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Indian music driven by films, says Palash Sen


September 18th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Palash Sen feels the essence of music in India is fading with an increased focus on film songs. Once the focus changes, all will ... Read more...

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Taj city celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 15 (IANS) The Taj Mahal city Wednesday celebrated Independence Day with visible enthusiasm but events organised by political parties drew poor crowds.Such passion and fervour had not been ... Read more...

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Gujarati songs played at actor’s funeral


May 13th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Rajkot (Gujarat), May 12 (IANS) In an unusual practice, Gujarati film songs were played at the funeral here of comedian Ramesh Mehta, who passed away here Friday. He was 78.Mehta, ... Read more...

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Independent music returning in a big way: Salim Merchant


April 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Independent music, long overshadowed by Bollywood, is witnessing a resurgence with many non-film albums making a mark on the music scene today thanks largely ... Read more...

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Akshay believes in love, not violence (Movie Snippets)


March 28th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) Several Bollywood biggies have been involved in brawls but Akshay Kumar has managed to stay away from such controversies and says he doesn't believe ... Read more...

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Indian music unique, why copy from West: German composer


March 14th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), March 14 (IANS) There is innovation and impressive growth, but the Indian music scene is still ruled by film songs and tends to lean on the ... Read more...

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Seminary asks Muslims to avoid ostentation on Mawlid


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) A leading Islamic seminary in Hyderabad has issued a fatwa asking Muslims to desist from un-Islamic practices like playing music, singing and dancing on Milad-un-Nabi, the ... Read more...

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Our music inspiration for youth: Kailash Kher


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Composer-singer Kailash Kher, known as much for his band Kailasa's music as much for his film songs, says his works inspire young music lovers."Our music is ... Read more...

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Film songs and drama on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chill with a varied pile of books on history, Gulzar's lyrics and Dalai Lama's philosophy this weekend. Browse on:1. "Sentinels of Raisina Hill"; Written ... Read more...

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‘Land Gold Women’ has its heart at right place (IANS Movie Review - Rating: *** 1/2)


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Land Gold Women"; Cast: Narinder Samra, Neelam Parmar, Chris Villiers and Hassani Shapi; Writer-Director: Avantika Hari; Rating: *** 1/2There is a nip in the British air. The verdant tranquility of ... Read more...

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Jagjit Singh brought soul to film songs, says Bollywood


October 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) One filmmaker said it was Jagjit Singh's songs that made his film touch millions of hearts, an actor said the ghazal singer was the ... Read more...

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Ban Indian films, demands Pakistan daily


October 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 7 (IANS) A leading Pakistani newspaper Friday sought a ban on Indian films, warning this was the only way to help the local cinema "develop and thrive". The ... Read more...

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Where have private Indipop albums gone?


October 7th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Remember the last time you walked into a music store to buy a pop music album? The era of the 1990s may have seen ... Read more...

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Abhishek’s diet tips (Movie Snippets)


October 4th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) From chubby cheeks to chiselled jawline, Abhishek Bachchan has come a long way, so much so that the actor is sharing diet tips."Dieting does ... Read more...

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Film songs acted as catalyst of change in India: Luke Kenny


August 28th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Hindi film music has echoed the changes in Indian popular culture for the last 60 years mirroring the growth of the country in sync ... Read more...

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High heels in ‘Delhi Belly’, a nightmare for Vir Das


June 19th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Dancing might be a piece of cake for some, but for comedian-actor Vir Das it was altogether a different ball game. When he was filming ... Read more...

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Legendary Lata not ready to call it quits


June 5th, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) She is 81 and scoffs at any talk of retirement. After working for seven decades, recording songs for over 1,000 movies and singing in more than ... Read more...

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Singer Chitra set to celebrate three decades in music industry


January 28th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 28 (IANS) K.S. Chitra, popularly known as South Indian Nightingale, has completed three decades as a playback singer with more than 15,000 songs to her credit. Now she wants to ... 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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Modala Sala’ To Bring A Big Bonanza For All Kannada Film Lovers This New Year’s Eve


December 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
: The film is directed by Purushotham C. Somanathapura. Produced by Mallikarjun.The movie has some very prominent stars like Bhama, Rocky Yash, Tara, Rangayana Raghu, Sharan etc. Music is by V ... 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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Lucky Ali wows Assam crowd, to promote district


October 30th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Jadav Kakoti Haflong (Assam), Oct 30 (IANS) Bollywood singer-composer and actor Lucky Ali, who regaled the crowd with a rocking performance in this Assam town, will be the brand ambassador of ... Read more...

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Lata at leisure loves watching ‘KBC’, ‘CID’


October 22nd, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher and Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) She has stopped her riyaz and spends time catching up on her favourite TV programmes, including Amitabh Bachchan's "Kaun Banega Crorepati" and ... 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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Katrina Kaif to BellyDance in Farah Khan’s Tees Maar Khan


July 20th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Farah Khan brings sexy back this time round with Katrina Kaif in her forthcoming Tees Maar Khan.Director/Choreographer Farah Khan renowned for capturing actors at their glamorous ... Read more...

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Sonu Niigam to soon release Michael Jackson tribute


June 25th, 2010 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer Sonu Niigam, who is a huge fan of late pop legend Michael Jackson, said he is working on a tribute for Jackson with his ... Read more...

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Shaan mulls marketing of new album


June 16th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Bollywood playback singer Shaan is ready with another album after four years, and is mulling how to promote it as he feels that "regular marketing vehicles" are ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu goes for image makeover from temples to exotic tourism


June 9th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, June 9 (ANI: Tamil Nadu, famed for its ancient and intricately designed temples, is seeking an image makeover to fascinate leisure and adventure tourists looking for exotic beaches and tranquil hill ... Read more...

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No appearing on TV, Kerala forum’s diktat to actors, singers


April 9th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 8 (IANS) The Kerala Film Chamber Thursday asked all film artistes, singers and technicians not to appear on television for doing shows from May 1. The Chamber is the body of ... Read more...

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Indian crooner Hariharan to perform in Dhaka


March 29th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) Popular Indian singer Hariharan will perform for the first time in Bangladesh at a show to be held Thursday. Hariharan's latest ghazal album "Lahore Ke Rang, Hari Ke Sang", ... Read more...

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Now Bollywood lyrics become TV show titles


February 12th, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Television producers seem to be running short of original titles. They are picking up phrases from film songs and turning them into titles for ... Read more...

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Legendary playback singer Yesudas turns 70


January 10th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mangalore (Karnataka), Jan 10 (IANS) "Gori tera gaon bada pyara, Mein toh gaya maara, Aake yaahan re...." The voice that has enthralled generations and soothed a million souls, including Oscar winner A.R. ... Read more...

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Amitabh sings with Rashid Khan for 26/11 album


November 14th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice to quite a few film songs but now the megastar is singing along with classical maestro Rashid Khan ... Read more...

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CD shops bombed in Pakistan


November 11th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 11 (IANS) Militants Wednesday bombed some shops selling Compact Discs (CD) in the restive North West Frontier Province, a media report said. Shops in Dir Bala area of NWFP were ... Read more...

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My album is a slice of my life: singer Mohit Chauhan


November 2nd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Mohit Chauhan, who enthralled music buffs with lilting melodies like "Masakali" and "Pehli baar mohabbat ki hai", has come out with his solo album "Fitoor" and says ... Read more...

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