Strategic Timeout, and Death Over. 

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Italian Film Festival honours Bangladeshi film ‘Mayna’

The 10th edition of the festival took place from June 11 to 14 on the beaches of Naples. Among the feature films in the competition, "Mayna" was the only Asian film, produced by Jaaz Multimedia, to secure a place.

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Chamak ties the knot

In the shared photo, the actress is adorned in a red saree, alongside Nasir, who is sporting a white Punjabi. While Chamak is adorned with traditional pieces of jewellery from head to toe, both are flaunting their special engagement rings, which they exchanged last Monday (June 17).

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Eid Day 6: What to watch on TV today

As the festivities of Eid continue to color our lives with vibrancy, television channels are offering a diverse range of programs and exclusive dramas throughout the week of Eid-ul-Azha. In addition to premiering new content, they are also hosting special screenings of popular films for audiences to enjoy on the sixth day of the festival.

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Blessed Basar

This Eid-ul-Azha, the young sensation Khairul Basar has graced our screens with 12 television projects, some already aired and others awaiting release. Fresh from the festivities, Basar drops by The Daily Star for a quick chat.

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Mehazabien dedicates ‘Tithidor’ to women struggling with depression

In celebration of Eid-ul-Azha, the tele-film "Tithidor", starring Mehazabien Chowdhury, has officially premiered on Channel i’s YouTube channel. Written by Jahan Sultana and directed by Vicky Jahed, the production features Mehazabien in the role of Nishat, a girl grappling with suicidal thoughts. The actress previously stated that the telefilm's plot emphasises the effects of such struggles on society and families.

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Shanghai Film Festival screens ‘Boli’

Director Iqbal Hossain Chowdhury's film “Boli” (The Wrestler) recently received the limelight on an international scale as it was featured at the Shanghai International Film Festival under the International Panorama category. 

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Puja Chery promises a blockbuster despite recent setbacks

During a theatre visit, Puja remarked, “Releasing a film every Eid is a stroke of luck for an artiste. Last Eid, my film 'Lipstick' was released; this time, it's 'Agantuk', a psychological-thriller. Those who have watched it have praised it.”

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Star Cineplex withdraws ‘Revenge’ and ‘Dark World’ due to low demand

“Revenge” and “Dark World” had been playing at Star Cineplex’s branches in Bashundhara City and Sony Square, Mirpur. However, with the audience turnout failing to meet expectations, the management has opted to replace these films with additional screenings of “Toofan” — increasing the on-demand film’s total number of shows to 55.

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