Friday, Sep 30, 2022


Saumya Kamble Lift’s 'India’s Best Dancer Season 2' Trophy

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Contestant Saumya Kamble joined the finale via video call as she was unwell. On her behalf, her parents accepted the trophy and prize.

Genilia D'Souza Pens A Special Birthday Note For Salman Khan

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Genelia D'Souza posted a dance-off video on Instagram on Salman Khan's 56th birthday.

Manjamma Jogathi: A Journey From Pain To Liberation

Manjamma Jogathi is today known as Matha B Manjamma Jogathi, the transgender dancer who received Padma Shri for her contribution to art. Here's her journey so far.

National Tribal Dance Festival: A Window Into Lives And Distinct Cultures Of Tribes In India

Nov 09, 2021 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

The second edition of the National Tribal Dance Festival that recently concluded at Raipur the capital city of Chhattisgarh which saw participation from 45 tribal communities.

Sudhaa Chandran Appeals To PM Narendra Modi After Being Stopped At The Airport For Her Prosthetic Leg

Actress and Bharatnatyam dancer Sudhaa Chandran has brought forward a concern that many people in India, with prosthetic limbs, might be facing. She has made an appeal to the Prime Minister for the same.

09 August, 2021

New Orleans Jazz Fest, Celebrating Indigenous Music And Culture, Cancelled Again Due To Covid-19

Associated Press (AP)

Jazz Fest celebrates the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.

20 March, 2021

Watch: Bhangra Group Adds Desi Touch To Irish Music On St Patrick’s Day

Outlook Web Bureau

The viral video garnered over 5 lakh views, as several people on the internet lauded the dancers for mixing the two cultures.

10 December, 2020

Dance Pioneer Astad Deboo Dies In Mumbai At 73, Artistes Mourn Loss


Astad Deboo died at his Mumbai home after a brief illness.

30 September, 2020

When Gulshan Grover Was Denied Morrocan Visa Because Of Shah Rukh Khan

Outlook Web Bureau

Gulshan Grover recounts an amusing anecdote from his life on the sets of India's Best dancer, and the clip is doing rounds on social media since then.

04 June, 2020

The Confluence Of Dance And Music To Beat The Lockdown Blues

Sathya Saran

National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai is putting up online a series of the events it has held over the year.

17 January, 2020

'Qawwali Nahi Chalegi Yahan': Kathak Dancer Manjari Chaturvedi Says Act Stopped Midway At UP Govt Event


The dancer alleged that while she was performing, the music was stopped and an announcement was made for the next act.


02 December, 2019

Of Star-Crossed Lovers And Dance Performances That Evoke Lord Krishna

Sathya Saran

Feroz Abbas Khan's new play Raunaq & Jassi tells a tale about a love that transcends boundaries. 'Morn to Dusk' dance performance celebrates 50 years of National Centre for the Performing Arts.

18 November, 2019

A Homage To Earth And Andal’s Poetry

Sathya Saran

At a time when Nature seems most threatened, poets and dancers find it imperative to remind us of its beauty and ultimate fragility.

25 October, 2019

Food For Soul In The Hills And Magical Rhythm Of Kathak

Sathya Saran

Sathya Saran writes about music that connects audiences to 'themselves and to silence' and about the dance form Kathak, that has become both classic and contemporary at the same time.

10 May, 2019

Indian Hip Hop Crew 'The Kings' Wins American Reality Show World of Dance Season 3

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian dance crew The Kings win US reality show World of Dance, take home one million dollars!

08 May, 2019

Sitayana, Dance-drama On Sita's Journey To Be Held In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Bharatanatyam artists Bhadra Sinha, Gayathri Sharma and Santnu Chakrabarty will come together to present Sitayana in Delhi

11 March, 2019

I Don't Want #MeToo Movement To Fizzle Out, Says Dangal Girl Sanya Malhotra

Giridhar Jha

In conversation with Giridhar Jha from Outlook, actress Sanya Malhotra says she is lucky to be working in Bollywood at a time when young actresses are getting exciting characters to play.


16 February, 2019

The Other Gully Boys: Meet Burari’s Hip Hop Dancers, Challenging Adversities Through Dance

Arshia Dhar

The self-tutored young Hip hop dancers from Burari are now making their way on to national stages, with their eyes firmly set on international championships in the near future.

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo

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

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz