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Angelina Jolie, at Capitol Hill, demands domestic violence law

Film star Angelina Jolie appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday and urged the Senate to reauthorize the law offering basic protections to survivors of abuse. At a press briefing in the US Capitol, Jolie expressed support for renewing legislation that would provide victims of such abuse with medical and legal assistance, as well as support to children who have been exposed ...

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Sarika Sabrin ties knot again

Popular Bangladeshi actress Sarika Sabrin has tied the knot with a textile engineer. The wedding ceremony was held in the presence of the members of the two families, she said, seeking blessings from all for her new life. Sarika took to social media platform Twitter on Wednesday to share the news of her marriage with B Ahmed Rahi, also a ...

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Mostofa Farooki’s ‘No Land’s Man’ wins Prix du Public award

“No Land’s Man” by acclaimed filmmaker Mostofa Sarwar Farooki won the coveted Prix du Public (fiction film audience) award at the 28th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France on Tuesday. It is his first international language film. Farooki shared the news on his Facebook page on Wednesday from France where he was attending the screening of his ...

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Nipun files petition against HC order over Zayed’s candidacy

Actress Nipun Akter on Tuesday filed an appeal against High Court order that earlier stayed Appellate Board’s decision on Zayed Khan’s candidacy. Nipun’s lawyer Barrister Mostafizur Rahman Khan filed the petition. The matter may be heard by chamber Judge Obaidul Hasan this afternoon. On Monday, an HC bench of Justice Mamnoon Rahman and Justice Khandaker Diliruzzaman issued the stay order ...

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Zayed Khan files petition challeging Appellate Board’s decision

Zayed Khan on Monday filed a petition with the High Court against the decision of rejecting his candidacy by the Election Appellate Board of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association. The petition was filed with the HC bench of Justice Mamunur Rashid and Justice Khandoker Diliruzzaman. Zayed Khan’s lawyer Adv Nahid Sultana Juthi confirmed the matter. Sohanur Rahman Sohan said Zayed Khan’s ...

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Veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar passes away

Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar passed away on Sunday morning while undergoing treatment at Mumbai’s Breach Candy Hospital. She was admitted to the hospital on January 8 after she tested positive for COVID-19. She was under treatment in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) over the past couple of weeks. On January 28, the 92-year-old singer was taken off the ventilator, after ...

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Zayed Khan loses gen secy post, Nipun back

Newly elected general secretary of Bangladesh Film Artistes’ Association Zayed Khan has lost his position amid allegations that he resorted to irregularities in the association’s recent elections. Zayed’s main polls rival actress Nipun demanded a re-election in the post accusing him of buying votes with money. Based on the allegations, the Election Appellate Board has decided to remove Zayed from ...

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Dakota in talks to star in Spider-Man spin-off movie

Dakota Johnson is in talks to star in the Spider-Man spin-off film Madame Web. Following on from the success of Spider-Man: No Way Home, Sony officials are looking to expand their universe of Marvel characters and have turned to Madame Web, according to Deadline. Introduced in The Amazing Spider-Man comic in 1980, Madame Web is a clairvoyant mutant who specialises ...

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TV presenter Maria Nur expecting first child

Noted actress and anchor Maria Nur announced that she is expecting her first child with her husband Saiful Alam Zulfikar. Maria, also a model, made the announcement herself on her verified Facebook account. The actress posted a picture with her husband, showing her cute baby bump. “An adventure is about to begin. Being promoted to a Mother”, read the caption. ...

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Rihanna expecting first baby with rapper A$AP Rocky

Superstar Rihanna revealed her baby bump in Harlem over the weekend, dropping the news that she is pregnant with her first child. The entertainment and fashion mogul behind the hits “Diamonds” and “Umbrella” strolled hand in hand with boyfriend A$AP Rocky, sporting a long pink jacket buttoned only at the top, paired with a long bejeweled necklace over her bare ...

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