Dhaka Theatre: A legacy

One of the most illustrious theatre troupes in the capital, Dhaka Theatre was predominantly formed by young freedom fighters including prominent filmmaker, Nasir Uddin Yousuff, renowned playwright and theatre artiste Selim Al Deen. Established in July, 1973, the group started their journey by staging two plays later that year. The plays, Sangbad Cartoon and Samrat O Pratidwandigon, were showcased at the auditorium of Dhaka District Sports Association (Dhaka Jela Krira Samity). Sangbad Cartoon was written by Selim Al Deen, and directed by Nasir Uddin Yousuff. On the other hand, Samrat O Pratidwandigon was directed by Habibul Hasan. The…

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Priyanka Chopra, Richard Madden to lead Amazon’s ‘Citadel’

Priyanka Chopra and Richard Madden are set to headline Citadel, Anthony and Joe Russo’s upcoming thriller series for Amazon Studios. Chopra and Madden are the first cast members to come aboard, announced by Amazon Studios during their TCA Winter Tour panel on Tuesday in Pasadena. Amazon is calling Citadel a ‘global event multi-series’. Jonas and Madden will star in the US mothership edition of the series. Amazon also announced that a local language production of the franchise will originate from Mexico, in addition to the previously announced versions in Italy…

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Where does Liverpool’s title-breaking drought rank among recent broken title droughts?

Liverpool has finally won the Premier League. It has been years of suffering and seasons of close finishes but ultimately resulting in failure. The drought is now over and the Liverpool faithful can rejoice. The new decade has already started with a team getting over the hump and eliminating what seemed to be a curse of some kind. Where does Liverpool rank among the other teams that have overcame their choking demons in recent years? Many teams have recently erased years of anguish and we see the same joy and…

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How Sports will change in a Covid-19 post world

The sporting action has resumed after months of shut down but is not yet completely up and running. There are a lot questions to be answered, a lot of qualms of how things should be taken forward or whether the players and all those involved are already being risked after and put into the sporting arenas too early. Everyone is waiting for the medical breakthrough, a vaccine for the coronavirus. But, the wait continues. Here we try and look into the covid-19’s implications on sports, the inevitable challenges and by…

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