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Tamil Film ‘Koozhangal’ Beats ‘Sardar Udham’ And ‘Sherni’ To Become India’s Official Oscar Entry For 2022

Oct 23, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Tamil film ‘Koozhangal’ has been selected as India’s official entry for the Academy Awards 2022. It beat films like ‘Sardar Udham’ and ‘Sherni’ to attain this recognition.

'Hunger Games' Actor Jennifer Lawrence To Star In R-rated comedy 'No Hard Feelings'

Oct 15, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The project is touted as an R-rated comedy in the vein of Tom Cruise's 1983 film 'Risky Business' and Cameron Diaz-starrer 'Bad Teacher'.

Taiwanese Books Lose Markets In China Amid Rising Tensions

In recent years, China has cut the flow of Chinese tourists and students to Taiwan and blocked its artists from taking part in Taiwan’s Golden Rooster and Golden Melody awards, regarded as the Oscars and Grammys for Chinese-language movies and music.

Oscars 2021 Winners List: ‘Nomadland’ Wins Best Picture, Chloe Zhao, Anthony Hopkins Create History

Nomadlad director Chloe Zhao made history by becoming the first woman of colour to win the Best Director trophy at the actors. She is also only the second female director to lift the trophy.

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".

20 April, 2021

Oscar-Winning Star Olivia Colman In Talks To Join Marvel Studio's Series 'Secret Invasion'

Outlook Web Bureau

There is no clarity on what Colman would play in the series but infiltration of Skrulls on Earth is said to be a part of the story.

03 April, 2021

Noah Emmerich, Kim Dickens To Star In Netflix Thriller 'The Good Nurse'

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Starring Jessica Chastain and Eddie Redmayne in the lead roles, the movie is an adaptation of Charles Graeber's book 'The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness, and Murder'.

15 March, 2021

Oscars 2021: David Fincher’s ‘Mank’ Bags Most Nominations; Check Full List

Outlook Web Bureau

The 93rd Academy Awards ceremony will be held on April 25

14 March, 2021

Actress Strips Naked At 'French Oscars' To Demand Support For Country's Art Industry

Outlook Web Bureau

The art sector in France has been hit badly by the ongoing pandemic with the cinemas and theatres in the country have been closed since October 2020

02 March, 2021

Football Legend IM Vijayan-starrer 'Mmmmm' Eligible For Oscars Best Film Award

Outlook Web Bureau

'Mmmmm (Sound of Pain)' is one of the 366 movies eligible for the 2020 Academy Awards. Nominations voting will begin on March 5


13 February, 2021

‘Bittu’ Was Never An Investigation Of The Poisoning, Says Filmmaker Karishma Dev Dube

Lachmi Deb Roy

‘Bittu’, the short film inspired by the infamous school poisoning of 2013 has made it to the Live Action Short Film shortlist for the 93rd Academy Awards.

10 February, 2021

India's 'Jallikattu' Out Of Oscars 2021 Race In Best International Feature Film Category

Outlook Web Bureau

In the nominations round, Academy members from all branches are invited to opt-in to participate and must view all 15 shortlisted films in order to cast a ballot.

06 February, 2021

Oscar-Winner And ‘Sound Of Music' Star Christopher Plummer Passes Away At 91

Associated Press (AP)

Plummer scripted history by becoming the oldest actor to win the Academy Award at the age of 82

09 December, 2020

Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh Joins Oscars 2021 Production Team


Soderbergh is known for the 'Ocean's Eleven' series, 'Magic Mike' and 'Contagion' amongst other Hollywood hits.

02 December, 2020

It's Official: Oscars 2021 Will Be An 'In-Person' Show


The 2021 Oscars ceremony will be an 'in-person telecast'

02 December, 2020

'Umbrella Academy', 'Juno' Actor Ellen Page Comes Out As Transgender, Changes Name To Elliot Page

Associated Press (AP)

'I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self,' Page wrote in a social media post.


25 November, 2020

Malayalam Film 'Jallikattu' Is India's Official Oscar Entry


'Jallikattu' is based on the short story Maoist by Hareesh and stars Antony Varghese, Chemban Vinod Jose, Sabumon Abdusamad and Santhy Balachandran.

Photo Gallery

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

PTI Photo

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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Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

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.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

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.

Bezwada Wilson
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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.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh