March 29, 2020


  • Monday
  • 21 December, 2009
Speaking Out

The Outlook Speak Out Debate saw 25 finalists across 290 schools argue on ‘Freedom of the Press: To be Curtailed or not’. The winners included Hita Agarwal from Smt RSB Arya Vidya Mandir, Mumbai, Maansa Bhalotia from Toc H Public School, Kochi, and A. Aparna from Hyderabad Public School. The Union minister for sports and youth affairs M.S. Gill gave away the awards.

Design Honours

Actress Asin gives away Marie Claire’s Bollywood Fashion Award to designer Aki Narula at the second edition of the Made in India Fashion Awards. The event also featured a fashion show, the culmination of an MC-Dastkar initiative towards sustainable fashion.

Ben Ten

On the star-studded green carpet at the Paa premiere was Ben Kingsley and wife Daniela, personal invitees of the Big B. Ben himself has been in town planning his film Taj Mahal. He hopes to rope in the Bachchan bahu as Mumtaz. But before she commits, watch Ben in Leena Yadav’s Teen Patti.

Stepping Up

Her history-sheet already lists Tamil cinema, Bollywood, even Hollywood. Now Shriya Sharan is being paid a whopping amount for Malayalam film Pokkiri Raja with Mammootty and Prithviraj.


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