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Shoojit Sircar

Shoojit Sircar On 'Sardar Udham': I Wanted Audiences To Take Back Jallianwala Bagh

Nov 24, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Shoojit Sircar's 'Sardar Udham' concentrated on the narrative about a lesser-known revolutionary freedom fighter and was released on OTT.

Shoojit Sircar on Making A Sequel To 'Vicky Donor': I Will Fail Miserably

Oct 25, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has revealed he was offered a lot of amount to make the sequel to his 2012 film 'Vicky Donor', but he had to turn it down.

Shoojit Sircar: Many People Actually Had To Google To Find Out Who Sardar Udham Was!

Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar feels that there are many such unsung heroes like Sardar Udham who have played a very active part in our freedom struggle and it is time to celebrate them.

Vicky Kaushal: Replacing Irrfan Khan For Sardar Udham Is My Tribute To Irrfan, An Actor Whom I Love And Admire

Oct 17, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Actor Vicky Kaushal wants the audience to feel that there is a Sardar Udham in all of us.

Late Actor Irrfan’s Son Babil Khan Was Being Considered For A Role In ‘Sardar Udham’

In an interview, producer Ronnie Lahiri revealed that Babil Khan would have made his acting debut in ‘Sardar Udham’.

01 October, 2021

Shoojit Sircar Doesn’t ‘Feel Guilty’ Of Opting For An OTT Release For 'Sardar Udham': ‘It's Not A Mistake’

Outlook Web Bureau

During the trailer launch of the film, Sircar was asked if he feels he could have waited longer for cinema halls to reopen so that the movie could have had a big screen release.

24 September, 2020

Vicky Donor Fame Bhupesh Pandya Dies After Battling Lung Cancer; Co Actors Posts Tributes


Pandya's alma mater, NSD and other colleagues, including actors Manoj Bajpayee, Gajraj Rao and casting director-filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra mourned his death on Twitter on Wednesday.

12 June, 2020

Movie Review | Gulabo Sitabo A Letdown From Vicky Donor, Piku Team Despite Big B's Sterling Act

Giridhar Jha

Amitabh Bachchan does it yet again in Gulabo Sitabo grabbing the eyeballs by the force of his consummate performance despite the languid pace of the narrative. But that may not be enough for the film, considering the fact that it is a collaboration of the same team, which has delivered some immensely uplifting movies in the past eight years.

02 June, 2020

To Kiss Or Not To Kiss: Bollywood In Dilemma Over Intimate Scenes In Films After Covid-19 Lockdown

Lachmi Deb Roy

Not only intimate scenes, but the entire process of filmmaking will pose a challenge to the film industry after the lockdown. The industry is likely to set guidelines that address these challenges.

27 May, 2020

I Feel Cinema Halls And OTT Platforms Will Co-exist: Shoojit Sircar

Lachmi Deb Roy

In conversation with Outlook's Lachmi Deb Roy, Director Shoojit Sircar talks about the challenges of working together with Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurana, and the future of cinema halls in the time of OTT platforms.

20 April, 2020

Ayushmann Khurrana Relives 'Vicky Donor' Days On Its 8th Anniversary

Outlook Web Bureau

Ayushmann Khurrana says that 'Vicky Donor' was a role of a lifetime for him, and shaped him as an actor and told people about his intent to do differential and quirky cinema that will stand out for its content

24 January, 2019

Nawazuddin Siddiqui One Of Our Finest Actors, Roars Like A Tiger: Shoojit Sircar

Outlook Web Bureau

Film 'Thackeray' portrays how an Artist becomes a powerful political leader, says filmmaker Shoojit Sircar.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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