• Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Power couple Brad-Angelina together on screen again

Power couple Brad-Angelina together on screen again

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will reunite on screen again in new movie after the duos 2005 movie Mr and Mrs Smith. The movie By The Sea “written and directed by Jolie will be a intimate and character driven drama” announced Universal Pictures. People Magazine confirmed the power couple would shoot a movie in...

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe criticizes his own acting

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe criticizes his own acting

Lead actor of one of the world’s most recognised franchises, Harry Potter, has recently said in an interview with The Daily Mail that he’s embarrassed by some of his performances and that “It’s hard to watch a film like Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince because I’m just not very good in it," he...

Robin Williams’ suicide was not planned

Robin Williams’ suicide was not planned

Sources close to Williams say that he’s suicide was not premeditated; in fact he had been making plans for the future. A source close to Williams spoke to the late comedian over the phone the day before his body was found.  They had a fairly lengthy discussion about several deals in the works and...

Robin Williams’ wife reveals that the actor had Parkinson’s Disease

Robin Williams’ wife reveals that the actor had Parkinson’s Disease

"Robin’s sobriety was intact and he was brave as he struggled with his own battles of depression, anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson’s Disease, which he was not yet ready to share publicly," wrote Williams wife, Susan Schneider who also emphasized to "seek the care and support they need to treat...

Justin Timberlake makes a 8year old boy with autism dreams come true

Justin Timberlake makes a 8year old boy with autism dreams come true

International singer, Justin Timberlake stopped his concert in San Jose, California to sing “Happy Birthday” to a 8year old boy, Julian who was diagnosed with autism. Justin and the thousands of fans in the stadium sang “Happy Birthday” to the little boy when fans got Justin’s attention to the little boy. Julian’s mother...

Published Date: August 19, 2014
Nancy returns home

Nancy returns home

Popular Bangladeshi singer Nancy was discharged from hospital today, 19th August  after being hospitalised for a failed suicide attempt. Nancy and her family reached their Moghbazar flat by 1:00pm. The decision for her discharge was fixed last night by Dr. Forhad. This was confirmed by hospital coordinator Dr. Ali Abrar. He also went on to...

Published Date: August 18, 2014
Nancy’s condition improves, moved from ICU to cabin

Nancy’s condition improves, moved from ICU to cabin

Nancy’s condition has improved quite well after the third day of admittance. Her condition was stable enough that she was moved from ICU to a cabin at 11am this morning. Hospital coordinator Dr. Aari Abrarr says that he is hopeful on her condition based on this morning.   “This was not the case yesterday. Honestly, when Nancy was admitted here, her condition was quite critical. However, her vitals are very stable today and there isn’t much to worry about.”  Dr. Abrar also said that Nancy is now capable of eating and speaking normally. However, her body is still a little weak. Hopefully this will also pass within a day or two. Currently her...

Cover Story

Published Date: August 16, 2014
ANANTA JALIL BACK WITH MOST WELCOME 2

ANANTA JALIL BACK WITH MOST WELCOME 2

If there is one superstar of Bangladeshi films who has been able to do which no one else in the industry has done, that would be Ananta Jalil. Before action superstar AJ hit the screen with his stunts and digitally animated action scenes, there wasn't much being talked about or anticipated from the...

LIVING WITH THE STARS

Published Date: August 16, 2014
Reviving the Bangladeshi film industry

Reviving the Bangladeshi film industry

Release of mainstream movies all over the world is linked to major festivals, such as Eid in Bangladesh and other Muslim countries and Christmas in the West. Ananta Jalil, a.k.a 'the Bangla Bond', is following suit and releasing his films every year on Eid. In 2014, six movies were released around Eid, three of these were successful, Most Welcome 2, Hero and Honeymoon. And by far the most successful of these has been Most Welcome 2. Ananta has invested a lot of money in his films, and he has gone beyond the threshold of what is considered commercially viable. Because he invested too much money into making his films...

CLOUDS AND MIST

Published Date: August 16, 2014
We do not forget them . . .

We do not forget them . . .

The comedy star Robin Williams is dead. Good actors are like good politicians. You feel a deep sense of loss when they die. Back in the early 1980s, when Uttam Kumar died suddenly, a sense of disbelief descended on all of us. It was much the same when, a few years later, Richard Burton passed away. There was a powerful actor in the Welshman. And his pronunciation, with every syllable coming out clearly, remains unmatched. And then there was Gregory Peck, with that tall figure and deep, resonant voice you wished you possessed. His death was a deep loss. Then again, when great thespians die, it is their personality, their...