Just a call away

If ever you are scared to tell your parents, or feel that your friends will judge you, know that you are just a call away from a friend who will not be judgemental. This friend of yours, Kaan Pete Roi ...

Female Director, Female Gaze

With her new film, Under Construction being selected in the main competition ‘The New Directors Showcase’ at the Seattle International Film Festival, Rubaiyat Hossain is gearing up for its ...

Mothers of Westeros

Cersei Lannister While her three children might be fruits of incestuous love, there is no denying that this woman is willing to go to any extent to protect them and make sure that they sit on the Iro ...

Walking the Tagore Lane

Painter, singer, song writer,  poet, musician, Tagore was a man of many facets. What where will you be celebrating the celebrated Noble Laureate’s birthday? Rabindra Utsab Where: Chay ...

Power Politics

It’s 6am and the alarm clock goes off. All you want from life at this moment is to go back to your precious sleep but an exam or office awaits. You drag yourself to the bathroom and pick up the ...

Art to heart

Mahbubur Rahman is considered as one of the leading contemporary artists of Bangladesh. His works have been put on display in major exhibitions around the world (the Venice Biennale, the Colombo Art B ...

Big screen adaptations

Theatre and movies are two completely different media and the actors working in these films have different methods of approaching them. The experience of sitting in a theatre and observing  actor ...

A booming industry

Ibnul Wara is the Managing Director of Austan Ltd, which is the needs classification of the leading leather goods manufacturer of Bangladesh, Picard Bangladesh Ltd. How did you find yourself in the ...

Another tiny gem from Prachyanat

Prachyanat recently staged the Bengali adaptation of Four Portraits of Mothers at Shilpakala Academy, Mayer Mukh. The Arnold Wesker play had its Bangla interpretation done by Moom Rahman and was direc ...

Providing the right care

According to reports published in 2014, there are currently 13 million senior citizens in Bangladesh ageing 60 years and above. With the number of nuclear families increasing, both spouses working, ch ...

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