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Sands Of Time - Part 8 | Making Music In The Shadows: The Curious Case Of Kanu Roy

Jan 08, 2022 Amborish Roychoudhury

In the eighth part of Outlook Magazine's 'Sands of Time' series, Amborish Roychoudhury takes a look at Kanu Roy and his work. Roy's songs still dominate airwaves but the artist is all but forgotten.

One More Lockdown? Film Producers, Exhibitors Worried After Delhi Shuts Theatres

Dec 28, 2021 Prateek Sur

The Delhi government’s decision to shut theatres owing to the rise in Covid-19 cases has terribly scared the exhibitors. The film producers definitely want to stick to the government rules but are worried about the future of the film industry.


Jimmy Sheirgill: It’s Easy To Think That Actors Have It All; We All Have To Work To Earn Money

Actor Jimmy Sheirgill has been doing some fantastic work back to back on varied OTT platforms. The actor is finding his due in this new medium and he seems to be enjoying it.

Irrfan Khan's Wife, Sutapa Sikdar, Posts An Emotional Message As Son Babil Khan Begins Shooting

Dec 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The film is set to release on 2 December 2022 and also features R Madhavan, Kay Kay Menon, and Divyenndu Sharma in significant roles, in addition to Babil Khan.


Venkatesh Poses Like A Nawab At Charminar For His Next Film 'F3'

Creators of Venkatesh's next film 'F3' have released a special poster and a sneak peek.

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13 December, 2021

Sujoy Ghosh Reacts To Pritish Nandy's Criticism Of Abhishek Bachchan's 'Awful Wig' In Bob Biswas

Outlook Web Desk

Bob Biswas, according to Pritish Nandy, is a film he enjoyed. He applauded Abhishek Bachchan's performance but criticised his 'awful wig.'


11 December, 2021

R Madhavan Finds It Tough To Believe That People Still Adore Him As A Romantic Hero

Outlook Web Desk

"I'm going to be 52 and more grey. It almost looks funny, I don't know how else to react to it when I see a mother and daughter both react the same way to me. I am just very grateful and I am blessed," said actor R Madhavan.


11 December, 2021

Dhanush Opens On Working With Russo Brothers For 'The Gray Man'

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"It is way too early to talk about it. I loved the experience of working on it. It has been a very good learning experience for me,” said actor Dhanush.


10 December, 2021

Alia Bhatt Would have Done A Walk-On Part In A Rajamouli Film

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Alia Bhatt talks about how a coincidental meeting with filmmaker SS Rajamouli at the airport led to her landing a role in the film 'RRR.'


09 December, 2021

Venkatesh Returns To Bollywood With Salman Khan For Sajid Nadiadwala's Next After A 25-Year Break

Outlook Web Desk

According to a source, Nadiadwala's much-anticipated action comedy would mark Venkatesh's comeback to Hindi cinema after a 25-year absence.


09 December, 2021

Ratna Pathak Shah Backs Indian Cinema, Says 'Film Industry No Longer Laughing Stock'

Outlook Web Desk

The actress believes that the influx of new filmmakers and their willingness to tell bolder stories has the potential to propel Indian cinema into the spotlight.


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09 December, 2021

'RRR' Trailer: Netizens Blown Away By Jr. NTR, Ram Charan In SS Rajamouli's Next

Outlook Web Desk

The trailer of the film has also gone viral amassing a staggering number of likes and views on Youtube in the timeframe.


08 December, 2021

Prabhas, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan, Mahesh Babu Donate To CMRF For Andhra Flood Victims

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Actor Prabhas contributed Rs. 1 crore to the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) on Tuesday to aid flood victims.


08 December, 2021

Kareena Kapoor Khan Calls Mother-In-Law Sharmila Tagore 'Iconic' As She Wishes Her on Her Birthday

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“Happy birthday to my beautiful mother in law….Iconic,” wrote Kareena Kapoor on her Instagram stories to wish her mother-in-law, Sharmila Tagore.


08 December, 2021

Did You Know? 'Gadar' Was Filmed At Amritsar Railway Station With A Real Crowd

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The filmmakers advertised that anyone wearing a Kurta-Pyjama would be included in the film. As word got out, purchases of the aforementioned traditional clothing surged, and locals turned out in droves for the filming of the sequence in which the train arrived from Pakistan.


04 December, 2021

Daniel Radcliffe And 'Harry Potter' Co-Star Robert Pattinson Are Not 'Close Mates'

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"We have a very strange relationship now where we basically only communicate through journalists. We haven’t seen each other in ages," said Daniel Radcliffe while talking about Robert Pattinson.


04 December, 2021

Kiara Advani Opens Up About The Criticism Her Film 'Kabir Singh' Faced

Outlook Web Desk

"It breaks my heart that a lot of people just focus on that one slap in the film,” said Kiara Advani.


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03 December, 2021

Rhea Chakraborty Calls Younger Brother A Warrior, Asks Him To Have Patience And Faith

Outlook Web Desk

The brother-sister duo were both imprisoned for allegedly supplying drugs to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.


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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