Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

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Suparn Verma: Why Can't A Woman Have Her Own Life, Have Her Own Choices, And Be Free To Do What She Wishes?

Sep 15, 2021 Prateek Sur

Says director Suparn Verma talking to Outlook about the famous Lonavala scene from his recent directorial ‘The Family Man 2’. The show has gone on to become a massive success.

Vivek Agnihotri: OTT Has Proved That Stars Are Stars Only When A Lot Of Hype Is Created Around Them

Sep 12, 2021 Prateek Sur

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri opens up about how with the release of masala movies on OTT, the content is getting watered down, and how on OTT audiences are focusing more on content than the star.

Third 'A Quiet Place' Movie To Debut In March 2023

The third part is in early development and is being billed as a spin-off broadening the post-apocalyptic world introduced in the first two movies.

Veteran Marathi Film Director Sumitra Bhave Passes Away

Apr 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Some of Bhave's notable works include 'Devrai', 'Gho Mala Asala Hawa', 'Ha Bharat Maza' and and 'Kaasav', a National Award-winning film.

Love Genre Has Vanished From Cinema, Says Filmmaker Karan Johar

In the current phase of the industry, the 48-year-old director said romance has been long forgotten.

24 February, 2021

Alia Bhatt's 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' To Hit The Big Screen In July

Outlook Web Bureau

'Gangubai Kathiawadi' features Alia Bhatt as Gangubai, one of the most powerful, loved and respected madams from Kamathipura during the 1960s.

08 November, 2020

HC To Hear Bollywood Producers' Plea Against Republic TV And Times Now


The plea seeks to withdraw and take down all defamatory content published by Republic TV and Times Now against the film industry.

28 August, 2020

Ahead Of Film Release, 'Sadak 2' Trailer Becomes Second-Most Disliked Video On YouTube

Outlook Web Bureau

Mahesh Bhatt’s 'Sadak 2', which is set to release online on August 28, received over 12 million thumbs down on its trailer on Youtube amid controversy over nepotism.

08 June, 2020

Thank You Note To Basu Chatterjee For Rajnigandha, A Woman's Love Story

Surbhi M Karwa

Mainstream Bollywood cinema has been notoriously patriarchal. But Rajnigandha broke this mould as Chatterjee created a love story around a woman and her dilemma as the central theme.

25 April, 2020

I Wanted To Find a Bridge Between Sona Mohapatra’s Music And Politics: Deepti Gupta

Syed Saad Ahmed

In conversation with Deepti Gupta, the director of ‘Shut Up Sona’, about her first feature-length documentary and the challenges of being a female cinematographer

20 February, 2020

3 Assistant Directors Dead In Crane Accident On Set Of Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2'


The accident took at suburban Nazrathpet when the crane employed to erect the set crashed.

18 May, 2019

Different Styles Of Kangana Ranaut At The 2019 Cannes Film Festival

Outlook Web Bureau

Here we take a look at Kangana Ranaut’s different looks at the ongoing 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival

07 May, 2019

After Kalank Debacle, Karan Johar Has A Chance To Redeem Himself With SOTY2

Giridhar Jha

Starring the much sought-after Tiger Shroff opposite two debutantes, Tara Sutaria and Ananya Pandey, SOTY2 is a sequel to the Dharma Productions’ 2012 hit, Student of the Year.

08 March, 2019

Don't Stereotype Us, Don't Show Us As 'Use And Throw' Objects: Women Sex Workers Urge Indian Filmmakers

Outlook Web Bureau

Social activist and lawyer Aarthi Pai says mainstream cinema has done a lot of damage to "the identity of sex workers".

25 February, 2019

28-Year-Old Malayalam Filmmaker Nayana Sooryan Found Dead At Apartment In Kerala

Outlook Web Bureau

A proponent of parallel cinema, Nayana Sooryan marked her space in the industry as an independent director through 'Crossword'.

23 February, 2019

Bollywood Filmmakers Satish Kaushik, Ronnie Lahiri Stuck At Itanagar After Protests At IIFF Venue

Abdul Gani

We were supposed to go out to the Itanagar International Film Festival (IIFF) venue for the festival but the situation worsened and we were stuck in the hotel, Delhi-based National award winning filmmaker Utpal Borpujari told Outook on Saturday.

12 February, 2019

Director Bryan Singer's 'Red Sonja' On Hold Amid Renewed Sexual Harassment Allegations

Outlook Web Bureau

'Red Sonja', a female empowerment story, would have earned Director Bryan Singer a USD 10 million pay package.

30 December, 2018

Former PM Deve Gowda Says 'I Am Also An Accidental Prime Minister'

Outlook Web Bureau

The film is based on Manmohan Singh's tenure as India's prime minister from 2004 to 2014 with the Congress alleging it was the BJP's propaganda against their party.

Photo Gallery

Artists welcome tourists as they arrive to board Cordelia cruise ship on their way from Mumbai to Lakshadweep, during a Kerala Tourism event, in Kochi.

PTI Photo

A medic prepares to administer a dose of COVID-19 vaccine to a beneficiary in Srinagar.

PTI Photo/S. Irfan

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik hands over a smart health card under the 'Biju Swasthya Kalyan Yojana' (BSKY) scheme to a beneficiary, in Balangir district.

PTI Photo

Assam Chief Minister and NEDA convener Himanta Biswa Sarma during BJP State executive meeting, at Amingaon in Kamrup district.

PTI Photo

Swami Adya Tiwari, prime accused in Mahant Narendra Giri death case, being produced in the District Court, in Prayagraj.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu