The coming year is going to redefine the cinematic experience forever. Marvel and DC are bringing an epic showdown of superhero saga worldwide. And that’s just some of the biggest attractions that include sci-fi and action as well. As the curtain rises on sequels and prequels, classic franchises eagerly await their everlasting hype. Overriding all this is the desire to see dialogues and stunts of favorite actors and sensational stars. Let’s see what the most exciting Hollywood movies of 2024 promise to offer. 10 Most Anticipated Hollywood Movies of 2024 The Fall Guy | 1st March, 2024 Directed by the seasoned David Leitch, This action comedy unfolds as an adaptation of the iconic 1980s TV series by Glen A. Larson. Scripted by Drew Pearce, this cinematic endeavor brings to life the excellence of Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt. In a collaboration between Universal, 87 North Productions, and Entertainment 360, the film navigates the story of Colt Seavers, a once-retired stuntman. Seavers is reluctantly drawn back into the industry when the lead actor of a mega-budget studio production, mysteriously disappears. However, the production was done under the direction of his former partner. Read more: Netflix Originals Dec 2023 Lineup: List of Movies, Series, and Other Shows Dune: Part Two | 15th March, 2024 Denis Villeneuve's directorial prowess takes center stage in Dune: Part Two, an epic science fiction masterpiece. A seamless continuation from its predecessor in 2021, this film serves as the second chapter in the two-part adaptation of Frank Herbert's 1965 novel. The stellar cast including Timothee Chalamet, Rebecca Ferguson, Josh Brolin, and Zendaya reprising their roles. The movie is made under the banner of Legendary Pictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The storyline of this installment of Dune centers against the backdrop of Paul Atreides' quest to unite with the Fremen people of Arrakis. As they face the daunting House Harkonnen, they get involved in political intrigue, war, and the vast landscapes of the desert planet. Read more: Something Like An Autobiography: Real Story or Just a Film? Godzilla X Kong The New Empire | 12th April, 2024 Directed by Adam Wingard, this sequel to the 2021 blockbuster Godzilla vs. Kong is a monster film that propels audiences back into the awe-inspiring MonsterVerse. This Legendary Pictures production will be distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. The film brings together the mighty Kong and fearsome Godzilla to confront a hidden, colossal threat within the human world. Delving into the mysteries of Skull Island and beyond, the storyline ventures into the origins of Hollow Earth. Starring Dan Stevens, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, and Fala Chen, this cinematic spectacle is waiting to explore the ancient Titan battles that forever bind man and monster. Read more: Top 10 Highest Earning South Indian Films of All Time Rebel Moon: Part 2 | 19th April, 2024 Zack Snyder's visionary prowess takes shape in Rebel Moon, a space opera co-written by himself, Kurt Johnstad, and Shay Hatten. The movie boasts an ensemble cast including Sofia Boutella, Charlie Hunnam, Michiel Huisman, Ray Fisher, Cleopatra Coleman, Jena Malone, Ed Skrein, and Anthony Hopkins. Set against the backdrop of a distant moon threatened by a tyrannical force, this fantasy film unfolds as a tale of survival. The mysterious stranger living among the villagers emerges as their beacon of hope. As the first part, A Child of Fire, gears up for release on December 22, 2023, by Netflix, anticipation for the sequel heightens. Read more: Top 10 Highest-Earning Bangladeshi Films Deadpool 3 | 3rd May, 2024 The third installment of the Deadpool film franchise follows the success of Deadpool (2016) and Deadpool 2 (2018). This film, rooted in Marvel Comics, is a joint production of Marvel Studios and Maximum Effort. Distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Deadpool 3 is under the adept direction of Shawn Levy. The script is a joint effort by Paul Wernick, Rhett Reese, Zeb Wells, Levy, and Ryan Reynolds. Ryan Reynolds reprises his role as the irreverent Deadpool, joined by the likes of Hugh Jackman, Morena Baccarin, Brianna Hildebrand, and Jennifer Garner. Wolverine teams up with the "merc with a mouth," amplifying the anticipation for this superhero extravaganza. Read more: 12 Most Awaited South Indian Movies Releasing in November 2023: A Sneak Peek
Each month ushers the arrival of new movies in the Bollywood film industry, and November is no exception. Movie enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for hindi films spanning a spectrum of genres ranging from high-budget commercial films, to creative art films. Let’s take a look into the stories, and casts of the best10 Bollywood films being released in November 2023. 10 Most Anticipated Bollywood Films for November 2023 Hukus Bukus | November 3, 2023 Darsheel Safary, known for his performance in Taare Zameen Par, is set to return to the big screen in Hukus Bukus. It features Safary as a young cricketer, deeply inspired by the iconic Sachin Tendulkar. The cinema also stars Arun Govil in the role of Safary’s father. Hukus Bukus explores the concept of molding one's entire personality after a sporting legend. The movie was helmed by Vinay Bhardwaj and Saumitra Singh, with a script written by Ranjit Singh Mashiana. The cast also includes Mir Sarwar, Gautam Vij, Meenakshi Chugh, Manish Gaharwar, and Sujata Sehgal. The production company associated with the project is Shining Sun Studios. Read more: Shakib Khan set to star Pan-Indian film 'Dard' alongside Sonal Chauhan Three Of Us | November 3, 2023 This touching relationship drama unfolds against the enchanting backdrop of Maharashtra's Konkan region. Notable actors Shefali Shah, Swanand Kirkire, and Jaideep Ahlawat take on the leading roles. The storyline follows a woman grappling with dementia, who reunites with her childhood sweetheart. Directed by Avinash Arun, this film provides a captivating narrative of introspection, rediscovery, exploration, and the harsh realities of life. The music for the movie is crafted by Alokananda Dasgupta, while the cinematography is skillfully executed by Avinash Arun. The editing is the work of Sanyukta Kaza. Lakeerein - Behind Closed Doors | November 3, 2023 This socio-drama film delves into the complex and often underreported issue of rape within the context of marriage. Durgesh Pathak and Surya Saxena's story has been adapted into a film by Durgesh Pathak with the screenplay written by Dilip Shukla. Lakeerein is produced by Image & Creation, BTC Multimedia, and Blackpearl Movies, and distributed by Reliance Entertainment. Read more: 12 Most Awaited South Indian Movies Releasing in November 2023: A Sneak Peek Set in Lucknow and Ayodhya, the movie explores the legal, societal, and emotional challenges faced by the victims of this issue. the cinema's ensemble cast includes Ashutosh Rana, Bidita Bag, Gaurav Chopra, and Tia Bajpai. Aankh Micholi | November 3, 2023 Aankh Micholi, a comedy film, is directed by Umesh Shukla and bankrolled by Ashish Wagh and Umesh Shukla. This film revolves around a family of misfits trying to hide some secrets from the NRI suitor. Their goal is to marry their daughter off to the NRI guy, and with it in the plot, the film takes a series of comical turns. The cast includes Paresh Rawal, Abhimanyu Dassani, and Mrunal Thakur in leading roles. The cinema's cinematography is handled by Sameer Arya, and the editing is overseen by Steven H. Bernard. The music is composed by Sachin-Jigar. UT 69 | November 3, 2023 UT 69 film revolves around Raj Kundra's time in jail and his endeavor to adapt to the challenging prison environment. Raj Kundra, a renowned entrepreneur and the spouse of Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, portrays the lead role in this biographical feature. Directed and edited by Shahnawaz Ali, UT 69 offers a unique perspective on Kundra's prison life. Read more Aruna Biswas’s debut film 'Ashomvob' set to release this October The screenplay for this intriguing film is written by Vikram Bhatti. Apart from Raj Kundra, UT 69 boasts a supporting cast that includes Kumar Saurabh, Sadanand Patil, Anand Alkunte, and Gaurav Mishra. Production companies involved in this creation are SVS Studio and The Bigger Picture Films.
Like every month, Netflix is gearing up to release several shows and movies in November. While overall, the platform welcomes content from several languages, English content has always dominated their list. This is particularly because of the sheer volume of content released by Netflix every month. With that said, here are 10 of the highly anticipated English language shows coming to Netflix in November 2023. Top 10 Netflix English Original Shows Coming This November All the Light We Cannot See All the Light We Cannot See is a 2014 war novel written by Anthony Doerr. The book follows the life of two teenagers against the backdrop of the Second World War. One is a blind French girl and the other is a German boy forced to fight for the Nazi regime. The novel has been developed as a limited drama series by Steven Knight for Netflix. The series is directed by Shawn Levy with Aria Mia Loberti, Mark Ruffalo, and Hugh Laurie in lead roles. All the Light We Cannot See will be released on Netflix on November 2, 2023. Read more: Aruna Biswas’s debut film 'Ashomvob' set to release this October Sly 2023 has seen some amazing documentaries from Netflix. Keeping up with that trend, Netflix is here with Sylvester Stallone’s Sly. It’s a documentary covering the life of the acclaimed actor who has been entertaining action lovers for over 5 decades. The documentary will follow the story of Stallone’s rise and how he built some of his most iconic characters including that of Rocky and Rambo. The retrospective documentary is directed by Thom Zimny with a special guest appearance from Quentin Tarantino. Sly is set to premiere on Netflix on November 3, 2023. The Killer Ever since the success of Mads Mikkelsen’s Polar released in 2019 on Netflix, neo-noir action thrillers have seen a rise in interest. Keeping up with the demand, Netflix is bringing The Killer directed by David Fincher with screenplay by Andrew Kevin Walker. Netflix didn’t give much away about the plot other than that it involves a failed assassination, an international manhunt, and revenge that insists on not being personal. David Fincher and Netflix last collaborated in Mindhunter which has been acclaimed by the viewers and critics alike. Read more: Legal notice seeks ban on screening of 'Mujib: The Making of a Nation' The Killer stars Michael Fassbender, Arliss Howard, Charles Parnell, and Tilda Swinton in lead roles. It is scheduled for a limited theatrical release on October 27 and Netflix release on November 10, 2023. Stamped from the Beginning The history of racism in America is deeply rooted and extremely troubling. Even if the practice of open racism has been subdued, discrimination still remains. Ibram X. Kendi, Angela Davis, and Julian Joseph explore the complex development of racist ideas in this new documentary from Netflix. The show is written by Ibram X. Kendi and David Teague with direction from Roger Ross Williams. Stamped from the Beginning premiers on November 15.Best. Christmas. Ever! November with its winter chills brings the anticipation of the holiday season. And no Christmas is complete without a dedicated Christmas movie. Every year, Netflix roles out their Christmas movies starting from early November and 2023 is also no different. Read more: Omar Sani signs deal for new film ‘Dead Body’ Best. Christmas. Ever! Follows the friendship of Jackie and Charlotte. Every year Jackie sends a newsletter during Christmas to Charlotte. As Charlotte shows up at Jackie’s door for this year’s Christmas, what will Jackie do to keep up her tradition? The movie sees Heather Graham, Brandy Norwood, and Jason Biggs in lead roles. It is scheduled to be released on November 16, 2023
September is just some days away. For fans of Netflix, a new month means a host of new original shows and movies to binge-watch. September is going to be an exciting month, as it will see the end of several beloved shows as well as the start of new ones. Here’s a list of the most anticipated Netflix originals coming this September. Best Netflix Originals Coming in September 2023 Disenchantment Disenchantment brought the fictional medieval kingdom of Dreamland to life with its fantasy sitcom-style animation. The show was created by Matt Groening, the creator of The Simpsons and Futurama. The story follows the lives of the adventurous and rebellious princess Bean, her demon friend Luci and their elf Elfo. Together, the trio explores the world of Disenchantment in search of uncovering conspiracy theories. The show stars Abbi Jacobson, Eric André, and Nat Nixon in lead roles. The fifth and final part of the show is set to premiere on September 1. Read more: Bollywood superstar Alia Bhatt makes her Hollywood debut in Netflix's 'Heart of Stone' Friday Night Plan Friday Night Plan tells the story of the adventures (or misadventures) of two high school brothers on a fateful Friday Night. It’s a heartwarming tale of sibling camaraderie and the passion of young adult life. The film is produced by Ritesh Sidhwani, Kassim Jagmagia & Farhan Akhtar and directed by Vatsal Neelakantan. It’s produced under the banner of Excel Entertainments with Netflix having the official distribution rights. The up-and-coming cast includes Babil Khan, Aadhya Anand, Amrith Jayan, Medha Rana, and Ninad Kamat with Juhi Chawla Mehta in a special guest appearance. Friday Night Plan premieres on September 1. Read more: Oppenheimer: 10 Fascinating Facts to Know Before Watching the Movie Virgin River Virgin River follows the story of Melinda. One day she answers an ad to become a nurse and midwife in the remote Californian town of Virgin River. What was initially an escape from the past and bad memories, soon takes an unexpected turn. The series is produced by Reel World Management and is based on the best-selling Virgin River novels by Robyn Carr. It stars Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, and Colin Lawrence in lead roles. The series will be back for its fifth season on September 7. Read more: ‘Hero or villain?’ Shah Rukh Khan teases with new ‘Jawan’ poster Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight The beloved Kung Fu Panda series is back with its third season. The series follows the story a few years after the premise of Kung Fu Panda 3 and the second season, The Paws of Destiny. This time, Po must leave home and wander on a journey to find the 4 elemental weapons. In his quest, Po is joined by an English Knight called Luthera, who also happens to be a brown bear. Jack Black reprises the role of the much loved Po with Rita Ora, Chris Geere, and Della Saba in supporting roles. Mitch Watson and Peter Hastings also reprised their roles in the development of the new season. Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight will premiere on September 7. Read more: Top 12 South Indian Films Being Released in August 2023 A Time Called You A Time Called You is an upcoming South Korean time travel romance series. It is based on the novel Someday or One Day by Juang Tien-jen. The story follows the life of Jun-hee as she mourns the loss of her boyfriend, Yeon-jun in 2023. Somehow she teleports back to 1998 in the body of an 18-year-old Min-ju. What’s even more surprising is that in this timeline, she meets Si-heon who looks exactly like her deceased boyfriend. The series is directed by Kim Jin-won and stars Ahn Hyo-seop, Jeon Yeo-be, and Kang Hoon in lead roles. It is set to premiere on September 8. Read more: Sharey Showlo is full of suspense: Mamo
The most hyped Bangladeshi movies releasing on Eid-ul-Azha 2023 promise captivating entertainment. Moviegoers’ eager eyes have started scanning the news feeds on social media. This excitement extends not only to theatre releases but also to the OTT (over-the-top) web films in Bangladesh. With the passionate audience of Bangladeshi cinema in mind, this is a sneak peek at the most anticipated movies set to release in halls and on OTT platforms this Eid. Let's delve into the world of these highly awaited films and discover what makes them truly exciting. 10 Most Anticipated Bangladeshi Movies Coming on Eid-ul-Azha 2023 Priyotoma Since the release of the first look on May 10, Shakib Khan's fans have been in a frenzy. Shakib's new avatar, sporting long hair and a man bun, quickly went viral on social media. His enigmatic pose left millions of fans captivated. Read more: Animated film 'Mujib Bhai' premiers at Star Cineplex Director Himel Ashraf revealed that this spontaneous moment featuring Shakib is a first in the film 'Priyotoma'. Himel Ashraf himself collaborated with Farooq Hossain in crafting the screenplay and dialogues. The movie is a Versatile Media production owned by Arshad Adnan. Kolkata star Idhika Paul is set to appear as the female lead alongside Shakib Khan. Shurongo Afran Nisho, a popular face in the realm of television, has become the talk of the town since the release of the teaser for his debut film. 'Shurongo' is a thrilling tale directed by the renowned Raihan Rafi. The plot revolves around an audacious heist. The movie stars Toma Mirza opposite Nisho, with Mustafa Monowar and Shahiduzzaman Selim also featuring in pivotal roles. 'Shurongo' will be released on the OTT platform Chorki and in local theaters this Qurbani Eid. Prohelika Esteemed drama director Chayanika Chowdhury presents her first full-length film. The song 'Megher Nowka' from 'Prohelika' has already garnered significant popularity. Pantha Shahriar weaves together mystery and romance in his story, dialogues, and screenplay, offering viewers a captivating experience. Veteran actor Mahfuz Ahmed makes a comeback to cinema after a prolonged hiatus, starring opposite the popular screen star Shabnam Bubli. Produced by Jamal Hossain, the film boasts a talented ensemble cast, including Nasir Uddin Khan, Rashed Mamun Apu, and AK Azad Setu. Read more: New details of ‘Squid Game’ season 2 revealed Nikosh Tasnia Farin, who has made a mark in both drama and films, returns with a thrilling surprise. In a captivating promotional stunt, Farin appeared on Facebook live, pleading with the audience to help find her missing sister. Netizens swiftly realized that it was a teaser for 'Nikosh’. The story follows Sultana, who embarks on a search for her suddenly vanished younger sister, Liza. The screenplay, story, and dialogues were penned by Mejbah Uddin Sumon, while Rubel Hassan directed this web film in the thriller genre. Mahima Sultana portrays the role of the younger sister, and the movie features a diverse cast, including Mir Nawfel Ashrafi, Joy Raj, Rakib Hossain Ivon, Khalekuzzaman, Israt Jahan Hridika, Sabiha Zaman, and many more in various roles. MR-9 Jazz Multimedia has long contemplated bringing the renowned spy Masud Rana to the big screen. Their aspirations finally materialised with the adaptation of Kazi Anwar Hossain's 1966 novel ‘Dhongsho Pahar’, titled ‘MR-9: Do or Die’. Directed by Asif Akbar and produced under the banner of Jazz Multimedia and Avel Entertainment, the film stars ABM Suman as Masud Rana. The movie is expected to be released in both Bangla and English languages and will also hit theatres in Kolkata, India. Following its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival this year, Premiere Entertainment is working on a worldwide release for the film. Tariq Anam Khan, Jessia Islam, Irfan Sajjad, Sayeda Tithee Omni, Anisur Rahman Milan, and Shahidul Alam Sacchu are among the talented actors gracing the screen in various roles. Read more: Shakib Khan’s ‘Priyotoma’ receives uncut censor certificate
Netflix, the worldwide popular streaming platform, has an exciting lineup of English language originals set to release in July 2023. The list includes few big-name blockbuster franchises along with new releases. From crime comedies to post-apocalyptic thrillers, viewers can expect a month filled with laughter, suspense, romance, and epic adventures as they dive into these highly anticipated releases. 10 Netflix English Originals Being Released in July 2023 The Out-Laws The Out-Laws, directed by Tyler Spindel, is an upcoming American crime comedy film set to release on July 7, 2023, exclusively on Netflix. The film, produced by Adam Sandler, Adam DeVine, and Allen Covert, follows the story of a bank manager, Owen (Adam DeVine), whose bank is robbed by a notorious group of criminals known as the Ghost Bandits. To Owen's surprise, he suspects that the criminals might be his future in-laws. The star-studded cast includes Adam DeVine, Pierce Brosnan, Ellen Barkin, Nina Dobrev, Michael Rooker, and more. With a humorous premise and talented ensemble, The Out-Laws promises an entertaining and comical crime caper. Read more: Bollywood star Kajol says ‘facing one of the toughest trials of my life’, erases all Instagram posts Bird Box Barcelona Bird Box Barcelona, directed by Álex Pastor and David Pastor, is an upcoming film set to release on July 14, 2023, exclusively on Netflix. Serving as a spin-off from the 2018 post-apocalyptic horror film Bird Box, it follows the story of a father (Mario Casas) and his daughter (Naila Schuberth) as they navigate a dystopian future where looking at entities roaming the earth means certain death. The film features an ensemble cast including Georgina Campbell, Diego Calva, and many more. With Nostromo Pictures producing the project, Bird Box Barcelona promises to deliver a gripping and suspenseful tale in the same universe as its predecessor. Read more: Playing Odin in Marvel's Thor movies was 'pointless acting', says Anthony Hopkins Beneath the Surface Beneath the Surface is an exhilarating documentary directed by Laura McGann, set to release on Netflix on July 19, 2023. The film follows Alessia Zecchini, an Italian champion freediver, as she embarks on a daring quest to set a new world record in freediving. Descending to remarkable depths without scuba gear, Alessia enters what she calls the last quiet place on Earth. With the constant danger of blackouts upon ascent, she relies on the assistance of safety diver Stephen Keenan, an adventurous Irishman who fell in love with the sport in Dahab, Egypt. As their fates become intertwined, Alessia and Stephen train together to conquer the challenging 85-foot-long tunnel located 184 feet below the Red Sea in Dahab's legendary Blue Hole. Read more: Kolkata 20th Tele Cine Awards: Afzal Hossain, Chanchal Chowdhury, Bappa Mazumder honoured Supa Team 4 Supa Team 4 is an animated TV series set to release on Netflix on July 20. Created by Malenga Mulendema, the show follows the adventures of four teenage girls in the futuristic African city of Lusaka. When they are recruited by a retired secret agent, they become Supa Team 4, a group of undercover superheroes dedicated to saving the world on a budget. Directed by Dave Osborne and featuring a talented voice cast including John Macmillan, Pamela Nomvete, and Nancy Sekhokoane, the series combines schoolgirl struggles with thrilling superhero action, offering an exciting and entertaining watch for viewers. Read more: Guess who’s returning to the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise? They Cloned Tyrone They Cloned Tyrone, directed by Juel Taylor, is a mystery action thriller set to release on July 21. The film follows an unlikely trio, portrayed by John Boyega, Jamie Foxx, and Teyonah Parris, who find themselves embroiled in a series of eerie events that lead them to uncover a nefarious government conspiracy. With its suspenseful storyline, They Cloned Tyrone takes audiences on a thrilling caper that explores the dark secrets hidden beneath the surface. This film is not a sequel but promises to deliver an engaging and thrilling experience with its talented cast and gripping narrative. Read more: 12 Most Anticipated South Indian Movies Coming in June 2023
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday asked the filmmakers to produce life-oriented decent movies to keep the people away from wrongdoings and offenses in the society. “The life-oriented arts and cinemas attract the people much. The reason is that the people get the reflection of their own life from there. A cinema can change the life of a person or a society,” she said. The premier said this while distributing the National Film Awards 2021 to the 35 winners under different categories in recognition of their contributions to the film industry. The award giving ceremony was held at Bangabandhu International Conference Center (BICC) in the city. Hasina said cinema and drama have an impact everywhere. “Cinema and drama can enrich the thoughts and spirits of the people and keep the people away from unjust and offense,” she said. In this context, she asked the artists and litterateurs to write life-oriented articles, dramas and literatures so that such movies can be produced to improve the society further. The PM said a number of good movies were produced in the recent days which have become of international standard and popular in the country. She said once there were dirty and imitated cinemas here. It needs to take the good things and avoid bad things, not imitating other movies. “We need some decent cinemas so that a person sitting with parents, brothers and sisters can watch it together,” she said. While making any movie, the filmmaker needs to consider what is good for society, she said. The premier stressed the need for production of good children’s films and conservation of old movies by making their digital versions. “We’re lagging behind in (production of) children's films. Good films need to be made for children. Those who make children's films need to be given good fund,” she said. She also put emphasis on raising the amount of government funds from Tk 25 lakh (for a full length film) and Tk 20 lakh (for a short film) to get quality movies. Information and Broadcasting Minister Hasan Mahmud presided over the event, while chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting Hasanul Haq Inu and Information Secretary Humayun Kabir Khandaker spoke on the occasion. Read more: PM hands over Nat’l Film Awards to 35 recipients The award is considered to be one the most prestigious prizes given for films in Bangladesh. This year eminent artistes Doly Jahur and Ilias Kanchan jointly got the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' for their contributions to the film industry. Matiya Banu Shuku’r "Lal Moroger Jhuti" and Rezwan Shahriar Sumit's "Nonajoler Kabbo" jointly bagged the best film award. 'Dhar', directed by Aka Reza Ghalib, received the best short film award, while 'Bodhobhumite Ekdin' directed by Kawsar Chowdhury got the best documentary award. Rezwan Shahriar Sumit was conferred with the 'Best Director' award for "Nonajoler Kabbo" film, while Siam Ahmed and Mir Sabbir Mahmud were jointly given the best actor award for leading role in film 'Mridha Bonam Mridha' and 'Raatjaga Fool’ respectively. Ajmeri Haque and Tasnova Tamanna jointly received the best actress award for the films 'Rehana Maryam Noor’ and 'Nona Joler Kabbo' respectively. Fazlur Rahman Babu got the best-supporting role award for the film ''Nona Joler Kabbo' while Shampa Reza bagged the best supporting actress award for the film 'Padma Puran'. Md Abdul Mannan (Joyraj) was awarded best actor for a negative role in the film 'Lal Moroger Jhuti'. Probhash Kumar Bhattacharya (Milon) got the award for comedy in the film 'Mridha Bonam Mridha.' Afia Tabassum (Afia Jahin Jayma) won the best child artiste award for the film 'Rehana Maroam Nur', while a special award in the children division went to Jannatul Mawa Jhilik for the film 'Ja Harie Jai'. Sujeyo Sham bagged the best music director's award for 'Joiboti Kannyar Mon' film. KM Abdullah Al Murtaza Muhin won the award in the best singer category for film 'Padma Puran', while the best singer female award went to Chandana Majumder (film 'Padma Puran'). The best lyricist award went to the late Gazi Mazharul Anwar for the song in 'Joiboti Kannyar Mon' film. Sujeyo Sham won the best composer award for the film 'Joiboti Kanyar Mon'. The best story writer award went to Rezwana Shahriar Sumit for the film 'Nona Joler Kabbo'. Pinky Akter received the special film award for her “Tungi Parar Miya Bhai’ film produced about the life of Father of the Nation Bangabandu Sheik Mujibur Rahman on the occasion of his birth centenary. The other award winners are: Nurul Alam Atik (screenwriter), Towqir Ahmed (dialogue), Samir Ahmed (best editing), Shihab Nurun Nabi (best art direction), Syed Kashef Shahbazi, Sumon Kumar Sarkar and Mazharul Islam Razu (jointly for best cinematographer), Shaiba Talukder (sound designer), Idila Kasrin Farid (costume and design) and Md Farukh and Md Farhad Reza Milon jointly won the best makeup artists award.
Netflix is in a league of its own when it comes to streaming platforms. Often considered the pioneer of streaming services, Netflix strongly holds the title of the most subscribed platform across the world. While there has been a drop in viewership recently, Netflix is determined to bring quality content across genres for its viewers. On that note, here’s a list of 10 of the best original TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in March 2023. 10 Netflix Original TV Series and Films Releasing on March 2023 MH370: The Plane That Disappeared – 8th March The first on our list is a docuseries based on the infamous disappearance of the Malaysian flight MH370 back in 2014. The British docuseries is produced by Harry Hewland and directed by Louise Malkinson for Raw TV. Netflix acquired the global distribution rights for the series. The series will debut as a three-part story with the first part to releasing on 8th March. The docu-series will take an extensive dive into the disappearance of all the passengers onboard, subsequent global search operations, and possible reasons for the disappearance. Read More: Top 10 Upcoming South Indian Movies in March 2023 Faraway – 8th March The next on our list is a German rom-com movie titled Faraway. The film has been directed by Vanessa Jopp and written by Jane Ainscough and Alex Kendall. It stars Naomi Krauss in the lead role. The movie revolves around Zeynip (Naomi) as she struggles to find the meaning of life in an unhappy marriage and overworked life. One day she finds out that her mother has left her a small cottage in Croatia as her last will. Tired from life Zeynip decides to escape everything and move to find out more about the will. What follows and who she meets there forms the basic story of the movie. Luther: The Fallen Sun – 10th March One of the most anticipated crime thrillers for this year is the Idris Elba starrer Luther: The Fallen Sun. It’s a continuation of the famous TV series of the same name. Idris Elba reprises his role as John Luther, a brilliant yet disgraced and jailed detective. As the cyber psychopath terrorizes London, Luther decides to take the matter into his own hands. Read More: ‘Murir Tin’: Coke Studio Bangla launches season 2 with nod to local dialects The movie adaptation of the series has been done by Neil Cross who is also the writer of the original TV series with direction from Jamie Payne. The movie stars Andy Serkis and Cynthia Erivo in supporting roles. Outlast – 10th March Unscripted reality shows have become hugely popular in recent times and Netflix seems to be privy to them. Outlast is a Netflix original survival reality show where 16 participants will have to survive wild Alaska for a chance to win 1 million dollars. The catch? They’ll have to work as part of a team. The 8-episode series will drop on Netflix on 10th March. Read More: Bangla Natoks to Watch on Valentine’s Day 2023 Ikebukuro West Gate Park – 15th March Ikebukuro West Gate Park follows the story of Makoto, a 20-year-old delinquent who frequently gets into trouble for his over-the-top curiosity and unruly nature. Makoto is assisted by a group of his best buddies. How this group of delinquents navigates life and how they unravel deeper mysteries makes up the basic premise of the anime. The first season of the anime has already been completed back in 2020 by Kobo Animations. Netflix has acquired the global distribution right of the series.
As 2023 begins, the countdown has begun for the release of the year's most awaited movies. As the popularity of movies has been established long ago, movie lovers can’t wait to experience the surprises. There is a lot of hype about possible villains for the new installments, and possible twists on old stories. There is endless discussion about whether the upcoming movies will be able to do justice to their old selves, or whether they will be able to start a new craze. This article lists the most anticipated movies of 2023 out of the shouts. 10 Most Awaited Films Releasing in 2023 Ant-Man and the Wasp- Quantumania | February 17, 2023 Marvel is going to start the year 2023 with this movie. This 31st movie of MCU will make its name as the first movie of phase five of MCU. Directed by Peyton Reed and written by Jeff Loveness, Paul Rudd and Evangeline Lilly will reprise their roles as Scott Lang and Hope Pym, respectively. In this third installment of Ant-Man, Scott-hope and their family will be brought to the Quantum Realm where they will encounter Kang the Conqueror, the infamous supervillain from Marvel Comics. Read More: Indian Movie RRR’s Success at Golden Globe 2023 John Wick Chapter IV | March 24, 2023 John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves, continues to pull audiences even after three consecutive editions. Written by Michael Finch and Shay Hatten and directed by Chad Stahelski, this neo-noir action film will once again feature some breathless fighting sequences. Before gaining his freedom, Wick must face a new enemy that threatens to turn his old friend into an enemy. Lionsgate CEO John Feltheimer confirmed the production of the 5th movie alongside the shooting of this fourth installment. Guardians of the Galaxy (Volume 3) | May 5, 2023 James Gunn is going to appear again in the guardians of the galaxy to give Marvel fans a new surprise. This sequel to 2017's Guardians of the Galaxy 2 will mark the 32nd movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Star Lord's old team will be seen this time going to war with Marvel's new character Adam Warlock played by Will Poulter. However, the bad news for Gunn fans is that this will be his last Guardians film. Read More: 2022 Highest Grossing Movies Worldwide. Fast X | May 19, 2023 Those who love to see all their favorite stars together have been following up on the Fast and Furious franchise since its inception. Via Fast X, this action franchise, written by Justin Lin, is entering its tenth year. This time, however, Louis Leterrier is directing and Dan Mazzeu contributed to the screenplay along with Lin. Vin Diesel’s character Dominique Toretto's old team and Charlize Theron as villain remain unchanged. But Jason Momoa and Brie Larson will appear with surprises in new roles. More good news – February 2024 is already targeted for the release of the eleventh movie. Spider-Man- Across the SpiderVerse | June 2, 2023 This co-production of Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation is going to be a great treat for Spider-Man fans. Here, the audience will see an unprecedented world of a different dimension called Spider-Verse, where Miles' adventure will be accompanied by Spider-Force. This sequel of the 2018 animated film marks the directorial debut of Joaquim dos Santos and Justin K. Thompson. They will be accompanied by Kemp Powers. In addition to Shameek Moore as the main character Miles, other voiceover artists include Hailee Steinfeld, Zach Johnson, Issa Rae, Daniel Kaluuya, Brian Tyree Henry, Luna Lauren Velez, and Oscar Isaac. Read More: 5 Best Movies of Mel Gibson.
Vidya Balan is one of the pioneers of bringing the new stream of female-led roles in Hindi cinema. Although her acting debut was in the 1995 sitcom Hum Panche, she made her mainstream film debut in 2003 with the Bengali cinema Bhalo Theko. Then in 2005, she started doing Hindi films through Parineeta. Along with it, the massive success of Lage Raho Munna Bhai in the following year bring her into the limelight. Since then she kept giving amazing movies one after another. Let's check out the top 5 movies of Vidya Balan, which made her who she is today. Bollywood Star Vidya Balan’s 5 Most Popular Movies Paa (2009) This film is inspired by the 1996 Hollywood movie Jack, directed by R. Balki. Amitabh Bachchan plays the title role in this drama film portraying a boy who looks like an old man. The mother has to go through many ironies due to her son's rare genetic condition. The whole story takes a more interesting turn when the boy infected with progeria learns that his father is a respectable man in the town. Abhishek Bachchan played the role of this father and Vidya Balan the mother. Although their relationship is father-son in real life, Amitabh Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan play opposite roles here. Read More: Superstar Salman Khan’s 5 Super Hit Movies The role of a single mother struggling with Progeria was quite challenging for Vidya. Initially, she felt a bit exaggerated about the character. Playing the mother of an actor as prestigious as Bachchan is a tough task, especially when he was 30 years older than her. Vidya won Star Screen Awards, IIFA Awards, and Filmfare Award for the first time in her life as Best Actress. Ishqiya (2010) Ishqiya is one of Vidya Balan's best works and it marks Abhishek Chaubey's directorial debut. Vidya's co-artists in this black comedy film were Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, and Salman Shahid. Balan's character here was completely different from her other simple heroine roles. She portrayed the character of a seductive and sly village widow from Uttar Pradesh brilliantly. For the part, she adapted to the local dialect, which included some slang words as well. Read More: Top 10 Upcoming South Indian Films in January 2023 Not only Vidya Balan unleashed a sensational actress lying within herself, but it was also established through this that she is far ahead of other Barbie doll heroines in mainstream cinema. This role let her bag many achievements. Most notable of these were the Big Star Entertainment Awards for Most Entertaining Female Film Actor, the Filmfare Awards for Best Actress at the Critics' Choice Awards, the Producers Guild Film and Screen Awards for Best Actress in a Leading Role, and the Stardust Awards for best actress in Thriller or Action Role. Kahaani (2012) Kahaani is one of the films associated with Vidya Balan's name. Screenplay by Sujoy Ghosh and Advaita Kalar, this thriller film indulged to grow a captivating story. Here Balan was seen rummaging Kolkata for her missing husband despite being pregnant. Read More: 5 Best Movies of Hollywood Superstar Brad Pitt Popular Kolkata actor Parambrata Chatterjee and the one and only Nawazuddin Siddiqui in supporting roles made the whole movie impeccable. Apart from the screenplay, the cinematography of the film and the performances of the lead actors garnered much praise from critics.