Popular entertainment shaped the economy since it determined certain activities and businesses that came up. If for example there was an opera in a certain place, restaurants and fast food shops would immediately start coming up in the region.
Sport in Bangladesh is a popular form of entertainment as well as an essential part of Bangladeshi culture. Kabaddi is the national sport of Bangladesh. And cricket, soccer and badminton are considered as the most popular sports in Bangladesh.
Ballads were really popular in the 19th century and they were used for folk music. They are easy to remember because of their rhyme and rhythm. Keep it mind that ballads existed before any kind of electric or electronic entertainment device.