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Sashi Kiran Tikka: Research For A Film From Web, Books Limit You

Jan 15, 2022 Yashika Mathur

The director of upcoming biographical drama 'Major', opens up the research that went behind recreating the life of martyr Sandeep Unnikrishnan.

Binge-Watch These Films And Shows All Through January 2022

Jan 01, 2022 Prateek Sur

If you're looking for what to watch this coming month, here are a few options that you can watch through the month of January 2022 on OTT platforms.


Kal Penn Explains Why He Kept His Relationship Away From The Public For 11 Years

Recently, while promoting his upcoming memoir 'You Can't Be Serious', actor Kal Penn came out as gay and revealed is engaged to his partner, Josh.

Mahasweta Devi: A Memoir

Oct 01, 2021 Ina Puri

Long before Shyamanad Jalan had directed and staged ‘Haazar Chaurasi kee Maa’ we had heard of the real-life mother whose name might or might not have been Sujata. By this time, we had started reading Mashi’s books ourselves and were getting to know her literary world, far removed from our own.


Hollywood Devastated Me, Italy And India Resurrected Me: Kabir Bedi

In his memoir 'Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Journey of an Actor', Kabir Bedi calls Hollywood as a famous sign on a hill, a symbol of fantasy for millions, but was devastating for him and how it was Italy and India who resurrected him.

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22 November, 2020

Alan Rickman's Diaries To Be Published In Book Format In 2022

PTI

The compilation is expected to include his insights on friendship, cinema and politics which he penned in his journals.


03 October, 2020

Priyanka Chopra Jonas' Memoir 'Unfinished' To Release In January 2021

PTI

The "thoughtful and revealing" memoir will take readers through Priyanka's childhood in India, her teenage years in the US, to her return to India, where she unexpectedly won the national and global beauty pageants.


01 August, 2019

Ex-CIA Agent Edward Snowden To Come Out With Memoir 'Permanent Record' In September

Outlook Web Bureau

In 2013, Snowden shocked the world when he parted with the American intelligence establishment and revealed that the US government was secretly pursuing the means to collect every phone call, text message, and email ever sent.


31 July, 2019

Vijay Sethupathi To Play Spin Great Muttiah Muralitharan In Rana Daggubati-Produced Tamil Biopic

Outlook Web Bureau

Heavyweights of South Indian cinema, Vijay Sethupathi and Rana Daggubati have come together to celebrate the life and times of one of the greatest ever cricketers -- Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan


09 February, 2019

Authors From Across The Globe Meet At Brahmaputra Literary Festival

Abdul Gani

Brahmaputra Literary Festival brings together prominent personalities and celebrities, writers, thinkers, artists and other performers both from the northeast and across the country


09 November, 2018

'Would Never Forgive Trump,' Says Michelle Obama

Outlook Web Bureau

The book, which is set to release on November 13, details her early life in Chicago all the way through to her time as First Lady, and includes her feelings of shock and disbelief following Trump's election in 2016.


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31 August, 2018

Akshay Kumar's 'Gold' Becomes First Bollywood Film To Release In Saudi Arabia

Outlook Web Bureau

The Reema Kagti-directed sports film is only the second movie after Rajinikanth’s hit social drama, Kaala to hit the theatres in the Gulf country.



21 March, 2018

Sanjay Dutt Threatens Legal Action Over A Biography That Talks About His Ladies, Drugs, Shooting Spree Inside Home

Outlook Web Bureau

Usman's biography on Dutt did not strike the right chord with the actor, apparently for its explicit content.


22 December, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui Plays Bal Thackeray In Biopic, Watch Teaser

Outlook Web Bureau

Speaking at the launch of a teaser of a film on Balasaheb Thackeray, he said making a movie on his father was difficult because it would not have a hero or a heroine.


31 October, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui To Withdraw His Biography 'An Ordinary Life: A Memoir'

Outlook Web Bureau

"I m apologising 2 every1 who's sentiments r hurt bcz of d chaos around my memoir #AnOrdinaryLife


04 September, 2017

Indian TV Actress Reem Sheikh To Play Malala Yousafzai In Biopic 'Gul Makai'

Outlook Web Bureau

Sheikh has previously worked in TV serials such as "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" and "Na Bole Tum Na Maine Kuch Kaha".


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.

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