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  • Stuck between a foot-bridge and a hard place

    To paraphrase Syed Mujtaba Ali, “A foot-bridge will cure pedestrians' woes, but what will cure the foot-bridge?”
  • Popular rock band Shironamhin

    Shironamhin release “E Raate”

    Popular rock band Shironamhin has released a new song on their YouTube channel, an old but obscure number by the band only the most hardcore of fans have heard before. The song is part of the film “Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo” that has been in the making for the better part of a decade.
  • We must break free from existing system

    The failure to implement communist ideologies in the societal system has shaped the course of this subcontinent for the worse, Professor Emeritus of Dhaka University Serajul Islam Choudhury observed yesterday.
  • “Operation Jackpot” coming to the big screen

    Giasuddin Selim took nine years between his first film and second, but it appears his fans will not have to wait that long for his next.
  • “I don't like to chop time like potato fries”

    Akram Khan's debut film “Ghasphul” released in 2015 to largely positive reviews, but it is with his second feature “Khancha” that he really gained attention. The film was Bangladesh's entry to the 90th Academy Awards in the foreign language category, and won best film, best director and best actor (for Azad Abul Kalam) at the 20th Meril-Prothom Alo Awards. The director recently sat down with The Daily Star for a candid conversation about his filmmaking philosophy, influences and more.
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