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EastEnders duo in spin-off show

EastEnders couple Kat and Alfie Moon are getting their own spin-off series.Jessie Wallace and Shane Ritchie, who play an often unhappy pair in the BBC soap, will star in a six-part series to air next year.Richie said: “Both Jessie and I are absolutely thrilled to be given this amazing opportunity.”To have a whole drama focused around Kat and Alfie is ...

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Poet Abdul Hye Mashreki remembered

Prominent folk bard of the country Abdul Hye Mashreki was remembered in the city on Thursday. To mark his 96th birth anniversary, different socio-cultural organisations arranged commemorative programme across the country. Gunijon.com and Agnibina, a Nazrul resarch center, jointly held a cultural programme and discussion on the premises of the ‘Monthly Jono Proshashon’ in the capital on Thursday. HM Siraj, ...

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Shireen in Birmingham mega concert

By A Shahid :  Shireen Jawad of Panjabi Wala fame announced last week she will be performing at the upcoming Bengali mega concert in Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena in the summer. Shireen shot to international recognition, found instant fame with her version of the upbeat classic Panjabi Wala, a few years back and led to collaborations with some of the biggest ...

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Bobby signs up for new film

Actress Bobby has signed up for a new film being made by Shafik Hasan. The titled of the film is yet to be decided. The shooting of the film is expected to begin from first week of April. The actress will also be accompanied by an Indian actor. The actress will be leaving for India today for the shooting of ...

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Journalists Airin-Arju

Onscreen pair Airin and Arju has paired up for Hasan Fuad’s ‘Lukochuri Prem’, where they will be playing roles of journalists. This is their 3rd film together. The story of the film is about 4 journalist friends who start a mission, and a mafia hinders their mission at a particular point. The third lead character is yet to be chosen. ...

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Vidya Balan to host Oprah Winfrey style TV show

Vidya Balan may soon be seen on television, hosting a talk show which will on the lines of the famous Oprah Winfrey Show. According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, the show will be backed by a Hollywood studio and air on a US television network. Vidya Balan denied offer to judge Nach Baliye 7 “It’s a show unlike any ...

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Emon and Anchal busy with promotion

Actor Emon and Anchal are now continuing the promotion campaign of their recent film ‘Shopno Je Tui’. On the other hand director of the film Monirul Islam Sohel said the film is set to release in many movie theatres across the country, including that of Dhaka Star, Blockbuster, Modhumita and Jonaki. He hopes that the audiences will appreciate the movie. ...

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Sonakshi cheers for women empowerment

Deepika Padukone’s latest video on ‘women empowerment’ has triggered an online debate over feminism and the way the video My Choice defines feminism. Joining the popular side of the debate now is Bollywood actor Sonakshi Sinha. Speaking at an event in Mumbai, Sonakshi said, “Women empowerment is not always about the kind of clothes you wear, not about who you ...

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Saudha’s Ghazal and Thumri Festival in London

‘Exploring to develop a Western Gharana of Indian classical Music’Ghazal and Thumri festival organised by one of the prominant promoters of Indian Classical Music of this country, Saudha, Society of Poetry and Indian Music-‘made a true valentine treat’ for many Londoners at Morden Assembly Hall and Raynes  Park Library Hall. Leading musicians, poets from different languages and reciters made a ...

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Julia Roberts to make Broadway debut

Julia Roberts-Richard Gere starrer hit 1990 American romantic comedy is all set to get a Broadway musical, confirms Garry Marshal. The veteran writer-producer said he is collaborating on the theatrical version with producer Paula Wagner and the author of the original screenplay, J F Lawton, reported People magazine.“I had so much fun doing Pretty Woman the first time around that ...

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