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Broadway-Style Dance Musical To Depict Kurukshetra War Of Mahabharata

The play, "18 Days - Dusk of an Era", will aim to "unfurl the maze of events orchestrated in the Kurukshetra war" with a Broadway-style treatment of the production.

28 November 2022

A tableau with India map and Hindu deity Ram during a BJP rally in Thakurnagar.

'Angry, Warrior Ram Is Creation Of Political Hindutva': Indologist Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri

A retired ‘Reader’ of Sanskrit at Gurudas College in Kolkata, Indologist Nrisingha Prasad Bhaduri, who won the Sahitya Academy award in 2016, spoke to Outlook about the popularity and influence of Ram and Ramayan in...


'Mahabharata' OTT Version

'Mahabharata' To Find An OTT Home On Disney+Hotstar, Global Audience

'Mahabharata', which a generation of Indians grew up seeing on Doordarshan, will be back with a contemporary look and on a global platform -- the streamer Disney+ Hotstar.


Shiva In Mythology: Let’s Reimagine The Lord

We forget that Shiva is present in both the Ramayana and the Mahabharata, crushing the arrogance of Ravan and humbling the privileged Arjun. This cannot be explained historically, writes noted author Devdutt Pattanaik

28 October 2022

Mahabharata OTT Version

Gaurav Banerjee: 'Mahabharata' A Large Scale, Ambitious Project For Disney+ Hotstar

"Mahabharata" has the potential to set the tone for Indian content globally, believes Disney+ Hotstar's Gaurav Banerjee, who promises the new series to be a "richly detailed" take on the epic.


Wetlands are essential for maintaining ecological balance and preserving biodiversity

Rag Rag Mein Ganga: In The Land Of The Mahabharata

In the middle stretch, the Ganga is joined by several streams and tributaries that also need saving

09 September 2022

Ram Ke Naam: What The Names Tell

A philologist's interpretation of the age when the epic of Ramayan was composed, based on the names of the characters in the story

08 October 2022

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The Craft Of Salman Rushdie And His Belief That Writers Must Tackle Larger Issues Of The Day

What makes Salman Rushdie one of the most important contemporary writers is his stating that the writer has a responsibility to tackle the larger issues of the day.

26 August 2022

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11 July 2022
Shakuntalam Producer Creates Buzz About First-Look Poster Of Samantha Prabhu-Starrer

Shakuntalam Producer Creates Buzz About First-Look Poster Of Samantha Prabhu-Starrer

'Shakuntalam' is based on Kalidasa's same-named play about Shakuntala and Dushyanta's epic love story. Actor Dev Mohan and Samantha Ruth Prabhu feature in the...


06 June 2022
Politics Of Translating Myths And The Indian Tradition

Politics Of Translating Myths And The Indian Tradition

G. N. Devy, eminent literary critic, author and linguist, speaks to Outlook on the tradition of translating and adapting mythologies and religious texts in...


02 June 2022
Indian Mythology: Of Retellings And Translations

Indian Mythology: Of Retellings And Translations

Noted translator of Indian myths, Arshia Sattar, speaks to Outlook’s Rakhi Bose on the art and politics of translating myths.


30 May 2022
Finding Ganga In Museums And Beyond

Finding Ganga In Museums And Beyond

How to identify Ganga through imagery at the National Museum


08 February 2022
Praveen Kumar Sobti, Mahabharat’s ‘Bheem’ And Asian Games Medallist, Dies

Praveen Kumar Sobti, Mahabharat’s ‘Bheem’ And Asian Games Medallist, Dies

Praveen Sobti won medals in three Asian Games and one Commonwealth Games, besides taking part in two Olympics.


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08 February 2022
Mahabharat's 'Bheem' Praveen Kumar Sobti Dies Of Cardiac Arrest At 74

Mahabharat's 'Bheem' Praveen Kumar Sobti Dies Of Cardiac Arrest At 74

Successful athlete turned actor Praveen Kumar Sobti who contributed to India's sports and entertainment sectors died on February 7 at his residence in Mumbai.


20 November 2021
Farmers’ Unions Meet Tomorrow; To Decide On Future Stir Course

Farmers’ Unions Meet Tomorrow; To Decide On Future Stir Course

Samyukt Kisan Morcha(SKM’s) core member said: ‘Our call of tractor march to Parliament still stands. A final decision on the future course of the agitation...


01 October 2021
Relooking, Retelling And Rereading Women In The Epics

Relooking, Retelling And Rereading Women In The Epics

It is time for us to celebrate the iconic women in our sacred literature, Sita, Draupadi and Radha, in their various identities and vernacular manifestations


01 October 2021
Pedagogy Of The Oppressed: When Caste, Gender, Women’s Movement Were All 'Out Of Syllabus'

Pedagogy Of The Oppressed: When Caste, Gender, Women’s Movement Were All 'Out Of Syllabus'

Draupadi’s tribe increases by the day. There are many injustices, a lot of pain and violence out there.


10 April 2021
'Mahabharat' Fame Satish Kaul Dies At 74

'Mahabharat' Fame Satish Kaul Dies At 74

Satish Kaul died at a hospital where he was admitted after testing positive for Covid-19


27 March 2021
Ex-Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Compares Himself With Mahabharata's Abhimanyu

Ex-Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat Compares Himself With Mahabharata's Abhimanyu

Trivendra Singh Rawat had resigned as the Uttarakhand CM after a BJP team submitted a report to the central leadership highlighting state party leaders’...


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04 March 2021
Mahabharat Fame Ganjendra Chauhan To Play PM Modi In New Biopic 'Ek Aur Naren'

Mahabharat Fame Ganjendra Chauhan To Play PM Modi In New Biopic 'Ek Aur Naren'

Film director Milan Bhowmik on Thursday said the film encapsulates the lives of two personalities-- Vivekananda and Narendra Modi.


23 April 2020
Ramayan, Mahabharat Helped To Bolster Television Audience, Advertising Revenues: BARC

Ramayan, Mahabharat Helped To Bolster Television Audience, Advertising Revenues: BARC

Overall, the council reported a 40 per cent growth in TV viewing over the pre-coronavirus period, with 1.24 trillion minutes of TV content being consumed for...


20 November 2019
Amid Growing Maharashtra Mystery, Sharad Pawar Meets PM Modi To Discuss Farmers' Distress

Amid Growing Maharashtra Mystery, Sharad Pawar Meets PM Modi To Discuss Farmers' Distress

Pawar refused to comment when asked about the government formation in Maharashtra.


06 November 2019
Amid Standoff With Shiv Sena, CM Devendra Fadnavis Meets RSS Chief In Nagpur To Break Maharashtra Deadlock

Amid Standoff With Shiv Sena, CM Devendra Fadnavis Meets RSS Chief In Nagpur To Break Maharashtra Deadlock

Sena MP Sanjay Raut, however, said his party was firm on a written assurance from the BJP over power-sharing, including rotating CM's post for 2.5 years.


03 February 2019
Posters Show PM Modi As <em>Mahishasura</em> Ahead Of Rahul Gandhi's Rally In Patna, Cong Distance Itself

Posters Show PM Modi As Mahishasura Ahead Of Rahul Gandhi's Rally In Patna, Cong Distance Itself

The posters, which have been allegedly put up by Congress supporters, have drawn the ire of the Bharatiya Janata Party.


05 January 2019
Andhra University VC Claims Kauravas Were Test Tube Babies

Andhra University VC Claims Kauravas Were Test Tube Babies

He claimed the 'Dashavtar', ten avatars of Lord Vishnu, predate the Theory of Evolution given by English naturalist Charles Darwin.


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