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The Comeback Of The ‘Dhak Dhak’ Girl Madhuri Dixit

The Comeback Of The ‘Dhak Dhak’ Girl Madhuri Dixit

Feb 26, 2022

As Madhuri Dixit makes a comeback with ‘Fame Game’, the Bollywood actor says OTT is like a cultural hub and it is changing the roles for women.  

Oscars 2022: Gender, Caste And Class Were Irrelevant For Makers Of 'Writing With Fire'

Oscars 2022: Gender, Caste And Class Were Irrelevant For Makers Of 'Writing With Fire'

Feb 22, 2022

Co-director Sushmit Ghosh of ‘Writing With Fire’ says, 'the protagonists of the film are Dalit women and they are championing the true values of journalism, democracy and doing it in the most compassionate way possible.'

Showing Love On Social Media And The Psychology Behind It

Showing Love On Social Media And The Psychology Behind It

Feb 14, 2022

A couple can spend a gloriously romantic evening complete with the cliched candlelight dinner, and slow dancing, but the memory wouldn’t become real until it was shared on social media, and validated by likes and hearts of friends, acquaintances and strangers.

Digital Art, Online Plays: How Pandemic Affected Artists And Live Performances

Digital Art, Online Plays: How Pandemic Affected Artists And Live Performances

Feb 10, 2022

From stages and art galleries to digital galleries, artists will always find a way to tell their stories. But the Covid-19 pandemic has left many struggling.

Pandemic Leaves Once Rising Dalit Entrepreneurs Jobless And Hopeless

Pandemic Leaves Once Rising Dalit Entrepreneurs Jobless And Hopeless

Feb 10, 2022

The pandemic has starkly exposed that even in a so-called free market, Dalits and entrepreneurs among them are denied full access to it

Statues Of Women In India And The Male Gaze

Statues Of Women In India And The Male Gaze

Feb 02, 2022

Can public art in India, depicting admirable women from history and mythology, shed the male gaze?

Why Doesn't India Have A Law Against Marital Rape?

Why Doesn't India Have A Law Against Marital Rape?

Feb 02, 2022

The reason why the state maintains a strict and respectful distance from the marital bedroom is for the sole purposes of dignity and privacy accorded to a nuptial relationship in the marital bedroom.

OTT Boom: You Cannot Fool The Audience With Your Stardom!

OTT Boom: You Cannot Fool The Audience With Your Stardom!

Jan 25, 2022

As cinema halls remain shuttered, actors like Vidya Balan, Vicky Kaushal, Shefali Shah, Dhairya Karwa, Siddhant Chaturvedi mention how OTT has been a saviour.

How Life Changed For The 'Covid Widows' Of India

How Life Changed For The 'Covid Widows' Of India

Jan 24, 2022

'Life doesn’t prepare you for the inevitability of death...love does.'

Show And Tell: They Make You See Through Your Ears

Show And Tell: They Make You See Through Your Ears

Jan 21, 2022

The audio show format is gaining momentum, with India having emerged as the third-largest consumer of podcasts. Actors Supriya Pathak, Sayani Gupta and Anshuman Jha talk about why they find the medium engaging and challenging

Love, Virtually: Is Digital Dating The New Normal?

Love, Virtually: Is Digital Dating The New Normal?

Jan 19, 2022

Dating apps are playing Cupid and bringing people together even as they stay afar, making the virtual experience both engaging and interactive. Has the pandemic changed the way we date?

David Alrich On Everything That 'Shane' The Documentary Is About

David Alrich On Everything That 'Shane' The Documentary Is About

Jan 13, 2022

In an interview with Outlook, director and producer of the documentary, 'Shane', David Alrich mentions that Shane Warne doesn’t hide from his personal stories because he knows that’s what made him so special.

How The Screen Saved The Stage During The Pandemic

How The Screen Saved The Stage During The Pandemic

Jan 09, 2022

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.

An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

An Ode To Sindhutai Sapkal aka ‘Mai’

Jan 06, 2022

As the country mourns the death of Padma Shree awardee Sindhutai Sapkal, Outlook looks at the strength of a mother, second to none, and her journey from being an unwanted child to becoming a 'Mai' to thousands of orphaned children.

A Year Of Indian Cinema From Big Screen To Phone Screen, A Metamorphosis

A Year Of Indian Cinema From Big Screen To Phone Screen, A Metamorphosis

Dec 31, 2021

Outlook takes a look at trends in the field of entertainment in the year 2021 through the eyes of the craftsmen.

Yearender 2021: A Roller-Coaster Ride Into The Future Of Eating Out

Yearender 2021: A Roller-Coaster Ride Into The Future Of Eating Out

Dec 26, 2021

From adoption of new technologies for ease of business to reinvention of experiences in compliance with the new normal, the food industry has undergone robust transformation owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

How Safe Is It To Send Children To School Amid Omicron Scare?

How Safe Is It To Send Children To School Amid Omicron Scare?

Dec 23, 2021

While most parents and kids are happy with the schools reopening after a long break since March 2020, few parents are still highly apprehensive in sending their kids to school amid the surging Omicron scare in India.

The Changing Face Of Beauty: Why Beauty Pageants Are Losing Their Charm In India

The Changing Face Of Beauty: Why Beauty Pageants Are Losing Their Charm In India

Dec 21, 2021

With 21-year-old Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu winning the Miss Universe contest after 21 years, Outlook tries to find out why are beauty pageants in India losing its past glory.

Mahesh Dattani On Isolation And The Emergence Of Digital Theatre | The Year That Was 2021

Mahesh Dattani On Isolation And The Emergence Of Digital Theatre | The Year That Was 2021

Dec 19, 2021

Noted theatre personality, Mahesh Dattani explains how the pandemic years have pushed boundaries for stage theatre and given birth to digital theatre.

How Short Films Are Making A Boom During Covid-19 Pandemic

How Short Films Are Making A Boom During Covid-19 Pandemic

Dec 15, 2021

Short film boom during Covid-19 pandemic: With the appetite for consumption increasing and attention span changing, audiences are becoming more receptive to the micro-content of short films.

'What Is Pollution?' How Bad Air And Neglect Is Slowly Killing Our Children

'What Is Pollution?' How Bad Air And Neglect Is Slowly Killing Our Children

Dec 14, 2021

High levels of air pollution can trigger asthma attacks in children and adversely affect those already inflicted with it. It can affect lung development.

Bollywood Backstage: How Stars Are Made

Bollywood Backstage: How Stars Are Made

Dec 12, 2021

Getting a break in Bollywood is one thing, it is another to become a star. There's a publicity machinery at work in the film industry that churns up media frenzy, of course at a price.

Meet The MBA Grad Who Quit Corporate Life To Fill Her Life With Fragrance

Meet The MBA Grad Who Quit Corporate Life To Fill Her Life With Fragrance

Dec 11, 2021

Refusing to get bogged down by her demanding jobs, Shubhi Jain turned to fashion blogging and launched ‘Me Time Aromas’ to chart a new path

Bollywood Veterans Get New Lease Of Life With OTT Comeback

Bollywood Veterans Get New Lease Of Life With OTT Comeback

Dec 11, 2021

As veteran actors, Poonam Dhillon, Padmini Kolhapure, Sushmita Sen, Raveena Tandon, Madhuri, Shilpa Shetty, Raj Babbar make a comeback through digital platforms, Outlook looks at how ageism plays out in Bollywood.

For These Young Minds, Pollution Is A Bigger Menace Than Others

For These Young Minds, Pollution Is A Bigger Menace Than Others

Dec 08, 2021

Children from economically weak backgrounds face the worst of outdoor air pollution

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