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Khilkhil, Salauddin present diverse Nazrul songs, poems

KhilkhilKazi recites a poem, left, and Salauddin Ahmed renders a song at Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre on Friday. National Poet KaziNazrul Islam’s granddaughter KhilkhilKazi and noted Nazrul singer Salauddin Ahmed presented Nazrul songs and poems of different tastes at a tribute programme organised by Indira Gandhi Cultural Centre on Friday. The singers presented romantic songs, Bangla ghazals and shyama songs ...

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Nargisstillveryclosefriend: UdayChopra

Actor-producerUdayChopra on Wednesdaybroke his silence on reportsaround his romance-gone-sourwithNargisFakhri, saying ‘allreportsareuntrue’ andclarifiedthatthe ‘Rockstar’ actress is still his closefriend. SeveralreportshavementionedthatNargiswasall set toannounce her weddingwithUday, but he called it off. RumourswerealsorifethatUdaybrokeupwithNargisoverWhatsapp. Reactingtotherumours, Udaysaid in a statement: ‘I normallydon’trespondtogossip, but thepress has beenreporting a lot of fiction disguised as fact. I wouldjustliketoclarifythatNargisand I havebeenandstillareveryclosefriends.’ He added: ‘Thepress has done a wonderfuljob of creatingstoriesout ...

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ShabanaAzmi slams Kareena’s item song Fevicol se

Pointing across that she is not in favour of item songs, Bollywood veteran actress ShabanaAzmi has criticisedKareena Kapoor’s item number from Dabangg 2. “I have reservations against item numbers. That’s because I think if a top most heroine is singing ‘I am tandoori murgi, swallow me down with alcohol’, it’s not a laughing matter. It’s a serious issue,” Shabana was quoted ...

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SunsilkFashionFiestaends on glamorousnote

The Gala Event of theSunsilkFashionFiesta 2016was held at the International Convention City Bashundhara (ICCB) in thecapitalrecently. Theshowpiece of theeventwasthe top thirtyfashioniconsselectedthroughtheRegionalRoundsconducted in Mymensingh, DhakaandChittagong. Thejudges of thisyear’sSunsilkFashionFiestawerefamousmodels Nobel, Azra MahmudandBangladesh’srenownedhairexpertAbida Sultana. Aftertheend of the final round, thejudgeschosethreeFashionIcons, onefromeachregionandtheyareTasnuvaNoorfromMymensighzone, Tahsin Akter RiafromChittagongzoneandSamsunnaharSumifromDhakazone. A concertwasalsoorganisedduringtheeventwhere popular singersImran, Kona and Topu entertainedtheaudience. Maria Nur hostedtheentireeventwithmuchbrilliancetoaddtoitssplendour. Theeventendedwiththehopefulnotethat in thenearfuture, youngwomenfromeverycorner of thecountry can goaheadandwritetheirownstory. ...

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TaniaBrishtiactsunderShamrat�sdirectionforfirst time

Popular model-actressTaniaBrishti, who has been working simultaneously in different television commercials, tele-dramasandcinemas since shesteppedintoshowbiz, has workedunderthedirection of KhalidHossainShamratforthefirst time. Thoughshe has workedwithseveralnotabledirectors in her career, theopportunity of workingwith yet anothertalenteddirectorlikeShamrat, who is a son of NayakRajfamedlegendaryactorRazzak, did not cometotheactress’ court. DhakaLive has newsthatTania has recentlyactedunderthedirection of Shamrat in the tele-drama titled ‘Bhayangkar Ek Chutir Din’. Writtenby Rana Zakaria, theshooting of ...

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I am a greedyactor: Vidya Balan

ActressVidya Balan, who is making her debut in Marathi film withEkkAlbela, saysshe is a greedyactorand is lookingforwardtogetgoodroles in Marathicinema. Inthe film EkkAlbela, Vaidyawill be seenportrayingthe role of lateactressGeeta Bali. MarathiactorMangeshDesaiwillportraythe role of lateactorBhagwan Dada. “I havebeenofferedfewfilms but forsomereasonsthingsdid not workout. I am doing a film in Malayalam it is a biopic on poetess Kamla Das,” Vidyatoldreporters here at an event ...

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Actress Bobby injured in Sylhet during shooting

Three people, including an actress, were injured in a crude bomb explosion while shooting at Mollarpur in Beanibazar upazila on Saturday night. Film director Iftekhar Chowdhury said, the incident took place around 11:30 pm when a crude bomb exploded while filming an action scene for a movie titled Bizli leaving them injured. The injured people — actress Bobby, actor Ranbir ...

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Security beefed up in Sylhet for Aheaf of Ramadan

The Sylhet Metropolitan Police authorities have taken tight security measures for the ensuing Ramadan likely to be celebrated across the Sylhet Area in 2016. To make the security effective, the police had set up close circuit (CC) cameras at all important places specially Markets, Banks, Stations and city’s entry points. Police also set up two control rooms at SMP headquarter ...

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3 killed in Habiganj road accident

Three people have been killed and five others injured in a head-on collision between a truck and a microbus in Model Bazar area under Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district. The identities of the deceased could not be ascertained yet. Locals said a Dhaka-bound truck collided with a Sylhet-bound microbus around 11:30am Sunday, killing three people on the spot. Sheerpur highway ...

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Boris Johnson could still be next Prime Minster, says David Cameron

    The Prime Minister also said Boris Johnson was ‘on the wrong side’ of the Brexit debate David Cameron has said Boris Johnson could succeed him as Prime Minister when he steps down before the next general election. When asked whether he stood by his previous suggestion Mr Johnson, George Osborne and Theresa May were all figures who could succeed him, the Prime Minister said he ...

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