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Actor Siraj Haydar passes away

Siraj Haydar

MNA Entertainment Desk: Prominent actor Siraj Haydar passed away at his Kalyanpur residence in capital Dhaka on Thursday morning at the age of 71. Siraj’s son Lelin Haydar said his father felt chest pain at night. He had died around 6:14am before taken to hospital. The actor left behind his wife, two sons, a daughter, a host of relatives and admirers to mourn his death. Siraj’s body will be taken to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) where his first namaz-e-janaza will be held after Asr prayer. Siraj Haydar started his acting career on 14 August 1962 through a novel named ...

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Misha Saudagar new president of Cholochitro Shilpi Samity

Misha Saudagar

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: Actor Misha Saudagar has been elected as new president while Zayed Khan general secretary of Bangladesh Cholochitro Shilpi Samity (film artistes’ association the artistes’ association), said director Mantajur Rahman Akbar, chairman of the election commission. The election of the association was held at the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) in Dhaka on Friday. Some 57 candidates vied for 21 posts, including that of president and general secretary, from three panels – Omar Sunny-Amit Hasan, Misha Saudagar-Zayed Khan and Danny Sidak-Elias Kobra – in the polls. The last election of the artistes’ association was held on ...

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12 film organizations boycott Shakib Khan indefinitely


MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: A total of 12 organizations including Bangladesh Film Directors’ Association on Saturday have declared to boycott popular Dhallywood superstar Shakib Khan for indefinite period for his “derogatory remarks” on directors and actors. Secretary General of the BFDA, Badiul Alam Khokon, made the announcement during a press briefing at Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) in the capital on Saturday afternoon. Earlier, the actor was served legal notice on the same grounds. But, he did not respond to the notice, said Badiul Alam Khokon. Meanwhile, the association canceled the membership of director Shamim Ahmed Rony for continuing ...

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National Film Day is being observed

National Film Day

MNA Culture & Entertainment Desk: The National Film Day is being observed today (Monday) in a befitting manner under the auspices of the Information Ministry and the Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC). April 3 is being observed as National Film Day every year since 2012. To mark the day in a befitting manner, the Ministry of Information chalked out elaborate programmes. Besides various arrangements also have been made by the BFDC to mark the day and it will feature remembrance tributes, live talk shows, red carpet receptions, still picture presentations, film exhibitions, puppet show, nagardola, Bioscope and cultural programme. However, ...

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