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Are you an expensive surgeon, Rajesh Khanna asked (Lead, with correction in second para)


July 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "I hope you are not a very expensive heart surgeon, I may need your services some day!"This was Rajesh Khanna's prayer to cardiac surgeon Mukesh ... Read more...

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Obama names Indian-American to national arts council


July 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama has nominated Ranee Ramaswamy, an Indian-American master teacher and performer of Bharatanatyam since 1978, as a member of the prestigious National Council ... Read more...

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Are you an expensive surgeon, Rajesh Khanna asked (With Image)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) "I hope you are not a very expensive heart surgeon, I may need your services some day!"This was Rajesh Khanna's prayer to cardiologist Mukesh Hariawala ... Read more...

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Rajesh, Pancham and Kishore were a lethal combination: Anupam


June 29th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Recalling the magic of Rajesh Khanna's films, actor Anupam Kher says that other than the superstar's charm, his teaming up with musical duo - composer ... Read more...

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‘Pancham drew inspiration from sounds made by beggars, shepherds’


June 28th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Very few know that legendary music composer R.D. Burman, who is credited with revolutionising Indian film music by bledning classical and western scores, had even ... Read more...

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Singers miss Pancham Da, say industry needed him now


June 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Singers Kumar Sanu, Sudesh Bhosle and Shailendra Singh remembered legendary composer R.D. Burman, whose 73rd birth anniversary falls on Wednesday, and said that the industry ... Read more...

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Sujoy Ghosh plans ‘Jhankaar Beats’ sequel


February 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Sujoy Ghosh, who started his career with the hit film "Jhankaar Beats" in 2003, now plans to make a sequel to the musical. He says ... Read more...

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‘Dabangg’ sweeps GIMA with six awards


September 23rd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 23 (IANS) Salman Khan's "Dabangg" continues its winning spree. The National Award-winning film which boasted of the chartbuster "Munni badnaam hui" walked away with six awards, including ... Read more...

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Veteran Marathi music composer Khale dead


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 2 (IANS) Well-known Marathi composer and director Shrinivas Khale passed away at his residence in neighbouring Thane early Friday due to old age related ailments, a ... Read more...

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Dev Benegal in short film judges panel at Mumbai film fest


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Dev Benegal of "English August" fame has been roped in to judge the entries in the short film section of the 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), starting ... Read more...

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I don’t think about awards while composing: Ilayaraja


September 16th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Legendary composer Ilayaraja, who bagged the National Award for the best background score for Malayalam film "Kerala Varma Pazhassi Raja", says he never thinks about awards while composing ... 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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“Send In The Clown” Still Roars


February 15th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Vancouver, Feb 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The German world champion Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy mesmerized the audience by performing to the old tune of "Send In The Clown" in the ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber successfully treated for prostate cancer


January 12th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has revealed that he has been treated for prostate cancer successfully.The theatre impresario said he is now 'fighting fit' after the operation to ... Read more...

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Andrew Lloyd Webber cleared of cancer


January 11th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is grateful to be alive after receiving an all-clear in his prostate cancer battle. The theatre impresario is recovering quickly after finishing treatment and ... Read more...

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R.D. Burman rediscovered with ‘Pancham Unmixed’


November 26th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) After four years of hard work, finally Mumbai-based writer and filmmaker Brahmanand Singh has completed "Pancham Unmixed" - a film on legendary composer R.D. Burman's life and time ... Read more...

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‘Kaminey’ not an abuse, it’s an endearment: Gulzar


August 22nd, 2009 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Many felt the title of Vishal Bharadwaj's latest hit "Kaminey" was odd. But lyricist Gulzar says that far from being abusive, it is a term ... Read more...

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My father an introvert but gives unconditional love: Meghna Gulzar


August 16th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) As Sampooran Singh Kalra - famous as Gulzar the lyricist, director and scriptwriter - turns 73 Tuesday, his daughter Meghna says he has "unconditional love for ... Read more...

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Awards eluded my father, says Madan Mohan’s son


June 27th, 2009 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Madan Mohan, who created unforgettable Hindi film songs like "Aap ki nazron ne samjha", "Dil dhundta" and "Lag jaa gale", received much appreciation from ... Read more...

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Rare gems of Madan Mohan unearthed in ‘Tere Bagair…’ (IANS Music Review)


June 25th, 2009 - 8:45 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Album: "Tere Bagair..."; Music Director: the late Madan Mohan; Lyricists: Raja Mehdi Ali Khan, Naqsh Lyallpuri, Rajinder Krishnan, Prem Dhawan, Indeevar; Singers: Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Talat Mahmood, Asha Bhosle, ... Read more...

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Pancham used to keep best romantic songs for my sister: Asha Bhonsle


January 5th, 2009 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Singing legend Asha Bhosle reveals she used to often fight with her late husband, composer R.D. Burman, because he would give the best of the romantic songs to ... Read more...

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