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Indian Americans celebrate I-Day with colourful parades


August 15th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian Americans from East to West coast celebrated India's 66th Independence Day with colourful parades, Bollywood stars and cultural performances but with a prayer in ... Read more...

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Sound of music once more - on Indian TV channels


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Television music channels in India were long ago taken over by adventure, love and fashion-based reality shows. But melody is slowly making a comeback on ... Read more...

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Faced no difficulty in Indian music industry: Pakistani singer Zahid


February 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistani singer Mustafa Zahid, who has sung three tracks in Mahesh Bhatt's forthcoming production venture "Blood Money", praises the Indian film industry saying it welcomes ... Read more...

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Top Bollywood music arranger Anil Mohile dead


February 1st, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Renowned music arranger Anil Mohile passed away at his Mumbai residence Wednesday morning, a family friend said. He was 71.He is survived by his wife, ... Read more...

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Hasina promises to make S.D. Burman’s ancestral house a museum


January 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to convert the ancestral house of legendary music maestro Sachin Dev Burman in Bangladesh into a folk cultural ... Read more...

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‘Chammak Challo’ has opened up market for tie-ups: DJ Khushi


October 20th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A club or family get together -- "Chammak Challo" from "Ra.One" -- is getting the crowds moving. DJ Khushi, behind the popular number, says ... Read more...

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Sajid-Wajid open personal channel on Youtube


February 26th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Music-composer duo Sajid-Wajid tread a new path to reach their audience. They have opened a channel by their name on Youtube, a video-sharing website, and claim to be ... Read more...

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Now an Urdu singing reality TV show


February 15th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) After a string of music reality shows, a new Urdu singing reality show "Talaash...Ek Roohani Awaaz Ki" is set to hit the small screen.The show, to be ... Read more...

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70s Foreigner to play with Niladri Kumar on five-city India tour


January 30th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Foreigner, the popular British-American contemporary pop-rock band of the 1970s, is heading to India for the first time in 35 years to collaborate with innovation sitar ... Read more...

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Indian music is popular in South Africa: Envoy


December 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Indian music is quite popular in South Africa, according to the Indian envoy Virendra Gupta, who feels music is one of the priority areas in the relations ... Read more...

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Female Indian Pashto singer in Sweden gaining worldwide popularity


November 17th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 17 (ANI): A Pashto singer from Mumbai, India, who has settled in Sweden, is making a big name for herself.Sharon Osser cannot speak Pashto fluently but she sings the ... Read more...

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She’s Danish and sings peppy numbers in Punjabi


October 21st, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Her peppy numbers in Punjabi are a hit and only that tiny hint of anglicized accent suggests she may not be of Indian descent. Meet Danish singer ... Read more...

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Vishal-Shekhar asked Rahman for autograph (TV Snippets)


September 14th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) They may be big names in the Bollywood music industry, but music director duo Vishal-Shekhar did not shy away from asking music maestro A.R. Rahman for ... Read more...

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Aamir prepares for Toronto film fest (Movie Snippets)


September 7th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Popular actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan is preparing to fly to Toronto for the screening of his wife Kiran Rao's directorial debut "Dhobi Ghat" at the upcoming Toronto ... Read more...

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9XM Celebrates Independence Day In Unique Style


August 13th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This year 9XM is going to be the only Bollywood Music Channel that will celebrate the 63rd Independence Day in musical style. On this ... Read more...

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Top Colombian salsa band eyes Bollywood


July 31st, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Colombian salsa melody, an energetic version of traditional Cuban, Puerto Rican, Caribbean and American dance music with African influences, may soon find its ... Read more...

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Veteran Saxophonist Manohari Singh Dies At 79


July 15th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Instrumentalists are one of the most important parts of the Bollywood music and film industry but most of them remain unrecognized throughout their lives. Saxophonist Manohari ... Read more...

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“A DJ can be a Bollywood Music Director, but a Bollywood Music Director can never be a DJ”- Kuldeep Kerkar


July 6th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): DJ Bobby is a name to be reckoned with in the current scenario of Deejaying after having relentlessly pursued his checkered career for almost two decades ... Read more...

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Music composers make millions: Mahesh Bhatt (Film Snippets)


July 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has once again sparked a discussion on the royalty issue that gripped the Bollywood music fraternity and producers earlier this year, saying "composers ... Read more...

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It angered me no one had made a film on R.D. Burman: Filmmaker (June 27 is Pancham’s birth anniversary)


June 25th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) He got irritated when he found youngsters recognizing R.D. Burman only through remixes of his songs. That is when Brahmanand Siingh decided to make a film ... Read more...

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Britain biggest Bollywood music downloader abroad


May 26th, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Britain has become the top country to download Bollywood music abroad while A.R. Rahman has been declared the most downloaded Indian artist, according to a new ... Read more...

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Sara And Ali Launches Spa ‘Da Luxury Lounge - Tvam’


May 26th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Sara Khan and Ali Merchant, one of the popular couple of Television Industry, has ventured into luxury industry as they announce to launch a spa, "Da Luxury ... Read more...

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We were offered DID: Bosco Caesar


April 23rd, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Television has proved to be a lucrative option for reputed Bollywood music directors, singers and choreographers. Over the years, the unsung (and underpaid) heroes of the film ... Read more...

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Shabbir Kumar’s comeback song for Housefull


April 12th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Shabbir Kumar well renowned for belting hit songs like Jab Hum Jawan Honge, Gori Hai Kalaiyan and plenty others returns back to the Bollywood music scenario after ... Read more...

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Dj Sandy returns to Mumbai!


April 9th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 9, 2010 ( Sampurn Wire): DJ Sandy has been playing in countries like Australia, UK and the UAE and now he is back in Mumbai. Sandy started of his career ... Read more...

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Mir Taqi Mir remembered on 200th death anniversary


January 10th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) A pioneer in giving shape to Urdu poetry but forgotten by successive generations, Mir Taqi Mir was remembered and eulogised by aficionados of Urdu literature at a ... Read more...

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Top 10 Bollywood songs of 2009 (Flashback 2009)


December 14th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood churns out hundreds of films and many more songs year after year since music is an integral part of Indian cinema. The year ... Read more...

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Bengal’s Baul singers mesmerise Bangalore


October 19th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 19 (IANS) It was the first brush with Baul music for most Bangaloreans. The wandering minstrels of Bengal came here, sang to their heart's content and made it an affair ... Read more...

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When Bhangra and Bollywood met Buckingham Palace


October 14th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): Bollywood music rocked the Buckingham Palace recently when the Queen hosted a reception for British Asians to celebrate the talent in the community.The monarch hosted a reception ... Read more...

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Now, Navratri fervour grips Mumbai


September 18th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Barely three weeks after the 12-day Ganpati festival, Mumbai will be decked up again for 10 days of Navratri celebrations that start Saturday. Nearly 2 million revellers are ... Read more...

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Rahman’s 6 year old son sings for Hollywood movie


July 30th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Famous Bollywood music director Oscar winner A. R. Rahman's (Slumdog Millionaire) six year old son Alim has sung a complete song in upcoming Hollywood romantic comedy "Couples Retreat". Directed by Emmy nominated Peter ... Read more...

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A. R Rahman’s six-year old son sings for Hollywood movie


July 30th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), July 30 (ANI): Famous Bollywood music director Oscar winner A. R. Rahman's (Slumdog Millionaire) six-year-old son Alim has sung a complete song in upcoming Hollywood romantic comedy "Couples Retreat".Directed ... Read more...

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R.D.Burman remembered on his 70th birth anniversary in New Delhi


June 27th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): A number of fans and music enthusiasts celebrated the 70th birth anniversary of legendary Bollywood music composer R.D.Burman on Saturday in the national capital.Various performers, on ... Read more...

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Gulshan Kumar’s killer to be tried in Bangladesh


May 30th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood music baron Gulshan Kumar's killer Adul Rauf Daud Merchant, who was nabbed Thursday from Brahmanbaria in the east of the country, will be tried for "posing a ... Read more...

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Kailash Kher goes global with third album


May 29th, 2009 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) He came from a humble background and burst on the Bollywood music scene with the song "Allah ke bande". Now Singer Kailash Kher is ... Read more...

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