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Nandanik’s drama on Sepoy Mutiny staged


Nandanik’s drama on Sepoy Mutiny stagedNandanik Natya Sampraday on Monday staged its latest production on the historical events of Sepoy Mutiny at the National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. The drama, revealingly titled Mohabidroho O Samrat Bahadur Shah, has been written by Rahman Chowdhury and directed jointly by Golam Sarwar and AMM Hasanuzzaman. It was the third show of the production. With a runtime of nearly two hours, the play is divided Read the full story

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Pheriwala depicts Santal’s condition


Pheriwala depicts Santal’s conditionFor the marginalised ethnic communities, life is never simple and always plagued by hardships, extreme want, inadequate work opportunities and exploitations by the powerful majority. The story of such a community, Santal, was portrayed in Oboyob Natyadal’s latest theatre production Pheriwala. The group staged the third show of the production at the Studio Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Sunday. It was written Read the full story

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Moutushi Biswas to make big-screen comeback


Moutushi Biswas to make big-screen comebackMoutushi Biswas, who earned popular acclaim for her role in Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s Bachelor in 2003 and has since retreated into acting for television only, is making a big-screen comeback after 12 years with her upcoming film U-Turn. The film was directed by Alvi Ahmed and is currently in its post-production phase. The actress has talked to New Age about the film and her present activities and the overall environment in the media. ‘I’ve played Read the full story

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Padatik’s 5-day theatre fest begins today


Padatik’s 5-day theatre fest begins todayA five-day theatre festival by Padatik Natya Sangsad (TSC) will begin today with the staging of two plays at Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy. Padatik will stage its play Janmanko while Theatre (Bailey Road) will stage Kuhakjal, at the Experimental Theatre Hall and National Theatre Hall respectively, following an inaugural ceremony at the National Theater Hall. Written by Nasrin Mustafa and directed by Mir Mehbub Alam Nahid, Janmanko Read the full story

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Bangladesh Betar: unsung heroes of 1971


Bangladesh Betar- unsung heroes of 1971The war of independence was fought on many fronts, not just on the battlefield with rifles, bayonets, grenades and incendiaries. Bangladesh earned its independence in just nine months because of the untrammelled passion of its people who strived in whatever way they could to make it happen. The officials of the then Radio Pakistan, now Bangladesh Betar, are some of those unsung heroes who fought in their own way and made the message of Read the full story

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Narrating courage of TV artistes in 1971


Narrating courage of TV artistes in 1971In March 1971, as tension mounted following the postponement of a highly-anticipated meeting of the newly-elected national assembly, the creative heart of the then East Pakistan was already throbbing in the spirit of revolution. Artists of all platforms, including those working for the then Dhaka Television, started to defy orders and produce works that reflected the popular sentiment. They were Read the full story

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In celebration of womanhood


In celebration of womanhoodA group of 30 painters are displaying their works celebrating womanhood at a group exhibition in Gallery Cosmos-2 in Mohakhali. The exhibition, titled Life, features 35 pieces done in different mediums. The nuances and intricacies of femininity, rather than that of life and its different facets, emerge as the dominate theme of the artworks. Womanhood has been explored in diverse Read the full story

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Army majors showcase prowess with pencil, paintbrush at Drik


Army majors showcase prowess with pencil, paintbrush at DrikA joint painting exhibition by two army officers is under way at the Drik Gallery in Dhanmondi. Major Mohammad Emran Hossain and Major SM Muzahid Monir are displaying 53 artworks done in different mediums including acrylic, oil, mixed media and pencil-sketch in the duet show titled Doiroth. Emran Hossain has drawn from his experiences real-life situations Read the full story

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Padatik to stage Macbeth at Tagore’s residence


Padatik to stage Macbeth at Tagore’s residencePadatik Natya Sangsad will stage its acclaimed production Macbeth at Rabindrantha Tagore’s ancestral home named Jorashanko Thakur Bari in north Kolkata in India on March 25. The troupe will stage the show as part of the 25th University Grant Commission International Conference and Theatre Festival organised by Rabindra Bharati University’ drama department, said a release. The Shakespearean tragedy, translated by popet-playwright Syed Read the full story

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Charan celebrates 31st anniv at BAU


Charan celebrates 31st anniv at BAUCharan, a culturally-based student organisation of Bangladesh Agricultural University in Mymensingh, celebrated its 31st founding anniversary on Monday through a daylong event featuring procession, discussion and cultural shows. The procession, formed by the present and former members of the group, marched through different walkways of the campus. Afterwards, there was a discussion held at the Teacher-Student Centre (TSC) Read the full story

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