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‘Neethaane En Ponvasantham’ trailer notches half million YouTube hits


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Within two days of its release, the trailer of Tamil film "Neethaane En Ponvasantham" Monday evening crossed half million hits on YouTube, breaking the record previously ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ had huge impact: Imran Khan (Movie Snippets)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan believes his uncle Aamir Khan's TV show "Satyamev Jayate", which brought social issues to the fore, has had a great impact on ... Read more...

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Solo album magic wanes: Digital media may revive it


August 7th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Whatever happened to solo albums? There was a time when the likes of Shaan and Falguni Pathak made it big with "Tanha Dil", and ... Read more...

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Happy that independent music has resurfaced: Raghu Dixit


June 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Raghu Dixit, lead vocalist of popular band The Raghu Dixit Project, is delighted to see re-emergence of independent music."The Indian music scene has undergone a ... Read more...

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Lata Mangeshkar joins Javed Akhtar’s fight for copyright


May 20th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood's Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar says she is totally with Javed Akhtar in his fight to secure royalty rights for singers and lyricists."I'm a 110 percent with ... Read more...

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Two item songs in ‘Zanjeer’ remake, Mahie gets one


April 16th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Item songs have almost become a staple in Bollywood films, and Amit Mehra who is producing the remake of 1973 film "Zanjeer" too plans to ... Read more...

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Shankar loves to see audiences enjoy his music


March 14th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Music composer Shankar Mahadevan, set for a four-city tour with partners Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa, says the best reward for musicians is watching audiences ... Read more...

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Non-film music needs to be marketed well: Shankar Mahadevan


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Composer-singer Shankar Mahadevan says lack of quality has been responsible for the decline of non-film music, but he feels that any music would sell if ... Read more...

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Big B remembers early Kolkata days


December 25th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has gone down memory lane, recalling the days he spent in Kolkata while he was still looking for work."But back to ... Read more...

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Music world mourns death of Jagjit Singh


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Well known singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle Monday mourned the death of one of their own - renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh who passed ... Read more...

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Sunil Bohra to launch online music studio


September 3rd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood producer Sunil Bohra is set to launch an online music studio that will reveal to the producers the revenues earned from the music of ... Read more...

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GIMA voting process starts


August 30th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Global Indian Music Academy (GIMA), which honours artistic achievement, technical proficiency and overall excellence in Indian music, has started the voting process Tuesday to ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas opens youth academy


August 11th, 2011 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) American hip hop group The Black Eyed Peas opened a new youth academy in California to encourage underprivileged teens to get involved in the arts.The hip-hop ... Read more...

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It’s was Bollywood calling for Haldipur brothers


July 10th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Both were initially happy creating music with their respective musical bands, but then Siddharth and Sangeet Haldipur, sons of music director Amar Haldipur, decided to ... Read more...

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Explore nuances of Hindi film music at IIFA Toronto


May 31st, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) For all Bollywood fans in Ontario - here's a golden chance to learn about the origin and uniqueness of Hindi film music. A special music ... Read more...

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Bollywood music - cruising on the wings of change!


May 31st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) With bold numbers like "The mutton song", "Karma is a bitch" and now "Bhaag D K Bose", Bollywood music has turned a new leaf. The popularity ... Read more...

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Hariharan composing for his first Hindi movie


May 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Multilingual singer-composer Hariharan, who feels that film music needs a makeover, is making music for his first Hindi film and says he's trying to do something ... Read more...

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Bombay Rockers get their groove back


April 24th, 2011 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Danish-Indian band Bombay Rockers, who created a stir in India with their singles "Ari ari" and "Rock the party", are back with their new album but ... Read more...

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‘Holi’ fever grips devotees across India


March 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan/Mumbai/Varanasi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated across the country on Sunday and on Saturday with the usual gaiety, fevour and tradition associated with it.In Vrindavan, devotees gathered ... Read more...

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Item numbers spicing up small screen too!


January 9th, 2011 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Racy songs and sizzling moves like in "Sheila Ki Jawani" are no longer limited to Bollywood, discos and weddings. The small screen too is cashing ... Read more...

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Tamil Film Gets Full-Fledged Hindi Song!


December 18th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: Indian films and songs have always tried with variety in every aspect so the use of different language in the songs has been quite a usual trend. Hindi films have ... Read more...

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The Global Indian Music Awards To Be Aired On Colors On The 5th Of December


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Global Indian Music Awards, which are one of its kind is soon to be telecast on the channel Colors. According to reports, this has been a great achievement for music ... Read more...

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3 Idiots Bags All Top Honors At Global Indian Music Awards


November 12th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Aamir Khan starrer 3 Idiots has already received its share of glory and praises but the honors it seems is never ending for this blockbuster ... Read more...

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Saif to jam with Pritam for music awards


November 9th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Bollywood star Saif Ali Khan, whose love for music is not a secret, will don his rockstar avatar to perform at the Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA) ... Read more...

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I’m tired of singing film songs: Asha Bhosle (Interview)


November 5th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) From romantic film songs to cabaret to ghazals - the legendary Asha Bhosle has sung them all in her six-decade long career and says she has ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy launch iPhone application in their name


September 14th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Composer trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Tuesday launched an iPhone application in their name to reach out to their fans, thus becoming the first to do so. "It's time to be knowledgeable ... Read more...

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Shehnai on the verge of extinction in Bangladesh


September 1st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 1 (IANS) Shehnai, a wind instrument, is on the verge of extinction in Bangladesh, laments a music exponent. Shamsur Rahman, who partly learnt to play the shehnai by listening to records ... Read more...

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T-Series Obtains Audio Rights


August 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The renowned music label T-Series has obtained the audio rights of Kunal Kohli directed next movie, which will star Saif Ali Khan. This is the third ... Read more...

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T-Series acquires audio rights of Kunal Kohli’s untitled film starring Saif Ali Khan


August 24th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After the acquisition of Reliance Big Music catalogue in December last year and biggest acquisition yet of Eros Music Catalogue -the largest record-label in the country, ... Read more...

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T-Series acquires music rights of Kunal Kohli’s next


August 24th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Music label T-Series has acquired the audio rights of director Kunal Kohli's next starring Saif Ali Khan. Produced by Shree Ashtavinayak Cinevision Ltd, the acquisition has come ... Read more...

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Competition is fierce in music industry: Meiyang Chang


August 19th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) He has hosted reality shows, acted in the movies, but "Indian Idol" season 3 contestant Meiyang Chang never got a chance to work as a playback singer ... Read more...

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Indian bands find survival tough, but rock on (With Images)


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Gaining acceptance, convincing record labels, fighting piracy and making ends meet. While international bands like U2, AC/DC and Coldplay are rolling in the millions, Indian ... Read more...

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A Confident Yaksha Team


July 27th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The whole team of Yaksha appeared enormously positive about the film. This is producer Siddaraju's second home production. The movie as the crew declares has taken ... Read more...

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‘Man lafanga’ will enchant you in ‘Lafangey Parindey’ album (IANS Music Review)


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Lafangey Parindey"; Music Director: R. Anandh; Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Ronit Sarkar, Mohit Chauhan, Shail Hada, Anushka Manchanda, Shilpa Rao and Suraj Jagan; Rating: ***R. Anandh, known for composing ... Read more...

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Here’s your chance to ‘take bath’ with Marilyn Monroe


July 15th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Want to take bath with screen legend Marilyn Monroe or A Team hardman Mr T? Well, now you can not only invite them into your bathroom but also ... Read more...

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