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How a royal love changed culture

When Queen Victoria inherited the British throne just a few weeks after her 18th birthday, there was immediate speculation about who she would marry. Few had foreseen that this little-known princess would become their monarch. But when the country found itself with a young queen after so many dissolute Hanoverian kings, it seemed that exciting new era was dawning. Queen ...

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DADASAHEB PHALKE AWARD OF INDIA : Runa Laila becomes jury board member

Internationally-acclaimed Bangladeshi singer Runa Laila has been invited by India’s Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation to be part of the jury board during the upcoming Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2015, which is set to be held on April 30. The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is regarded as India’s highest award in cinema. It is presented annually at the National Film Awards ceremony by ...

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Moushumi to play sex worker

Popular movie actress Moushumi Hamid has pushed the envelope and signed up for the role of a sex worker in a short film. Moushumi, who is a commercial movie star, will portray the character Nabila in the short film titled ‘Second Sex’. The film will shed light on the situations which lead women to join the profession and the aftermath ...

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The British Asian Trust, one of The Prince’s Charities, to host star studded Annual Dinner on 2nd February

London, UK – Thursday 21st January 2016 – Today one of The Prince’s Charities, the British Asian Trust, UK’s leading organisation for British Asian philanthropy, is delighted to announce the details of its third annual gala dinner, to be attended by its Founder and President HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, in London on Tuesday ...

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BANGLADESH CULTURAL FESTIVAL : Mixed reactions as grand fest nears end

The Bangladesh Cultural Festival 2016 will end today at the open-air Nandan Mancha of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy, which has for two weeks now been abuzz with shows of traditional performing arts presented by artistes from all over the country. The 18-day Festival – the first of its kind in the country – began on January 1, bringing together artistes from ...

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Chinese troupe displays cultural heritage

Tianjin Art Troupe, a theatre troupe based in the northern Chinese province of Tianjin, performed as part of Chinese New Year celebrations in two consecutives shows at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Through traditional music and dance recitals and symbolic gestures, the troupe displayed the change in nature at the beginning of the spring following the bitter ...

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Education was never a priority for me: Akshay Kumar

In January 1991, a young martial arts instructor made his acting debut with Saugandh, and made people sit up and take notice. Soon enough, Akshay Kumar climbed the popularity charts and went on to become one of the most popular stars of the ’90s. He continues to rule the roost in Bollywood even now, 25 years later. Here, the actor ...

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I was very excited to do a dance song with Katrina Kaif: Aditya Roy Kapoo

Fitoor actor Aditya Roy Kapoor has been seen in many films, but this is the first time that the actor will be seen doing a full-fledged dance film for the first time. Katrina and Aditya were in Delhi to launch the song ‘Pashmina’ from their films. The song, which has been liked by many, has the duo showing fine contemporary ...

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Nazrul Sandhya celebrated in East London

Nazrul Parishad UK organised Nazrul Sandhya at Brady Arts and Community Centre in East London on 19th December.  Hundreds of Nazrul fans and enthusiasts came to watch the work of legendary poet and music composer o f Bengal. The special guests in the event included Editor of Bangla Mirror  Abdul  Karim Gani, Dr Mohammed Nurul Alam, Cllr. Rahima Rahman, Shafiqul ...

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Kajol finally ready to take on more work

She is one actress whom we love to see on screen. Yes, we are talking of Kajol, who thrilled us to bits with her recent act in Dilwale, which saw her paired with Shah Rukh Khan. In a statement to a leading daily, Kajol said that she is finally ready to work more. Yay! Isn’t this great news? The actress ...

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