Monday, Nov 29, 2021


Munawar Faruqui Denied Permission For Bengaluru Show, Artist Says 'I'm Done'

Nov 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The stand-up comedian Munawar Faruqui has been denied permission by police in Bangalore, after protests by Hindu right wing outfits against him. Faruqui had to hold a show in the city on Sunday.

Katrina Kaif-Starrer 'Phone Bhoot’ Set To Release In July 2022

Nov 26, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

'Phone Bhoot' is a horror comedy directed by Gurmmeet Singh and produced by Excel Entertainment. The film, written by Ravi Shankaran and Jasvinder Singh Bath, is set to be released on July 15 next year.

Rohit Shetty's 'Cirkus' Will Have To Wait For The Right Time To Get A Release

'Cirkus' will be Rohit Shetty's third film with Ranveer Singh, following 'Simmba' and 'Sooryavanshi', in which he appeared in an extended cameo. The film is based on William Shakespeare's classic play 'The Comedy of Errors'.

Vir Das Opens Up On The 'Two Indias' Monologue, Censorship, And His Emmy Nomination

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"Any Indian with a sense of humour, who enjoys satire, and watches my entire video will know that's what happened in my video and will feel love and feel amazing," said comedian Vir Das on his 'Two Indias' monologue.

Bhuvan Bam: I Stay Away From Doing Comedy On Politics, Religion

The actor and comedian talks about his content and why he doesn't merge politics or religion with his work.

19 November, 2021

Not Just Vir Das, Here Are 5 Stand-Up Comedians Who Got Into Trouble With The Law

Prateek Sur

Before Vir Das, stand-up comics like Kapil Sharma, Kunal Kamra, Munawar Faruqui, Tanmay Bhat, Agrima Joshua and many others have gotten into legal trouble for telling jokes.

26 October, 2021

Jonas Brothers All Set For The First Ever Family Comedy-Roast

Outlook Web Bureau

A teaser video titled 'Jonas Brothers Family Roast' was released by the streaming giants Netflix on Monday, featuring Nick, Kevin, and Joe Jonas.

16 October, 2021

Uss Ne Kaha Tha: A Gripping Extrusion Of Gender Binary

Shafey Kidwai

Ashar Najmi’s Urdu novel explores the complex perception of gender roles, gender identity and the ubiquitous unitary sexual orientation in the literary framework.

30 September, 2021

Archana Puran Singh On Navjot Singh Sidhu's Return to 'The Kapil Sharma Show': 'Got Other Things To Do'

Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Archana Puran Singh, a judge on The Kapil Sharma Show, has stated that she is willing to step down if cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu chooses to return after resigning as Punjab Congress leader. She stated that the job was not as simple as people make it out to be.

28 September, 2021

Kapil Sharma Got Rejected As ‘Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa’ Host Because Of Being Fat

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor-comedian Kapil Sharma has opened up about how he lost out hosting the dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa’ because of his weight.

26 September, 2021

Vir Das Calls Out To Young Designers To Dress Him Up Immaculately For The Emmys

Outlook Web Bureau

Actor-Comedian Vir Das is out to hunt a new fashion designer who can dress him up for the upcoming Emmy awards where he has been nominated for his Netflix stand-up comedy special, ‘Vir Das: For India’.


15 September, 2021

Hollywood Stars React To ‘One Of A Kind’ Comedian Norm Macdonald’s Death

Outlook Web Bureau

Many popular celebrities and comedians are sending their condolences after comedian Norm Macdonald died at age 61.

12 September, 2021

'Black Books': A British Comedy Show Centered Around An Eccentric Bookstore Owner

Samarth Goyal

Set in London, the show is about library owner, Bernard Black (Dylan Moran), his best friend, and neighbour Fran Katzenjammer(Tamsin Greig), and Bernard’s account/co worker/ caretakeing butler, Manny Bianco (Bill Bailey) .

05 September, 2021

Kitu Gidwani On TV Shows In The Last 20 Years: TV Has Failed Indian Audiences

Samarth Goyal

In an exclusive chat with Outlook, the 53-year-old actor talks about the content on TV in the last 20 years, the advent of OTT platforms, and her new series.

20 August, 2021

Comedian Are Adapting To The New Formats On The Digital Platform

Lachmi Deb Roy

Here is a look at how the comedy landscape has evolved with the pandemic hitting the live shows.

19 August, 2021

Gursimran Khamba ‘Had A Blast’ Working With Ranvir Shorey And Vinay Pathak On ‘Chalo Koi Baat Nahi’

Samarth Goyal

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, Gursimran Khamba talks about the idea behind the upcoming SonyLiv series ‘Chalo Koi Baat Nahin’.

24 June, 2021

Upcoming Film 'Strangers' To Cast Sophie Turner

Outlook Web Bureau

Sophie Turner joins the cast of Strangers along with Camila Mendes and Maya Hawke


18 May, 2021

In Comedy, You’ve To Be Careful And Shouldn’t Question Faith Or Trust: Sunil Grover

Eshita Bhargava

In an exclusive interview with Outlook’s Eshita Bhargava, Sunil Grover spoke about his journey, receiving dues as a comic and actor, creative process, and much more.

Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

PTI Photo

Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

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Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


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An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

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