Entertainment

Sophia coming to visit Dhaka

Asianbarta : Sophia, a lifelike robot, which has generated quite a buzz among the youth and the artificial intelligence industry around the world, is coming to Bangladesh to make an appearance at the Digital World Exposition on December 6. The humanoid robot was created using state of the art innovations in artificial intelligence.It will attend two sessions of the biggest ... Read More »

Farooki’s Doob: The Frontier of a New Wave of Cinema

Asianbarta : ‘Doob: No Bed of Roses’, released on 27th October, has already taken the country by storm. Receiving a plethora of positive reviews from critics and fans alike, ‘Doob’ is considered by many as Mostofa Sarwar Farooki’s best work yet and the best Bangladeshi film released this year. In this exclusive interview with Star Showbiz, Mostafa Sarwar Farooki talks ... Read More »

Dhaka Int’l Folk Fest opens today

Asianbarta :The third edition of the Dhaka International Folk Festival opens today at the capital’s Army Stadium, amid much anticipation and fanfare. Assamese (India) singer Papon, a fan favourite of the festival, will perform on the opening day, along with Brazilian composer-musician Maurucio Tizumba and Australia-based Tibetan folk musician Tenzin Choegyal. Upcoming Bangladeshi folk band Baula will open the festival, ... Read More »

The health benefits of kombucha

By Jo Lewin – Associate nutritionist : Fermented food has soared in popularity in recent years, in part thanks to the ever increasing interest and research into gut health. Kombucha, a mildly fizzy, slightly sour drink, has become popular with health conscious consumers looking for an alternative to processed fizzy drinks that are often packed with sugar or artificial sweeteners. But ... Read More »

Aditya : It hurts when a film doesn’t do well

Asianbarta24 news : Bollywood’s brooding hunk Aditya Roy Kapur is all set to hit the big screen once again with the upcoming romantic flick ‘OK Jaanu’ with Shraddha Kapoor. The actor, who ended 2016 on a low with his romantic-drama ‘Fitoor’ failing at the box office, is looking forward to a brighter start to 2017 when his film hits theatres ... Read More »

Woman of Indian descent crowned Miss Japan

Asianbarta : A half-Indian beauty queen with an elephant trainers licence was crowned Miss Japan today, striking a fresh blow for racial equality. Priyanka Yoshikawas tearful victory comes a year after Ariana Miyamoto faced an ugly backlash for becoming the first black woman to represent Japan. Social media lit up after Miyamotos trail-blazing triumph as critics complained that Miss Universe ... Read More »

New Spice Girls song in the making: Mel B

Asianbarta : Singer Mel B has teased that there will be new music by all-girls band Spice Girls soon. The 41-year-old has been back in the recording studio with band members Emma Bunton and Geri Horner working on new material to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut single Wannabe. She has now admitted fans can get to hear the ... Read More »

Madhuri flies to US for shoulder treatment

Asianbarta : Madhuri Dixit, who has been judging a popular reality show, has flown to the States last week after her shoulder started giving her trouble. The actress reportedly is in unbearable pain for which she wanted to get a second opinion for. She is now seeking the help of doctors in the US for the same. According to reports, ... Read More »