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Kamal Haasan To Produce Sivakarthikeyan's Next

Jan 16, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Actor Sivakarthikeyan and actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan have announced their collaboration for the yet-to-be-titled flick. Details below.

Four IITs, Including Delhi And Madras, Get New Directors

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

While IIT-Bombay professor Rangan Banerjee has been appointed as the next director of IIT-Delhi, IIT-Madras professor V Kamakoti has been appointed as the director of the institute, they said. Kamakoti designed India's first indigenously-developed microprocessor 'SHAKTI'.


Abhishek Kapoor: The Problem Is Not With The Transgender Community But With Society

Ace filmmaker Abhishek Kapoor’s last release ‘Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui’ spoke about the very important topic of transgenders. He speaks up about how he normalised the story and how he made it not come out as preachy.

Raveena Tandon, Taapsee Pannu Say Actors Have To Face Bad Reviews; Dread Working With Confused Directors

Dec 29, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Raveena Tandon and Tapsee Pannu feel because they are in front of the camera they face the brunt of negative criticism; while the filmmakers who lack clear vision get away.


Karan Johar Has An Exasperated Response To Young Actors Asking For Rs 20-30 Crore

Filmmaker Karan Johar stated that several young actors today have yet to prove their worth at the box-office, despite the fact that their fees have been increased tenfold.

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22 December, 2021

Priyadarshan: I Have To Change My Writing Style Now To Compete With Youngster

Yashika Mathur

The seasoned writer and director, who has given multiple blockbusters to industries of multiple languages, decodes his style of filmmaking.


20 December, 2021

Omicron Covid-19: Vaccines Can Be Tweaked For Protection, Says AIIMS director Dr Randeep Guleria

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Omicron Covid-19: AIIMS Delhi director Dr Randeep Guleria said it is important to remember that vaccines can be tweaked for protection against the new variants.


17 December, 2021

Dia Mirza Pays Tribute To Late Casting Director Seher Aly Latif: She Was Always Full Of Hope

Samarth Goyal

Seher Aly Latif is also being remembered by the faculty and alumni community of The Social Communications Media Department of Sophia Smt. The college has memorialised her at the campus with a studio floor named after her.


16 December, 2021

Milan Luthria: ‘Tadap’ Has Toughened Ahan Shetty For Life

Prateek Sur

Director Milan Luthria speaks to Outlook about how the pandemic turned nightmarish for his latest release ‘Tadap’ which marked the film debut of actor Suniel Shetty’s son Ahan Shetty.


14 December, 2021

Ram Madhvani: I Have 22 Scripts That Have Not Yet Been Filmed

Prateek Sur

‘Aarya 2’ and ‘Dhamaaka’ filmmaker Ram Madhvani speaks to Outlook about the regrets he has had over the years in the film industry. He even opens up about not having won the Emmy award for ‘Aarya’.


08 December, 2021

Riteish Deshmukh To Mark His Directorial Debut With Marathi Film 'Ved'

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood actor Riteish Deshmukh will mark his directional debut in the film 'Ved'. The film will also star his wife and bollywood actress Genelia D'Souza.


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26 November, 2021

Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari: I Believe In The Concept Of Living Life One Day At A Time

Outlook Web Bureau

Time tends to fly by, but the most successful people seem to do more in a day than many of us do in a week. Here's how the writer-filmmaker-director Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari manages all her work in time.


16 November, 2021

Farhan Akhtar: ‘Jee Le Zaraa’ Was Too Exciting To Say ‘I Will Do It Some Other Time’

Prateek Sur

Farhan Akhtar is returning to his first love, film direction, with ‘Jee Le Zaraa’ after a gap of 10 years. Talking to Outlook, he opens up about why he decided to make this comeback.


12 September, 2021

Vivek Agnihotri: OTT Has Proved That Stars Are Stars Only When A Lot Of Hype Is Created Around Them

Prateek Sur

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri opens up about how with the release of masala movies on OTT, the content is getting watered down, and how on OTT audiences are focusing more on content than the star.


26 April, 2021

93rd Academy Awards: Chloe Zhao Becomes Second Woman In Oscars History To Win Best Director

Outlook Web Bureau

Kathryn Bigelow was the first woman to win the best director in 2009 for her film "The Hurt Locker".


25 April, 2021

Hollywood Producer Scott Rudin Resigns From Broadway League Over Allegations Of Workplace Abuse

Outlook Web Bureau

Scott Rudin was set to produce several films for A24, however, A24 has cut ties with him.


20 March, 2019

Sonchiriya: The Golden Sparrow Foxes The Box-Office But May Yet Charm Historians

Madhavan Narayanan

Abhishek Chaubey directed 'Sonchiriya' (Golden Sparrow) may be an understated Beti Bachao film in the year the country goes to the polls with many a slogan to live up to.


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24 January, 2019

Boman Irani Launches Production House, Amitabh Bachchan Unveils Banner

Outlook Web Bureau

Boman Irani launched his production banner 'Irani MovieTone' on Thursday but he contends that at heart, he still remains an actor.


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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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.

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