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Jump of faith

Jump of faith

A teenaged boy trains in the scorching heat of the summer sun in the remote village of Chilmari in Kushtia. His legs keep slipping because of a myriad of reasons. Firstly, the field he trains on is full of sand. Secondly, he has no guidance from any professional trainer…

June 5, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Visionary behind emotions on screen

Visionary behind emotions on screen

Shahrear Polock has turned his childhood interest in different forms of art into a successful career as an advert and music video director…writes Sumaiya Iqbal…

May 29, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Master of resurrection

Master of resurrection

Despite the numerous injuries restraining his career, Mashrafe Bin Mortaza has returned to the field to amaze his supporters in the cricketing world as a player and captain of Bangladesh cricket team. The humbled captain shares his experience with Neebiir Kamaal..

May 22, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Reigniting an old flame

Reigniting an old flame

Rachel Priyanka Perris, the only trained dancer of the local ancient dance form Gaudiya Nritya in the country strives to revive and keep the classical art form alive…writes Sumaiya Iqbal…

May 15, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Story of perseverance

Story of perseverance

Sabirul Islam rose above the traditional norms of education to become an entrepreneur at 14, author at 17 and many more to inspire one million…writes Saad Hammadi…

May 8, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Lone fighter

Lone fighter

Navina Aziza Kabir, a proud daughter of parents with hearing imparity, has turned it into a personal mission to facilitate ‘differently abled’ people by teaching sign language…writes Shababa Iqbal…

May 1, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
A different Osama

A different Osama

Rejection has come in abundance than being chosen in case of Osama Bin Noor but when he was finally chosen, he became the only Bangladeshi to make it in the 2016 Forbes ‘30 under 30’ social entrepreneurs and the Queen’s Young Leaders Award in UK…

April 24, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Coding for Bangla

Coding for Bangla

Imtiaz Salim finds out how Shamim Hasnath, the developer of Ridmik Keyboard, has been working to facilitate the use of Bangla in the virtual world…

April 17, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Partners since birth

Partners since birth

Farhat Afzal tells the fascinating story of twin brothers Manik and Ratan, the young duo have already made a name with their cartooning talent and is currently working on creating a new character for American TV show Sesame Street…

April 10, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon
Creating new waves

Creating new waves

Tin Whiskers is a persona – a shapeless form with colours, made of layers of silhouettes. It is made of sounds from here and there, blended into an ambiance that calms you but also wants to make you dance…

April 3, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Icon