Taylor Swift to direct a film

Taylor Swift set to make her film directorial debut

The Grammy-winning singer Taylor Swift will make her directorial debut with an original screenplay, Searchlight Pictures, announced on December 9, 2022. The Walt Disney Co.-owned Searchlight, famed for Oscar-winning best picture winners “The Shape of Water” and “Nomadland” as well as the 2022 drama “The Banshees of Inisherin,” did not reveal the subject matter or … Read more

Jeet in Dollywood movie

Jeet in Dollywood movie

Tollywood superstar Jeet is all set to star in the upcoming film, “Manush”, directed by Bangladeshi filmmaker Sanjoy Samaddar. The film will be produced by Jeet’s production house, Jeetz Filmworks. The announcement for the film came through Jeet’s official Facebook page last 2 December 2022, along with the official title poster and tagline for the … Read more

Jaya Ahsan in the Hindi movie

Jaya Ahsan, Pankaj Tripathi pose for upcoming Hindi film shoot

Alongside Pankaj Tripathi, Sanjana Sanghi, Parvathy Thiruvothu, and other actors, Jaya Ahsan has been cast in the upcoming untitled film by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, which Wiz Films, HT Content Studio, and KVN Productions are producing. It is planned that the film will be shot in Mumbai as well as Kolkata, and the tale will focus … Read more

Film Border became Sultanpur

‘Border’ renamed to ‘Sultanpur’, granted censor board clearance

Saikat Nasir, a National Award-winning cinematographer, writer, and director, based his film “Border” on the lives of those who reside in the country’s border regions. The film recently underwent changes, was re-named “Sultanpur,” and was re-edited to get censor board approval. Earlier, “Border” was submitted to the Bangladesh Film Censor Board (BFCB) on August 22 … Read more

Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association President Kazi Hayat, GS Shahin Sumon

Bangladesh Film Directors' Association President Kazi Hayat,GS Shahin Sumon

The biennial general election of the Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association took place last 30 December at BFDC. Kazi Hayat has been elected as the new president while Shahin Sumon has become the general secretary. Kazi Hayat-Shahin Sumon’s panel won the general election for the 2023-24 term against Mushfiqur Rahman Gulzar-Zakir Hossain Raju panel. Chief Election … Read more

Chanchal dissects the art of acting

anirban chanchal

Anirban Bhattacharya and Chanchal Chowdhury participated in a debate organised by Hoichoi just before the release of Part 2 of “Karagar,” which was made available to the public on December 22. Since Chanchal started performing in Kolkata’s theatres, the two have known each other and typically refer to one another as “Boro Babu” and “Choto … Read more

Swastika Mukherjee is looking for a groom

Swastika Mukherjee looking for a groom

Desk Report: Tollywood’s most gorgeous actress Swastika Mukherjee is looking for her ideal groom on Facebook. The “Qala” actress has penned down the qualities that her husband needs to have to impress her. The man must be an avid book lover and preferably someone who is a dog lover. He needs to listen to good … Read more

One hundred thirty artists sign statement demanding unconditional release of ‘Saturday Afternoon.’

130 artistes sign statement demanding unconditional release of ‘Saturday Afternoon’

Be it film, fiction, music or any other cultural activity, in recent times, the cultural arena has been facing various obstacles, making it difficult to practise and produce art freely. These concerns were brought to the forefront of the mainstream when the Film Censor Board of Bangladesh placed a halt on the release of Mostofa … Read more

I want to come to Bangladesh again: Nora Fatehi

I want to come to Bangladesh again Nora Fatehi

Bollywood star Nora Fatehi came to Dhaka on October 18 for an event. Nora performed at the Global Achievers Awards show, titled “Women Empowerment in Bangladesh”—organised by the Women Leadership Corporation. After a lot of drama regarding permission due to the dollar crunch, her arrival defied odds of sorts — with her giving an energetic … Read more

‘Ki Ache Jibone Amar’ singer Md Ibrahim no more

‘Ki Ache Jibone Amar’ singer Md Ibrahim no more

Famous singer from the ’80s, Md Ibrahim, died at his residence last 17 November. The artiste had cancer for a prolonged period. The singer was famous for singing about brokenheartedness, voicing numerous tracks on the topic. Over his career, Ibrahim voiced over 450 songs, singing in a total of 41 albums. Some of his notable … Read more

I fought corruption and beat it: Nipun Akter

I fought corruption and beat it Nipun Akter

DESK REPORT, DHAKA Nipun Akter and Zayed Khan have been the talk of the town since the beginning of the year, mostly due to the numerous disputes surrounding their nomination for General Secretary of the Bangladesh Film Artistes Association. Zayed was initially chosen for the position of General Secretary. Due to claims that Zayed bribed … Read more

Kolkata is like my home: Ferdous

Kolkata is like my home Ferdous

“Hothat Brishti” was a super hit film that earned the first National Film Award for actor Ferdous Ahmed. The audiences equally loved the films on both sides of the border. After that, his career graph kept going upward, making him one of the busiest and most popular actors at the same time, both in Dhallywood … Read more

Elections for Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association on December 30

Elections for Bangladesh Film Directors' Association to take place on December 30

The biennial general election of the Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association is all set to take place on December 30 of this year. The election schedule for 2023-24 will be announced tomorrow. Apurba Rana, Organising Secretary of the current Directors’ Association, told The media that the upcoming election would be available for purchase from December 5, … Read more

Ekushey Padak-winning actor Masum Aziz no more

masum aziz

Masum Aziz, an award-winning actor and screenwriter, passed away on 17 October 2023 at 3:30 pm at Square Hospital in the Capital. Muhammad Masum Aziz was a Bangladeshi, film and television actor. He has played in more than four hundred dramas and films since 1985 and was born in 1952 in Pabna. On stage, screen, … Read more


The Cinebuzz Production Film “570,” directed by Ashraf Shishir (winner of Bangladesh’s national film award) and produced by Jyotsna and Sham Islam, is expected to be released on the 16th of December 2022. Additionally, there will be two premiere showings before the big day: one in Dhaka on the 10th of December and another in … Read more

Star Cineplex celebrates its 18th anniversary

star cineplex news

Star Cineplex celebrated its 18th year on October 8. It would be in 2004 that Star Cineplex would bring out the first multiplex cinema theatre in Bangladesh. The journey over these last 18 years has not been easy for the organisation. “The first two years, we had to reignite the cinema culture in Bangladesh. Right … Read more

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