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  • Artist Kazi Salahuddin Ahmed, second from right, shows his artworks to professor Hamiduzzaman Khan, right, at the exhibition.

  • Bhajan Chandra Sutradhar makes a replica of Panshi. — Ali Hossain Mintu

  • Artistes present a group song at the Liberation War Museum on Wednesday. — Ali Hossain Mintu

  • A scene from Fast & Furious 6.

  • A still from Dhoom 3.

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Salahuddin preserves heritage of Old Dhaka

Artist Kazi Salahuddin Ahmed, second from right, shows his artworks to professor Hamiduzzaman Khan, right, at the exhibition.
The Old Dhaka is gradually losing its heritage at the increasing aggression of commercialisation and unplanned urbanisation for which the signature lifestyle of the locals are also changing drastically. This theme has been revealed artistically... Full story

Making replicas of extinct boats

Bhajan Chandra Sutradhar makes a replica of Panshi. — Ali Hossain Mintu
Once a busy boat maker Bhajan Chandra Sutradhar now earns his bread and butter selling the replicas of diverse traditional boats of the country, many of which are on the verge of extinction. Bhajan Chandra Sutradhar, from Savar, sells these replicas... Full story

Music, recitation, theatre presented on 2nd day

Artistes present a group song at the Liberation War Museum on Wednesday. — Ali Hossain Mintu
Different cultural organisations presented music, poems and theatre highlighting the spirit of the war on the second of the weeklong Victory Day celebrations festival organised by the Liberation War Museum on its premises on Wednesday. Wrishijo Shilpy... Full story

Fast & Furious 7 comes to a standstill

A scene from Fast & Furious 6.
The fate of the seventh instalment of the hit franchise Fast and Furious hangs in the balance after the premature death of its leading man, Paul Walker, reports Mumbai Mirror. The 40-year-old actor died in a car crash last week, just a few days before shooting for... Full story

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Dhoom 3̢۪s Arabian delight

A still from Dhoom 3.
YRF ropes in Lebanese star to sing franchise anthem with aim to tap into West Asian market, reports India Today. Lebanese singer Naya is the latest international star to croon the popular ‘ Dhoom Macha Le’ number for the latest instalment of the franchise... Full story

Pope inspires nativity scene in art

Nativity scene artisans in Italy have taken Pope Francis̢۪s social message to heart this Christmas, giving a bigger role to ordinary people in their work and reviving the tradition̢۪s simple origins. Full story

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Exhibition City of Rhythm By: Kazi Salauddin Ahmed Time: 12pm to 8pm Date: December 06 to 15 Venue: Institute of Asian Creatives... Full story


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