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Toma Mirza pairs up with debutant Shayer Aziz in Mission America

The film revolves around a scheme to rob $120m in diamonds from a vault After the success of “Kistimat,” breakthrough director Ashiqur Rahman is working on “Mission America,” a brand-new action thriller set and wholly shot in the United States. Toma Mirza, who came onto the scene in 2010 with “Bolo Na Tumi Amar,” pairs […]

‘Chhuye Dile Mon’ facing Censor board

‘Chhuye Dile Mon’, the directorial debut film of Shihab Shaheen, has been submitted to film censor board yesterday after completing the entire process of the making of a film. Most of the part of the shooting was completed at different beautiful locations of Sylhet. Produced jointly by Asiatic Dhonichitra and Monforing, the romantic film stars […]

Meghmallar to hit cinemas today

“Meghmallar,” a feature film adapted from legendary writer Akhtaruzzaman Elias’ acclaimed work, “Raincoat”, is all set to hit the country’s cinema halls today. Based on the Liberation War, the film won the National Filmmaking Grant in 2013. Bengal Creations Ltd produced the film directed by Zahidur Rahim Anjan. After a watching the premier show of […]

Piprabidya goes for the best picture battle at Kerala

“Piprabidya- The Ant Story,” the latest flick by celebrated filmmaker Mostafa Sarwar Farooki, is selected for the competition section of the 19th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), which will be held from December 12 to 19 in the capital city of the south-western state of India. The film will compete with 14 other films […]

Amar Mukti, Amar Juddho: The Tareque Masud Festival 2014

On the occasion of Tareque Masud’s 58th birthday on December 6, the second annual Tareque Masud Festival will be held on December 12 and 13 at the National Theatre Auditorium of the Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy in the capital. The untimely death of the celebrated film maker is mourned each year by fans and friends, but […]

Ghashphul all set to hit cinemas

Many new faces will be featured in the film Feature film “Ghashphul” recently received the censor board certificate and is all set to hit cinemas. Akram Khan, director of the full-length film produced by Channel i, told the Dhaka Tribune: “Now we are planning to hold the premier very soon, given that everything else goes […]

Raima Sen embraces Children of War in Dhaka

Indian film actress Raima Sen will visit Bangladesh for the premier show of the re-release of “Children of War: Nine Months to Freedom” on December 12. Based on the Liberation War of Bangladesh, the much talked-about Indian film had its international release in Bangladesh and India on May 16. Raima is the female protagonist in […]

IFFI screens ‘Children of War’ to gauge audience response

In a surprise move, IFFI organisers here screened the Pakistan-Bangladesh partition drama ‘Children of War’ as a last minute addition to the festival, claiming that they wanted to gauge the response of the audience towards the critically-acclaimed movie. The film starring Victor Banerjee, Farooque Sheikh and Raima Sen, was a last minute entry in the […]

‘Planet of the Apes’ franchise will have five films: Andy Serkis

Hollywood actor Andy Serkis says the new ‘Planet of the Apes’ franchise may stretch to five movies. Serkis, 50, plays the Ape leader, Caesar, in the rebooted series. “It might be three films. It could be four. It could be five. Who knows? The journey will continue. It might not necessarily be summarized or completely […]

Shunte Ki Pao wins another award

Kamar Ahmad Simon’s ‘Shunte Ki Pao’ has participated in 30 international film festivals and also won 10 awards. Another award has been added to this list. Shunte Ki Pao won the audiences choice award at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival. The film has been awarded amongst the 18 documentary submitted in the festival. The […]

Ankush-Mahi together in Indo-Bangla joint venture

West Bengal actor Ankush Hazra and Bangladeshi actor Mahiya Mahi will soon appear in a romantic comedy titled “Romeo vs Juliet.” An India-Bangladesh joint production, Ankush will be playing the character of Romeo, while Mahi will play Juliet. Shooting for the film, which was done in Bangladesh and England, is nearly finished. Ankush is now […]

Bangladeshi film Boishommo releases in Mumbai

The youth-oriented film tells the story of a rich father, who makes his spoiled son face a challenge and sets him out on the streets of Dhaka For the first time, a Bangladeshi film, which was not a joint venture project, saw its commercial release in India on Friday at Mumbai’s Anand Chitra Mandir in […]

Adventure thriller ROAR premiers at Star Cineplex

Indian action adventure thriller “Roar: Tigers of the Sundarbans” will be premiered at the Star Cineplex theatre in the Bashundhara City in the capital today. Directed by Kamal Sadanah, the film was released world wide on October 31. Moroccoan super model Nora Fatehi played a character in the film. An exotic Canadian belly dancer, an […]

Bangla Flim Piprabidya Review

“Piprabidya” is a film for crackpots and about crackpots. It is about the hopeless middle-class youth of the country. Their life story is best epitomised in a t-shirt slogan: “no job, no money, no woman”. Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s peers may be more eloquent, but his one-upmanship lies in his ability to reveal what no one […]

Paul Walker’s final film appearancein Furious 7

The film was in production when Walker died suddenly in a high-speed car crash The trailer of “Furious 7,” seventh instalment of the “Fast and Furious” film series, has been released, which sees the late Paul Walker in the role of Brian O’Connor for the final time. The film was in production when Walker died […]