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Lockdown Woes: Actors, Directors, Junior Artistes Talk About Financial Troubles Amidst Pandemic

Jan 13, 2022 Prateek Sur

With a looming lockdown due to the third wave, theatres being shut in many states, and film releases getting postponed, monetary troubles are sure to occur and hit everyone associated with the film industry.

Madhur Bhandarkar Is Worried About Theaters Being Shut Again

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

Director Madhur Bhandarkar's upcoming film 'India Lockdown' is due for release in March or April.

How The Screen Saved The Stage During The Pandemic

The pandemic hit stage theatre hard and the artists had no choice but to innovate. Digital theatre was a creation of the pandemic and many theatre artists feel, it is the way forward.

Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu: Beauty Is A Forever Thing That Stays In You

Jan 01, 2022 Prateek Sur

Harnaaz Sandhu, who won the coveted Miss Universe 2021 title, gives her definition of beauty. She also opines on whether beauty is something that a person is born with or it’s something that can be gained over the years.

After Closure Of Theatre’s In Capital, Multiplex Association Of India Meets Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia

The Multiplex Association of India has requested the Delhi government to enable movie theatres to operate with 50 percent occupancy.

30 December, 2021

Theatre Chain PVR Cinemas Hikes Movie Ticket Prices In Telangana

Outlook Web Bureau

Multiplex operator PVR Cinemas has increased the movie ticket prices in Telangana by more than 50 percent.

28 December, 2021

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

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.

21 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: Top 10 OTT Releases Of The Year

Outlook Web Desk

Due to theatres being inaccessible, major high budget projects were released on the OTT platforms, making its viewership surge to the highest in the year 2021.

04 December, 2021

AR Rahman's All-Woman Show And 'Miracle In Matunga Street’

Sathya Saran

AR Rahman's All-Woman Show at Dubai Expo and the play 'Miracle In Matunga Street’: To breathe real stage dust was a pleasant feeling, after a year and more of watching stuff on the small screen or phone.

22 November, 2021

Salman Khan Opens Up On His Dream Project, 'Salman Talkies'

Outlook Web Bureau

“Yes we had plans to open up theatres,” said the actor while talking about his project 'Salman Talkies'

26 September, 2021

Yash Raj Films Announces Theatrical Release Dates For ‘Bunty Aur Babli 2’, ‘Prithviraj’, ‘Jayeshbhai Jordaar’ And ‘Shamshera’

Outlook Web Bureau

Bollywood production house YRF has announced it’s upcoming slate of movies, which are set to have a theatrical release worldwide.


25 September, 2021

Theaters In Maharashtra To Reopen From Oct 22

Outlook Web Bureau

The statement was made via Chief Minister’s Office on Twitter on Saturday.

15 September, 2021

Tiku Talsania Excited To Be A Part Of Gujarati Play

Outlook Web Bureau

The veteran actor also says, the Gujarati play ‘Jenu Khisu Garam Eni Same Sau Naram’ has a very strong script

06 August, 2021

‘Bell Bottom’: Wondering How Lara Dutta Transformed Into Indira Gandhi? Know It From Her

Eshita Bhargava

In a candid conversation with Outlook, Lara Dutta Bhupathi talks about her look in 'Bell Bottom', the preparation that went behind, her journey in the film industry, and much more.

24 July, 2021

Delhi Metro, Buses To Run With Full Capacity From Monday, Cinema Halls Can Allow 50% Seating

Outlook Web Bureau

The Covid pandemic situation in Delhi seems to have been improving over the past few weeks, allowing the government to reopen the city in a phased manner.

18 July, 2021

Karnataka Eases Covid Restrictions, Allows Opening Of Cinema Halls, Colleges

Outlook Web Desk

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa with senior ministers and officials at his residence here.

21 May, 2021

'Digital Platform Opens Up Scope, But Can Never Replace Live Performance': Theatre Actor Vinay Varma

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, actor Vinay Varma talks about the theatre scene during the Covid-19 pandemic


28 April, 2021

I Took Up Comedy As A Challenge: Bollywood Actor Shreyas Talpade

Eshita Bhargava

In this exclusive interview, Shreyas Talpade talks about his first theatre play, Nine Rasa -- an OTT platform dedicated to theatre and performing arts, his Bollywood journey, and much more.

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