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Sanal Kumar Sasidharan

Sanal Kumar Sasidharan: I Want To Narrate Experiences And Not Just Tell Stories

Aug 29, 2021 Samarth Goyal

Filmmaker Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, in an exclusive conversation with Outlook, talks about his approach to filmmaking, which helped him win the Disruptor in Cinema Award for his film ‘Kayattam’ at the recently concluded Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) 2021.

Well Known Film, Theatre Personalities Urge Voters To Vote Against BJP

Apr 05, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Joint appeal has been issued by many well known artistes and filmmakers across the country in 12 languages, saying the upcoming Lok Sabha elections are the "most critical in the history" of the country.

Govt Can Even Misuse Law To Destroy Something They Don't Like , Says Maker Of Film S Durga

"It is simply proved that, those in power now, can go to any extent to destroy something which they don't like. They can even misuse law or ignore judiciary for their purpose."

Curtains Will Come Down On Film Festival In A Few Hours But No Decision On Screening S Durga Despite Court Order

Nov 28, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau

The Kerala High Court had, a week ago, ordered the IFFI organisers to screen the censored version of the film.

Big Blow To I&B Ministry, Kerala High Court Orders Screening Of S Durga At IFFI

Sasidharan had last week moved to the Kerala High Court against the Information and Broadcasting ministry and IFFI officials over his film S Durga being dropped from the festival.

21 November, 2017

It Is A Government For Gods And Goddesses, Not For Citizens, Says Maker Of Film Sexy Durga

Minu Ittyipe

If a film's fate is decided by a minister arbitrarily, let us not call it democracy, says Malayalam film director Sanal Kumar Sasidharan.

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India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Thailand's Pornpawee Chochuwong during their women's singles badminton group stage match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

A disabled girl walks through a corridor at a school run by the Association of People with Disability in Bengaluru.

AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi

A group of physically challenged people stage a protest on the 'International Day of Disabled Persons' in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


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