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Bangladesh has made a historic move in the domain of modern transportation – Sheikh Hasina, the honourable prime minister of Bangladesh, recently inaugurated the country’s first-ever elevated metro rail. This major feat symbolises progress and development for one of the world’s most densely populated countries. The new Metro offers an exciting opportunity for citizens to … Read more

Domingo resigned

domingo resigned

The Russell Domingo chapter has come to an end in Bangladesh cricket. He is no longer the head coach of the Bangladesh team. On December 27, 2022, he submitted his resignation letter to BCB. Jalal Yunus, head of BCB’s cricket management department, confirmed to the media Domingo has resigned. He informed us via mail last … Read more

Campaign to encourage Bangladeshi wedding wear

Campaign to encourage Bangladeshi wedding wear

By: ANSAR AHMED ULLAH A campaign called “Bangalir Biyete Bangladeshi Poshak” to encourage wedding wear from Bangladesh was announced at a press conference held on 13 December at the London Bangla Press Club. Campaigner, and cultural activist Cllr Syeda Choudhury of SyedaC, said, “I am here to share with my Bangladeshi community living in Britain … 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

Bangladesh is the epicentre of the climate emergency

Bangladesh is the epicentre of the climate emergency

By: Ansar Ahmudullah In the heart of London, the Bangladeshi community had an opportunity to learn about the return of a particular tree that international scientists have identified as the most exciting tree for carbon capture. Known to the commercial world as the famous tropical hardwood Iroko, but in Bangladesh as the ‘African teak,’ the … Read more

A Bangladeshi student on BBC’s 100 list

Bangladeshi student on BBC

Sanjida started her study at Nandil Pilot Govt Girls School Mymensingh and later joined Gurudoyal Govt College. The BBC’s list of the 100 most powerful women in the world for 2022 includes Bangladeshi student Sanjida Islam Choya because of her work to end child marriage. According to the BBC, Sanjida has assisted stopping at least … Read more

A two-day conference held in Brussels demanding recognition of the Bangladesh genocide

Bangladesh genocide

From Brussels: On UN’s International Genocide Remembrance and Prevention Day, human rights leaders of the world paid respect to the three million martyrs of Bangladesh who died in the Liberation War of 1971 at the Meet the Press event held at the Brussels Press Club on the second day of the two-day international human rights … 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

It was the best we could expect, says Shakib

It was the best we could expect, says Shakib

Bangladesh captain Shakib Al Hasan termed his side’s performance in the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia as the Tigers’ best-ever in the marquee event. The Bangladesh captain referred to their wins against the Netherlands and Zimbabwe as their previous best outcome in the main phase of this mega event was based on a win … 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

Shah Rukh Khan ‘Jawan’

Shah Rukh Khan ‘Jawan’

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has finished work on the Chennai schedule of his upcoming film Jawan. The actor also said veteran south superstar Rajinikanth, popularly called Thalaivar (‘leader’ in Tamil), had blessed the set of the Atlee directorial through his presence. Shah Rukh, who shot for the movie here with co-stars Nayanthara and Vijay … Read more

Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point exhibition

brick lane 1978

Brick Lane 1978: The Turning Point exhibition launched jointly by Four Corner Film, Swadhinata Trust, and Paul Trevor came to an end with a closing event on 15 September 2022. The Brick Lane 1978 is an exhibition on the history of Bengali settlement in East London, fighting against the racist and racism to overcoming which … Read more

Emmy Awards 2022: See the full list of winners

Emmy Awards 2022 See the full list of winners

The 74th annual Emmy Awards took place earlier today, giving audiences a look into the glitz and glamour of Hollywood life. Saturday Night Live’s Kenan Thompson hosted the ceremony. At the show, “The White Lotus” took home the most awards, winning ten trophies. “Euphoria” and “Squid Game” were tied in second place, bagging six awards … Read more

Durga Puja makeover suits with dresses

Durga Puja makeover suits with dresses

During the four days of Puja, everyone wants to make themselves attractive. And for that, it is not enough to wear clothes. It also needs matching makeup. So if you keep a few things in mind, you will become attractive in the Puja. And so it is necessary to know what clothes and type of … Read more

Chanchal Chowdhury and Fazlur Babu with Chorki

dui diner dunia news

Chorki has announced a new web film titled “Dui Diner Duniya”, featuring Chanchal Chowdhury and Fazlur Rahman Babu in the lead roles. Anam Biswas directs the film. The OTT platform has revealed the film’s poster on its official Facebook page. However, they did not reveal any information other than that. Meanwhile, Chanchal Chowdhury has won … Read more

Catfight is a ‘misogynistic’ term: Huma Qureshi

Catfight is a ‘misogynistic' term Huma Qureshi

Bollywood actress Huma Qureshi recently remarked that the phrase “catfight” is a misogynistic term. The actress noted that while men fight as well, their fights are not referred to as “dog fights.” Discussing the rumours of catfights in Bollywood, Huma told the times, “They are not just rumours! People fight, but catfights are a misogynistic … Read more

The tenth Bangladesh Book Fair, Literary and Cultural Festival in East London, UK.

book fair

The book fair’s opening started on 4 September 2022 with a minute’s silence observed at the festival dedicated to Abdul Ghaffar Chowdhury, British writer, Journalist, columnist, political analyst and poet. He wrote the lyrics to “Amar Bhaier Rokte Rangano Ekushey February.” The auspicious opening of the festival was announced with the performance of the National … Read more

Ahare Jibon movie

ahare jibon movie

Popular actress Purnima has signed on for Chatku Ahmed’s government-granted film, “Ahare Jibon”. The movie also stars Ferdous, Omar Sani, Misha Sawdagar, Aruna Biswas, and Shahnoor, among others.  The film’s plot centres around the turbulent period during the Covid-19 lockdown. Purnima was last seen in “Chironjib Mujib”, where she essayed the role of Bangamata Sheikh … Read more

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