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Actor Waliul Haq Rumi dies

Actor Waliul Haq Rumi, who had been battling against cancer for a long time, passed away at a private hospital in the capital early Monday. He breathed his last at an early hours while undergoing treatment at the hospital, said his nephew Faisal Ahmed. The actor was diagnosed with colon cancer just a month ago. Later he went to Chennai, ...

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Taylor Swift: The Tortured Poets Department broke Spotify record

Taylor Swift’s new album, The Tortured Poets Department, has broken the record for Spotify’s most-streamed in a single day, the platform said. The pop sensation also became the most-streamed artist in a single day. Her hotly anticipated album was released on Friday, sending Swifties around the world into a frenzy. It contains 31 tracks in which the megastar lays bare ...

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Bollywood movie ‘Crew’ premieres at Star Cineplex

The latest Bollywood movie “Crew” was released at Star Cineplex on Monday for the Bangladeshi audience, marking the first Hindi film that Star Cineplex has imported through the SAFTA agreement. Since its release in India on March 29, the film has been garnering good responses in the country’s cinema halls. Discussions have been going on for quite some time about ...

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Renowned band singer Khalid no more

Renowned band singer Khalid has passed away due to a heart attack. He breathed his last at 7:15 pm, Monday, music producer Isha Khan Duray confirmed the news. The body is now at Comfort Hospital in capital’s Green Road, he said in a Facebook post. Khalid, the lead vocalist of the Chime band, is best known for his songs “Shorolotar ...

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Singer Sadi Mohammad no more

Eminent Rabindra sangeet singer and composer Sadi Mohammad passed away on Wendesday evening. Shibli Mohammad, the deceased brother and distinguished dancer, confirmed the news to the media. Sadi Mohammad was 70 years old who breathed his last around 7.30pm on Wednesday (March 13). Shibli Mohammad said to media that Sadi was practicing music with his Tanpura in the evening. After ...

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Czech law student crowned Miss World 2024

A Czech law student Krystyna Pyszková was crowned Miss World 2024 in Mumbai on Saturday. Krystyna Pyszková managed to beat 111 other titleholders from across the globe for the prestigious title, with Yasmina Zaytoun from Lebanon bagging second place, reports The Star. Dressed in a dazzling sheer diamante frock, which highlighted her slender figure, the 23-year-old looked every bit the ...

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UK singer-songwriter Raye sweeps Brit Awards

Rising star Raye on Saturday swept the UK’s top music awards, setting a record for winning the most prizes in a single year. The 26-year-old singer-songwriter scooped six awards including best artist, R&B act, new artist, song of the year for “Escapism” and album for “My 21st Century Blues”. Her award for best songwriter was pre-announced. Accepting the best new ...

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Hollywood ending: Scottish shop’s sweets head to Oscars

In a storyline improbable enough for Hollywood, a vegan chocolatier in a remote Scottish port town has made the confectionery to be given to silver screen icons at next month’s Oscars. Fiona McArthur’s luxury chocolates will be handed out to Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and other VIPs at cinema’s biggest annual night, with each nominee in the main categories to ...

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Trial against Pori Moni in narcotics case to continue

The High Court on Thursday disposed of the petition filed to cancel the trial against actress Pori Moni in narcotics case with an observation. Now, there is no bar to continue the trial in the case. An HC bench of Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and Justice Md Aminul Islam pronounced the verdict. The court said, ice and alcohol were found ...

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Veteran Bengali actor Anjana Bhowmick passes away at 79

Veteran Bengali actor Anjana Bhowmick passed away on Saturday morning following a prolonged illness, according to the Indian Express newspaper. The renowned thespian was admitted to a hospital in south Kolkata on Friday night due to respiratory problems, Hindustan Times reported, mentioning that she was 79 years old at the time of her passing. Bhowmick, who was the mother of ...

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